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Parametric Modeling Certificate

Certificate Number 906062

The Parametric Modeling Certificate introduces the student to 3D parametric modeling using SolidWorks software and Autodesk Inventor. Topics covered include extruded, revolved, swept and lofted features, fully dimensioned orthographic drawings of models, special drawing views, surfacing and Autodesk Inventor.

Certificate Completers will be able to

Create parametric models, assemblies and two-dimensional drawings using SolidWorks software.

Completers will be able to apply credits toward the following programs:

106061, Mechanical Design; 90-606-1, CAD Certificate

Requirements for Certificate Entry:

. Competency in Windows Operating System.


Catalog No. Description Credits

10-614-136 3D Modeling with Inventor
10-606-210 SolidWorks Fundamentals, Assem
10-606-158 SolidWorks Sheetmetal, Weldmen
10-606-119 Sketching-Technical

Certificate Total

Course Descriptions

10-614-136 3D Modeling with Inventor...develop the knowledge and skills, to create Solid Models using Autodesk Inventor; creating and editing 3D drawings; rapid prototyping; manipulating data.

10-606-210 SW Fund, Assemblies, Dwgs...Terminology; software operation and interface basics, creating basic models, casting and forging models, revolved a swept features, SolidWorks drawing environment, completely dimensioned orthographic drawings; model troubleshooting. (Corequisite: 10-606-119, Technical Sketching).

10-606-158 SW Sheetmetal, Weldment, Loft...sweeps, equations, configurations, draft, base and derived parts, assemblies, assembly drawings, auxiliary, section and special views, sheet metal, lofting, surfacing, and core and cavity. (Prerequisite: 10-606-157, SolidWorks Fund and Drawings OR 10-606-163, SolidWorks-Intermediate OR 10-606-210 SW Fund, Assemblies, Dwgs)

10-606-119 Sketching-Technical...graphically describe objects without CAD system or mechanical drawing aids; fundamental components of design process: lettering, geometric construction, orthographic projection, isometric sketching, section views, auxiliary views, and dimensioning. (Pre-requisite: student must be in Mechanical Design program or pre-program to enroll)

For more information, please contact: The Trades & Engineering Technologies Department,(920) 498-5461 or (800) 422-NWTC, extension 5461,or contact Enrollment Services at 888-385-NWTC.