1st Edition

SOLIDWORKS 2019 Tutorial

By David Planchard Copyright 2019
    650 Pages
    by SDC Publications

    SOLIDWORKS 2019 Tutorial with video instruction is written to assist students, designers, engineers and professionals who are new to SOLIDWORKS. The text provides a step-by-step, project based learning approach. It also contains information and examples on the five categories, to take and understand the Certified Associate - Mechanical Design (CSWA) exam.

    The book is divided into four sections. Chapters 1 - 5 explore the SOLIDWORKS User Interface and CommandManager, Document and System properties, simple and complex parts and assemblies, proper design intent, design tables, configurations, multi-sheet, multi-view drawings, BOMs, and Revision tables using basic and advanced features.

    In chapter 6 you will create the final robot assembly. The physical components and corresponding Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) curriculum are available from Gears Educational Systems. All assemblies and components for the final robot assembly are provided.

    1. Overview of SOLIDWORKS and the User Interface  2. Parts and Assembly Creation  3. Front Support Assembly  4. Fundamentals of Drawing  5. Advanced Features  6. Pneumatic Test Module and Final Robot Assembly  7. CSWA Introduction and Drafting Competencies  8. CSWA Basic & Intermediate Part Creation and Modification  9. CSWA Advanced Part Creation and Modification  10. CSWA Assembly Creation and Modification  11. Additive Manufacturing - 3D Printing


    David Planchard is the Founder of D&M Education LLC. Before starting D&M Education, he spent over 27 years in industry and academia holding various engineering, marketing, and teaching positions and degrees. He holds five U.S. patents and one International patent. He has published and authored numerous papers on Machine Design, Product Design, Mechanics of Materials, and Solid Modeling. David holds a BSME, MSM, and the following certifications: CCNA, CCNP, CSWA and CSWP. David is a SolidWorks Solution Partner and an Adjunct Professor at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.