Using SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional (formerly EPDM)

Data Management Instructor Led Training Course

The focus of this course is on the fundamental skills and concepts central to the successful use of SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional. The intended audience for this course is anyone who will manage files with SOLIDWORKS PDM.

 

Course details and prerequisites:

Take In-class: 1 Day
OR Online: 4 Hours
Type: Instructor Led
Level: Basic/Intermediate
Prerequisites: Experience with the Windows™ operating system

After the training you will be able to:
  • Manage your company documents with SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional
  • Share documents with other users
  • Apply revision control and workflow management to documents

 

Course Outline

Introduction

  • About This Course

Lesson 1: SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional Concepts

  • The Fundamentals of PDM
  • What is SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional?
  • SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional Overview
  • SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional Modules
  • SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional Components

Lesson 2: SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional User Interface

  • SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional User Interface
  • Case Study: Exploring SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional

Lesson 3: Document Creation and Check In

  • Document Creation and Check In
  • Case Study: Checking in Documents
  • Advanced Document Check In
  • Case Study: Checking in Documents with References

Lesson 4: Versioning Files

  • Versioning Files
  • Case Study: Versioning Files

Lesson 5: File References

  • File References
  • Case Study: File References
  • Case Study: Copy File and References

Lesson 6: Searching

  • Searching SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional
  • Case Study: Search

Lesson 7: Workflow and Notification

  • SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional Workflow
  • Case Study: Workflow

Lesson 8: Managing Local Cache

  • Managing Local Cache

Lesson 9: Working in SOLIDWORKS

  • Versioning SOLIDWORKS Files
  • Case Study: Versioning Files

Appendix A: Working with Bill of Materials

  • Bill of Materials (BOM)
  • Case Study: Modify a Computed BOM
  • Case Study: Create and Modify a Named BOM