Master's Certification in SolidWorks Design & Analysis

The Master's in Computational Design and Pre-processing is a 6 month long, intensive program. The program comprises of 7 courses that train you on all the essential engineering concepts and tools that are essential to get into top OEMs as a Design Engineer.

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  • Pre-requisites : For Mechanical, Aerospace or Automotive Engineers
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Overview

The Master's in SolidWorks Design & Analysis is a 6 month long, intensive program. The program comprises of 7 courses that train you on all the essential engineering concepts and tools that are essential to get into top OEMs. as a Design Engineer.

The benefits of taking this Master's Program 

At end of this program, your aptitude at working the interface of SolidWorks will be at industry standard levels, this program covers all major modules such as,

  1. Solid Modeling
  2. Surface Modeling
  3. Drafting
  4. Assembly modules
  5. Rendering for realistic modules
  6. Analysis tools with FEA and CFD domains.

Apart from this, you will be proficient in multi-body dynamics as well.

Upon completing this program, you will be able to design your own products while also being able to optimize your products.  In this Master's Program, you are will look after  the simulation of your designed products using static and dynamic tools to make your results appear more real-time and apply aesthetics for better visualization of design features.

The courses covered in this program are as follows:
  • SolidWorks Boeing 747 Design
  • Surface Modelling of ASTON MARTIN Car using SolidWorks
  • Design & Solid Modelling of Chopper Bike using SolidWorks
  • Design & Surface Modelling of Luxury Yacht using SolidWorks
  • Finite Element Analysis Using Solidworks
  • Flow Simulation using SolidWorks
  • Multi-Body Dynamics using SolidWorks

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SOLIDWORKS Boeing 747 Design

1Introduction

As a design engineer, you need to have excellent 3D modeling skills, Surface modeling teaches you how to build freeform shapes using SOLIDWORKS mechanical design automation software.
Learning to use the tool efficiently is an incredibly useful skill.
If you have the entrepreneurial spirit it is essential to understand a few of the basics, as this will help you have a better understanding of what’s involved when it comes to developing your product.

In this course, we will show you how to model a Boeing 747-8 in SOLIDWORKS.
Having hands-on experience in modeling a complex design like that of the Boeing 747-8 in SOLIDWORKS is something that is not found in curriculums in most universities around the world.

This SOLIDWORKS Boeing 747-8 model might seem a bit overwhelming if you’re just starting with SOLIDWORKS. But this comprehensive course has been designed to help you learn at your own pace, we have designed the course modules which will start at the basics and help you level up to an advanced competency level.

At the end of this course, you will be outfitted with techniques that will help you scale up in your career.

2Introduction to SOLIDWORKS Surface Modeling Interface

  • Sketching tools
  • Surface modeling tools
  • Types of tools to create the surfaces
  • Blueprint setups 

3Curve Generation

  • Spline
  • Spline vectors
  • Equal curvature for splines
  • Constraining the splines
  • Projected curve creation
  • Composite curve generation 

4Surface Creation from Curves and Sketches

  • Types of Surfaces
  • Boundary surfaces
  • Lofted Surfaces
  • Filled Surfaces
  • Ruled Surfaces
  • Reference Planes
  • Surface Trims
  • Surface Knit
  • Move/Copy Surfaces
  • Mirror Surfaces

5Application of Solid Modeling

  • Revolve Boss
  • Extrude cut
  • Linear & circular patterns 
  • Fillets 
  • Chamfers 
  • Split Bodies 
  • Creation of wheels

6Introduction to Assembly Module

  • Inserting the parts
  • Mates in assembly
  • Subassembly creations
  • Difference between Float and fix parts
  • Importing sub-assemblies to other assemblies
  • Application of Decals
  • Appearances adjustment


Projects Overview

Modeling & Assembly

Highlights


    • Blueprint setup
    • Modeling of fuselage and nose
    • Modeling of windshields, passenger windows and window wipers
    • Modeling of wings and stabilizers 
    • Creation of landing gears, wheels and wing flaps
    • Creation of nose gear and wheel sub-assembly.
    • modeling Turbojet Engine
    • Final assembly model of Boeing-747 




    Surface Modelling of an Aston Martin Car using SOLIDWORKS

    1Introduction

    In this course, you will learn how to model an Aston Martin One-77 in SOLIDWORKS.
    Through this course, we will help you understand the surface modeling features of SOLIDWORKS. At the end of the course, you will have designed an Aston Martin One - 77, and you will be able to showcase this design on your Skill-Lync page, which can be shared with potential employers.
     

     

    2Introduction to SOLIDWORKS Surface Modeling Interface

    • Sketching tools
    • Surface modelling tools
    • Types of tools to create the surfaces
    • Blueprint setups

    3Curve Generation in SOLIDWORKS

    • Splines
    • Spline vectors
    • Equal Curvature for splines
    • Constraining the splines
    • Projected curve creation
    • Composite curve Generation

    4Curve Generation using Curves and Sketches

    • Types of surfaces 
    • Boundary surfaces 
    • Lofted surfaces 
    • Filled surfaces 
    • Ruled surfaces
    • Reference planes 
    • Surface trims 
    • Surface knit 
    • Move/copy surfaces 
    • Mirror surfaces

    5Application of Solid Modeling

    • Revolve boss 
    • Extrude cut 
    • Linear and circular patterns 
    • Fillets 
    • Chamfers 
    • Split Bodies
    • Creation of wheels

    6Introduction to Assembly Module

    • Inserting the parts 
    • Mates in assembly
    • Sub-assembly creations
    • Difference between Float and fix parts 
    • Importing sub-assemblies to other assemblies 
    • Application of Decals 
    • Appearances adjustment


    Projects Overview

    Surface Modeling of Aston Martin One - 77

    Highlights

    In this project, you will be able to build an entire Aston Martin car using SOLIDWORKS.
     
    • Modeling and Assembly of Aston Martin Car 
    • Blueprint setup
    • Modeling of roof, sides, back rails
    • Modeling of windshields, windows, rear lights and front lights
    • Modeling of rims, wheels, disc brake calipers  
    • Creation of emblem
    • Creation of wheel sub-assembly.
    • Modeling back reflectors
    • Final assembly model of Aston Martin One-77 car


    Finite Element Analysis Using SOLIDWORKS

    1Introduction

    This course provides an introduction to the concepts of Finite Element Analysis, and the various FEA tools in SOLIDWORKS. Over the course of 4 weeks, you will be introduced to FEA simulations using linear and non-linear simulations, Basic mesh types and 1D, 2D, and 3D analysis. This course uses a hands-on approach to demonstrate the various FEA tools in SOLIDWORKS. You will also learn about the inbuilt FEA simulation add-ons in SOLIDWORKS.

    2Introduction to FEA Analysis

    You will be introduced to the concept of FEA, and the fundamentals of the stress-strain graph. You will be taught the various types of FEA analysis, and the different processes in performing an analysis.
    You will also learn about linear and non-linear simulations. 

    • You will be introduced to different types of FEA analysis
    • You will understand the types and effects FEA analysis will have on the same model

    3FEA Analysis on a Uniformly Loaded Cantilever Beam

    In this module, you will learn how to perform a 1D/2D/3D analysis on a cantilever beam. You will design the model and understand how to do static analysis. You will be taught how to perform a design study. Finally, you will learn how to compare the results in the SOLIDWORKS. 

    • You will learn how to perform analysis on a cantilever beam
    • You will learn the different conditions and settings to replicate the model within the software 
    • You will perform 1D,2D, and 3D analyses on the same model and you will compare the results
    • You will then run the simulation through a post-processor to return the results

    4Buckling Analysis of a Cyclone Separator Stand

    You will be trained on how to import a neutral file and clean up the geometry for the structural analysis following which you will be introduced to the concept of buckling analysis. 

    • You will be Introduced to buckling analysis in SOLIDWORKS
    • You will understand how to increase the factor of safety of the model

    5Fatigue Analysis on an S-Hook

    In this module, you will learn about the fatigue analysis and the effect of the S-N curve. You will learn the types of loading available for the fatigue analysis. You will learn how to import the results of the static analysis to the fatigue analysis and how to create an animation from the results. 

    • You will be introduced to fatigue analysis in SOLIDWORKS
    • You will understand the speed and torque variation

    6Drop Test

    In this module, you will learn about the requirements for doing a drop test on a PCB board and plot the results. 

    • You will learn how to perform a drop test on a model
    • You will understand the various factors that affect the drop test
    • You will post-process the simulation and identify the results

    7Frequency Analysis

    In this module, you will learn the concepts of the vibration and the modes of vibration. You will learn about the types of solvers available in SOLIDWORKS for the frequency analysis and how to perform the frequency analysis in SOLIDWORKS.

    • You will have a brief introduction to frequency analysis in SOLIDWORKS
    • You will figure out the different mode shapes of a rectangular beam using frequency analysis
    • You will learn how to perform frequency analysis using a PCB 


    Projects Overview

    Design Beams

    Highlights

    You will design three different types of beams based on the drawing. A static analysis will be carried out to determine the best of the three based on the given boundary condition. You will interpret why the beam is best.

     

    • Model 3 different types of beams in SOLIDWORKS
    • Beams are subjected to bending under give load condition
    • Post-process the results and suggest the best one

     

     

    Buckling Analysis

    Highlights

    You will do the buckling analysis for the cyclonic separator stand to determine the stress, deformation, and the buckling factor of safety. Then a stiffener will be added to the stand and the design study is carried out to find the best location for the stiffener based on the buckling factor of safety. 

     

    • The stand of a cyclonic separator is subjected to a buckling analysis
    • An additional member is added to the stand and analyzed
    • The buckling factor of safety is calculated and the design study is carried out to achieve the better buckling factor of safety

     

    Static Analysis

    Highlights

      Static structural analysis is carried out to determine the stress concentration of a plate with a single hole and three holes.

      • Static Analysis is performed on plates with holes
      • Two different models are used here
      • The model is solved to obtain Stress, strain, and displacement

      Frequency Analysis

      Highlights

      A rotating shaft is subjected to frequency analysis and the resonance frequency is determined. 

      • Frequency analysis is performed on a rotating shaft by providing appropriate fixtures
      • The critical frequencies of the shaft are found out


      Flow Simulation using SOLIDWORKS

      1Introduction

      This course provides an introduction to the concepts of the Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and the flow simulation tools in SOLIDWORKS. 
      We will provide you with a hand-on approach in demonstrating the various flow simulation tools in SOLIDWORKS. this course, you will learn to perform internal and external flow analysis and the inbuilt flow simulation add-ins in SOLIDWORKS. 

      2Introduction to CFD and SOLIDWORKS flow simulation

      Introduction to the concepts of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD).

      3Steady-State Simulation of a Pipe-Flow

      You will learn to model simple geometry using SOLIDWORKS. You will also learn how to set up a fluid study in SOLIDWORKS, and understand necessary boundary conditions, along with the initial conditions to run the simulation. In this module, you will learn how to change the mesh settings as well. 

      You will be trained in the following. 

      • Simulating flow through a pipe is a classical CFD problem. It offers insight into the various inputs that go into running a CFD simulation.
      • Introduction to parametric studies and grid dependency test.
      • Understand the concepts of global maxima and global minima. 

      4Transient Flow Simulation of Flow over a Cylinder

      You will be introduced to the concepts of external simulation and transient analysis. You will be learning how to calculate the total flow time and output time step.

      5Flow over an Airfoil

      You will learn about how to import the NACA airfoil data into SOLIDWORKS to create airfoil geometry. 

      You will also learn how to, 

      • Simulate the flow over a 2D NACA airfoil
      • Calculate the drag and lift forces for the various angles of attacks.

      6Flow over an ICE valve

      You will be learning the effect of the valve lifts over the mass flow rate. You will learn how to create flow trajectories. 

      And perform the following calculations, 

      • Perform transient analysis at different valve lifts
      • Create a plot of lift vs mass flow rate

      7Flow through a Simple Centrifugal Pump

      In this module, you will be introduced to the concept of moving reference frames while also learning about the rotating body feature in SOLIDWORKS.

      You will perform the following projects within this module, 

      • Using the MRF approach to simulate flow through a Centrifugal pump
      • Plotting a pump performance curve


      Projects Overview

      Pipe

      Highlights

      You will calculate the velocity based on the Reynolds number. Internal flow simulation will be carried out with varying Reynolds number and you will understand the effect of the fully developed flow. 
      The steps involved in this project are, 
      • Create a simple pipe model and make it as a watertight geometry to carry out the internal simulation. 
      • The parametric study will be carried out with varying Reynolds number and a line probe is plotted to analyze the fluid flow. 
      • Velocity profiles will be normalized using the line probe.


      Cylinder

      Highlights

      You will set up a transient simulation by calculating the total analysis time and the output time. The steps involved are, 
      • The simulation will be carried out for varying Reynolds numbers from the laminar to the turbulent region. 
      • Based on the velocity and pressure plot, an animation will be designed.

       

      Airfoil

      Highlights

      NACA airfoil data will be imported along with this a solid geometry will be constructed. The external simulation will be carried out at varying angles of attack to find the lift and the drag forces. 
      The steps involved in these projects are, 
      • Analyze the air-flow over a NACA 0017 airfoil
      • Compare the lift and drag force for varying angle of attacks
      • Plot the velocity and the pressure plot. 

      Flow bench

      Highlights

      A simple IC engine flow bench geometry will be designed with an inlet valve. The position of the valve is opened parametrically and flow analysis will be performed. 

      The following steps are involved in this project, 

      • A parametric study will be carried out to determine the best grid size. 
      • The position of the valve is changed using dimensional constraints in the parametric study. 
      • The effect of the valve lift over the mass flow rate is analyzed.

      Centrifugal pump

      Highlights

      Simple Centrifugal geometry is designed to perform the internal flow simulation using the following steps, 

      • MRF approach is used for the centrifugal pump analysis. 
      • The pressure ratio between the inlet and outlet is plotted.

      Multi-Body Dynamics using SOLIDWORKS

      1Design and MBD Simulation on Geneva Mechanism

      You will be introduced to motion study in SOLIDWORKS. You will learn the concepts of the Geneva mechanism and their types. You will also learn how to model and assemble the external Geneva mechanism, and how to perform a motion study on it. You will learn how to plot the contact force between the parts. 

       

       

      In this module, you will study the following, 

       
      • Understanding the basics of modelling and assembling in SOLIDWORKS
      • Pre-processing the model for the motion analysis and running a simulation
      • Post-processing the simulation to get the results as plots


       

      2Design and MBD Simulation on a Machine Vice

      You will be introduced to the machine vice and will learn to model and assemble the machine vice. You will learn about screw mates and how to perform motion studies on it. 

       

      These are the things you will learn in this module, 

       
      • Introduction to the screw mate
      • Tracing the displacement of the movable jaw

      3Design and MBD Simulation on Planetary Gear Train

      You will learn the concepts of the planetary gear train and gear terminology. You will learn how to import the standards gears in SOLIDWORKS to do the motion study. 

      These are the topics that be covered in this module, 

      • Learning the basic gear terminology to model a gear
      • Understanding the speed and torque variation
      • Learning about the application of gear mate

      4Design and MBD simulation on IC engine Piston Assembly

      You will learn about the concepts of the IC engine piston kinematics and you will learn how to design and do the motion study. 

       

       

      You will study the following in this module, 

       
      • Understanding the effect of wrist pin offset in the piston displacement.
      • Assigning the material to the parts

      5Design and MBD simulation on IC Engine Valve Train

      You will learn to model the IC engine valve train. You will learn the effect of spring in the valve train. You will learn how to calculate the cam lift and will design the cam based on it. 

       

      These are the topics you will study in this module, 

       
      • Understanding the application of the CAM
      • Performing a calculation to model the CAM as per the valve lift specifications.
      • Studying about the damping coefficient and the free length of spring 


      Projects Overview

      Geneva Mechanism

      Highlights

        You will design the Internal Geneva Mechanism from the given drawing using SOLIDWORKS. You will then assemble them from the understanding of the internal geneva mechanism concept by following the given steps,

        • You will perform the motion study by providing motion to the Geneva driver wheel
        • You will perform the motion study by enabling the precise contact and will interpret the results by comparing with the results from the general motion study
        • You will plot the contact force between the parts



        Gear Train

        Highlights

          Standard gear models will be imported to meet the given requirements of gear ratio and will be assembled. Based on the gear dimensions a carrier will be modeled to assemble the gears over it.

          • You will perform the motion study without the use of gear mates in three cases
          • You will plot contact forces between gear
          • You will also plot angular velocity graphs



          Piston Assembly

          Highlights

            You will model IC engine piston assembly with-in SOLIDWORKS. While performing the motion you will study the effect of the wrist pin offset and it will be analyzed.

            • Understanding the effect of wrist pin offset in the piston displacement
            • Assigning the material to the parts


            Valve Train

            Highlights

            You will design and assemble IC engine valve trains within SOLIDWORKS. You will undertake CAM lift calculation and from the result the cam will be designed to get the required lift. 

            • Understanding the application of the CAM
            • Performing a calculation to model the CAM as per the valve lift specifications.
            • Learning the damping coefficient and the free length of spring 


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            FAQ

            1Who are the instructors and what is the learning process?

            Our instructors are industry experts working in Fortune 500 companies. We partner with them to deliver the lectures online. You will be given access to recorded content and assignments each week.

            2Are there any pre-requisites for this program ?

            You should be pursuing or have graduated with a B.E/B.Tech in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering

            3What kind of support can I expect if I have any doubts?

            Our team of dedicated support engineers are available around the clock to assist you with any questions that you might have when you are studying. There are different ways to contact your support engineer, 

            • You can either raise a ticket from your study window
            • You can raise the question in the dedicated Whatsapp chat
            • You can come to the Skill-Center and have your questions answered in person. 

            We will answer your questions through either one of these means and help achieve better conceptual clarity. 

            4How are these courses different from what I have learnt in college?

            Our courses are crafted after consultation with industry experts. Our courses are designed to bridge the gap between academia and industry. The modules that you work have real-world applications and the projects that you work on as part of each module will be a project that is currently being conducted in an OEM, the only difference being the scale of the project. 



            5What is the advantage of taking this course?

            You will have an edge over your peers by working extensively on industry-relevant projects, practice on tools and software that will set you apart and help you in getting ahead of the competition. Our course will strengthen your portfolio to get better grants and scholarship opportunities for MS Admits, explore options in Research & Development, and land that much-coveted job in top core companies.