SOLIDWORKS 2016 Intermediate Skills

Expanding on Solids, Surfaces, Multibodies, Configurations, Drawings, Sheet Metal and Assemblies

Out of Print
Published March 2, 2016
368 Pages
ISBN: 978-1-63057-016-3


Key Features

  • 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

In Detail

SOLIDWORKS 2016 Intermediate Skills is part of a three part series which builds on the SOLIDWORKS features learned in SOLIDWORKS 2016 Basic Tools. SOLIDWORKS 2016 Intermediate Skills broadens the reader’s SOLIDWORKS knowledge base by covering such features as surveys, lofts and boundaries, the use of multibodies, generating engineering drawings and other SOLIDWORKS functions that are critical for the effective use of this powerful software.

This book helps prepare you for the advanced features of SOLIDWORKS which are covered in SOLIDWORKS Advanced Techniques. It uses a step by step tutorial approach with real world projects. This book also features a Quick-Reference-Guide to the new SOLIDWORKS 2016 commands, icons, and customized hotkeys.

Who’s this book for?

This book is for the mid-level user, who is already familiar with the SOLIDWORKS program. It is also a great resource for the more CAD literate individuals who want to expand their knowledge of the different features that SOLIDWORKS 2016 has to offer.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction: SOLIDWORKS User Interface
  2. Document Properties
  3. Sketching
  4. Creating Multibody Parts
  5. Working with Multibody Parts
  6. Revolved & Thread Features
  7. Flex Bending
  8. Sweep with Guide Curves
  9. Lofts and Boundaries
  10. Surfaces and Patches
  11. Configuration Features
  12. Assembly Motions and Mates
  13. Using Smart Mates
  14. Top Down Assemblies
  15. Using the Lip and Groove Options
  16. Assembly Drawings and BOM
  17. Drawings and Detailing
  18. Sheet Metal Parts
    SOLIDWORKS 2016 Quick-Guides


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Product Details

Published March 2, 2016
368 Pages
Binding: Paperback
Printing: Black and White
Print ISBN: 978-1-63057-016-3 | ISBN 10: 1630570168
eBook ISBN: 978-1-63056-287-8
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