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Parametric Modeling with SOLIDWORKS 2015

Published February 23, 2015
555 Pages
ISBN: 978-1-58503-921-0


Key Features

  • Teaches you SOLIDWORKS 2015 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

In Detail

Parametric Modeling with SOLIDWORKS 2015 contains a series of sixteen tutorial style lessons designed to introduce SOLIDWORKS 2015, solid modeling and parametric modeling techniques and concepts. This book introduces SOLIDWORKS 2015 on a step-by-step basis, starting with constructing basic shapes, all the way through to the creation of assembly drawings and motion analysis.

This book takes a hands-on, exercise-intensive approach to all the important Parametric Modeling techniques and concepts. Each lesson introduces a new set of commands and concepts, building on previous lessons. The lessons guide the user from constructing basic shapes to building intelligent solid models, assemblies and creating multi-view drawings.

This book also covers some of the more advanced features of SOLIDWORKS 2015 including how to use the SOLIDWORKS Design Library, basic motion analysis, collision detection and analysis with SimulationXpress.

The exercises in this book cover the performance tasks that are included on the Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA) Examination. Reference guides located at the front of the book and in each chapter show where these performance tasks are covered.

Table of Contents

  1. Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA) Exam Overview
  2. Getting started
  3. Parametric Modeling Fundamentals
  4. Constructive Solid Geometry Concepts
  5. Feature Design Tree
  6. Geometric Relations Fundamentals
  7. Geometric Construction Tools
  8. Parent Child Relationships and the BORN Technique
  9. Part Drawings and Associative Functionality
  10. Reference Geometry and Auxiliary Views
  11. Symmetrical Features in Designs
  12. Advanced 3D Construction Tools
  13. Sheet Metal Designs
  14. Assembly Modeling - Putting it all Together
  15. Design Library and Basic Motion Study
  16. Design Analysis with SimulationXpress
  17. CSWA Exam Preparation
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