SOLIDWORKS Surfacing

SOLIDWORKS Surfacing

Lesson 1: Understanding Surfaces

  • Why Use Surfaces?
  • Workflow with Surfaces
  • Solids and Surfaces
  • Extruded Surface
  • Planar Surface
  • Trim Surface
  • Untrim Surface
  • Working with Surface Bodies
  • Checking for a Closed Surface:
  • Knit Surface
  • Thicken
  • Decomposing a Solid into Surfaces:
  • Delete Face
  • Parameterization:
  • Face Curves

Lesson 2: Introduction to Surfacing

  • Similarities Between Solid and Surface Modeling
  • Basic Surfacing
  • Revolved Surface
  • Swept Surface
  • Filleting Surfaces
  • Radiate Surface
  • Cut with Surface
  • Extend Surface
  • Flattening Surfaces

Lesson 3: Solid-Surface Hybrid Modeling

  • Hybrid Modeling
  • Using Surfaces to Modify Solids
  • Replace Face
  • Interchanging Between Solids and Surfaces
  • Surfaces as Construction Geometry
  • Alternative to Trim:
  • Intersect
  • Making Copies of Faces:
  • Offset Surface

Lesson 4: Repairing and Editing Imported Geometry

  • Importing Data
  • What to Import?
  • Why Do Imports Fail?
  • Repairing Models
  • Repairing and Editing Imported Geometry
  • Import Diagnostics
  • Options for Deleting Faces
  • Patching Holes
  • Filled Surface
  • Editing Imported Parts:
  • Delete Hole

Lesson 5: Advanced Surface Modeling

  • Stages in the Process
  • Ruled Surfaces
  • Lofting Surfaces
  • Design Changes
  • Deviation Analysis
  • Gap Control
  • Instant 3D
  • Replacing a face

Lesson 6: Blends and Patches

  • Complex Blends
  • Smoothing Patches
  • Boundary Surface
  • Freeform Feature
  • Corner Blends

Lesson 7: Master Model Techniques

  • Introduction to Master Models
  • Surface Master Model Technique
  • Working with a Solid Master Model
  • Specialized Features for Plastic Parts
  • SOLIDWORKS explorer