Instructional Videos
SolidWorks, Path Mate, Lawn Mower Assembly, Sketching with Angles, Display States, Revolved Feature using Splines:

Videos on this page include:

56. Applying the Path Advanced Mate, Part 1, Adding the Path Sketch
57. Applying the Path Advanced Mate, Part 2, Adding the Vertex, Applying the Mate
58. Video of the Lawn Mower to be Modeled for the Test
59. Creating a Simple Wheel-Tire Assembly, Part 1, The Wheel
60. Creating a Simple Wheel-Tire Assembly, Part 2, The Tire
61. Creating a Simple Wheel-Tire Assembly, Part 3, Tire Treads
62. Creating a Simple Wheel-Tire Assembly, Part 4, The Assembly
63. Sketching with Angles and Fillets, Part 1, Starting the Sketch, Slot Sketch Entity
64. Sketching with Angles and Fillets, Part 2, Sketching Alternative, Contour Select
65. Sketching with Angles and Fillets, Part 3, Hole Wizard, Linear Pattern, Mass Properties
66. Using Display States in an Assembly
67. Using Splines in Revolved Features, Part 1, Sketching and Modifying a Spline
68. Using Splines in Revolved Features, Part 2, More on Modifying a Spline
69. Using Splines in Revolved Features, Part 3, More on Modifying a Spline and Curvature
70. Using Splines in Revolved Features, Part 4, Offsetting the Spline and Finishing the Model




56.  This video describes how to add the path on a separate sketch using existing sketch geometry.  Back to the top



57.  This video describes how to add the vertex sketch to follow the path sketch using existing part geometry then applying the mate in the assembly. Back to the top



58.  SolidWorks 2011, an advanced look at the lawn mower to be modeled for the upcoming test.  Back to the top



59.  This video demonstrates how to create the wheel using the Revolved Boss/Base feature. 
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60.  This video demonstrates how to create the tire using the Revolved Boss/Base feature.
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61.  This video demonstrates how to add additional features to the tire to represent treads. 
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62.  This video demonstrates how to quickly add both the wheel and tire parts into an assembly.
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63.  These videos demonstrate how to sketch using parallel lines at angles and using sketch fillets. This video sets up the sketch and uses the Slot Sketch Entity.  Back to the top



64.  This video describes an alternative sketching method using basic sketch elements and Select Contours.  Back to the top



65.  This video finishes up the model with the Hole Wizard for a through all threaded hole and the Linear Pattern to pattern a hole feature.  Back to the top



66.  This video demonstrate to use Display States in an assembly to simulate the application of colors and appearances to the various parts.  Back to the top



67.  This video demonstrates how to create and modify a simple spline for the basic profile of the glass.  Back to the top



68.  This video demonstrates how to make modifications to your spline for the basic profile of the glass.  Back to the top



69.  This video demonstrates more how to make modifications to your spline using tangent, equal curvature, and other methods to get a smooth curve in a basic profile of the glass.  Back to the top



70.  This video demonstrates more how to make modifications to your spline using tangent, equal curvature, and other methods to get a smooth curve in a basic profile of the glass.  Back to the top