SolidWorks 2011 Assemblies Bible

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John Wiley & Sons, Jul 12, 2011 - Computers - 720 pages
A fan of the SolidWorks Bible, but want more detail on assemblies? Here you go.

SolidWorks fans have long sought more detail on SolidWorks topics, and now you have it. We took our popular SolidWorks Bible, divided it into two books (SolidWorks 2011 Assemblies Bible and SolidWorks 2011 Parts Bible) and packed each new book with a host of items from your wish lists, such as more extensive coverage of the basics, additional tutorials, and expanded coverage of topics largely ignored by other books.

  • This SolidWorks 2011 Assemblies Bible shows you how to organize parts data to create assemblies or subassemblies using the latest version of the 3D solid modeling program, SolidWorks
  • Thoroughly describes best practices and beginning-to-advanced techniques using both video and text
  • Explains and thoroughly covers every assembly function and is written in a way that enables the reader to make better decisions while using the software
  • Written by well-known and well-respected SolidWorks guru Matt Lombard
  • Can stand alone or also with the SolidWorks 2011 Parts Bible for a complete SolidWorks reference set

Keep both the SolidWorks 2011 Assemblies Bible and the SolidWorks 2011 Parts Bible on your desk, and you?ll have the best resource set out there on SolidWorks.

 

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Contents

Table of Contents
Navigating the Assembly Interface
Working with Assemblies
Using SpeedPaks
Using names other than the partfilename in the assembly FeatureManager
Getting More from Mates
Mating for Motion
Working with Assembly Sketches and Layouts
Evaluating Assemblies
Creating and Using Libraries
Using FeatureDriven Component Patterns
Creating Assembly Drawings
Driving the Bill of Materials
Using Design Tables
Using Revision Tables
Using Hole Tables

UsingtheLayoutFeature
WorkingwithaLayout
UsingProximityTools
Controlling Assembly Configurations and Display States
Working with Assembly Configurations
Modeling in Context
Using Other Types of External References
WorkingInContext
Making Fillets and Chamfers in Assemblies
Working with Envelopes
UsingEquationsinanAssembly
Summary
UsingtheViewMateErrorswindow
Editing File Management Issues
Employing Master Model Techniques
Using Weldments
Using the Weldment Tools
UsingNonStructuralComponents
Creating Weldment Drawings
Summary
Working with Large Scale Design
Creatinga GridSystem
Transferring Data with the IFC File Type
Using the Animation Wizard
Animating the View
Animating with Key Points
Appendixes
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About the author (2011)

Matt Lombard is a mechanical engineer and an independent SolidWorks consultant. Because of the popularity of his SolidWorks blog (dezignstuff) and his sessions at SolidWorks World, he has built a reputation as the go-to resource for everything SolidWorks.

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