David C. Planchard CSWP


David Planchard is the founder of D&M Education LLC. Before starting D&M Education, he spent over 35 years in industry and academia holding various engineering, marketing, and teaching positions. He holds five U.S. patents. He has published and authored numerous papers on Machine Design, Product Design, Mechanics of Materials, and Solid Modeling. He is an active member of the SOLIDWORKS Users Group and the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE). David holds a BSME, MSM with the following professional certifications: CCAI, CCNP, CSWA-SD, CSWA-S, CSWA-AM, CSWP, CSWP-DRWT and SOLIDWORKS Accredited Educator. David is a SOLIDWORKS Solution Partner, a Faculty member and the SAE advisor at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in the Mechanical Engineering department.

In 2012, David’s senior Major Qualifying Project team (senior capstone) won first place in the Mechanical Engineering department at WPI.

In 2014, 2015 and 2016, David’s senior Major Qualifying Project teams won the Provost award in the Mechanical Engineering department for design excellence.

In 2018, David’s senior Major Qualifying Project team (Co-advisor) won the Provost award in the Electrical and Computer Engineering department. Subject area: Electrical System Implementation of Formula SAE Racing Platform.

In 2020, he was awarded emeritus status at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). His ME design class achieved world recognition, featured in Compass published by Dassault Systèmes, in the technical article, “Open Innovation in a Pandemic.”

Books by David C. Planchard CSWP

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Drawing and Detailing with SOLIDWORKS 2021

Available March 18, 2021
ISBN 978-1-63057-403-1

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Quick Start

Available January 19, 2021
ISBN 978-1-63057-381-2

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Reference Guide

Available January 12, 2021
ISBN 978-1-63057-391-1

Engineering Graphics with SOLIDWORKS 2021

Available January 8, 2021
ISBN 978-1-63057-407-9

Engineering Design with SOLIDWORKS 2021

Available December 31, 2020
ISBN 978-1-63057-400-0

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Tutorial

Available December 30, 2020
ISBN 978-1-63057-409-3

SOLIDWORKS 2020 Quick Start

Published January 20, 2020
ISBN 978-1-63057-323-2

Engineering Graphics with SOLIDWORKS 2020

Published January 20, 2020
ISBN 978-1-63057-315-7

Engineering Design with SOLIDWORKS 2020

Published January 8, 2020
ISBN 978-1-63057-310-2

SOLIDWORKS 2020 Tutorial

Published December 27, 2019
ISBN 978-1-63057-317-1

SOLIDWORKS 2020 Reference Guide

Published November 26, 2019
ISBN 978-1-63057-314-0

Official Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional Certification Guide

Published July 25, 2019
ISBN 978-1-63057-295-2

SOLIDWORKS 2019 Quick Start

Published January 14, 2019
ISBN 978-1-63057-229-7

Engineering Graphics with SOLIDWORKS 2019

Published December 10, 2018
ISBN 978-1-63057-230-3

SOLIDWORKS 2019 Tutorial

Published December 7, 2018
ISBN 978-1-63057-238-9

Engineering Design with SOLIDWORKS 2019

Published November 28, 2018
ISBN 978-1-63057-223-5

SOLIDWORKS 2019 Reference Guide

Published November 14, 2018
ISBN 978-1-63057-226-6

SOLIDWORKS 2018 Quick Start with Video Instruction

Published January 25, 2018
ISBN 978-1-63057-143-6
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