SolidWorks Foam Airplane Tutorial

SolidWorks Foam Airplane Tutorial

Download Plane Body   My intern Greg Margolis from University of Massachusetts  Amherst and a few of his engineering friends were testing aerodynamics of this foam plane before a meeting.  Greg helped me turn this action into a SolidWorks tutorial

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Robocon 2011 an international game of MIT Hack History

Robocon 2011 an international game of MIT Hack History

It's Robocon 2011 and this year the international event takes place at MIT.  If you are a fan of the MIT hack history, you will love this event.  Years ago, I  remember watching the 11pm local Boston news report on

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Spiral Staircase

Spiral Staircase

    For this post I decided to design a spiral staircase.  At first it seemed like an easy concept, but there were difficulties.  Trying to make the treads was a lot harder than I thought.  The problem was getting the treads

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SolidWorks Student has a Dream

SolidWorks Student has a Dream

My colleague, Larry Moore  introduced me to the wonderful final senior projects Industrial Design students create at the University of Cincinnati.  One student, JudahSher, happened to take his final project to the next level and created his own company.  The

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SolidWorks Express July Newsletter – Boundary Surface with a Spoon, Tapering Springs

SolidWorks Express July Newsletter – Boundary Surface with a Spoon, Tapering Springs

  The July issue of the SolidWorks Express Newsletter is filled with lots of tips to help educators and students enhance their SolidWorks skills.  This month's issue features a great video on using the boundary surface feature to create a 3D

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SolidWorks for the ID – Industrial Design Student

SolidWorks for the ID  – Industrial Design Student

Industrial Design Students create beautiful products in SolidWorks.  They use Features such as Sweep, Loft, Freeform, Flex combined to design beautiful shapes.  For former posts, I have placed tutorials and models under the Art category.  Today, students told me that

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SolidWorks Air Boat Model, FEA Results, Video and Presentation

SolidWorks Air Boat Model, FEA Results, Video and Presentation

  Brad Smith, student at Baker College, created this Air Boat model for Professor Robert Cadwell's class and I am fortunate to share his final project with you.  The zip file contains the models, finite element analysis results on a engine

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Motor W16: Chiulasa (Partea II)

Motor W16: Chiulasa (Partea II)

The English version of this post can be found here.

In acest post despre Motorul W16 voi continua sa descriu constructia chiulasei pana la momentul in care am crezut ca am terminat si am observat ca am facut o gresala inca de la inceput, la copierea schitei de pe bloc.

W16 cylinder head section

Explicatiile detaliate despre constructia chiulasei pot fi gasite in “extended entry” la sfarsitul postarii.

Va multumesc pentru ca ati citit despre aceasta constructie. Continuati sa cititi urmatoarele postari ce vor prezenta „repararea” chiulasei si conversia ei pentru V-ul drept al motorului.

 

George Bucsan

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Aerospace Engineering, 2014

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SolidWorks Certification exams pass 40,000

SolidWorks Certification exams pass 40,000

The SolidWorks Certification exam program has passed 40,000 certified SolidWorks users.  The first exam in this series of exams is the Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA) exam.  Now in its 4th revision, the CSWA provides students the proof to employers of

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AUVSI RoboSub Competition with SolidWorks

AUVSI RoboSub Competition with SolidWorks

I do love robots and when robots go underwater to compete, amazing things happen.  Congratulations to all the teams from around the world that participated in the 2011 AUVSI RoboSub competition in San Diego last week.  This year's winner is École

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Motor W16: Chiulasa (Partea I)

Motor W16: Chiulasa (Partea I)

The English version of this post can be found here.

Voi incepe acest post despre motorul W16 prin a descrie chiulasa si cum functioneaza. Apoi, voi incepe sa detaliez constructia ca de fiecare data.

W16 camcase

Descarca fisierul

Explicatiile detaliate despre constructia chiulasei pot fi gasite in “extended entry” la sfarsitul postarii.

Va multumesc pentru ca ati citit despre aceasta constructie. Continuati sa cititi urmatoarele postari ce vor continua constructia chiulasei.

George Bucsan

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Aerospace Engineering, 2014

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Dandelion Flower in SolidWorks

Dandelion Flower in SolidWorks

  With summertime in full bloom, enjoy this latest model from student Eliza. The three videos show the steps in SolidWorks – no sound.    Marie Download Lesson_4_-_Dandelion_(Part_1) Download Lesson_4_-_Dandelion_(Part_2) Download Lesson_4_-_Dandelion_(Part_3) Model:Download Source   Video Part 1 Video Part 2 Video

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Antique Bicycle Horn in SolidWorks

Antique Bicycle Horn in SolidWorks

I thought the bicycle that I posted was missing something, so I decided to add an antique-style bicycle horn.  I used a Loft along a centerline as well as the Revolve and Scale features to create the body. I uploaded

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SolidWorks LEGO Trike – Again

SolidWorks LEGO Trike – Again

  I understand that Assem 1 was missing in the original post.  Now the model is complete.Marie Educator Jack van den Broek presented at SolidWorks World 2011 and told me that he has not met a student too young for

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Reel Mower

Reel Mower

This is a reel mower that I made. Take a look at the gearing on the wheels. The gear ratio is 1:3 which means that for every one rotation of the wheel the blades spins three times. I used a

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