Increase productivity with new features in SOLIDWORKS 2018

Increase productivity with new features in SOLIDWORKS 2018

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General Enhancements

SOLIDWORKS 2018 General Enhancements

Touch-based interactions

Easily interact with the SOLIDWORKS 2018 interface using a touch-enabled device with the new Touch Mode.

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Introduction to SOLIDWORKS

A quick introduction to 3D parametric modeling. In just a few hours, learn how to navigate the SOLIDWORKS interface, create sketches, set up parametric relationships, and create 3D models. In addition, explore the basics of creating assemblies and generating 2D production drawings of both parts and assemblies.

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SOLIDWORKS 2018 Update Training

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Sketching Enhancements

SOLIDWORKS 2018 Sketching Tutorial

Pen, touch and gesture-based sketching

Quickly draw rough shapes and let SOLIDWORKS approximate and generate it automatically with the new Touch Ink tools.

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Core Concepts for Parts and Assemblies

Build a solid conceptual foundation in the fundamentals of SOLIDWORKS. Topics covered include sketching, sketched features, applied features, reference geometry, patterned geometry, design strategies, configuration and design tables, and assemblies.

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Part Design Enhancements

SOLIDWORKS 2018 Part Design Tutorial

Creating surfaces from mesh geometry

Easily rebuild imported meshes and quickly generate surfaces with the new Surface from Mesh tool in SOLIDWORKS 2018.

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Advanced Parts

Get a comprehensive look at features and options for advanced part design in SOLIDWORKS. Topics include 3D sketching, curve creation, advanced fillets, advanced sweeps, lofts, ribs, multibody parts, flex, wrap, and more. If you’ve taken our SOLIDWORKS Essentials course, or you’re looking for more in-depth training on creating complex geometry in SOLIDWORKS, this is the course for you.

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Assembly Design Enhancements

SOLIDWORKS 2018 Assembly Design Tutorial

Allowing misaligned mates

Eliminate troublesome errors and gain more control over your designs with the Misaligned Mates tool.

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Advanced Assemblies

Build on the assembly topics covered in the Essentials for Parts and Assemblies course. Learn about assembly structure, assembly features, component patterns, advanced mates, troubleshooting mates, assembly configurations, and top-down assembly design. This course is ideal for experienced users, or new users who have completed our Essentials for Parts and Assemblies and Introduction to SOLIDWORKS courses.

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Drawings and Detailing Enhancements

SOLIDWORKS 2018 Drawings Tutorial

Adding broken out Sections Views to existing drawings

Easily add broken-out section views so you can add much greater detail to your drawings.

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Drawings

Learn and review commonly used functions for creating production-ready drawings based on 3D parts and assemblies. Discover how to add drawing views, dimensions, annotations, display options, and many other commands and options for detailing. For assembly drawings, master how to create exploded views, balloons, parts lists, bill of materials, and assembly section views. Plus, learn how to set up custom sheet formats and templates.

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Sheet Metal Enhancements

SOLIDWORKS 2018 Sheet Metal Tutorial

New Tab and Slot feature

Create patterns of repeating tabs and slots in your sheet metal parts without needing to create cut features or additional sketches.

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Sheet Metal

Master how to use the tools needed to design high quality, manufacturable sheet metal components from scratch. You’ll convert standard 3D solid models into sheet metal, adjust the bends and cuts, and view the flattened pattern for the part. This course covers everything from corner treatments to creating custom forming tools.

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Weldments Enhancements

SOLIDWORKS 2018 Weldments Tutorial

Linking a cut list folder to properties

Show which cut list folder an element is in by creating a custom property that references and displays the folder name. Use this custom property in the BOM, notes, or sheet formats.

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Weldments

Learn to create welded structures with structural members. Explore techniques required for welded frame designs like 3D sketching, trimming, and grouping of structural members. Plus, discover how to document Weldments in 2D Drawings, complete with cut lists.

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Inbox Learning Series – Increase Productivity with New Features in SOLIDWORKS 2018 was last modified: December 14th, 2017 by John Farmer