ecourselogoSurface Modeling teaches you how to build free-form shapes using SOLIDWORKS mechanical design automation software.
*This course is eligible to be part of the DASI Solutions Apprenticeship Program, certified by the U.S Department of Labor.

buy now button

Length: 1 day
Prerequisites: SOLIDWORKS Essentials, Advanced Part Modeling

Course Price: $300

  Download Class Outline 

View Lessons Below 


  • 01Understanding Surfaces 
    Solids and Surfaces 
    Working with Surface Bodies
    Why Use Surfaces? 
    Continuity Explained 
    Workflow with Surfaces 
  • 02Introduction to Surfacing 
    Similarities Between Solid and Surface Modeling 
    Basic Surfacing 
    Flattening Surfaces 
  • 03Solid-Surface Hybrid Modeling
    Hybrid Modeling  
    Using Surfaces to Modify Solids
    Interchanging Between Solids and Surfaces 
    Performance Implications 
    Surfaces as Construction Geometry 
    Alternative to Trim 
    Making Copies of Faces 
  • 04Repairing and Editing Imported Geometry 
    Importing Data
    Repairing and Editing Imported Geometry 
  • 05Advanced Surface Modeling 
    Stages in the Process 
    Ruled Surfaces 
    Lofting Surfaces
    Modeling the Lower Half 
    Design Changes 
  • 06Blends and Patches 
    Complex Blends 
    Smoothing Patches 
    Boundary Surface
    Free-form Feature 
    Corner Blends 
  • 07Master Model Techniques 
    Introduction to Master Models 
    Surface Master Model Technique
    Working With a Solid Master Model 
    Specialized Features for Plastic Parts 
    SOLIDWORKS Explorer