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SOLIDWORKS CircuitWorks

An On Demand video introductory course for SOLIDWORKS CircuitWorks.

This is a course to teach the basic fundamentals of using the CircuitWorks add-in included with SOLIDWORKS Professional. This allows ECAD systems and SOLIDWORKS to communicate through this translator. PADs, IDF, & IDX files can be converted to 3D models to allow mechanical engineers to incorporate PCB boards and components into their SOLIDWORKS designs.

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Main Topics to be covered:

• Opening ECAD files
• Manipulating the Preview
• Creating Components
• Converting to 3D Models
• Managing the Component Library
• Exporting 3D Models to ECAD
• Editing Board Models
• Pads, Traces and other items
• Importing a Library
• Importing ECAD Annotations
• A Full Section on Options
• SOLIDWORKS PDM & CircuitWorks - pdf


Your Instructor


Tyler Braginton
Tyler Braginton

As a former Applications Engineer, Tyler has years of experience teaching and demonstrating the powerful CAD and CAM offerings at Hawk Ridge Systems. He has covered everything from basic level courses to advanced topics. He is a Certified SOLIDWORKS Expert, with expertise in SOLIDWORKS, CircuitWorks, SW Electrical, SW Inspection, CAMWorks and more. With a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Nevada, Reno and a diverse background, Tyler has a robust set of skills. He enjoys bringing the power of SOLIDWORKS to our customers and helping them bring their projects to life.

Tyler is currently the Applications Manager for our California and Nevada engineering team, located out of our Reno, NV office. While not teaching as many class now, you can still find him lending assistance to the other Hawk Ridge Systems instructors. When he’s not using SOLIDWORKS, you will find him enjoying the mountains and snowboarding in nearby Lake Tahoe or off-roading in the desert of Northern Nevada.


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
It is a completely self-paced online video course - As soon as you purchase the course you have immediate access and the course access expires 1 year from the purchase date.
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for 1 year - across any and all devices you own.
Do I need SOLIDWORKS Professional & CircuitWorks software to take this course?
The video lessons are meant to be repeated and practiced. SOLIDWORKS Professional software and the CircuitWorks Add-in are required to practice the content in the course.
What does this course include?
This course includes access to the online self paced video series course and the file sets to use with SOLIDWORKS Professional and the CircuitWorks Add-in to follow along. We recommend you watch the video first as if it were a lecture. Repeat the steps of the videos using the file sets and SOLIDWORKS Professional software and CircuitWorks Add-in and pause the videos as needed.
Does this course use a manual?
There is no training manual or pdf associated with this course. Use the lesson video instruction.
Is this a certificate based course?
This is not a certificate based course. This course is taught by a Certified SOLIDWORKS Instructor. This course is designed as an "Introductory" course to provide you with the knowledge and know how to use SOLIDWORKS CircuitWorks effectively and efficiently.
Are there any discounts for this course?
If you are a Hawk Ridge Systems customer (with active subscription service on SOLIDWORKS), please email your Hawk Ridge Systems Account Manager and inquire about a discount for this course.
What if I need help?
You can send your questions to education+circuitworkshelp@hawkridgesys.com and we will reply to you.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
This specific course does not offer a refund option. All sales are final.

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