MechDesigner and MotionDesigner Training Courses

    Training Courses Available.

    MechDesigner Training Courses

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    Application-Specific / Tailored



    • User-interface, efficient use of the mouse, editing options and techniques
    • Adding construction geometry vs geometry for solid modelling,
    • Adding Joints and Parts, Adding coincident Joints.
    • Mechanism - basic design principles, DOF, DYADS, Closures.
    • How to make sure the model is feasible.
    • Mechanism Analysis Tools
    • Motion Design - first principles: 'standard' and 'traditional' motion laws.
    • Cams Design and Basic Analysis Tools - first principles, rotating cams, different follower motions and shapes.
    • Gears - Gear-Pairs, Gear-Trains; Pulleys - define Belt-Length, Belt and Pulley Tooth Pitch
    • Rack-Pinions Pinion Size, Module; Ball-Screws: Pitch, Diameter
    • Force analysis: Mass and Inertia Properties,
    • Design Sets - Dimensions
    • Import and Export Data.


    • More complex uses of construction geometry, Blend-Curves, Splines, Trace-Points
    • Importing Sketches from SOLIDWORKS, Import DXF, convert to MD sketch-geometry.
    • 2-DOF Freedom Mechanisms, Planar Guidance.
    • Inverse-Kinematics - with design-checks.
    • Motion-Paths, Blend-Curves, Robotic Motion Guidance.
    • Magnetic-Joints
    • Importing Points Clouds, Reverse-Engineering, Motion Improvement
    • Model and Design Analysis


    • Spatial modelling techniques.
    • Robotic actuators.
    • Advanced force applications and understanding.
    • Motion as a function of another motion.
    • 3D-Cams: Barrel, Cylindrical, Globoidal, Scrolls [Feed-screws], Indexing, Oscillating
    • Patterning: Spatial and Timed Patterning for Machine modelling.
    • Cam Analysis and Cam Data Coordinates for Manufacturing,
    • Lifetime Analysis of Cam and Follower.
    • Advanced Motion Design and Optimization.
    • Workarounds for unusual mechanisms.

    Application-Specific and Tailored:

    • We can sign your Non-Disclosure Agreements and tailor a course to your design requirements.
    • We will prepare a course to help you design and optimize a series of interacting mechanisms.

    All Courses are in the UK, or remotely with Teams.