Home / Career Lab / SolidWorks Basic

SolidWorks Basic

  • Overview
  • Activity 1
  • Activity 2
  • Activity 3
  • Activity 4
  • Activity 5
  • Activity 6
  • Activity 7
  • Activity 8
  • Activity 9
  • Activity 10
  • Extra Credit
After successfully completing the SolidWorks Basics Module, students will be able to do the following:

• Define 3-D and discuss SolidWorks.
• Identify the components of the user interface.
• Explain the screen layout used in the program.
• Use the program to create sketches.
• Discuss relations and dimensioning.
• Use the program to apply different types of constraints.
• Dimension a fillet and a chamfer using the program.
• Use the program to sketch a circular and linear pattern.
• Explain how to extrude a part.
• Explain the different types of display modes.
• Use the program to extrude a part.
• Use the program to create and edit a drawing sheet.
• Use the program to complete a title block.
• Discuss the output, operations, and extents of the Extrude tool.
• Use the program to create a sketch on a part.
• Use the program to create a cut operation.
• Explain the different line types.
• Offset and trim lines and geometry.
• Explain the difference between a rectangular and linear pattern.
• Explain how to modify materials.
• Mate components to create an assembly.

 

Objectives:  After successfully completing Activity 1, you will be able to do the following:

1. Define 3-D and discuss SolidWorks.
2. Identify the components of the user interface.
3. Explain the screen layout used in the program.
4. Use the program to create sketches.

Worksheets:  None
 

Objectives:  After successfully completing Activity 2, you will be able to do the following:

1. Discuss constraints and dimensioning.
2. Apply different types of constraints.
3. Dimension a fillet and a chamfer.
4. Sketch a circular pattern and a rectangular pattern

Worksheets: None

Objectives:  After successfully completing Activity 3, you will be able to do the following:

1. Identify the types of display modes.
2. Use the program to extrude a part

Worksheets:  None

Objectives:  After successfully completing Activity 4, you will be able to do the following:

1. Create and edit a drawing sheet.
2. Complete a title block.

Worksheets:  None

Objectives: After successfully completing Activity 5, you will be able to do the following:

1. Explain the output, operations, and extents of the extrude tool.
2. Create a sketch of a part.
3. Create a cut operation.

Worksheets:  None

Objectives: After successfully completing Activity 6, you will be able to do the following:

1. Identify the different line types.
2. Explain fillets.
3. Offset and trim lines and geometry.

Worksheets:  None

Objectives: After successfully completing Activity 7, you will be able to do the following:

1. Use the linear and circular pattern features.
2. Modify materials.

Worksheets:  None

Objectives: After successfully completing Activity 8, you will be able to do the following:

1. Define a work plane.
2. Create three parts.

Worksheets:  None

Objectives:  After successfully completing Activity 9, you will be able to do the following:

1. Place components.
2. Mate components to create an assembly.
3. Create an animation of an assembly.

Worksheets:  None

Objectives:  After successfully completing Activity 10, you will be able to do the following:

1. Demonstrate your knowledge of SolidWorks by taking the Post-Test.
2. Complete any unfinished activities.

Worksheets:  None

Activity 11: Problem Solving (Found In Workbook), Crossword Puzzle, Vocabulary Quiz (Found In Workbook)
Activity 12: Challenge (Found In Workbook)
Activity 13: Open-Ended Challenge (Found In Workbook)
Activity 14: Careers
Activity 15: Internet Activity (Found In Workbook)

Leave a Reply