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(New page: Category:Engineering format '''Title(s):''' Title::SolidWorks '''Version(s):''' - Information about the version of the engineering format. * '''Version ID:''' Version ID:: -...)
 
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'''Title(s):''' [[Title::SolidWorks]]
 
'''Title(s):''' [[Title::SolidWorks]]
 
'''Version(s):''' - Information about the version of the engineering format.
 
* '''Version ID:''' [[Version ID::]] - Identification or version number of the engineering format.
 
* '''Date released:''' [[Version Date released::]] - Date that the version was released.
 
 
'''Date:''' [[Format Date::]] - Date the format was created (YYYY-MM-DD)
 
  
 
'''Creator(s):''' [[Creator::SolidWorks Corporation]]
 
'''Creator(s):''' [[Creator::SolidWorks Corporation]]
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'''Contributor(s):''' [[Contributor::SolidWorks Corporation]]
 
'''Contributor(s):''' [[Contributor::SolidWorks Corporation]]
  
'''Description:''' [[Description::]] - Main description of the format, which can give extra information not categorized.
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'''Identifier:''' [[Identifier::www.solidworks.com]]
 
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'''Example(s):''' - Information and example models of the engineering format.
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* '''File:''' [[Example File::]] - Links to examples of the engineering format, in file format.
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* '''Text:''' [[Example Text::]] - Description of the file being used as an example.
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* '''Creation date:''' [[Example Creation Date::]] - The date that the file was created.
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* '''Modification date:''' [[Example Modification Date::]] - The most recent date that the file was modified.
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'''Identifier:''' [[Identifier::www.SolidWorks.com]]
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'''Documentation:''' - Information in general about the engineering format.
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* '''URL:''' [[Documentation URL::www.SolidWorks.com]]
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* '''Name:''' [[Documentation Name::SolidWorks Corporation]]
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* '''Type {Company, Organization, Person}:''' [[Documentation Type::Company]]
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* '''Physical address(es):'''
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** '''Physical address:''' [[[Documentation Physical Address::]]
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*** '''Name''' [[Documentation Address Name::SolidWorks Corporation]]
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*** '''Address line 1''' [[Documentation Address Line 1::300 Baker Avenue]]
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*** '''City''' [[Documentation Address City::Concord]]
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*** '''State''' [[Documentation Address State::Massachusetts]]
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*** '''Zip''' [[Documentation Address Zip::01742]]
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*** '''Country''' [[Documentation Address Country::United States]]
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* '''Email address(es):''' [[Documentation E-mail Address::info@solidworks.com]]
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* '''Website(s):''' [[Documentation Website::www.SolidWorks.com]]
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'''File Extensions:''' [[File Extension::SLDDRW]], [[File Extension::SLDPRT]], [[File Extension::SLDASM]]
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'''Applications:'''
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* '''Native application(s):'''
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** '''Name(s):'''
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*** '''Name:''' [[Native Application Name::SolidWorks Application]]
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** '''Version:''' [[Native Application Version::2009 SP0.0]]
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** '''Author(s):'''
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*** '''Entity:''' [[Native Application Author::SolidWorks Corporation]]
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** '''Current owner(s):'''
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*** '''Entity:''' [[Native Application Current Owner::Dassault Systèmes, S. A.]]
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** '''Description:''' [[Native Application Description::3D mechanical CAD (computer-aided design) program]]
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** '''Geometric modeling kernels:''' [[Native Application Gemoetric Modeling Kernel::]]
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** '''Computer platform(s):'''
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*** '''Operating system:''' [[Native Application Platform Operating System::Windows]]
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*** '''Processor architecture:''' [[Native Application Platform Architecture::]]
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** '''Can read:''' [[Native Application Can Read::true]]
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** '''Can write:''' [[Native Application Can Write::true]]
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* '''Interoperable applications:''' - Applications which are not designed to specifically run this engineering format, but can.
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** '''Name(s):''' - Names of the application.
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*** '''Name:''' [[Interoperable Application Name::]] - Name of the application.
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** '''Version:''' [[Interoperable Application Version::]] - Version of the application.
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** '''Author(s):''' - Authors of the application.
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*** '''Entity:''' [[Interoperable Application Author::]] - Author of the application.
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** '''Current owner(s):''' - Current owners of the application.
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*** '''Entity:''' [[Interoperable Application Current Owner::]] - Current owner of the application.
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** '''Description:''' [[Interoperable Application Description::]] - Description of the application.
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** '''Geometric modeling kernels:''' [[Interoperable Application Gemoetric Modeling Kernel::]] - Geometric modeling kernel of the application. A geometric modeling kernel is the software component that performs the 3D modeling. Examples: ACIS, Granite, Parasolid, Romulus
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** '''Computer platform(s):''' - Platform information for this application.
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*** '''Operating system:''' [[Interoperable Application Platform Operating System::]] - Operating systems that the application supports. Examples: Linux, Ubuntu 8, Mac OS X, Windows XP
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*** '''Processor architecture:''' [[Interoperable Application Platform Architecture::]] - The architecture of the supported processor. Examples: x86, x86-64, PowerPC
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** '''Can read:''' [[Interoperable Application Can Read::]] - Can the application read files with the format?
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** '''Can write:''' [[Interoperable Application Can Write::]] - Can the application write files using the format?
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* '''Parent formats:''' [[Parent Formats::]] - Any direct ancestors of the engineering format, has the same information saved with it as a regular engineering format.
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* '''Magic numbers:''' [[Magic Numbers::]] - Unique identifying characters at the beginning of files for this engineering format.
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* '''Format(s):''' [[Format::]] - The MIME file types.
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* '''Rights:''' [[Rights::]] - The name or type of the license for the engineering format. Examples: BSD-style license, Apache License, Proprietary license
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* '''File classification:'''
 
* '''File classification:'''
** '''Type {Binary, Text}:''' [[File Classification Type::]] - The type of file, choices are binary and text.
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** '''Geometric representation:'''
** '''Raster data:''' - Section describes whether or not the engineering format supports raster data.
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*** '''Raster data 2D:''' - Can the format support 2D raster data? Example: A format that can contain 2D pixelated data supports 2D raster data.
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**** '''Is Supported:''' [[File Classification Raster Data 2D - Is Supported::]] - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
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**** '''Description:''' [[File Classification Raster Data 2D - Description::]] - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
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*** '''Raster data 3D:''' - Can the format support 3D raster data? Example: A format that can contain 2D pixelated data of a 3D model supports 3D raster data.
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**** '''Is Supported:''' [[File Classification Raster Data 3D - Is Supported::]] - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
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**** '''Description:''' [[File Classification Raster Data 3D - Description::]] - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
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** '''Geometric representation:''' - Section describes whether or not the engineering format supports geometric representations.
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*** '''Implicit representation:''' - Section describes whether or not the engineering format supports implicit representations.
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**** '''Implicit surfaces:''' - Can the format support implicit surfaces? Example: A format that can contain surfaces that are generated with mathematical equations that contain the independent variables x, y, and z, like x^2 + y^2 + z^2 * R^2 = 0, supports implicit surfaces.
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***** '''Is Supported:''' [[File Classification Implicit Surfaces - Is Supported::]] - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
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***** '''Description:''' [[File Classification Implicit Surfaces - Description::]] - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
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**** '''Implicit curves:''' - Can the format support implicit curves? Example: A format that can contain curves that are generated with mathematical equations that contain the independent variables x, y, and z, supports implicit curves.
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***** '''Is Supported:''' [[File Classification Implict Curves - Is Supported::]] - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
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***** '''Description:''' [[File Classification Implicit Curves - Description::]] - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
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**** '''Point set:''' - Can the format support point sets? Example: A format that supports surfaces and lines that are generated by points that form triangles supports point sets.
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***** '''Is Supported:''' [[File Classification Point Set - Is Supported::]] - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
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***** '''Description:''' [[File Classification Point Set - Description::]] - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
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*** '''Mesh:''' - Section describes whether or not the engineering format supports mesh.
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**** '''Manifold surface meshes:''' - Can the format support manifold surface meshes? Example: A format that supports surfaces that are mathematical spaces in which every point has a neighborhood which resembles Euclidean space
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***** '''Is Supported:''' [[File Classification Mainfold Surface Meshes - Is Supported::]] - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
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***** '''Description:''' [[File Classification Manifold Surface Meshes - Description::]] - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
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**** '''Manifold volume meshes:''' - Can the format support manifold volume meshes? Example: A format that supports volumes that are mathematical spaces in which every point has a neighborhood which resembles Euclidean space
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***** '''Is Supported:''' [[File Classification Manifold Volume Meshes - Is Supported::]] - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
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***** '''Description:''' [[File Classification Manifold Volume Meshes - Description::]] - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
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**** '''Non-manifold meshes:''' - Can the format support non-manifold meshes? Example: A format that supports meshes that are not manifolds
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***** '''Is Supported:''' [[File Classification Non-manifold Meshes - Is Supported::]] - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
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***** '''Description:''' [[File Classification Non-manifold Meshes - Description::]] - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
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*** '''Parametric representation:'''
 
*** '''Parametric representation:'''
 
**** '''Parametric surfaces:'''
 
**** '''Parametric surfaces:'''
 
***** '''Is Supported:''' [[File Classification Parametric Surfaces - Is Supported::true]]
 
***** '''Is Supported:''' [[File Classification Parametric Surfaces - Is Supported::true]]
***** '''Description:''' [[File Classification Parametric Surfaces - Description::]]
 
 
**** '''Parametric curves:'''
 
**** '''Parametric curves:'''
 
***** '''Is Supported:''' [[File Classification Parametric Curves - Is Supported::true]]
 
***** '''Is Supported:''' [[File Classification Parametric Curves - Is Supported::true]]
***** '''Description:''' [[File Classification Parametric Curves - Description::]]
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** '''Dynamics:'''
*** '''Contour sets:''' - Can the format support contour sets?
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**** '''Is Supported:''' [[File Classification Contour Sets - Is Supported::]] - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
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**** '''Description:''' [[File Classification Contour Sets - Description::]] - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
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*** '''NURBS:''' - Can the format support Non Uniform Rational Basis Splines? Examples: The engineering formats IGES, STEP, ACIS, and PHIGS
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**** '''Is Supported:''' [[File Classification NURBS - Is Supported::]] - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
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**** '''Description:''' [[File Classification NURBS - Description::]] - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
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** '''Multi-resolution models:''' - Can the format support models with multiple resolutions? Examples: A format that supports a highly detailed and lowly detailed model simultaneously supports multi-resolution models.
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*** '''Is Supported:''' [[File Classification Multi-resolution Models - Is Supported::]] - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
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*** '''Description:''' [[File Classification Multi-resolution Models - Description::]] - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
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** '''Dynamics:''' - Section describes whether or not the engineering format supports dynamics.
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*** '''Kinematics:'''
 
*** '''Kinematics:'''
 
**** '''Is Supported:''' [[File Classification Kinematics - Is Supported::true]]
 
**** '''Is Supported:''' [[File Classification Kinematics - Is Supported::true]]
 
**** '''Description:''' [[File Classification Kinematics - Description::It relies on standard SolidWorks kinematics, but can also accept motion simulation results from COSMOSMotion, as well as a thorough manipulation by the user.]]
 
**** '''Description:''' [[File Classification Kinematics - Description::It relies on standard SolidWorks kinematics, but can also accept motion simulation results from COSMOSMotion, as well as a thorough manipulation by the user.]]
*** '''Assembly:''' - Can the format support assembly? Example: Does the format allow the assembly instructions to be explicitly specified with a model?
 
**** '''Is Supported:''' [[File Classification Assembly - Is Supported::]] - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
 
**** '''Description:''' [[File Classification Assembly - Description::]] - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
 
*** '''Force(s):''' - Can the format support forces? Example: Does the format support acceleration forces?
 
**** '''Is Supported:''' [[File Classification Force - Is Supported::]] - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
 
**** '''Description:''' [[File Classification Force - Description::]] - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
 
** '''Boundary representation''' - Can the format support models with boundary representations?
 
*** '''Manifold surface boundary representations:''' - Can the format support manifold surface boundary representations? Example: The engineering format STEP
 
**** '''Is Supported:''' [[File Classification Manifold Surface Boundary Representation - Is Supported::]] - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
 
**** '''Description:''' [[File Classification Manifold Surface Boundary Representation - Description::]] - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
 
*** '''Manifold volume boundary representations:''' - Can the format support manifold volume boundary representations? Example: The engineering format STEP
 
**** '''Is Supported:''' [[File Classification Manifold Volume Boundary Representation - Is Supported::]] - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
 
**** '''Description:''' [[File Classification Manifold Volume Boundary Representation - Description::]] - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
 
*** '''Non-manifold boundary representations:''' - Can the format support non-manifold boundary representations? Example: The engineering format STEP
 
**** '''Is Supported:''' [[File Classification Non-manifold Boundary Representation - Is Supported::]] - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
 
**** '''Description:''' [[File Classification Non-manifold Boundary Representation - Description::]] - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
 
** '''Material transparency:''' - Can the format support transparency? Example: Does the format allow models to have a clear window in a car?
 
*** '''Is Supported:''' [[File Classification Material Transparency - Is Supported::]] - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
 
*** '''Description:''' [[File Classification Material Transparency - Description::]] - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
 

Revision as of 13:01, 27 February 2009


Title(s): SolidWorks

Creator(s): SolidWorks Corporation

Contributor(s): SolidWorks Corporation

Identifier: www.solidworks.com

  • File classification:
    • Geometric representation:
      • Parametric representation:
        • Parametric surfaces:
          • Is Supported: true
        • Parametric curves:
          • Is Supported: true
    • Dynamics:
      • Kinematics:
        • Is Supported: true
        • Description: It relies on standard SolidWorks kinematics, but can also accept motion simulation results from COSMOSMotion, as well as a thorough manipulation by the user.