Instructional Videos
SolidWorks, Spur Gear Design, Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, Sketch Picture and Auto Trace:

Videos on this page include:

84. Spur Gear Design Assignment, Part 1, Assembly and Theory
85. Spur Gear Design Assignment, Part 2, Starting the Tooth Profile Sketch
86. Spur Gear Design Assignment, Part 3, More on the Tooth Profile Sketch
87. Spur Gear Design Assignment, Part 4, Extruding the Tooth Profile and Circular Pattern
88. Spur Gear Design Assignment, Part 5, The Spur Gear Assembly
89. Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, Part 1, Introduction and Symbols
90. Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, Part 2, Dimensioning Strategies
91. Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, Part 3, Interference and Clearance
92. Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, Part 4, 2D and 3D Tolerancing
93. Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, Part 5, Datums and Feature Control Frames
94. Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, Part 6, More on Feature Control Frames and Online
95. Sketch Picture and Auto Trace, Part 1, Set up and Using Auto Trace
96. Sketch Picture and Auto Trace, Part 2, More on Auto Trace
97. Sketch Picture and Auto Trace, Part 3, Building a Simple Car Model



84.  This video demonstrates the movement of the gears in an assembly and discusses some of the theory involved in the design of this gear set.  Back to the top



85.  This video describes how to sketch out the start of the basic geometry of the gear and gear tooth.  Back to the top



86.  This video describes how to sketch out the start of the basic geometry of the gear and gear tooth profile.  Back to the top



87.  This video describes more on how to sketch out the basic geometry of the gear and gear tooth profile.  Back to the top



88.  This video describes how to put all of your gear related parts into an assembly to test the Physical Dynamics and motion.  Back to the top



89.  This video provides an introduction by looking at a finished drawing and describing the various annotations used.  Back to the top



90.  This video discusses a document on our website that provides definitions to precision, tolerances and dimensioning strategies.   Back to the top



91.  This video describes an assembly showing parts with mating surfaces with interferences and clearances and the concepts behind Least Material Conditions and Most Material Conditions.   Back to the top



92.  This video describes more on an assembly showing parts that meet 2 dimensional tolerances but still have mating surfaces with interferences showing the need for 3 dimensional tolerancing.    Back to the top



93.  This video describes the concepts and use of datums and Feature Control Frames. 
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94.  This video describes symbols in Feature Control Frames and some online resources. 
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95.  This video describes how to set up your sketch using Sketch Picture then starting the Auto Trace tool for the outline sketch.  Back to the top



96.  This video describes more on some of the options for Sketch Picture and the Auto Trace tools.  Back to the top



97.  This video describes how to use Sketch Picture to model a car with better practices and tips.  Back to the top