Learning Autodesk VIZ: A Tutorial Approach Release 4

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Goodheart-Wilcox Company, Sep 1, 2003 - Computers - 360 pages
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This text is designed as a hands-on supplement to classroom instruction. Major aspects of the software Autodesk VIZ, Release 4, are presented in step-by-step tutorials. These tutorials allow the reader to learn by doing. The procedures outlined in the text are reinforced by printed screen images. The text consists of 17 tutorials. At the end of each tutorial is a Self-Evaluation Test. This measuring device is used to check student progress and understanding of the software and 3D modeling concepts. Five projects are included at the end of the book. These projects are longer and more complex than the other tutorials.

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Sham Tickoo is a professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering Technology at Purdue University Calumet in Hammond, Indiana. He has been teaching CAD/CAM, AutoCAD, AutoLISP, drafting, and design since 1981. In addition to his academic career, he has worked as a machinist, quality control engineer, design engineer, and software developer. Mr. Tickoo's general research interests are in the design and development of new products, such as windmill turbines. He has authored and coauthored several books on CAD/CAM software and systems, including CATIA, NX, Pro/ENGINEER, SolidWorks, Solid Edge, Autodesk Inventor and 3ds Max. He received his M.S. in industrial technology from Northern Illinois University and his M.S. in industrial and management engineering from the University of Iowa.

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