SolidWorks Education Facebook Page for Students and Educators

SolidWorks Education Facebook Page for Students and Educators

www.Facebook.com/SolidWorksEducation was released today.  Designed for students and educators that love SolidWorks, we listened to your designs and your ideas to develop this Facebook page.  The Facebook SolidWorksEducation page focuses on the SolidWorks Community, SolidWorks Tutorials, SolidWorks Jobs, and SolidWorks Certification.  It's all … Continued

Robot CAD Tutorial in SolidWorks

Robot CAD Tutorial in SolidWorks

Need a CAD tutorial to learn how to create a Robot model in SolidWorks?  It's competive robot season again and time to get prepared by understanding how to create and assemble parts in SolidWorks. 1. Start with best practices review our … Continued

SolidWorks Tutorial: CO2 Dragster from Team CudaCountry

SolidWorks Tutorial: CO2 Dragster from Team CudaCountry

 SolidWorks Tutorials by master teacher,  Pat Haley astound me again with his lastest SolidWorks Tutorial featuring a CO2 dragster.  Take a look at the updated CO2 Dragster Car Tutorials at Cudacountry http://www.cudacountry.net/html/sw_co2car.html New in the SolidWorks 2011 tutorials: Mate References … Continued

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 … Continued

SolidWorks Sheet Metal Rocket Student Project

SolidWorks Sheet Metal Rocket Student Project

 The SolidWorks sheet metal tools was one of my favoirte areas to explore with my students.  There was such a look of amazement between the formed and flat states.  Although my school did not have any sheet metal forming or braking equipment, I had my … Continued

Teaching Sustainable Design

Teaching Sustainable Design

 Last year, SolidWorks introduced SolidWorks Sustainability, a software application that allows your students to evaluate carbon footprint, energy consumed, air acidfication and water eutrification on a 3D model based on material, manufacturing process, where the product is manufactured, and where … Continued