Solid Works-Introduction to 3D CAD drawing*

This course is designed for the professional or technical hobbyist who wants to add the ability to make 3D drawings and models. The course begins with the basics of the popular solid works program, and proceeds to cover all of the basic functionality needed to begin using Solid Works for detailed drawings and models. The course is offered in four sessions of three hours, with time dedicated for guided work on projects.

 

CMP0954.B01

DATES: Jul. 16, 17 , 18 , 23 , 24 , 25

TIME: 10am-12pm or 3pm-5pm

Director: Luke Williams

FEE: $795

SF CIED, Rm. DB-112

530 W University Ave.

Gainesville, Florida 32601

 

Session 1: SolidWorks Overview & Part Creation

  • File Types & template setup
  • Toolbars & view options
  • Part creation: extruded & revolved boss/base
  • Reference geometry
  • Material designation
  • Appearance

 

Session 2: Part Creation- continued

  • Cut features: extruded & revolved
  • Special features: chamfer, fillets, rounds, patterns, mirroring, holes
  • Part evaluation

 

Session 3: Assembly Creation

  • Base part
  • Assembly creation
  • Catalog components
  • Part insertion
  • Mating
  • Replacing components
  • Configurations

 

Session 4: Part Drawings

  • Selecting orthographic views
  • Line types
  • Dimensioning and tolerancing
  • Isometric views
  • Section views
  • Auxiliary views
  • PDF creation

 

Session 5: Assembly Drawings

  • Isometric views
  • Exploded views
  • Part labels
  • Bill of materials

 

Session 6: GD&T, 3D Printing, Tips & Tricks

  • Geometric dimensioning and tolerances
  • Rapid prototyping (3D printing) & CNC
  • Design tips & tricks
  • Follies to avoid
  • Individual student projects

 

To register for this course, call (352) 395 5896 or contact the CIED for additional information.