Saturday, August 15, 2015

Engine Con Rod (Video Tutorial with Caption) SolidWorks 2015

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Serial No. 152

Engine Con Rod (Video Tutorial with Caption) SolidWorks 2015

In this SolidWorks tutorial we will create an Engine Con Rod. It is a part modeling tutorial that will cover following topics: ---

· Creating some 2Dsketches with the basis of different planes.

· Understand the sketch constraints and dimensions to works effectively.

· How to establish the relationship between geometry.

· How to create a work plane on middle of the part.

· How to use Mirror tool on the basis of plane.

· How to use Extrude Base/Boss tool, Fillet tool, Chamfer tool etc.

Click the following link to get the model file: -




Transcription of the Video:-

  1. Create a new Part file.

  2. Create a new sketch over Top Plane.

  3. Draw the vertical/horizontal construction lines.

  4. Create sketches with the help of Circle tool, Center Point Arc tool, and Line tool.

  5. Use Add Relations and dimensions to fully defined the sketches as displayed.

  6. The sketch is complete so exit from the sketching mode.

  7. Activate the ‘Extruded Boss/Base’ tool and select a sketch profile to create a solid feature.

  8. Enter the value in the Depth field for Direction 1 to define the depth of the model.

  9. Click Reverse Direction button to extend the feature in the opposite direction from that shown in the preview.

  10. Save the part file with the name ‘Engine Con Rod’.

  11. Change the colour of model to Polished Steel.

  12. Next create another sketch over the top face of the model and create another Extrude feature as displayed.

  13. If you want to create a new work plane on the middle of the part, activate the Plane tool and select top face of part and bottom face of part a plane is automatically created on the middle of the part.

  14. Mirror of Boss-Extrude2 feature on the basis of Plane1 by using 'Mirror' tool.

  15. Add Fillet and Chamfer features to complete the model.

  16. This is the final view of ‘Engine Con Rod’.

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