SolidWorks 2010 Part I - Basic Tools

Out of Print
Published May 3, 2010
541 Pages
ISBN: 978-1-58503-577-9


Key Features

  • Starts at an introductory level
  • Comprehensive coverage of beginning to intermediate tools and techniques
  • Uses 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 Professional practice exam

In Detail

SolidWorks 2010 Part I - Basic Tools introduces new users to the SolidWorks interface, SolidWorks tools and basic modeling techniques. It provides readers 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 comprehendible steps for the reader. Furthermore, at the end of every chapter there are self test questionnaires to ensure that the reader has 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, the reader 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 unfamiliar with the SolidWorks program and its add ins.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Setting the System Parameters
  3. Document Templates
  4. Basic Solid Modeling - Extrude Options
  5. Basic Solid Modeling - Extrude & Revolve
  6. Revolve Parts - Ball Joint Arm
    Derived Sketches - Center Ball Joint
  7. Rib & Shell Features - Formed Tray
  8. Linear Patterns - Test Tray
    Circular Patterns - Spur Gear
    Circular Patterns - Circular Base Mount
    Curve Driven Patterns & hole Wizard
  9. Part Configuration - Machined Block
  10. Modeling Threads - Threaded Insert
  11. Bottom Up Assembly - Ball Joint Assembly
    Bottom Up Assembly - Link Assembly
  12. Layout Assembly
    SolidWorks Animator - The Basics
  13. Drawing Preparations
  14. Assembly Drawings - Links Assembly
  15. Drawing Views - Machined Block
    Detailing - Machined Block Details
  16. Sheet Metal Drawings - Post Cap
    2D to 3D Convert AutoCAD into SolidWorks
  17. e-Drawings - Soft Lock Assembly
  18. Part I Configurations: -Button Assembly
    Part II, Assembly & Drawing Configs.: - Wheel
  19. Part - Design Tables
    Assembly - Design Tables
    CSWP Core Preparation Practice
    Student Testimonials
    SolidWorks 2010 Quick-Guides


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Product Details

Published May 3, 2010
541 Pages
Binding: Paperback
Printing: Black and White
Print ISBN: 978-1-58503-577-9 | ISBN 10: 1585035777
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