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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

Requirements for Certificate Entry:

. Competency in Windows Operating System.


Catalog No. Description Credits

10-614-113 2D Essentials
10-614-136 3D Modeling with Inventor
10-606-166 SolidWorks Loft/Surface
10-606-162 SolidWorks Fundamentals
10-606-165 SolidWorks Sheet Metal
10-606-164 SolidWorks-Assemblies/Drawings
10-606-163 SolidWorks-Intermediate

Certificate Total

Course Descriptions

10-614-113 2D Essentials... an introduction to technical communication, annotation, geometric construction, model, orthographic and pictorial, section and auxiliary views and dimensioning.

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.

10-606-166 SolidWorks Loft/Surface...necessary to create and manipulate lofted and surface component parts using SolidWorks software. Course content includes lofting, sweeping complex contours, and surfaces. (Prerequisite: 10-606-163, SolidWorks-Intermediate)

10-606-162 SolidWorks Fundamentals...terminology, software operation and interface, creating basic models, casting and forging models. (Corequisite: 10-606-119, Sketching-Technical OR 10-614-113 2D Essentials; familiarity with Windows file management)

10-606-165 SolidWorks Sheet Metal...create and manipulate sheet metal parts using SolidWorks software. Course content includes basic sheet metal commands, forming tools, sheet metal drawings, designing sheet metal parts in the flat state, and top-down sheet metal assemblies. (Prerequisite: 10-606-164, SolidWorks Assembly/Drawing)

10-606-164 SolidWorks-Assemblies/Draw...manipulate configurations, create assemblies, and create dimensioned orthographic drawings using SolidWorks software. (Prerequisite: 10-606-163, SolidWorks Intermediate)

10-606-163 SolidWorks-Intermediate...creating and manipulating intermediate models using SolidWorks software. Course content includes models requiring the use of revolved and swept features, equations, and thin walled parts. (Prerequisite: 10-606-162, SolidWorks Fundamentals)

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.