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SolidWorks 2009 Large Assembly Best Practices

This course is intended to teach users about the SolidWorks 2009 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.

A basic understanding of SolidWorks 2009.

Intended Audience:
Any SolidWorks 2009 user working with large assemblies.

Course Duration:
4 hours

Skill Level:

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