Just over two week until SWW15

Surfacing with Style by Charles Culp – Discussion of best techniques for creating sketch profiles in SOLIDWORKS, and when to use each tool; with  emphasis on the Style Spline sketch tool, and why it can be a superior tool for generating elegant curves.

Creating Company SOLIDWORKS Standards by Greg Johnson – Based on industry experience, how to create company modeling and drawing standards, include items to document are not.

What You Didn’t Know About Assemblies and Mating—2015 by Daniel Herzberg – Overview of several mid-level assembly tools that many SOLIDWORKS users have likely never had the opportunity to learn, such as Advanced Mates and Interference Detection, as well as the many assembly enhancements launched in the past year.

SOLIDWORKS Compliance to Standards, Including MIL-STD-31000 by Rich Eckenrode – Learn about new SOLIDWORKS MBD tool that achieves compliance to MIL-STD-31000 appendix B.  They will also gain insight into experiences using the MBD tool.

Working with BOMs So They Don’t Work You by Annie Cheung – Learn about all of the types, options, and tools available in SOLIDWORKS Bill Of Materials (BOMs) to build more efficient and informative BOMs.

Author: fcsuper

As a drafter, mechanical designer and CAD engineer, I've been in the mechanical design field since 1991. For the first 8 years of my career, I was an AutoCAD professional. I utilized AutoLISP and many other AutoCAD customization features to streamline drafting activities for 6+ drafters and designers. I authored several custom functions, one of which was published in the March 1997 issue of Cadalyst Magazine. Since 1998, I've been used SolidWorks non-stop. I've worked to utilize the SolidWorks' user environment to simplify drafting and design activities for 20+ engineers. I've created this website to provide current information about SolidWorks from a variety of contributors. More recently, I am now employed by Dassault Systemes as SOLIDWORKS Sr. Product Definition Manager to improve drawing, annotation and MBD related areas.

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