Part VII. Working with Specialized Functionality


Specialized functionality in SolidWorks makes certain tasks easier by grouping tools and making tools that only apply to a limited range of techniques. Sheet metal and Weldments are highly useful techniques in SolidWorks due to the specialized tools developed around the design styles.

Chapters 32 and 33 are new to this edition, and contain some new tools. Chapter 33 in particular deals with functionality which may be challenging to get useful results from. The animation tools do not seem to be on par with the rest of the functionality in the software, but for some types of work, they do work well.

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