SolidWorks is a 3D mechanical CAD (computer-aided design) program that runs on Microsoft Windows and is being developed by Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp., a subsidiary of Dassault Systèmes, S. A. . SolidWorks is currently used by over 1.3 million engineers and designers at more than 130,000 companies worldwide. FY2009 revenue for SolidWorks,DS Solidworks Corp. has sold over a million licenses of SolidWorks worldwide. This includes a large proportion of educational licenses. The Sheffield Telegraph comments that Solidworks is the world’s most popular CAD software.Its user base ranges from individuals to large corporations, and covers a very wide cross-section of manufacturing market segments. Commercial sales are made through an indirect channel, which includes dealers and partners throughout the world. Directly competitive products to SolidWorks include Creo Elements/Pro, Solid Edge, and Autodesk Inventor. SolidWorks also partners with third party developers to add functionality in niche market applications like finite element analysis, circuit layout, tolerance checking, etc. SolidWorks has also licensed it’s 3D modeling capabilities to other CAD software vendor.
Introduction and Understanding Planes, Sketching a Line, Modifying a Line, The Rectangle Tool, Drawing a Shapes, Editing a Sketch, Editing a Feature, The Circle and Smart Dimension Tools, Setting Units on the Document Options, The Centerpoint Arc and Tangent Arc Tools, 3 Point Arc, Sketch Fillet and Undo Tools, Spline, Polygon, Ellipse Parabola, Offset, Convert Entities, Point, Trim, Extend, Split Entities, Jog Line, Mirror Entities, Using Dynamic Mirror, Move Entities, Rotate Entities, Copy Entities, Scale Entities, Centerline, Linear Sketch Pattern, Circular Sketch Pattern, Text, Adding Relations, Sample Problems
Introduction, Extrude Boss/Base, Extruded Cut, Hole Wizard, Fillet, Chamfer, Revolved Boss/Base, Revolved Cut, Lofted Boss/Base, Swept Boss/Base, Rib, Draft, Shell, Linear Sketch Pattern, Circular Sketch Pattern, Curve Driven Pattern, Sketch Based Pattern, Mirror, Editing Features, Using Materials, Creating Links b/w dimensions, Rebuilding Drawings, Reference Geometry, Using Curves, Wrap, Dome, Mirror, Using Design Library, Setting 3D Views, Section View, Visualization, Setting Appearance, Using Add-ins, Evaluating Drawing, Introduction to Sheet metal, Forming Tools, Sample Problems, Working with Photo Works
Introduction, Inserting Components, Mates, Setting Exploded and Unexploded View, Move and Rotate Component, Understanding Motion Study, Motor, Force, Gravity, Animation Wizard, Results and Plots, Motion Study Properties, Motion Analysis, Stress Test, Creating Videos
Introduction, Drawing Orthographic Views, Adding Sheets, Section Views, Broken Views, Detail Views, Auxiliary Views, Setting Smart Dimensions, Creating an Exploded Isometric Drawing, Assembly Numbers, Bill of Materials (BOM), Creating Tables, Title Blocks
Understanding Photo View, Opening Parts, Appearances, Environments, Settings, Render, Saving Files in different formats
Understanding eDrawings, Setting Password, Viewing Different Views, Mass Properties, Sectioning Views, Converting eDrawing into .html and .exe format