SOLIDWORKS Surface Modeling

SOLIDWORKS Surface Modeling Course Description

Duration: 2.00 days (16 hours)

Surface Modeling teaches you how to build freeform shapes using SOLIDWORKS mechanical design automation software.

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SOLIDWORKS Surface Modeling Course Objectives

  • » Understanding Surfaces
  • » Introduction to Surfacing
  • » Solid-Surface Hybrid Modeling
  • » Repairing and Editing Imported Geometry
  • » Advanced Surface Modeling
  • » Blends and Patches
  • » Master Model Techniques

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SOLIDWORKS Surface Modeling Course Outline

      1. Introduction
        1. About This Course
        2. Using this Book
        3. Windows® 7
        4. Use of Color
        5. Icons
        6. Hide/Show Tree Items
      2. Understanding Surfaces
        1. Solids and Surfaces
        2. Working with Surface Bodies
        3. Why Use Surfaces?
        4. Continuity Explained
        5. Workflow with Surfaces
      3. Introduction to Surfacing
        1. Similarities Between Solid and
        2. Surface Modeling
        3. Basic Surfacing
      4. Solid-Surface Hybrid Modeling
        1. Hybrid Modeling
        2. Using Surfaces to Modify Solids
        3. Interchanging Between Solids and Surfaces
        4. Performance Implications
        5. Surfaces as Construction Geometry
        6. Making Copies of Faces
      5. Repairing and Editing Imported Geometry
        1. Importing Data
        2. Repairing and Editing Imported
        3. Geometry
      6. Advanced Surface Modeling
        1. Stages in the Process
        2. Ruled Surfaces
        3. Lofting Surfaces
        4. Modeling the Lower Half
        5. Conclusion
        6. Design Changes
      7. Blends and Patches
        1. Complex Blends
        2. Smoothing Patches
        3. Boundary Surface
        4. Freeform Feature
        5. Corner Blends
      8. Master Model Techniques
        1. Introduction to Master Models
        2. Surface Master Model Technique
        3. Working with a Solid Master Model
        4. SOLIDWORKS Explorer

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  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
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