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SOLIDWORKS Electrical Training – 3 days

SolidWorks Electrical Schematics

Lesson 1: Project Templates

  • SOLIDWORKS Electrical
  • Stages in the Process
  • Starting SOLIDWORKS Electrical
  • The User Interface
  • What are Projects?
  • Exercise 1: Creating a Template

Lesson 2: Modifying Project Templates

  • What are Environments?
  • Stages in the Process
  • Draw Multiple Wires
  • Style Selection
  • Wire Style Selection
  • Project Macros
  • Environment Data Selection
  • Exercise 2: Modifying a Template

Lesson 3: Drawing Types

  • What are Drawing Types?
  • Drawings
  • Scheme
  • Creating Drawings
  • Stages in the Process
  • Existing and Archived Projects
  • Opening an Existing Project
  • Unarchiving a Project
  • Closing Projects
  • Line Diagram Symbols
  • Adding Symbols
  • Symbols Library
  • Symbol Orientation
  • Exercise 3: Drawing Types

Lesson 4: Symbols and Components

  • What is a component?
  • Component Identification
  • Component Symbol Identification
  • Stages in the Process
  • Symbol Component Association
  • Exercise 4: Symbols and Components

Lesson 5: Manufacturers Parts

  • What are Manufacturers Parts?
  • Circuits and Terminals
  • Circuit Association
  • Stages in the Process
  • Finding Manufacturer Parts
  • Search Options
  • Editing Parts
  • Circuit Symbols
  • Exercise 5: Manufacturers Parts
  • Circuit Association

Lesson 6: Wires and Equi-potentials

  • Equipotentials and Wires
  • Wire Styles
  • Stages in the Process
  • Wire Style Manager
  • Numbering Group
  • Replacing Wires
  • Replacement Range
  • Equipotential Numbering Results
  • Wire Numbering Results
  • Exercise 6: Wires and Equipotentials
  • Using Nodal Indicators

Lesson 7: Cabling

  • What is Cabling?
  • Changes in the Wiring Diagram
  • Stages in the Process
  • Cables
  • Detailed Cabling
  • Terminal Strip
  • Pin to Pin Connections
  • Exercise 7: Cabling
  • Copy and Paste
  • Terminals Editor
  • Adding Terminals to the Strip
  • Creating a New Cable
  • Terminals
  • Wires

Lesson 8: Symbol Creation

  • Symbols and Standards
  • Symbol Creation
  • Stages in the Process
  • Symbols Manager
  • Circuits, Terminals, Types
  • Exercise 8: Symbol Creation
  • Copy, Paste Symbol
  • Add to Library
  • Splitting Attribute Data
  • Multiple Attribute
  • Connection Point Insertion
  • Circuit Transmission

Lesson 9: Macros

  • What are Macros?
  • Stages in the Process
  • Creating and Adding Macros
  • Creating a New Group
  • Project Macros
  • Paste Special
  • Exercise 9: Macros

Lesson 10: Cross Referencing

  • What is Cross Referencing?
  • Cross Reference List
  • Cross Reference State Colors
  • Cross Reference Text Coding
  • Exercise 10: Cross Referencing
  • Stages in the Process
  • Cross Reference Location Listing
  • Same Level Cross Referencing
  • Cross Reference Types

Lesson 11: Managing Origin-Destination Arrows

  • What are Origin-Destination Arrows?
  • Stages in the Process
  • Origin-Destination Arrows
  • Interpreting the Arrow Text
  • Exercise 11: Origin-Destination Arrows

Lesson 12: Dynamic Programmable Logic Control

  • What is a PLC?
  • Dynamic Insertion
  • Stages in the Process
  • Adding a New Scheme
  • Adding a PLC Mark
  • Inserting a PLC
  • PLC Configuration
  • PLC Configuration Options
  • Editing Wires
  • Exercise 12: Adding a PLC
  • Editing a PLC

Lesson 13: Automated Programmable Logic Control

  • How are PLCs Automated?
  • Stages in the Process.
  • PLC Mark, Part
  • Manufacturer Data
  • IO Manager
  • Exercise 13: Automated Programmable Logic Control

Lesson 14: Connectors

  • Connectors
  • Stages in the Process.
  • Insert Connector
  • Connector Insertion
  • Exercise 14: Connectors

Lesson 15: 2D Cabinet Layouts

  • What are 2D Cabinet Layouts?
  • Stages in the Process.
  • Creating a 2D Layout
  • Inserting Ducts and Rails
  • Inserting Components
  • Exercise 15: 2D Cabinet Layouts
  • Optimize Wire Cabling Order
  • Wire Cabling Order

Lesson 16: Design Rule Checks

  • What are Design Rule Checks?
  • Stages in the Process
  • Unconnected Pins
  • Equipotential Conflicts
  • Max. Terminal Wires
  • Duplicated Parent Symbols
  • Exercise 16: Design Rule Checks
  • Duplicated Terminals
  • Empty Terminal Strip
  • Child Symbols without Parent

Lesson 17: Reports

  • What are Reports?
  • Bill Of Materials Grouped by Manufacturer
  • List of Wires by Line Style
  • List of Cables Grouped by Reference
  • Drawings List
  • Stages in the Process
  • Report Templates
  • Report Columns
  • Column Formula
  • SQL Query Column Variable
  • Sort and Break
  • Exercise 17: Reports

Lesson 14: Large Displacement Analysis

  • Objectives
  • Small vs. Large Displacement Analysis
  • Case Study: Clamp
  • Part 1: Small Displacement Linear Analysis
  • Part 2: Large Displacement Nonlinear Analysis

SolidWorks Electrical 3D

Lesson 1: Assembly Creation

  • What are Assemblies ?
  • Stages in the Process
  • Unarchiving a Project
  • Opening an Existing Project in SOLIDWORKS
  • The Electrical Project Documents
  • SOLIDWORKS Cabinet Layout
  • Opening a SOLIDWORKS File from the Browser
  • Exercise 1: Assembly Creation

Lesson 2: Cabinets, Ducts, Rails

  • Cabinets, Ducts, Rails
  • Adding a Cabinet
  • Stages in the Process
  • Inserting Components
  • Naming
  • Inserting Rails
  • Mate References
  • Change Rail or Duct Length
  • Inserting Ducts
  • Mates
  • Exercise 2: Cabinets

Lesson 3: Component Intelligence

  • What is a component?
  • Component Intelligence
  • The Electrical Component Wizard
  • Stages in the Process
  • Define Faces
  • Create Mate Reference
  • Create Connection Points
  • Creating Cable Connection Points
  • Exercise 3: Component Intelligence

Lesson 4: Insert Components

  • Insert Components
  • Stages in the Process
  • Align Components
  • Inserting Terminals
  • Exercise 4: Insert Components

Lesson 5: Routing Wires

  • Routing Wires
  • Stages in the Process
  • Routing Path
  • Route Wires
  • 3DSketch Route
  • SOLIDWORKS Route
  • Wire Sketches
  • Routing Parameters
  • Exercise 5: Routing Wires

Lesson 6: Routing Cables

  • Routing Cables
  • Stages in the Process
  • Creating Cable Connection Points
  • Route Cables
  • Exercise 6: Routing Cables

Lesson 7: 3D Error Analysis

  • Design Rule Checks
  • Stages in the Process
  • Manufacturer Part Not Inserted
  • Manufacturer Part Inserted Twice
  • Missing Connection Point
  • Incorrect C-Point Route Type
  • False positives
  • Exercise 7: 3D Error Analysis
  • Wrong Wire Properties
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