SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2D Training

Prerequisites: Completed SOLIDWORKS Essentials training, Electrical Engineering Experience


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.


The topics covered on this course are:



Lesson 1: Projects

  • SOLIDWORKS Electrical

  • Starting SOLIDWORKS Electrical

  • What are Projects?

  • Creating a New Project

  • Project Overview

  • Locations

  • Zooming and Scrolling



Lesson 2: Single Line Diagrams

  • What is a Single Line Diagram?

  • Existing and Archived Projects

  • Line Diagram Symbols

  • Adding Cables

  • Drawing Tools


Lesson 3: Cabling

  • What is Detailed Cabling?

  • Cables

  • Detailed Cabling

  • Adding Manufacturer Parts

  • Terminal Strip

  • Pin to Pin Connections

  • Copy and Paste



Lesson 4: Creating Schematics

  • What is a Schematic?

  • Draw Multiple Wires

  • Schematic Symbols

  • Symbol Properties

  • Creating New Symbols



Lesson 5: Cross Referencing the Single Line Diagram

  • Adding Cross References to the Single Line Diagram

  • Cross Referencing Drawings

  • Inserting Multiple Terminals

  • Location Outlines



Lesson 6: Control Drawings

  • What are Control Drawings?

  • Stages in the Process

  • Drawing Single Wires

  • The Cross Reference List

  • Using Functions

  • Inserting Single Terminals

  • Function Outlines

  • Updating the Catalog



Lesson 7: Managing Origin-Destination Arrows

  • What are Origin-Destination Arrows?

  • Replacing Wires

  • Origin-Destination Arrows



Lesson 8: Programmable Logic Controllers

  • What is a PLC?

  • Stages in the Process

  • Adding a New Scheme

  • Adding a PLC Mark

  • Inserting a PLC

  • Editing a PLC



Lesson 9: Macros

  • What are Macros?

  • Creating and Adding Macros



Lesson 10: Editing the PLC Drawing

  • Stages in the Process

  • Associate Cable Cores

  • Adding a Part Manually

  • Assigning a Part

  • Wire Style Manager

  • Numbering Wires

  • Assigning Parts to Other Objects



Lesson 11: Reports

  • What are Reports?

  • Report Manager

  • Drawing Terminal Strips



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