Learn the fundamentals you need to create SOLIDWORKS assemblies. At the end of the SOLIDWORKS assembly tutorials, you'll know how to import parts, add basic mates, edit components, work with subassemblies, use analysis tools, and create both exploded views and bills of material (BOMs).


1h 28m

Course Overview:

This course will help you develop the foundational skills needed for working with assemblies in SOLIDWORKS.

The course covers the following topics:

Section 2 – Bottom- Up Assembly Modelling

  • Introducing Assemblies
  • Starting an Assembly
  • Inserting Components
  • Positioning Components
  • Adding Mates
  • Coincidence Mate
  • Parallel Mate
  • Perpendicular Mate
  • Tangent Mate
  • Concentric Mate
  • Distance Mate
  • Angle Mate
  • Smart Mate
  • Multiple Mate Mode

Section 3 – Working With Assemblies

  • Assembly File Structure
  • Editing Components
  • Deleting Components
  • Using Part Configurations on Assemblies
  • Creating Sub-Assemblies
  • Flexible Sub-Assemblies
  • Using Breadcrumbs in Assemblies
  • Assembly Appearances
  • Hide/Show Components

Section 4 – Analyzing Assemblies

  • Analyzing Assemblies – Introduction
  • Assembly Mass Properties
  • Interference Detection
  • Dynamic Clearance
  • Collision Detection
  • Move Components with Physical Dynamics
  • Exploding Assemblies
  • Smart Explode Lines
  • Assembly Bill of Materials

Upcoming sessions

Location: Online
Date: Available to start anytime

What's included on the course?

Here's what you can expect from all our live training courses.
An experienced, specialist trainer
Dedicated training facilities
Years of industry experience
Personal attendance certificate
On hand training co-ordinator
Lunch & refreshments

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