Learn the basics of Additive Manufacturing with SolidWorks
Adopted in the world of Additive Manufacturing, 3D Printing helps increase flexibility in the production flow and reduces industrial expenses while enabling faster innovation and mechanization. SolidWorks, one of the first 3D modeling solutions in the market, allows Engineers to transform their models into a 3D model that can be printed in 3D.
SolidWorks for 3D printing shows participants the process involved in creating a physical object from an abstract concept. Through projects, students will practice the skills to transform an idea into a design and then convert it into a physical, 3-dimensional, prototype of the product. Also, students will have the opportunity to prepare for the SolidWorks Certified Additive Manufacturing exam – CSWA – Additive Manufacturing.
This course offers practical knowledge and will benefit shop floor personnel, decision making management, or anyone interested in learning more about this field.
- Introduction to Additive Manufacturing
- Machine Types
- 3d Printing Materials
- Surface, Solid and Mesh Model Preparation
- File Export and import Settings
- 3D Scan to 3D Print - Point clouds to mesh model creation
- Machine Preparation
- 3D Printing the Part
- Post Printing
- Part Finishing - Plastics vs metals
- Software to support the 3d printing process
- Learn the fundamentals of operating SolidWorks and supporting the 3D printing workflow
- Gain experience in creating 3D printable models
- Obtain CSWA-AM certification to demonstrate your knowledge of this technology.
Course Typically Offered: Online during Winter and Summer quarters
Prerequisites: Working knowledge of SOLIDWORKS is not required. However, it is recommended to watch the introductory SOLIDWORKS Tutorials, lessons one through three. **Links to these tutorials will be sent upon registration in the class.
Hardware: Laptop or PC windows computer with 16 GB RAM and Nvidia or similar graphics card for gaming or CAD
Next steps: Upon completion of this class, consider enrolling in other courses in the Additive Manufacturing Certificate.
Note: The first Certification test is included in the Class fees at a value of $100 per exam. If the exam has to be taken again students have to pay the $100 fee again.
Students enroll will receive an electronic certificates and personal listing on CSWA Academic directory if they pass the CSWA Exam.
More information: Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about Additive Manufacturing and course offerings.
Course Number: MAE-40043
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Additive Manufacturing
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1/10/2023 - 3/11/2023
This course is entirely web-based and to be completed asynchronously between the published course start and end dates. Synchronous attendance is NOT required.
You will have access to your online course on the published start date OR 1 business day after your enrollment is confirmed if you enroll on or after the published start date.
Carter, Braxton, 25+ years experience in reverse engineering and CAD industry
Carter Braxton brings more than 25 years of experience in the reverse engineering and CAD industry to teaching and skills transfer for reverse engineering methods. Carter is a product engineering executive with broad experience in military, medical device, automotive, sports and aerospace product development. Trained with years of practice, he believes in “taking the Ph.D. out of 3D."
Carter started his career working with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the US Olympic sports science committee developing reverse engineering methods applied to rapid prototyping between 1992 – 1998, in which he designed Olympic equipment for winning gold medals. He co-founded HighRES, Inc in 1995 and served as its chief executive officer,...Read More
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1/10/2023 - 3/11/2023
You will have access to your course materials on the published start date OR 1 business day after your enrollment is confirmed if you enroll on or after the published start date.
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