Introduction to Solid Modeling Using SolidWorks® 2013

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-06-10
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science Engineering
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Introduction to Solid Modeling Using SolidWorks® 2013presents "keystroke-level" tutorials, providing users new to the SolidWorks® program with all the detail they need to become confident using the software. Topics are illustrated and infused with examples from the real world such as flanges, brackets, helical springs, and more. Additionally, this easy-to-use guide has modular chapters, allowing for flexible organization of a course or self-study.

Accessible and updated for the newest version of software, Introduction to Solid Modeling Using SolidWorks® 2013 by Howard and Musto relates solid modeling exercises to engineering concepts in a way that introduces the engineering design process while simultaneously building student proficiency with a state-of-the-art software tool.

The Student Design Kit is no longer available as a download. Instructors can receive free 1 year copies of SolidWorks for their students by going to www.solidworks.com/studentaccess. Schools must be on subscription to receive free student software.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Learning SolidWorks

Chapter 1: Basic Part Modeling Techniques

Chapter 2: Engineering Drawings

Chapter 3: Additional Part Modeling Techniques

Chapter 4: Advanced Part Modeling

Chapter 5: Parametric Modeling Techniques

Chapter 6: Creation of Assembly Models

Chapter 7: Advanced Assembly Operations

Chapter 8: Assembly Drawings

Part 2: Applications of SolidWorks

Chapter 9: Generation of 2-D Layouts

Chapter 10: Solution of Vector Problems

Chapter 11: Analysis of Mechanisms

Chapter 12: Design of Molds and Sheet Metal Parts

Chapter 13: The Use of SolidWorks to Accelerate the Product Development Cycle

Appendix A: Recommended Settings

Appendix B: The SolidWorks Interface: Use and Customization


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