# Solidworks Review

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1. How do you begin a Solid works session?
file, new, part
2. After you have opened a solid works file, how do you begin a new sketch?
pick plane, insert sketch
3. What does the rectangle sketch tool do?
parallel lines for rectangle
4. Which tool would be best suited to create an arc of ANY size between two points?
threepoint arc
5. Suppose you have just created a 3D model. What is a quick way to determine the area of one of tis faces?
After you rebuild, select tools, measure
6. Describe the steps to change a parts unit dimenssion for an entire model from inches to millimeters
tools, options, properties, units
7. What are the three default reference planes?
front, top, right side
8. Which feature would be used to add a tall cylinder to the top of a plate after a circle has been drawn on the plate?
extrude boss/base
9. What does the black sketch color mean?
defined
10. What does the red sketch color mean?
over-defined
11. How do you dimension an angle between two line segments with the smart dimension tool?
smart dimension and click on two sides that make up an angle
12. What does the Offset entities sketch tool do?
creates a copty of a sketch that's moved over
13. Which tool acts like an eraser to erase extra line segments?
tools, sketch tools, trim (scissors)
14. How do you find the area and the surface area of a simple object?
tools, measure
15. What is meant by the scale on a drawing?
ratio of the drawing to the actual part
16. What is meant by third angle drawing?
a front, top, and right side view
17. How do you add text to a part?
insert, annotation, note
designing with the intention that the part will have to be changed
19. What does the relations operation do?
adds a geometric or sizing constraint
20. What tool is used to spin a sketch about an axis?
revolve
21. What is necessary to successfully generate a revolved solid?
an axis
22. Whaty feature can be used to round corners of a solid object?
fillet
23. How do you find the center of an existing sketch line?
right click on line and pick select midpoint

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 Author: nerdlove1717 ID: 192261 Filename: Solidworks Review Updated: 2013-01-11 17:41:25 Tags: IDS Folders: Description: Midterm Show Answers:

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