January is the start of new educational programs, new courses, and new competitions. With the new year, Artificial Intelligence (AI) knowledge becomes that latest skill students need to know and understand. Engineering, design and manufacturing students need to know SOLIDWORKS... Continued
Happy New Year! As my first post of 2024, I am excited to announce Dassault Systèmes, SOLIDWORKS, and 3DEXPERIENCE EDU sponsorship, to all FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) teams, with FREE software and student community support. Kickoff CRESCENDOSM presented by Haas,... Continued
Our friend and SOLIDWORKS Master Teacher, Patrick Haley shared with us the The Watermaster as part of his library of SOLIDWORKS Tutorials. These SOLIDWORKS tutorials from Cuda Country are certain to bring smiles on your students’ faces. Try this solar project... Continued
In the previous lesson, we created a linear structural simulation study using SOLIDWORKS and 3DEXPERIENCE Simulation technology. Now modify the study and create new Simulation contour plots. Review the plots to interpret the results for Von Mises Stress, Factor of Safety, Reaction Force and Displacement.... Continued
My friend Scott is teaching a new SOLIDWORKS-based course at a local university. I wanted to share my answers to his questions with you and add some valuable resources for the new instructor or a seasoned educator. What is SOLIDWORKS?... Continued
Why do I teach my first year engineering students about simple stress analysis using 3DEXPERIENCE Simulation? I want them to get excited about their more advanced classes over the next 4 years. Learning the theory to derive complex formulas to understand the variables is essential, but getting early exposure to simulation software, brings theory to reality with instant visualizations and what-ifs. This shows the students the potential of using simulation in the real world. In this lesson, learn the proper workflow to upload a SOLIDWORKS part to the 3DEXPERIENCE platform and perform a Static Linear Simulation study using the Abaqus solver.... Continued
SOLIDWORKS desktop in education is now connected to advanced simulation with SIMULIA Technology through the 3DEXPERIENCE Engineer offer. Our new engineering simulation portfolio of products allows educators to cover structural mechanics, computational fluid dynamics, multibody dynamics and electromagnetic field simulation... Continued
Think of 3DDrive as another online storage space such as OneDrive, Dropbox, or Google Drive to keep files organized and shared through folders.
Are there other free cloud storage options? Yes, but having data stored with Dassault Systèmes that understands your content is the differentiator for me.
In this lesson, we will address how to open a file, using the Browser, within SOLIDWORKS. To open a file in the Browser requires searching for the file. No Apps are required. It should remind you of using Google or any other search engine.... Continued
With SOLIDWORKS and the 3DEXPERIENCE platform, students need to understand both Windows and cloud-based Apps. This lesson takes you through creating a collaborative space on the platform then using a Bookmark to save a SOLIDWORKS assembly to the cloud platform.... Continued
The 3DEXPERIENCE Add In provides access to cloud storage and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) apps that enable student teams and organizations to control and track large amounts of SOLIDWORKS data from part and assembly files to simulation scenarios and manufacturing documents. With PLM, you can teach good engineering practices to help students not only in school but in future jobs.... Continued
Students need to understand how to save files, where to save files, how to name files, and create revisions, especially when using assemblies. One of the best simple practices for SOLIDWORKS data is to create bookmarks upon the initial save to the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.... Continued
To get started, download the Trace Academia App on your mobile and search SOLIDWORKS. Can we democratize technology to everyone by providing education and hands-on learning through mobile apps? Can we teach concepts of 3D Design, the 3DEXPERIENCE platform, and... Continued
Have you created 1000’s of SOLIDWORKS parts, assemblies and drawings? You can import SOLIDWORKS parts and SOLIDWORKS assemblies (.zip) into SOLIDWORKS xDesign. One of the best simple practices for SOLIDWORKS data is to create bookmarks upon the initial save to the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.... Continued