Package Development with SolidWorks 2013

Out of Print
Published August 8, 2013
240 Pages
ISBN: 978-1-58503-829-9


Key Features

  • Intended for anyone designing package structures, product designs and mechanical designs
  • Guides you through the process of creating numerous real world package and product designs
  • Starts at a basic level and increases in difficulty with each subsequent chapter

In Detail

The intention of this book is to provide you with a guide for designing package structure and packaging mechanism with SolidWorks 2013. The intended audience is the student, engineer and persons involved in designing packaging structure, product design and mechanical design.

The design examples in the chapters are simplified versions of real world designs. The chapter sequences are arranged from basic skills to more advanced skills. It is assumed that the reader has some familiarity with SolidWorks.

Topics Covered

  • Sketching and solid modeling
  • The Helix tool and Reference Plane
  • Trim and mirror entities
  • Assembling many part drawings into a more complicated assembly drawing
  • 3-point Arcs and copying sketches from one plane to another plane
  • Sheet metal functions and die cut drawing
  • Cavity and split approaches for designing a mold
  • Calculating fill volumes and using PhotoView 360
  • Creating a bill of materials for assembly instructions and documentation
  • Sketching complicated components
  • Creating 2D detail drawings from part drawings
  • Advanced mate, subassembly, adding screws and nuts based on the Design Library
  • Creating the exploded views

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Cushion Design for a Printer
  3. Design of a Bottle and a Cap
  4. Design of a Corrugated box and a Divider
  5. Assembly of the Shipping Box, the Divider and the Bottle
  6. Design of an Apple Tray
  7. Design of a Gift Box
  8. Mold Design for the Bottle
  9. Placing a Label on the Bottle
  10. Drawing for the Cushion Foam
  11. Wrapping a Logo onto a Bottle
  12. Rendering and Animation of the Bottle and Cap
  13. Assembly Drawing of the Exploded Shipping Packaging
  14. Pump Sprayer with Animation and Rendering
  15. Product in Blister Pack
  16. Metal Food Can
  17. Product in Clam Shell Package
  18. Static Loading Simulation of the Filled Bottle
  19. Drop Simulation of the Bottle
  20. Frequency Analysis of the Filled Bottle
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