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CAD Department


SolidWorks Simulation

 *** Course not currently offered ***

Software:  SolidWorks 2015
In Fall 2015 the "CAD" program will transform and be known as the Design and Manufacturing Technology Department "DMT"; encapsulating high end CAD design, CAM,  CNC & Manufacturing Technology.
CDI 67 - Solidworks (Simulation): 
SLO Assessment Parameters and rubric (how and what you are graded on)

Text Book:

Engineering Analysis with with SolidWorks Simulation   

By Paul Kurowski Ph.D., P.Eng.


Class outlines:

  • CDI 67 - Green sheets: (Klingman)
  • CDI 67 - Assignment sheets: (Klingman)


SolidWorks Simulation instructor:

Paul Klingman - klingmanpaul@fhda.edu

CDI 67 Book

Engineering Analysis with SolidWorks Simulation 2010

SolidWorks Student Edition Software

SolidWorks Educational Recourses


SolidWorks 1 Min. Tip


SolidWorks User Groups




Some CDI classes will be available in the near future.


Classes may be repeated every time the software revision changes.
SolidWorks 2006,
SolidWorks 2008, SolidWorks 2009, etc.

The corresponding CDI class letter name will change?:

CDI70A, CDI70B, CDI70C, etc.


SolidWorks Simulation




Student Learning Outcome:  -  “SLO”   - 

Functioning as a designer using Pro/Engineer, the student will create an engineering document package which complies with industry-defined standards and shall include the following:

  • Components models using CAD design tools
  • Assemblies generated from multiple components
  • Engineering drawings from components and assemblies



De Anza CDI CAD Projects

 More CAD info. at CAD-Resources.com


 Other useful resources of interest.


CAD computers ideas

A good external SolidWorks Simulation Blog

SolidWorks Design Validation page

Video results for SolidWorks Simulation

SolidWorks Community: Category: SolidWorks Simulation



Back to CDI Home Page


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Software:  SolidWorks 2009

All students must read Class Rules and Regulations



CDI 60 - Solidworks (Beginning):


Text Book: Engineering Design with SolidWorks 2009


Class outlines:

(CDI) CAD @ De Anza

Building: E35
Contact: Max J. Gilleland


Last Updated: 2/3/16