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    Jan 16, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DFAB 206 - SOLIDWORKS Essentials

Number of Credits: 3
SOLIDWORKS Essentials teaches students how to maximize their use of assembly modeling capabilities of SOLIDWORKS mechanical design automation software. In addition, students will use multibody solids, sweeping and lofting features, and more advanced shaping capabilities of SOLIDWORKS. This course will also include preparation for the Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional (CSWP) exam. (Fall Term Only) Three hours lecture. Three Credits. Three billable hours.

Pre-requisite(s): DFAB 105  with a minimum grade of C or better. Can be taken concurrently with DFAB 270  with permission of Division Chair.
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate how a Weldment feature affects a part model (PG1, PG5).
  2. Generate and manipulate Weldment features and profiles (PG1, PG5).
  3. Illustrate how to effectively work with Weldement Cut List Items and Member Profiles (PG1, PG5).
  4. Generate Weldment Configurations, drawing details, and annotations (PG1, PG5).
  5. Construct and manipulate bent structural members (PG 1, PG5).
  6. Facilitate the uniques traits of sheet metal parts, parameters, and flanges (PG 1, PG5).
  7. Produce and revise flat patterns and feature properties (PG 1, PG5).
  8. Create and differentiate various sheet metal methods and techniques (PG 1, PG5).
  9. Convert geometry into sheet metal and multibody sheet metal parts (PG 1, PG5).
  10. Devise and modify forming tools and gussets features and properties (PG 1, PG5).

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