SOLIDWORKS 2018 Basic Tools

Getting started with Parts, Assemblies and Drawings


Published October 10, 2017
672 Pages
ISBN: 978-1-63057-162-7

Description

Key Features

  • Starts at an introductory level, designed for beginners
  • Comprehensive coverage of beginning tools and techniques
  • Uses a step by step, tutorial approach with real world projects
  • Covers the creation of parts, assemblies and drawings
  • Features a quick reference guide and a Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate practice exam
  • The first book of a three book series

In Detail

SOLIDWORKS 2018 Basic Tools is the first book in a three part series. It introduces new users to the SOLIDWORKS interface, SOLIDWORKS tools and basic modeling techniques. It provides you with a strong understanding of SOLIDWORKS and covers the creation of parts, assemblies and drawings. Every lesson and exercise in this book was created based on real world projects. Each of these projects has been broken down and developed into easy and comprehensible steps. Furthermore, at the end of every chapter there are self test questionnaires to ensure that you have gained sufficient knowledge from each section before moving on to more advanced lessons. This book takes the approach that in order to understand SOLIDWORKS, inside and out, you should create everything from the beginning and take it step by step.

Who this book is for

This book is for the beginner who is not familiar with the SOLIDWORKS program and its add ins.

Table of Contents

    1. Introduction: SOLIDWORKS 2018 User Interface
  • Setting the System Parameters

    1. System Options
    2. Document Templates
  • Basic Modeling Topics

    1. Basic Solid Modeling - Extrude Options
    2. Basic Solid Modeling - Extrude & Revolve
    3. Revolved Parts
    4. Rib & Shell Features
    5. Patterns
    6. Part Configuration
    7. Modeling Threads
  • Bottom Up Assembly Topics

    1. Bottom Up Assembly
    2. Using Advanced Mates
    3. Layout Assembly
    4. PhotoView360 Basics
  • Drawing Topics

    1. Drawing Preparations
    2. Assembly Drawings
    3. Drawing Views
    4. Detailing
    5. Sheet Metal Drawings
    6. Configurations
    7. Design Tables
      CSWA Preparation Materials
      Glossary
      Index
      SOLIDWORKS 2018 Quick-Guides

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Product Details

Published October 10, 2017
672 Pages
Binding: Paperback
Printing: Black and White
Print ISBN: 978-1-63057-162-7 | ISBN 10: 1630571628
eBook ISBN: 978-1-63056-404-9
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