Below find course listing we provide for SiemensPLM Software’s NX CAD. Register for a class today here or request a customized course in the forms below.

Essentials for NX Designers (TR10200)

5 day class

This course is designed for students with minimal to no prior CAD experience. It will establish NX competencies for beginners needing a comprehensive understanding of CAD application and related business processes applied on a daily basis, yielding productivity and effective usage.

Students will master NX 3D parametric modeling, assembly structures, and detail drafting application necessary for product and tooling design. The Master Model approach is explored in this class and the foundation for interpart associativity is revealed in real-life scenarios. Through the NX interface, students will enable roles; customizing NX for user and site-based processes, and are exposed to NX configuration concepts such as templates, preferences, and customer defaults settings.

Course Topics:
  • NX user interface
  • Sketching
  • Feature Modeling
  • Master Modeling techniques
  • Datums
  • Detail Features
  • Feature Editing
  • Assemblies
  • Interpart Modeling
  • Synchronous Modeling
  • Drafting and Annotations
  • Data Exchange
Prerequisites: None

 

Introduction to NX for Experienced CAD Users(TR10300)

5 day class

This course is for proficient users of other (non-NX) CAD systems. Students will enjoy this course covering all essential areas of NX CAD applications. Regardless of skill levels, students gain insight into NX capabilities, comparable functionality, and state-of-the-art techniques not found in other software products.

This is a fast-paced course in which the student will learn how to create 3D parametric models, sheet and non-analytical modeling elements, multi-faceted assembly structures, and intricate drafting procedures in NX, in addition to the use and bidirectional translation of CAD data.

Course Topics:
  • NX user interface
  • Sketching Feature
  • Modeling Datums
  • Detail Features
  • Feature Editing
  • Free Form Modeling
  • Assemblies
  • Interpart Modeling
  • Synchronous Modeling
  • Drafting
  • Data Exchange
Prerequisites:
  • Experience with 3D Modeling

 

 

NX Intermediate Design and Assemblies (TR10250)

3 day class

This course is intended for moderately skilled users of NX CAD that want to increase their capabilities for product design. This course is fast paced and is intended for students who will be characteristically applying advanced NX functionality.

This course focuses on the dynamic modeling techniques that capture design intent in the context of the Master Model. Advanced sketching techniques, inter-part modeling, design intent progressions, free form features, and advanced curve operations are just a few of the topics that constitute the knowledge students will gain. Users completing this course will achieve a proficiency and comprehensive mastery of parametric solid and surface modeling, interdependent assembly structures, and insight into integrating aesthetic elements into 3D models.

Course Topics:
  • Advanced Curve Modeling
  • Spline Creation and Analysis Face operations
  • Free Form Modeling (1 & 2)
  • Variable and Overflow blends
  • Assembly Design
  • Interpart modeling and expressions
  • Process-specific Applications
Prerequisites:
  • Essentials for NX Designers (TR10200), Introduction to NX for Experienced CAD Users (TR10300), or equivalent NX experience

 

NX for Casual Users (TR10350)

2 day class

This course escorts new NX users through the lighter side of state-of-the-art CAD technology without complicated parametrics. Users who reference CAD data routinely will benefit from the data awareness processes and modest CAD techniques.

Students will gain essential skills for identifying CAD data and its status, interrogating models, creating elementary models, navigating assembly structures, and understanding broad-spectrum drafting procedures.

Course Topics:
  • Navigating in NX
  • Model Interrogation
  • Basic Feature
  • Modeling and Editing
  • AssemblyNavigation
  • Basic Drafting
Prerequisites: None

 

NX CAD Update (TR10400)

3 day class

This course, with combinations ranging from the earliest versions of NX to the latest release of NX, is designed to help veteran NX users transition to a later NX software version. This course enables experienced NX users to capitalize on the latest in CAD technology.

Detailed course content varies, depending on the NX software version from which the student is transitioning. Most facets of CAD application are revealed including customization and configuration concepts, Sketch in Feature, Synchronous Technology and History Free modeling, premier assembly techniques, capturing aesthetics and rendering, sheet metal modeling, and unsurpassed drafting procedures in CAD.

Course Topics:
  • User Interface
  • Sketcher
  • Assemblies
  • Modeling
  • Drafting
  • Synchronous modeling
Prerequisites: None

 

NX Mechanical Freeform Modeling (TR10275)

3 Day Class

This course is intended for moderately skilled users of NX CAD that want to magnify their capabilities for product design. It is a fast paced course intended for students who will be characteristically applying advanced NX functionality.

This course will provide the skills to construct robust, dependable free form parts that update reliably and shift smoothly to the manufacturing application. You will learn methods to incorporate free form features into any part, from reverse engineered product models to complex engineering designs. Users completing this course will achieve a proficiency and comprehensive mastery of parametric solid and surface modeling, interdependent assembly structures, and insight into integrating aesthetic elements into 3D models.

Course Topics:
  • Curves:
    • Spline interfaces
    • Degree, segments and continuity
    • Bridge curves, intersection curves, offset curves, wrapped curves, and projected curves
  • Curve Analysis:
    • Poles, combs and deviation
  • Free Form Surfaces:
    • Swept, through curves and curve mesh
    • Section surfaces, face and soft blends and N-sided
    • Sheets to Solid Assistant
  • Advanced Curve Modeling
  • Face Analysis:
    • Radius, reflections, deviation and slope
  • Trim:
    • Trim body, trim sheet and trim and extend
    • Patch Body
Prerequisites:
  • Essentials for NX Designers (TR10200) or Introduction to NX for Experienced CAD Users (TR10300)
  • Intermediate NX Design and Assemblies (TR10300)

 

NX Drafting Essentials (TR10450)

3 day class

This course is designed to teach students the proper use of the NX drafting tools. Productivity is a key in every aspect of the NX software implementation. Included in numerous implementation processes is the requirement to produce high-quality detail drawings that capture and convey design intent graphically “on paper”.

Course Topics:
  • Create and edit drawings
  • Create and edit orthographic, section, and detail views
  • Create and edit symbols, geometric tolerancing symbols, dimensions, notes and labels
  • Create user-defined view boundaries
  • Create associative notes and labels
  • Create exploded views Sketch in drafting
Prerequisites:
  • Essentials for NX Designers (TR10200) or Introduction to NX for Experienced CAD Users (TR10300)

 

NX Industrial Design (TR10500)

3 day class

This course is intended for users who deal with product design focusing on aesthetics and styling rather than fabrication processes.

This course will present contouring tools within NX modeling that are suited for creating styled shapes, including Shape Studio functionality for free form (non-analytic) modeling, technical evaluation, and visualization development. NX Industrial Design literally shows students how to go “from art to part” with techniques in developing desired associativity and dependencies.

Course Topics:
  • Spline creation, analysis and editing
  • Associative curve creation
  • Workflow Studio surfaces
  • Free form editing
  • Blends and transitions
  • Image rendering and techniques
  • Reverse engineering
  • Deviation analysis
Prerequisites:
  • Essentials for NX Designers (TR10200) or Introduction to NX for Experienced CAD Users (TR10300)
  • NX Intermediate Design and Assemblies(TR10250)

NX Sheet Metal (TR10550)

2 day class

This course is closely focused on the usage of the NX Sheet Metal functionality for the design of both straight brake and contoured sheet metal parts. Experienced users of NX modeling processes who design products comprised of formed sheet metal parts will benefit from the comprehensive approaches in the development of flange-based, bent, hemmed, cutout, and corner configuration modeling concepts.

Course Topics:
  • Setting sheet metal preferences
  • Establishing base features
  • Creating flanges
  • Creating corner configurations
  • Adding deformable cutouts
  • Unbending and rebending flanges
  • Creating punch-type features
  • Creating flat patterns
  • Establishing sheet metal standards
  • Converting models into sheet metal models
Prerequisites:
  • Essentials for NX Designers (TR10200) or Introduction to NX for Experienced CAD Users (TR10300)

NX Mechanical Routing (TR10600)

2 Day Class

This course is intended for designers that desire to leverage the integration of NX with mechanical routing system design tools. At the completion of this course, the student will have the ability to create fully associative mechanical routed systems models with NX, effectively use piping libraries, automate BOMs, calculate cut lengths, and create bend reports.

This course teaches students how to utilize the tools used to quickly define piping paths around and through other NX assemblies to assign NPS stock to paths, and to qualify and place standard parts. These subassemblies typically define the systems that provide process piping, disposal of waste, and structural support. Students also learn to develop logical diagrams.

Course Topics:
  • Linear paths
  • Routings with Heal path
  • Routings with Stock
  • Routings with Parts
  • Routings with Assembly Components
  • Adding Parts
  • Qualifying Parts
  • Routing Systems Diagramming
  • Runs and Spools
Prerequisites:
  • Essentials for NX Designers (TR10200) or Introduction to NX for Experienced CAD Users (TR10300)

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