9781585030699

Parametric Modeling With Mechanical Desktop 5

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    9781585030699

  • ISBN10:

    1585030694

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-03-01
  • Publisher: Schroff Development Corp

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Introduction
2(1)
Development of Computer Geometric Modeling
2(4)
Feature-Based Parametric Modeling
6(1)
Getting Started with Mechanical Desktop
7(1)
Starting Mechanical Desktop
7(1)
The Startup dialog box and Units Setup
8(2)
Mechanical desktop Screen Layout
10(1)
Pull-down Menus
11(1)
Mechanical Main Toolbar
11(1)
Mechanical View Toolbar
11(1)
Graphics Window
11(1)
Graphics Cursor or Crosshairs
11(1)
Command Prompt Area
11(1)
Part Modeling Toolbar and Additional Toolbars
11(1)
Mouse Buttons
12(1)
[Esc] - Canceling commands
12(1)
On-Line Help
13(1)
Leaving mechanical desktop
13(1)
Creating a CAD files folder
13
Parametric Modeling Fundamentals
Introduction
2(1)
The Adjuster-Block design
3(1)
Starting Mechanical Desktop
3(2)
Creating Rough Sketches
5(1)
Turning OFF the Drawing Aid options
6(1)
Displaying the 2D Sketching Toolbar
6(1)
Step 1: Creating a rough sketch
7(1)
Step 2: Profile the Sketch
8(1)
Step 3: Apply/modify constraints and dimensions
9(3)
Modifying the dimensions of the sketch
12(1)
Step 4: Completing the Base Solid Feature
13(1)
Dynamic Viewing Functions - Realtime Zoom and Pan
14(1)
Dynamic Rotation of the 3-D block - 3D orbit
15(1)
Shaded Solid
16(1)
Sketch plane - It is an XY CRT, but an XYZ World
17(3)
Step 5: Adding additional features
20(3)
Step 6: Adding a cut feature and Complete the design
23(4)
Save the Part and Exit
27(1)
Questions
28(1)
Exercises
29
Constructive Solid Geometry Concepts
Introduction
2(1)
Binary Tree
3(1)
Project: Locator
4(1)
The Locator Design
4(1)
Starting Mechanical desktop
5(1)
Drawing Units Setup
5(2)
GRID and SNAP intervals Setup
7(1)
Modeling Strategy - CSG Binary Tree
8(1)
Base Feature
9(3)
Creating the next solid feature
12(3)
Creating a Cut Feature
15(4)
Creating a Placed Feature
19(3)
Creating a Rectangular Cut Feature
22(1)
Questions
23(1)
Exercises
24
Model History Tree
Introduction
2(1)
The L-Support Design
2(2)
Modeling Strategy
4(1)
Starting Mechanical Desktop
5(1)
The Desktop Browser
6(2)
Sketch Setting - How rough is rough?
8(1)
Creating the Base Feature
9(3)
Add Another Solid Feature
12(1)
Using the Running Object Snaps
12(2)
Creating the 2D sketch
14(3)
Renaming the Part Features
17(1)
Adjusting the Width of the Base Feature
18(1)
Adding a Placed Feature
19(2)
Creating a Rectangular Cutout
21(1)
Displaying and Examining the Features
21(1)
History-based Part Modifications
22(1)
Modifying the 2-D Sketch of the Base Feature
23(3)
Questions
26(1)
Exercises
27
Parametric Constraints Fundamentals
Constraints and Relations
2(1)
Create a Simple Plate Design
2(1)
Starting Mechanical Desktop
3(2)
Dimensional Values and Dimensional Variables
5(4)
Saving the Model File
9(1)
Fully Constrained Geometry
9(2)
Displaying/Deleting existing constraints
11(2)
Applying Geometric Constraints
13(3)
Adding Additional Geometry
16(5)
Questions
21(1)
Exercises
22
The BORN Technique and Work Features
The BORN Technique
2(1)
Reference Geometry -- Work Features
2(1)
The Guide Block Design
3(1)
Modeling Strategy
4(1)
Starting Up Mechanical Desktop
5(1)
Applying the BORN Technique
6(2)
AutoCAD's AutoSnap™ and AutoTrack™ features
8(1)
Creating the 2-D Sketch for the Base feature
9(2)
Apply/modify constraints and dimensions
11(2)
Parametric Relations
13(2)
Selecting a new sketch plane for the next feature
15(1)
Referencing the established Work planes
16(2)
Creating the next Cut feature
18(2)
Third Cutout - Using A New Work Plane
20(4)
Adding a Placed Feature
24(1)
Placed Feature - Blind option
25(2)
A Design Change
27(1)
Questions
28(1)
Exercises
29
Symmetrical Features in Designs
Introduction
2(1)
A Revolved Design: PULLEY
2(1)
Modeling Strategy - A Revolved Design
3(1)
Starting Up Mechanical Desktop
4(1)
Applying the BORN Technique
5(1)
Changing to the 2D UCS icon Display
6(1)
Orientation of the model - using the preset views
7(2)
Creating a Work Axis
9(1)
Creating the 2-D Sketch for the Revolved feature
10(2)
Re-Solve Sketch
12(2)
Creating the Revolve Feature
14(1)
Mirroring Part
15(1)
Combining Parts
16(1)
Cut Feature Using Construction Geometry
17(5)
Arrayed Features
22(1)
Save the part
23(1)
Questions
24(1)
Exercises
25
Part Drawings and Associative Functionality
Drawings from Parts and Associative Functionality
2(1)
Starting Up Mechanical Desktop
3(1)
Drawing Mode - Paper Space
3(4)
Adding borders and title block in the layout
7(1)
Adding the Base View of the Drawing
8(3)
Adding a Sectioned Orthogonal View
11(2)
Adding an ISO view
13(1)
Modifying the Scale of the Drawing Views
14(1)
Displaying parametric Dimensions
15(2)
Adjusting Dimension Attributes - Dimension Style
17(3)
Hiding Feature Dimensions and Repositioning with GRIP
20(1)
Reposition Dimensions using the Move Dimension command
21(1)
Adding Additional Dimensions -- Reference Dimensions
22(1)
Associative Functionality -- Modifying Feature Dimensions
23(4)
Questions
27(1)
Exercises
28
Parent/Child Relationships
Introduction
2(1)
Three-dimensional construction tools
3(1)
A Thin-Walled Part: Dryer Housing
3(1)
Modeling Strategy
4(1)
Starting Mechanical Desktop
5(1)
Applying the BORN Technique
6(1)
Orientation of the model - using the preset views
7(2)
Creating the 2-D Sketch for a Revolved Feature
9(2)
Create the Revolved Feature
11(1)
Examining the Parent/Child Relationships
12(3)
Create a Parametric Profile
15(1)
Create a Tapered Feature using the Revolve command
16(1)
Create 3D Rounds and Fillets
17(2)
Using the Shell Operation
19(1)
Create a cut feature as a Pattern Leader
20(3)
Creating a Circular Pattern
23(1)
Examining the Parent/Child Relationships
24(1)
Questions
25(1)
Exercises
26
Advanced Modeling Techniques
Introduction
2(1)
The BRACKET Design
2(1)
Modeling Strategy
3(1)
Starting Mechanical Desktop
4(1)
Applying the BORN Technique
5(1)
Creating the Parametric Profile of the Base Feature
6(3)
Completing the First Solid Feature
9(1)
Creating another Extruded Feature
10(4)
Completing the Solid Feature -- Boolean Intersect
14(1)
Extrude - To Surface option
15(3)
Using the Face Draft command
18(2)
Create the Top Cylindrical Feature
20(3)
Create the Hole through the Cylinder
23(1)
Create two Holes at the Base
23(1)
Adding 3-D Rounds and Fillets
24(2)
Creating 3D Chamfers
26(2)
Creating a Drawing Layout
28(1)
Questions
29(1)
Exercises
30
Assembly Modeling - Putting It All Together
Introduction
2(1)
The Bracket Assembly
2(1)
Assembly Modeling Methodology
3(1)
Starting Mechanical Desktop
3(1)
Creating an additional Local Part
4(1)
Creating the Bushing part
5(4)
Changing Model Colors
9(1)
Assembly Constraints
9(2)
DOF Visibility
11(1)
Bracket Subassembly - Aligning the Bushing
12(1)
Apply the Second Assembly Constraint
13(2)
Save the Subassembly model
15(1)
Creating Additional Parts
16(3)
Base Plate
17(1)
Cap Screw
18(1)
Create the Bracket Assembly Model
19(1)
Using External Parts in an Assembly
19(1)
Base Component
20(3)
Assembling the Bracket Subassembly to the Base Plate
23(3)
Modify the Hole feature of the Bracket part
26(1)
Making an additional copy of the Cap Screw
27(1)
Completing the Assembly
28(1)
Localizing a Part definition
29(1)
Exploding the Assembly
30(3)
Conclusion
33(1)
Summary of Modeling Considerations
33(1)
Questions
34(1)
Exercises
35
Index

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