SOLIDWORKS 2021 Intermediate Skills

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

Published November 25, 2020
672 Pages
ISBN: 978-1-63057-419-2


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 2021 Intermediate Skills is part of a three part series which builds on the SOLIDWORKS features learned in SOLIDWORKS 2021 Basic Tools. SOLIDWORKS 2021 Intermediate Skills broadens your 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 SOLIDWORKS 2021 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 2021 has to offer.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction: SOLIDWORKS User Interface
  2. Document Properties
  3. Sketching Skills
  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. Configure Features
  12. Assembly Motions and Mates
  13. Using Smart Mates
  14. Top Down Assembly
  15. Using the Lip and Groove Options
  16. Assembly Drawings and BOMs
  17. Drawings and Detailing
  19. Sheet Metal Parts
  20. Plastic Parts
  21. Smart Components
  22. Using Subtract & Intersect
  23. Using Magnetic Mates
  24. Hybrid Modeling
    SOLIDWORKS 2021 Quick-Guides


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Product Details

Published November 25, 2020
672 Pages
Binding: Paperback
Printing: Black and White
Print ISBN: 978-1-63057-419-2 | ISBN 10: 1630574198
eBook ISBN: 978-1-63056-633-3
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