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SolidWorks 2008 Large Assembly Best Practices

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Overview:
This course is intended to teach users about the SolidWorks 2008 tools and features designed to help manage large assemblies. Included in this course are best practices for modeling techniques to create faster performing parts, assembly structure organization, and creating configurations to facilitate quicker and easier access to components. Key topics include: images, fully defined sketches, patterns, model symmetry, material mapping, cosmetic thread, loft, sweep, fillet, chamfer, simplified configuration, toolbox parts, SolidWorks Utilities, custom properties, design binder, dumb models, text, folders, subassemblies, mates, configurations, statistics, performance options, large assembly mode, lock external references, advanced show/hide, envelope, display states, and task scheduler.

Prerequisites:
A basic understanding of SolidWorks 2008.

Intended Audience:
Any SolidWorks 2008 user working with large assembly documents.

Course Duration:
Not Available hours

Skill Level:
Intermediate

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