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Introduction to DriveWorksXpress Michael Jolley – Applications Engineer TriMech Solutions
Agenda <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Live Demonstration </li></ul><ul><li>Questions and </li></ul>Probably Answer...
Who we are – TriMech Companies <ul><li>Solutions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Design Automation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Simula...
Introduction <ul><li>What is Design Automation? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the biggest challenges? </li></ul><ul><li>Scala...
DriveWorks Fit
DriveWorksXpress Fit Where can you find DriveWorksXpress being used?
How does DriveWorksXpress work?
Some Sample Functions/Rules <ul><li>LEFT(  text, [num_chars]  ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>LEFT(  CompanyName  , 3) </li></ul><...
Good Resources <ul><li>http://www.driveworksxpress.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>SolidWorks Tutorials </li></ul><ul><li>DriveWork...
Tips <ul><li>Delete </li></ul><ul><li>Overload the Assembly </li></ul><ul><li>Watch Your Mates </li></ul>
<ul><li>Donated by Bob Harris of Karpen Steel Doors and Frames </li></ul><ul><li>www.karpensteel.com </li></ul>Practical D...
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DriveWorksXpress Introduction

  1. 1. Introduction to DriveWorksXpress Michael Jolley – Applications Engineer TriMech Solutions
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Live Demonstration </li></ul><ul><li>Questions and </li></ul>Probably Answers Answers
  3. 3. Who we are – TriMech Companies <ul><li>Solutions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Design Automation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Simulation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rapid Prototyping </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Full Time Placement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Part Time Placement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Temp-to-Perm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consulting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engineering Services </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Manufacturing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CAM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CNC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DNC </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Introduction <ul><li>What is Design Automation? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the biggest challenges? </li></ul><ul><li>Scalable Solution </li></ul>
  5. 5. DriveWorks Fit
  6. 6. DriveWorksXpress Fit Where can you find DriveWorksXpress being used?
  7. 7. How does DriveWorksXpress work?
  8. 8. Some Sample Functions/Rules <ul><li>LEFT( text, [num_chars] ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>LEFT( CompanyName , 3) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CONCATENATE( text1, text2, ... ) or “&” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CONCATENATE( Designer, “ “, CompanyName, “ other text”) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Designer & “ “ & CompanyName & “ other text” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>IF( Logical_test, Value_if_true, Value_if_false ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IF( Designer = “MJOLLEY” , “Great” , “other text” ) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Combining them all together </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IF( Designer = “MJOLLEY” , CONCATENATE( Designer, “ “ , LEFT( CompanyName, 3)), “other text”) </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Good Resources <ul><li>http://www.driveworksxpress.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>SolidWorks Tutorials </li></ul><ul><li>DriveWorksXpress YouTube Channel </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/driveworksxpress?gl=GB&hl=en-GB </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ian Yate’s blog </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://driveworksxpress.blogspot.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Little Book of Rules </li></ul><ul><li>MS Excel Websites </li></ul><ul><li>Your SolidWorks Value Added Reseller </li></ul>
  10. 10. Tips <ul><li>Delete </li></ul><ul><li>Overload the Assembly </li></ul><ul><li>Watch Your Mates </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Donated by Bob Harris of Karpen Steel Doors and Frames </li></ul><ul><li>www.karpensteel.com </li></ul>Practical Demonstration

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