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Why every designer and engineer should take a GD&T Fundamentals training course?

Why every designer and engineer should take a GD&T Fundamentals training course?

Javelin recently added Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) to its comprehensive training portfolio. This article discusses why designers and engineers should take GD&T training and the benefits of attending a course...
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ENHANCEMENT REQUEST! Tell SOLIDWORKS What You Want in their Software

Every SOLIDWORKS user at one time or another has likely found themselves working with the software and caught themselves thinking, "Hey, it would be great if it could do this",...
BuiltWorks: Structural Steel Design in SolidWorks

BuiltWorks: Structural Steel Design in SolidWorks

BuiltWorks is a high-performance software application for real-time steel design within the SolidWorks environment, providing tools for 3D solid parametric modelling, analysis and design, connection detailing and automatic generation of...
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NEW! in Simulation 2011 – 2D Simplification

If you haven't tried this, you should!  2D simplification study for Simulation Professional. It will save you a lot of time to conduct detailed analysis on your model. Let's use...
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SolidWorks Composer in SolidWorks Enterprise PDM

In SolidWorks Enterprise PDM 2011, we now have the ability to view SolidWorks Composer files directly inside the view tab in Windows Explorer and in the search dialogue.  I see this...
You have upgraded your software. What about upgrading your users too?

You have upgraded your software. What about upgrading your users too?

I have just finished teaching the SolidWorks Refresher course and I was so amazed with the reaction I got from my students, that I wanted to share it with you. They...

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation Optimization

Reduce Costs with Optimization Studies in SOLIDWORKS Simulation

When completing structural designs, it is common practice to "over-design" our materials. That is, use a size or thickness of material that we know works despite the potential for additional...
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Slicing imported Mesh or Scanned Geometry into SOLIDWORKS Sketches

In a world that is moving more and more towards additive manufacturing as a primary method of creating our designs, working with mesh geometry is becoming ever more important. Whether...
SOLIDWORKS Structure System

Introducing Structure System in SOLIDWORKS 2019

SOLIDWORKS has long been an industry leader in the modelling of welded frames and their components. Quickly generating beam members based on 2D or 3D sketches and exporting a cut-list...