The goal of this course is to teach the student how to use the SolidWorks mechanical design automation software to build parametric models of parts and assemblies and how to make drawings of those parts and assemblies. The course is designed around a process or task-based approach to training rather than focusing on individual features and functions. A process-based training course emphasizes the process and procedures one follows to complete a particular task. By utilizing case studies to illustrate these processes, the student learns the necessary commands, options and menus in the context of completing a design task. This course covers topics in the creation and editing of parts, assemblies and drawings in SolidWorks. Topics covered are the user interface and basic menu commands, part design, assembly design and detail drawing creation.