SWK901 - Solid Works Level One

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Subject Title
Solid Works Level One

Subject Description
This subject provides students with an introduction to the solid modelling mechanical design automation software. Students learn to build parametric models of parts and assemblies and make drawings of those parts. Time is spent on 2D drafting and detailing applications as well as 3D design. Basic software menu options and modelling techniques are learned through short lectures and practical exercises.

Seneca College provides student copies of Solidworks software for use during the course.

Credit Status
One credit toward the Mechanical Design Tools: Solidworks Recognition of Achievement

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Use the Solidworks interface to interact with the software.

2. Use view options to zoom, pan and rotate parts.

3. Produce basic part sketches and create basic 3D models.

4. Use the "Tools" option to measure distances and mass properties.

5. Assemble basic component parts.

6. Create drawing views and detailed drawings.

Essential Employability Skills
Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Academic Integrity
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.