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Prerequisites: Mechanical design experience; experience with the Windows operating system.

Description: SOLIDWORKS Essentials teaches you how to use the SOLIDWORKS mechanical design automation software to build parametric models of parts and assemblies, and how to make drawings of those parts and assemblies.

Essentials Training is the primary course for your introduction to SOLIDWORKS.  Here, you learn to walk before you learn to fly.  This instructor led course will cover the basics of SOLIDWORKS and get you designing parts like a season professional. 


  • The User Interface
  • Sketching
  • Basic Part Modeling
  • Modeling a Casting or Forging
  • Patterning
  • Revolved Features
  • Shelling and Ribs
  • Editing: Repairs
  • Editing: Design Changes
  • Configurations of Parts
  • Design Tables and Equations
  • Using Drawings
  • Bottom-Up Assembly Modeling
  • Using Assemblies


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