Tutorial - Equation driven part in SolidWorks?


Here is the tutorial.

  1. Step 1:

    Front Plane>>Sketch.

  2. Step 2:

    Draw a center point rectangle at origin. Smart Dimension one side.

  3. Step 3:

    Smart Dimension other side and in value input press =.

  4. Step 4:

    Select the 1st dimension and then *0.75. This will be expression y=0.75*x.

  5. Step 5:

    Draw a circle at origin and smart dimension by the first dimension /3. i.e.z=x/3.

  6. Step 6:

    Extrude it.

  7. Step 7:

    Double click the part. It will show all the dimensions.

  8. Step 8:

    Double click the extrusion dimension and it's relation with the height of part also *1.25. i.e. a=1.25*x.

  9. Step 9:

    Rebuild part.

  10. Step 10:

    When we change the height of part from 100 to 150.

  11. Step 11:

    Click Rebuild and we have new dimensions.


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    Bill Howarth

    Thanks for reminding me...

    March 31st, 2017 22:55