3D Solid Edge CAD - Essentials
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3D Solid Edge CAD - Essentials

A beginners course that teaches the essential basics of building things in 3D using the Siemens Solid Edge program
3.8 (21 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,017 students enrolled
Created by EDGE plm
Last updated 4/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 33 mins on-demand video
  • 5 Articles
  • 12 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • By the end of this short course the learner will be able to quickly assess a design idea and be confident to begin the modelling process by knowing what basic tools are available to them and how to use them.
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Requirements
  • Familiarity with the Solid Edge user interface, how it is arranged, what parts make it up, how to use the mouse.
  • Knowledge of general engineering design terms. (refer to Annexe for SE specific terminology)
Description

This course will help you learn the basics of 3D Computer Aided Design using Solid Edge software. You'll be shown how to build basic shapes in different ways to give you a really good grounding from which to take you to the next level.

The course uses real-life screen grabbed video to accompany the written instructions and short quizzes. It shouldn't take you more than an hour to complete.

No prior experience is necessary. You should complete this course prior to undertaking any of the other courses in the series.

This course is perfect for those who would like to start designing 3D objects using industry grade software. Those who have used other similar software will find it a great introduction into using Solid Edge.

Who is the target audience?
  • Engineering designers, either complete novices or someone who has used another CAD package and needs to start getting familiar with the way Solid Edge accomplishes this task.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
1 Lecture 01:23

This course will describe in detail the steps required to create 3 Dimensional objects using computer aided design software.

It will give you simple examples to try out and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the different methods

Preview 01:23
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Simple shapes
6 Lectures 04:48

On completion of this lecture students will have the software setup and ready to complete the course

Preview 00:30

This lecture instructs you how to build your first solid model

Preview 01:37

What to do to save your work for later

Preview 00:19

Now try a cylinder and a sphere

Preview 00:27

How to zoom, pan and rotate your model

Preview 01:42

Keep going

Preview 00:13
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More Complex Shapes
6 Lectures 09:09

Using sketches to build shapes

Preview 01:36

How to create 2D shapes

Preview 02:23

Moving faces

Modifying Shapes
00:51

How to control size using dimensions

Dimensioning (adding size)
01:30

Using Primitive shapes

Adding more material quickly
01:44

Using synchronous sketches

Adding and removing material
01:05
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Parametric modelling
7 Lectures 08:13

Parametric design

Ordered sketching
01:13

Turning 2D into 3D

Ordered modelling
00:58

Synchronous versus Ordered modelling
00:48

Modified Ordered modelling
01:23

Adding size
01:02

Sketch controlled modelling

Adding and removing material parametrically
01:57

Parametric material removal, reduced steps

Removing material reduced steps method
00:52
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More sketching
3 Lectures 10:53

Using relationships

Smart sketching Part 1
05:05

Using dimensions

Smart sketching Part 2
03:22

Parallel planes in sync and ordered

Adding planes
02:26
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Conclusion
3 Lectures 01:16
You're at the end! Of the beginning...
00:21

Now it's time to test your knowledge

Practice modeling exercise
00:16

Terminology
00:38
About the Instructor
EDGE plm
3.8 Average rating
21 Reviews
1,017 Students
1 Course
EDGE plm software

EDGE plm software is a privately owned Australian provider of software solutions aimed at the Engineering and Manufacturing sectors. EDGE has been providing engineering design centric solutions since 2004 with over 500 customers across Australia and New Zealand. Typical solutions from EDGE would include the provision of software, maintenance, support, consulting and training services.

The EDGE software portfolio includes CAD, CAM, FEA & PDM solutions and EDGE fully supports and offers training and mentoring services on its entire portfolio. EDGE has been a business partner of UGS/Siemens since 2004. EDGE also configures and sells Dell hardware to assist our customers maximise their software investments.

Edge PLM Software is Australia’s leading provider of Solid Edge and has been so for over ten years. We have a vital and in-depth understanding of the intricate economies in both Australia and New Zealand, which has enabled us to build a portfolio of products and services to maximize results by tailoring global solutions to local conditions.

Our product portfolio is based on the Siemens PLM Velocity Series which we then enhance with the best of breed applications such as SMAP Advanced Piping and for the process engineering sector UNITEC’s Isometrics.