Covers part modeling, detailing and assembly design. SolidWorks is a feature based parametric solid modeler used for mechanical design and manufacturing. This course covers the basic functions needed to use SolidWorks to create parts, assemblies and production drawings. The expectation is that students have current training/experience with Computer Aided Design (CAD) or Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM). Students should also be familiar with technical drawing.
- No prerequisites are required for this course.
Below is one offering of AICO 4048 for the Winter 2023 term.
Thu Jan 12 - Thu Mar 30 (12 weeks)
- 12 weeks
- CRN 83275
Class meeting times
|Jan 12 - Mar 30||Thu||18:30 - 21:30||Online|
- Internet delivery format.
Please note: The delivery format for this course is ONLINE DELIVERY for the Winter term. This is an instructor-led online course. Upon registration, please visit the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) for further information regarding course material(s). Please purchase any required course material such as textbooks prior to the first class - www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ (The Bookstore is closed on Saturdays and Sundays). Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Describe the advantages of parametric design.
- Develop sketching techniques.
- Execute modeling functions to create 3D solids.
- Incorporate applied features and patterns into parts.
- Combine models into working assemblies.
- Employ bottom-up and top-down assembly practices in part design.
- Detail parts and assemblies in 2D drawing form.
Effective as of Fall 2003
SolidWorks 1 (AICO 4048) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Energy
- Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technology
Associate Certificate Part-time
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