SolidWorks 2011 Parts and Assemblies Bible, Two-Volume Set

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John Wiley & Sons, May 3, 2012 - Computers - 1791 pages
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A comprehensive e-book package for SolidWorks users

SolidWorks is a powerful 3D solid modeler used in computer-aided design (CAD). Popular for its drag-and-drop, point-and-click, and cut-and-paste functions, SolidWorks is complex, and the detail found in these two comprehensive guides gives new users everything they need to become productive with the program. This e-book set features in-depth instruction and complete tutorials on parts (making part models and drawings of those parts) and assemblies (building assemblies and creating assembly drawings). Together they provide the knowledge you need to get up and running with SolidWorks 2011.

  • SolidWorks 2011 is a complex 3D solid modeling program; the two in-depth guides in this e-book set cover making parts models and building assemblies, as well as creating drawings of both
  • Set includes complete e-book versions of SolidWorks 2011 Parts Bible and SolidWorks 2011 Assemblies Bible
  • Written by a veteran manufacturing engineer and consultant who does SolidWorks training, maintains a SolidWorks blog, and is known as the go-to guy for information about the software
  • Covers both the "how" and "why" of SolidWorks, with extensive detail that will take you from novice to confident SolidWorks user

SolidWorks 2011 Parts & Assemblies Set provides a comprehensive education in using this popular 3D solid modeling program.

SolidWorks 2011 Parts & Assemblies Set provides a comprehensive education in using this popular 3D solid modeling program.

 

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Contents

Navigating the SolidWorks Interface
2-1
Creating Simple Partsand Drawings
3-52
Manipulating the View
5-1
Using the DisplayManager
5-13
Exploring the Display Pane Applying Color Automatically toFeatures
5-36
Getting More from Your Sketches Editing Sketch Relations Using DisplayDelete Relations Using SketchXpert
5-49
Modeling with Primary Features
6-31
Patterning and Mirroring
9
Whats on the DVD
23-70
Introducing Assembly Basics
23-78
Navigating the AssemblyInterface
23-100
Using Visualization Techniques
3-27
Using SpeedPaks
4-1
Patterning considerations Using Folders
4-11
Getting More from Mates
4-24
mates
5-15

Using Equations
10-1
Working with Part Configurations
10-19
Creating a Simple DesignTable Editing design tablesettings Editing the design table
11-32
Summary
11-38
Using Hole Wizard and Library Features
13-1
Creating Part Drawings
13-37
Working with Drawing Views
13-64
Using Annotations andSymbols Using Notes
15-39
Dimensioning and Tolerancing
15-59
Using Advanced Techniques
15-97
Modeling MultiBodies
15-98
Creating MultiBodies
15-115
Summary
15-136
Using the Trim
15-162
Working with Specialized Functionality
15-172
Using
15-173
Working withSketches Chapter 4
21-4
surfaces
21-17
Creating Sheet Metal Drawings
21-54
Using Imported Geometry and Direct Editing Techniques
23-5
Surfacing Tools
23-22
Summary
23-29
Appendixes
23-62
Working with Assembly Tools
5-30
Using master model Using the Layout Feature
6-4
Workingwith a Layout
6-13
Using Defeature
7-19
Controlling Assembly Configurations and Display States
7-29
Patterning andMirroringComponents
9
Using Mirror Components Using FeatureDriven Component Patterns Understanding Other Pattern Options
9-10
Modeling in Context
9-14
Dealing with the PracticalDetails ofInContext Modeling
9-25
Using Other Types ofExternalReferences Using inserted parts
6
Summary
16
Using the FeatureScope Propagating featurestoparts Making Fillets and Chamfersin Assemblies Creating Weld Beads
25
Creating and Using Libraries
59
Creating Assembly Drawings
49
Employing Master Model Techniques
18-17
Using Weldments Sketching in
18-34
Using Mold Tools
21-2
Summary
21-24
Working with Large Scale Design
21-30
Animating with the MotionManager
21-37
Finding Help
21-75
Whats on the DVD
21-82
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