A Tutorial Guide to PT/Modelor 2.0 and Pro/Engineer

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Addison-Wesley, 1998 - Computers - 501 pages
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A Tutorial Guide to PT/ModelerTM and Pro/ENGINEER is the ideal tool for beginners getting started with powerful design and production tools from Parametric Technology Corporation. This book provides an overview of basic PT/Modeler commands. Because PT/Modeler is a derivative of the powerful Pro/ENGINEER package and their interfaces are virtually identical, this text can also be used to learn the basics of Pro/ENGINEER. This manual presents basic concepts in an efficient, accessible way, allowing the user to get up and running quickly. Topics from getting-started basics to advanced assemblies are covered in 62 short tutorials-all accompanied by detailed supporting text. The book is organized so that it is useful during the tutorial phase, during review, and later as a reference. You will also find in this text important background information on such topics as parametric design, 3D solid modeling, hierarchical design, and creating engineering drawings. Additional Features Overview material on PT/Render and PT/Library, popular add-on packages Step-by-step tutorials in a handy, easy-to-follow table format Supporting data files, available via the world wide web, for use with some of th

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Contents

Introduction
1
Creating Engineering Drawings
8
Working with PTModeler
11
Copyright

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Richard F. Ferraro is an internationally known inventor, author, and consultant in computer graphics. He and partner Marco Brandestini invented the award winning Nikon Coolscan(tm) Scanner. He is the author of the best-selling Programmer, s Guide to the EGA, VGA and SuperVGA Cards and Learn 3D Graphics Programming on the PC. Mr. Ferraro provides design, training, and patent and copyright consulting services in computer graphics, image processing, and image data compression. He can be reached through Addison-Wesley at ferraro@awl.com.

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