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Virtual Machining Using CAMWorks 2021

Available July 19, 2021
200 pages
  • Teaches you how to prevent problems, reduce manufacturing costs, shorten production time, and improve estimating
  • Designed for users new to CAMWorks with basic knowledge of manufacturing processes
  • Covers the core concepts and most frequently used commands in CAMWorks
  • Incorporates cutter location data verification by reviewing the generated G-codes

Machining Simulation Using SOLIDWORKS CAM 2021

Available July 19, 2021
300 pages
  • Teaches you how to prevent problems, reduce manufacturing costs, shorten production time, and improve estimating
  • Covers the core concepts and most frequently used commands in SOLIDWORKS CAM
  • Designed for users new to SOLIDWORKS CAM with basic knowledge of manufacturing processes
  • Incorporates cutter location data verification by reviewing the generated G-codes
  • Includes a chapter on third-party CAM Modules

Drawing and Detailing with SOLIDWORKS 2021

Available March 18, 2021
750 pages
  • Covers SOLIDWORKS drawing and detailing tools in a step-by-step manner
  • Designed for the beginning to intermediate SOLIDWORKS user
  • Applies your drawing and detailing knowledge to over thirty exercises and industry examples
  • References the ASME Y14.5 engineering drawing and related documentation practices
  • Includes preparation material for the CSWA–Mechanical Design and CSWP-DRWT certification exam

Design Workbook Using SOLIDWORKS 2021

Available March 17, 2021
250 pages
  • An exercise-based workbook using step-by-step tutorials teaches you to use SOLIDWORKS 2021
  • Designed for use in undergraduate engineering and pre-college courses
  • Covers modeling, finite element analysis, assembly modeling, kinematic simulation, rapid prototyping and projecting engineering drawings
  • Incorporates the principles of engineering graphics into lessons

Parametric Modeling with SOLIDWORKS 2021

Available March 16, 2021
600 pages
  • Teaches you SOLIDWORKS 2021 and parametric modeling with hands on tutorials
  • Also covers sheet metal, SimulationXpress, basic motion analysis, collision detection and more
  • Prepares you to take the Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate Exam
  • Includes a chapter introducing you to 3D printing

Project Based SOLIDWORKS 2021

Available March 5, 2021
400 pages
  • Intended for users completely new to SOLIDWORKS
  • Designed to complement an engineering graphics course
  • Uses a project based approach throughout the book
  • Includes over ten hours of video instruction

Learning SOLIDWORKS 2021

Available March 5, 2021
550 pages
  • Teaches beginners how to use SOLIDWORKS with easy to understand tutorials
  • Features a simple robot design used as a project throughout the book
  • Covers modeling, gear creation, linkage analysis, assemblies, simulations and 3D animation
  • Available with an optional robot kit
  • Includes a chapter introducing you to 3D printing

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Reference Guide

Available March 3, 2021
1000 pages
  • A comprehensive reference book for SOLIDWORKS 2021
  • Contains 260 plus standalone tutorials
  • Starts with a basic overview of SOLIDWORKS 2021 and its new features
  • Tutorials are written for each topic with new and intermediate users in mind
  • Includes access to each tutorial’s initial and final state
  • Contains a chapter introducing you to 3D printing

SOLIDWORKS 2021 and Engineering Graphics

Available February 22, 2021
750 pages
  • Combines engineering graphics with SOLIDWORKS 2021 instruction
  • Uses a tutorial style with step-by-step instructions
  • Contains numerous exercises and review questions designed for classroom use
  • Prepares you to take the Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate Exam
  • Includes SOLIDWORKS models of the sketching exercises to aid students' visualization
  • Features a chapter introducing you to 3D printing

Automating SOLIDWORKS 2021 Using Macros

Available February 11, 2021
448 pages
  • Learn how to save time by automating repetitive work
  • Teaches you how to develop macros for SOLIDWORKS, the SOLIDWORKS Document Manager and SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional
  • Programming experience is not required
  • Covers many of the major API functions through practical use cases
  • Focuses on the Visual Studio Tools for Applications macro interface

Engineering Graphics with SOLIDWORKS 2021

Available February 5, 2021
584 pages
  • Covers engineering graphics and SOLIDWORKS 2021 in a step-by-step manner
  • Designed for beginning or intermediate SOLIDWORKS users
  • Contains a chapter on the Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate CSWA program
  • Includes a chapter introducing you to 3D printing

Engineering Design with SOLIDWORKS 2021

Available February 5, 2021
832 pages
  • A comprehensive introduction to SOLIDWORKS using tutorial style, step-by-step instructions
  • Designed for beginning or intermediate SOLIDWORKS users
  • Learn to create parts and assemblies using machined, plastic and sheet metal components
  • Also covers Simulation, Sustainability, and Intelligent Modeling techniques
  • Includes bonus chapters on the CSWA exam and 3D printing

Beginner's Guide to SOLIDWORKS 2021 - Level II

Available January 29, 2021
680 pages
  • Designed to teach intermediate users advanced topics and techniques
  • Covers sheet metal, surfacing, top-down design, parametric modeling, mold design, welded structures and more
  • Uses a task oriented approach to learning SOLIDWORKS
  • Includes access to video instruction
  • Covers commands found on the Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional Advanced and Expert Exams

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Tutorial

Available January 22, 2021
648 pages
  • Uses step-by-step, project based tutorials designed for beginning or intermediate users
  • Will prepare you for the Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate Exam
  • Includes a chapter introducing you to 3D printing

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Quick Start

Published January 19, 2021
272 pages
  • Introduces you to the basics of SOLIDWORKS in five easy lessons
  • Concentrates on areas where new users can improve efficiency in the design modeling process
  • Develops a Stirling Engine throughout the book
  • Perfectly suited for schools including CAD as part of a broader course
  • Includes bonus chapters on the CSWA exam and 3D printing

Beginner's Guide to SOLIDWORKS 2021 - Level I

Published January 8, 2021
792 pages
  • Designed to teach new users the basic concepts of SOLIDWORKS and good solid modeling techniques
  • Uses a task oriented approach to learning SOLIDWORKS
  • Focuses on the processes to complete the modeling of a part, instead of individual commands
  • Includes access to extensive video instruction
  • Covers commands found on the CSWA exam and includes a practice test

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Advanced Techniques

Published December 9, 2020
786 pages
  • The perfect follow up to SOLIDWORKS Intermediate Skills
  • Uses a step by step tutorial approach with real world projects
  • Comprehensive coverage of advanced SOLIDWORKS tools and techniques
  • Covers parts, surfaces, SimulationXpress, sheet metal, top-down assemblies and core and cavity molds
  • Features a quick reference guide and a Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional practice exam

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Intermediate Skills

Published November 25, 2020
672 pages
  • Picks up where SOLIDWORKS Basic Tools leaves off
  • Uses a step by step tutorial approach with real world projects
  • Comprehensive coverage of intermediate SOLIDWORKS tools and techniques
  • Expands on Solids, Surfaces, Multibodies, Configurations, Drawings, Sheet Metal and Assemblies
  • Features a quick reference guide

Mastering Surface Modeling with SOLIDWORKS 2021

Published November 25, 2020
260 pages
  • Teaches SOLIDWORKS users advanced surface modeling skills
  • Includes tips and techniques for hybrid modeling
  • Uses clear, step-by-step instructions to help you create real-world projects
  • Covers how to make molded parts and repair and patch surfaces
  • This edition features new exercises, updated instructions and deeper coverage of advanced topics

Official Guide to Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate Exams: CSWA, CSWA-SD, CSWSA-S, CSWA-AM

Published November 24, 2020
464 pages
  • Thoroughly prepares you for the CSWA, CSWA-SD, CSWSA-S, and CSWA-AM exams
  • Provides the most focused and comprehensive coverage of the CSWA exam and related topics
  • Intended for anyone with 6 - 9 months of SOLIDWORKS experience
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