As Summer approaches, the school year is finally winding down and students around the country are getting ready for a much deserved couple months off. This also means a new edition of SOLIDWORKS Education Edition is out, and with it a plethora of new features guaranteed to help students be even more prepared for what awaits them after graduation.
To start, here is a quick video going over the basics of what SOLIDWORKS Education Edition is.
What's New in SOLIDWORKS Education Edition 2018-19
SOLIDWORKS CAM - A fully integrated, knowledge-kbBased CAM system that streamlines design and machining processes within one simple interface, making it easy to fabricate parts quickly and teach your students the best practices of machining and design for manufacturing
SOLIDWORKS PCB - A fully integrated, custom electronics design tool that works seamlessly within SOLIDWORKS to develop 2D schematics and 3D component layout. PCB designs come to life effortlessly with integrated design data, associative change processes, and robust analysis capabilities. SOLIDWORKS PCB merges electrical and mechanical design processes to help teach students the full scope of mechatronics and IoT.
SOLIDWORKS PDM - Works within Windows Explorer to easily find, rename and repurpose files, parts, and drawings, share design information, automate workflows and ensure team members and instructors always have the right version.
Also added to SOLIDWORKS EDU in 2018 are over 11 SOLIDWORKS Certifications; including the CSWA-Academic and the CSWP-Academic.
SOLIDWORKS Certifications help students prove to potential employers that they are not only proficient with SOLIDWORKS software, but also know how to design and analyze their ideas using industry-standard best practices.
You also gain access to My SolidWorks Professional for Students. With over 600 product tutorial videos covering a broad range of SOLIDWORKS topics, providing your students the perfect platform to build their careers. The CSWA and CSWP exam prep courses are included.
As you can see, SOLIDWORKS Education Edition packs a ton of value for students and instructors. Helping the next wave of engineering students If you are interested in learning more about SOLIDWORKS Education Edition, contact an Alignex representative today.
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Written by Kevin Breindel
Kevin Breindel is a Digital Marketing Specialist at Alignex, Inc. When Kevin isn't working on content creation and SEO, you can find him enjoying the outdoors, watching the game or scouring the Minnesota wilderness for the elusive Sasquatch.