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Three-Dimensional Modeling (Using SolidWorks)
Spring Quarter 2018
 
 
Instructional Videos 
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Video 28, Online SolidWorks – Creating an Assembly – The Hammer - Mating the Handle and Head. In this video you will learn the basics regarding SolidWorks Assemblies by putting together two SolidWorks parts, a hammer handle and a hammer head.  You’ll learn how to start a new file and insert your first part while covering best practices and fixing it to the Origin.  The second part, the Hammer Head will be inserted and Mated 3 times to fully define it.  Lastly you’ll learn how to make modifications to your parts to ensure everything’s fits perfectly in this virtual world.  All of this along with some tips, tricks and traps.

Download the hammer head at this link: Hammer Head.


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Video 29, SolidWorks, How to Create an Assembly that Moves – Sarrus Mechanism - More Assembly Techniques In this video you will learn more about assemblies and mates and various techniques to putting it all together.  We will also discuss part degrees of freedom (6 of them), inserting a multi configuration part, "Select Other" option, Mates Folders, dragging common edges of parts into the assembly for quick mates and more. 

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Video 32, Online SolidWorks - Pack and Go – Package Assemblies and Drawings, in a Compact Zip File. Pack up your Assembly and Drawing, files along with all of their parts and peripherals into a compact a zip file for easy transfer.  No file left behind.

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Video 31, Online SolidWorks - Create Flowing Tubular Shapes – Lofts – Fuselage and Wings with Rounded Ends (Optonal). In this video you will learn how to create tubular shapes using the Lofted Boss/Base Feature to create structures like a plane fuselage including rounded ends (using Sketch Point profile sketches and Guide Curves). 

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Video 33, Online SolidWorks - Create a Fan with Blades or Similar Form - Solid & Surface Lofts & Pattern (Optional).  In this video we will show you how to create a fan blade and with a pattern, populate that blade about a center axis using both a simple solid loft (Lofted Boss/Base) and in comparison a Surface Loft with a Thickness and the advantages of each.  We will also delve into how to create some of the loft profile sketches using various Sketch Entities.

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Video 37, Online SolidWorks - The Versatile Rib Feature, The Quick and Easy – Down and Out Feature.  In this video we will apply the versatile Rib Feature, the quick and easy – down and out feature.  With a minimal amount of sketch geometry, typically lines and arcs, and underdefined at first, you can concurrently extend a line to existing model surfaces and at 90 degrees to that line, add a thickness to it and extrude that line up or down to the next surface it encounters.  It’s Down and Out - Quick and Easy. 

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Video 38, Online SolidWorks - Sketch “Text” - Apply Stylish Embossed or Debossed Text to your Part.  In this video we will show you how to add embossed or debossed lettering to your SolidWorks part model.  Applications may include the creation of logos or marketing materials or for the incorporation of information such as for part numbers that will be incorporate onto the part in the fabrication process. 

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HP Fusion 3D Printer - Demo Video

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