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SOLIDWORKS 2013 Model E-Car Tutorials

Welcome to cudacountry's SOLIDWORKS 2013 Model E-Car Tutorials. The tutorials are written for SOLIDWORKS 2013. The following tutorials with the PDF icon and MP4 icon are available for viewing. Download the free reader from Adobe.

New in 2013
Electrical routing of wires using terminals parts from SOLIDWORKS Electrical Routing Design Library.

Tutorials include Mate References on the Wheel and Axles. These parts "snap" to axle holes in Chassis when inserting into Assembly file. Sheet Metal parts also include Mate References and snap to Chassis holes when inserting into the Assembly file.

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Table of Contents

Part 1. Chassis.
Part 2. Axles.
Part 3. Wheels.
Part 4. Motor. New in 2013 are Quick Connect Terminals to connect with electrical routing terminals. See Chapter 16 for Quick Connect Terminals.
Part

5. Motor Mount. Sheet metal part will flatten and can be used as pattern to cut out your sheet metal for sheet metal motor mount.
Part 6. L-Bracket and Switch.
Part 7. Battery 9 Volt.
Part

8. Battery 9 Volt Clip. New 2013 are connection points C Points for electrical routing.

Assembly 9. Assembly.
Drawing 10. Drawing. 11” by 17” paper.
Part 11. Slot Wood Block. Wood block to hold slot wood.
Part 12. Slot Wood. Slot wood adjust into down position to run on track. Swing slot wood up to run off track with 9 volt battery.
Part 13. Pulley with Mates.
Part 14. Rubber Band Belt with Mates.
Part 15. Braided Wire with Mates. Braided wire is use as “brushes” to brush against track.
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16. Quick Disconnect Terminal from electrical routing Design Library. Scale down part and add 2nd connection point.
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17. Ring Terminal from electrical routing Design Library. Scale down part and modify loft sketch to raise barrel up.
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18. Cable/Wire Wizard. Create custom cable/wire library.
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19. Harness 1. Route from Motor to Switch and add green wire.
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20. Harness 2. Route from Motor to Battery Clip and add black wire.
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21. Harness 3. Route from Battery Clip to L-Bracket and add red wire.
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22. Harness 4. Route from Motor to Braided Wire and add purple wire.
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23. Harness 5. Route from Motor to Braided Wire and add blue wire.
Toolbox 24. Screws from Toolbox.
         
Here are 2017 tutorials. 2017 is recommended.