SolidWorks 2008 tutorial with multimedia CD

Titre : SolidWorks 2008 tutorial with multimedia CD
Auteur : David C. Planchard
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 1585034258
Libération : 2008-01-01

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Provides an introduction to SolidWorks 2008 through step-by-step tutorials that cover such topics as linkage assembly, front support assembly, the fundamentals of drawing, and pneumatic test module assembly.

Engineering Design with SolidWorks 2012

Titre : Engineering Design with SolidWorks 2012
Auteur : David C. Planchard
Éditeur : SDC Publications
ISBN-13 : 9781585036974
Libération : 2012-01-23

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Engineering Design with SolidWorks 2012 is written to assist students, designers, engineers and professionals. The book provides a solid foundation in SolidWorks by utilizing projects with step-by-step instructions for the beginning to intermediate SolidWorks user. Explore the user interface, CommandManager, menus, toolbars and modeling techniques to create parts, assemblies and drawings in an engineering environment. Follow the step-by-step instructions and develop multiple parts and assemblies that combine machined, plastic and sheet metal components. Formulate the skills to create, modify and edit sketches and solid features. Learn the techniques to reuse features, parts and assemblies through symmetry, patterns, copied components, design tables, Bills of Materials, Custom Properties and Configurations. Address various SolidWorks analysis tools: SimulationXpress, Sustainability / SustainabilityXpress and DFMXpress and Intelligent Modeling techniques. Learn by doing, not just by reading! Desired outcomes and usage competencies are listed for each project. Know your objective up front. Follow the steps in Projects 1 - 8 to achieve the design goals. Work between multiple documents, features, commands and custom properties that represent how engineers and designers utilize SolidWorks in industry. Review individual features, commands and tools with the enclosed multimedia DVD. The projects contain exercises. The exercises analyze and examine usage competencies. Collaborate with leading industry suppliers such as SMC Corporation of America, Boston Gear and 80/20 Inc. Collaborative information translates into numerous formats such as paper drawings, electronic files, rendered images and animations. On-line intelligent catalogs guide designers to the product that meets both their geometric requirements and performance functionality. The authors developed the industry scenarios by combining their own industry experience with the knowledge of engineers, department managers, vendors and manufacturers. These professionals are directly involved with SolidWorks everyday. Their responsibilities go far beyond the creation of just a 3D model. The book is designed to compliment the SolidWorks Tutorials contained in SolidWorks 2012.

SolidWorks 2013 Tutorial

Titre : SolidWorks 2013 Tutorial
Auteur : David C. Planchard
Éditeur : SDC Publications
ISBN-13 : 9781585037797
Libération : 2013

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SolidWorks 2013 Tutorial with Video Instruction is targeted towards a technical school, two year college, four year university or industry professional that is a beginner or intermediate CAD user. The text provides a student who is looking for a step-by-step project based approach to learning SolidWorks with an enclosed 1.5 hour video instruction DVD, SolidWorks model files, and preparation for the CSWA exam. The book is divided into two sections. Chapters 1 - 7 explore the SolidWorks User Interface and CommandManager, Document and System properties, simple machine parts, simple and complex assemblies, design tables, configurations, multi-sheet, multi-view drawings, BOMs, Revision tables using basic and advanced features along with Intelligent Modeling Techniques, SustainabilityXpress, SimulationXpress and DFMXpress. Chapters 8 - 11 prepare you for the new Certified SolidWorks Associate Exam (CSWA). The CSWA certification indicates a foundation in and apprentice knowledge of 3D CAD and engineering practices and principles. Follow the step-by-step instructions and develop multiple assemblies that combine over 100 extruded machined parts and components. Formulate the skills to create, modify and edit sketches and solid features. Learn the techniques to reuse features, parts and assemblies through symmetry, patterns, copied components, design tables and configurations. Learn by doing, not just by reading! Desired outcomes and usage competencies are listed for each chapter. Know your objective up front. Follow the steps in each chapter to achieve your design goals. Work between multiple documents, features, commands, custom properties and document properties that represent how engineers and designers utilize SolidWorks in industry.

Commands Guide Tutorial for SolidWorks 2013

Titre : Commands Guide Tutorial for SolidWorks 2013
Auteur : David C. Planchard
Éditeur : SDC Publications
ISBN-13 : 9781585037711
Libération : 2012-12-27

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The Commands Guide Tutorial for SolidWorks 2013 is a comprehensive reference book written to assist the beginner to intermediate user of SolidWorks 2013. SolidWorks is an immense software package, and no one book can cover all topics for all users. This book provides a centralized reference location to address many of the tools, features and techniques of SolidWorks 2013. This book covers the following: System and Document properties FeatureManagers PropertyManagers ConfigurationManagers RenderManagers 2D and 3D Sketch tools Sketch entities 3D Feature tools Motion Study Sheet Metal Motion Study Sustainability Sustainability Xpress FlowXpress PhotoView 360 Pack and Go Intelligent Modeling techniques and more. Chapter 1 provides a basic overview of the concepts and terminology used throughout this book using SolidWorks 2013 software. If you are completely new to SolidWorks, you should read Chapter 1 in detail and complete Lesson 1, Lesson 2 and Lesson 3 in the SolidWorks Tutorials. If you are familiar with an earlier release of SolidWorks, you still might want to skim Chapter 1 to become acquainted with some of the commands, menus and features that you have not used; or you can simply jump to any section in any chapter. Each chapter (18 total) provides detailed PropertyManager information on key topics with individual stand alone short tutorials to reinforce and demonstrate the functionality and ease of the SolidWorks tool or feature. All models for the 240 plus tutorials are located on the enclosed book CD with their solution (initial and final). Learn by doing, not just by reading! Formulate the skills to create, modify and edit sketches and solid features. Learn the techniques to reuse features, parts and assemblies through symmetry, patterns, copied components, design tables, configurations and more. The book is design to compliment the Online Tutorials and Online Help contained in SolidWorks 2013. The goal is to illustrate how multiple design situations and systematic steps combine to produce successful designs. The authors developed the tutorials by combining their own industry experience with the knowledge of engineers, department managers, professors, vendors and manufacturers.These professionals are directly involved with SolidWorks everyday. Their responsibilities go far beyond the creation of just a 3D model.

Commands Guide Tutorial for SolidWorks 2011

Titre : Commands Guide Tutorial for SolidWorks 2011
Auteur : David C. Planchard
Éditeur : SDC Publications
ISBN-13 : 9781585036219
Libération : 2010

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The Commands Guide Tutorial for SolidWorks 2011 is a comprehensive reference book written to assist the beginner to intermediate user of SolidWorks 2011. SolidWorks is an immense software package, and no one book can cover all topics for all users. The book provides a centralized reference location to address many of the tools, features and techniques of SolidWorks 2011. This book covers the following: System and Document properties FeatureManagers PropertyManagers ConfigurationManagers RenderManagers 2D and 3D Sketch tools Sketch entities 3D Feature tools Motion Study Sheet Metal Motion Study Sustainability Sustainability Xpress FlowXpress PhotoView 360 Pack and Go Intelligent Modeling techniques and more. Chapter 1 provides a basic overview of the concepts and terminology used throughout this book using SolidWorks 2011 software. If you are completely new to SolidWorks, you should read Chapter 1 in detail and complete Tutorial 1, Tutorial 2, and Tutorial 3 in the SolidWorks Tutorials. If you are familiar with an earlier release of SolidWorks, you might still want to skim Chapter1 to get acquainted with some of the new commands, menus, and features that you haven’t used; or you can simply jump to any section in any chapter. Each chapter (18 total) provides detailed PropertyManager information on key topics with individual stand alone short tutorials to reinforce and demonstrate the functionality and ease of the SolidWorks tool or feature. All models for the 240 plus tutorials are provided on the enclosed book CD with their solution (initial and final). Learn by doing, not just reading! Formulate the skills to create, modify and edit sketches and solid features. You will also learn the techniques to reuse features, parts and assemblies through symmetry, patterns, copied components, design tables, configurations and more. The book is designed to compliment the Online Tutorials and Online Help contained in SolidWorks 2011. The goal is to illustrate how multiple design situations and systematic steps combine to produce successful designs.

Engineering Graphics with SolidWorks 2013 and Video Instruction

Titre : Engineering Graphics with SolidWorks 2013 and Video Instruction
Auteur : David Planchard
Éditeur : SDC Publications
ISBN-13 : 9781585037803
Libération : 2013-02-18

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Engineering Graphics with SolidWorks 2013 and Video Instruction DVD is written to assist technical school, two year college, four year university instructor/student or industry professional that is a beginner or intermediate SolidWorks user. The book combines the fundamentals of engineering graphics and dimensioning practices with a step-by-step project based approach to learning SolidWorks with the enclosed 1.5 hour Video Instruction DVD. Learn by doing, not just by reading. The book is divided into two parts: Engineering Graphics and SolidWorks 3D CAD software. In Chapter 1 through Chapter 3, you explore the history of engineering graphics, manual sketching techniques, orthographic projection, isometric projection, multi-view drawings, dimensioning practices and the history of CAD leading to the development of SolidWorks. In Chapter 4 through Chapter 8, you apply engineering graphics fundamentals and learn the SolidWorks User Interface, Document and System properties, simple parts, simple and complex assemblies, design tables, configurations, multi-sheet, multi-view drawings, Bill of Materials, Revision tables, basic and advanced features. Follow the step-by-step instructions in over 70 activities to develop eight parts, four sub-assemblies, three drawings, and six document templates. Formulate the skills to create and modify solid features to model a 3D FLASHLIGHT assembly. Chapter 9 provides a bonus section on the Certified SolidWorks Associate CSWA program with sample exam questions and initial and final SolidWorks models. Passing the CSWA exam proves to employers that you have the necessary fundamental engineering graphics and SolidWorks competencies. Review individual features, commands, and tools for each project with the book’s 1.5 hour Video Instruction DVD and SolidWorks Help. The chapter exercises analyze and examine usage competencies based on the project objectives. The book is designed to complement the SolidWorks Tutorials located in the SolidWorks Help menu. Each section explores the SolidWorks Online User’s Guide to build your working knowledge of SolidWorks. Desired outcomes and usage competencies are listed for each project. Know your objectives up front. Follow the step-by step procedures to achieve your design goals. Work between multiple documents, features, commands, and properties that represent how engineers and designers utilize SolidWorks in industry. The authors developed the industry scenarios by combining their own industry experience with the knowledge of engineers, department managers, vendors, and manufacturers. These professionals are directly involved with SolidWorks every day. Their responsibilities go far beyond the creation of just a 3D model.

Engineering Design with SolidWorks 2013 and Video Instruction

Titre : Engineering Design with SolidWorks 2013 and Video Instruction
Auteur : David C. Planchard
Éditeur : SDC Publications
ISBN-13 : 9781585037773
Libération : 2012-01-08

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Engineering Design with SolidWorks 2013 and Video Instruction is written to assist students, designers, engineers and professionals. The book provides a solid foundation in SolidWorks by utilizing projects with step-by-step instructions for the beginner to intermediate SolidWorks user. Explore the user interface, CommandManager, menus, toolbars and modeling techniques to create parts, assemblies and drawings in an engineering environment. Follow the step-by-step instructions and develop multiple parts and assemblies that combine machined, plastic and sheet metal components. Formulate the skills to create, modify and edit sketches and solid features. Learn the techniques to reuse features, parts and assemblies through symmetry, patterns, copied components, design tables, Bills of Materials, Custom Properties and Configurations. Address various SolidWorks analysis tools: SimulationXpress, Sustainability / SustainabilityXpress and DFMXpress and Intelligent Modeling techniques. Learn by doing, not just by reading! Desired outcomes and usage competencies are listed for each project. Know your objective up front. Follow the steps in Project 1 - 8 to achieve the design goals. Work between multiple documents, features, commands and custom properties that represent how engineers and designers utilize SolidWorks in industry. Review individual features, commands and tools with the enclosed Video Instruction DVD. The projects contain exercises. The exercises analyze and examine usage competencies. Collaborate with leading industry suppliers such as SMC Corporation of America, Boston Gear and 80/20 Inc. Collaborative information translates into numerous formats such as paper drawings, electronic files, rendered images and animations. On-line intelligent catalogs guide designers to the product that meets both their geometric requirements and performance functionality. The authors developed the industry scenarios by combining their own industry experience with the knowledge of engineers, department managers, vendors and manufacturers. These professionals are directly involved with SolidWorks every day. Their responsibilities go far beyond the creation of just a 3D model. The book is design to compliment the SolidWorks Tutorials contained in SolidWorks 2013. There are over 2.5 hours of video instructions on the enclosed DVD.

Official Certified SolidWorks Professional CSWP Certification Guide

Titre : Official Certified SolidWorks Professional CSWP Certification Guide
Auteur : David C. Planchard
Éditeur : SDC Publications
ISBN-13 : 9781585036585
Libération : 2011-06-04

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This book, along with the companion disc that accompanies it, will provide you with a wealth of information about the three segments of the CSWP CORE exam. The intended audience for this book is a person who has passed the CSWA exam and who has eight or more months of SolidWorks training and usage. This guide is not intended to teach you how to use SolidWorks, but is written to provide you with CSWP exam tips, hints and information on sample questions and categories that are aligned with the exam. This guide is written to help you take and pass the CSWP exam. This book comes with a companion DVD containing segment videos for you to follow while you use the book. Each segment video provides valuable information, tips and tricks to successfully pass the CSWP CORE exam. SolidWorks model files, in both their initial and final state, are provided on this DVD for both SolidWorks 2010 and 2011. The book is organized into three chapters. Each chapter is focused on a segment of the CSWP CORE exam. This is not intended to be a step-by-step book.

SolidWorks 2012 Tutorial

Titre : SolidWorks 2012 Tutorial
Auteur : David C. Planchard
Éditeur : SDC Publications
ISBN-13 : 9781585037025
Libération : 2012

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SolidWorks 2012 Tutorial with Video Instruction is target towards a technical school, two year college, four year university or industry professional that is a beginner or intermediate CAD user. The text provides a student who is looking for a step-by-step project based approach to learning SolidWorks with an enclosed 1.5 hour video instruction DVD, SolidWorks model files, and preparation for the CSWA exam. The book is divided into two sections. Chapters 1 - 7 explore the SolidWorks User Interface and CommandManager, Document and System properties, simple machine parts, simple and complex assemblies, design tables, configurations, multi-sheet, multi-view drawings, BOMs, Revision tables using basic and advanced features along with Intelligent Modeling Techniques, SustainabilityXpress, SimulationXpress and DFMXpress. Chapters 8 - 11 prepare you for the new Certified SolidWorks Associate Exam (CSWA). The CSWA certification indicates a foundation in and apprentice knowledge of 3D CAD and engineering practices and principles. Follow the step-by-step instructions and develop multiple assemblies that combine over 100 extruded machined parts and components. Formulate the skills to create, modify and edit sketches and solid features. Learn the techniques to reuse features, parts and assemblies through symmetry, patterns, copied components, design tables and configurations. Learn by doing, not just by reading! Desired outcomes and usage competencies are listed for each chapter. Know your objective up front. Follow the steps in each chapter to achieve your design goals. Work between multiple documents, features, commands, custom properties and document properties that represent how engineers and designers utilize SolidWorks in industry.

SolidWorks 2014 Tutorial with Video Instruction

Titre : SolidWorks 2014 Tutorial with Video Instruction
Auteur : David Planchard
Éditeur : SDC Publications
ISBN-13 : 9781585038558
Libération : 2014-01

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SolidWorks 2014 Tutorial with video instruction is targeted towards a technical school, two year college, four year university or industry professional that is a beginner or intermediate CAD user. The text provides a student who is looking for a step-by-step project based approach to learning SolidWorks with video instruction, SolidWorks model files, and preparation for the Certified Associate - Mechanical Design (CSWA) exam. The book is divided into two sections. Chapters 1 - 5 explore the SolidWorks User Interface and CommandManager, Document and System properties, simple machine parts, simple and complex assemblies, proper design intent, design tables, configurations, multi-sheet, multi-view drawings, BOMs, Revision tables using basic and advanced features. Chapters 6 - 9 prepare you for the Certified Associate - Mechanical Design (CSWA) exam. The certification indicates a foundation in and apprentice knowledge of 3D CAD and engineering practices and principles. Follow the step-by-step instructions and develop multiple assemblies that combine over 100 extruded machined parts and components. Formulate the skills to create, modify and edit sketches and solid features. Learn the techniques to reuse features, parts and assemblies through symmetry, patterns, copied components, apply proper design intent, design tables and configurations. Learn by doing, not just by reading. Desired outcomes and usage competencies are listed for each chapter. Know your objective up front. Follow the steps in each chapter to achieve your design goals. Work between multiple documents, features, commands, custom properties and document properties that represent how engineers and designers utilize SolidWorks in industry.