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Project Based SOLIDWORKS 2018

Available August 3, 2018
350 pages
  • Intended for users completely new to SOLIDWORKS
  • Designed to complement an engineering graphics course
  • Uses a project based approach throughout the book
  • Includes nine and a half hours of video instruction

Engineering & Computer Graphics Workbook Using SOLIDWORKS 2018

Available July 20, 2018
250 pages
  • An exercise based workbook using step-by-step tutorials teaches you to use SOLIDWORKS 2018
  • Designed for use in an undergraduate engineering course
  • Based on the concurrent engineering design process
  • Covers modeling, finite elements, assembly modeling, kinematic simulation, rapid prototyping and projecting engineering drawings

Parametric Modeling with SOLIDWORKS 2018

Available April 9, 2018
600 pages
  • Teaches you SOLIDWORKS 2018 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

Virtual Machining Using CAMWorks 2018

Available April 3, 2018
200 pages
  • 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
  • Teaches you how to prevent problems, reduce manufacturing costs, shorten production time, and improve estimating

Learning SOLIDWORKS 2018

Available March 26, 2018
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 2018 and Engineering Graphics

Available March 23, 2018
700 pages
  • Combines engineering graphics with SOLIDWORKS 2018 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

SOLIDWORKS 2018 Quick Start with Video Instruction

Available February 16, 2018
250 pages
  • Introduces you to the basics of SOLIDWORKS in five easy lessons
  • Comes with training videos demonstrating all the basic tools needed to start using SOLIDWORKS
  • 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
  • This edition features a bonus chapter on the CSWA exam and additional end of chapter exercises

Beginner's Guide to SOLIDWORKS 2018 - Level II

Available January 10, 2018
654 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 2018 Tutorial with Video Instruction

Available January 3, 2018
646 pages
  • Uses step-by-step, project based tutorials designed for beginning or intermediate users
  • Comes with training videos demonstrating all the basic tools needed to start using SOLIDWORKS
  • Will prepare you for the Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate Exam
  • Includes a chapter introducing you to 3D printing
  • This edition features an expanded section on 3D printing and additional instructor resources

Engineering Design with SOLIDWORKS 2018 and Video Instruction

Available December 29, 2017
896 pages
  • A comprehensive introduction to SOLIDWORKS using tutorial style, step-by-step instructions
  • Comes with training videos demonstrating all the basic tools needed to start using SOLIDWORKS
  • Designed for beginning or intermediate SOLIDWORKS users
  • Learn to create parts and assemblies using machined, plastic and sheet metal components
  • Also covers Simulation, Sustainability, Intelligent Modeling techniques and 3D Printing
  • This edition features a new bonus chapter on the CSWA exam and an expanded section on 3D printing

Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture 2018 Fundamentals

Available December 29, 2017
340 pages
  • Designed for new users of AutoCAD Architecture 2018
  • Uses a tutorial style that progresses with each chapter
  • Guides you through building a completed 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom house
  • Includes quizzes and practice exams
  • Features new lessons on animations, fire-rating floor plans, and printing to PDF

Engineering Graphics with SOLIDWORKS 2018 and Video Instruction

Published December 14, 2017
576 pages
  • Covers engineering graphics and SOLIDWORKS 2018 in a step-by-step manner
  • Comes with training videos demonstrating all the basic tools needed to start using SOLIDWORKS
  • Designed for beginning or intermediate SOLIDWORKS users
  • Contains a chapter on the Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate CSWA program
  • This edition features an expanded section on 3D printing

SOLIDWORKS 2018 Reference Guide

Published December 13, 2017
1024 pages
  • A comprehensive reference book for SOLIDWORKS 2018
  • Contains 250 plus standalone tutorials
  • Starts with a basic overview of SOLIDWORKS 2018 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 as well as video tutorials
  • This edition features additional instructor resources

SOLIDWORKS 2018 Intermediate Skills

Published November 17, 2017
592 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
  • This edition includes six new chapters

Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional Advanced Preparation Material

Published November 14, 2017
256 pages
  • A comprehensive guide to all the CSWP advanced exams
  • Covers the advanced sheet metal, weldments, surfacing, mold tools and drawing tools exams
  • Lessons are based on the actual CSWPA exams
  • Projects are broken down into easy to follow steps
  • Intended for users who have already passed the CSWP exam

Certified SOLIDWORKS Expert Preparation Materials

Published November 6, 2017
208 pages
  • The most complete and comprehensive book on the CSWE exam available
  • Lessons are based on the actual CSWE examination
  • Projects are broken down into easy and comprehendible steps
  • Intended for advanced users who have already accomplished the CSWP title and have passed four of the CSWPA exams

SOLIDWORKS 2018 Advanced Techniques

Published October 25, 2017
752 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
  • This edition features a new chapter covering non-planar parting lines

Beginner's Guide to SOLIDWORKS 2018 - Level I

Published October 24, 2017
752 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 video instruction
  • Covers commands found on the Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate and Professional Exams

Autodesk 3ds Max 2018 Fundamentals

Published October 24, 2017
By ASCENT
672 pages
  • Designed for users completely new to 3ds Max
  • Uses real world tasks encountered in everyday use
  • Geared towards professionals in Architecture, Interior Design, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Product Design industries
  • Covers modeling, assembling files, materials, lighting, rendering and animation
  • Thorough coverage of tools teaches you to take full advantage of Autodesk 3ds Max

Autodesk Revit 2018 Architecture Basics

Published October 16, 2017
648 pages
  • Designed for anyone who wants to learn 3D parametric modeling for commercial structures
  • Uses a tutorial style that progresses with each chapter
  • Filled with helpful tips and tricks throughout the book
  • Will help you design buildings faster, more easily and more beautifully
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