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SolidWorks Electrical Training Course

Course Description: The goal of this course is to teach you how to use SolidWorks Electrical to optimize your drawings and designs for manufacturability so you can maximize quality, avoid rework and decrease time to market.



Course Length: 2 Days

Prerequisites: SolidWorks Essentials

  Topics
 
   
 
 
Lesson 1: Projects
Projects
Locations
Zooming and Scrolling
 
Lesson 2: Single Line Diagrams
Archived projects
Opening an existing project
Line diagram symbols
Adding cables
Drawing tools
   
Lesson 3: Cabling
Detailed cabling
Adding manufacturer parts
Terminal Strip
Pin to Pin Connections
Using Copy and Paste
   
Lesson 4: Creating Schematics
Schematics
Drawing multiple wires
Schematic symbols
Symbol properties
Creating new symbols
   
Lesson 5: Cross Referencing the Single Line Diagram
Cross referencing drawings
Inserting multiple terminals
Location outlines
   
Lesson 6: Control Drawings
Drawing single wires
Using the cross reference list
Using functions
Inserting single terminals
Function outlines
   
Lesson 7: Managing Origin-Destination Arrows
Replacing wires
Origin-destination arrows
   
Lesson 8: Programmable Logic Controllers
Adding a new scheme
Adding a PLC mark
Inserting a PLC
Editing a PLC
   
Lesson 9: Macros
Creating macros
Using macros
   
Lesson 10: Editing the PLC Drawing
Associate cable cores
Adding a part manually
Assigning a part
Wire style manager
Numbering wires
   
Lesson 11: Reports
Using the report manager
Drawing terminal strips
   
Lesson 12: Adding a Cabinet
Adding a cabinet
Insert component
Inserting rails and ducts
   
Lesson 13: Inserting Components in the Cabinet
Inserting electrical components
Converting a part to an electrical component
Inserting terminals
   
Lesson 14: Adding Door Components
Smart components
Inserting smart features
   
Lesson 15: Propagating 2D Changes to 3D
Changes in SolidWorks Electrical 2D
Changes at the assembly level
   
Lesson 16: Routing Wires
Routing path
Route wires
   
Lesson 17: Routing Cables
Inserting components
Associating components
Adding cable glands
Set origin/destination of cables
Route cables