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Want more detail on SolidWorks parts? Here it is.
SolidWorks fans have long sought more information on creating parts in SolidWorks, and now you have it. This new book by well-known SolidWorks guru Matt Lombard covers parts design from the basics through advanced techniqueswith the greater detail you've requested and also including topics not widely covered elsewhere. Pair this book on your shelf with Matt's new SolidWorks 2011 Assemblies Bible and you'll have the best SolidWorks reference set out there!
Review SolidWorks basics, starting with creating simple parts and drawings
Build intelligence into your parts and discover Instant 3D
Make part drawings with templates or create custom formats
Delve into annotations, tolerances, layers, line fonts, and colors
Master multi-body modeling and surfacing, and SolidWorks sheet metal tools
Integrate imported geometry and use SolidWorks Direct Edit tools
What's on the DVD?
The DVD includes helpful video tutorials, as well as many examples of parts and drawings. You'll also find before-and-after files that follow the tutorials in the book.
System Requirements: See the DVD appendix for details and complete system requirements.
Work with a guide to complete the SolidWorks interface
Alternative and imported dataregardless of the design intent
Learn how to use advanced tools with the best techniques
Get the in-depth detail you've been seeking
Learn best practices and advanced techniques
Create plastic and sheet metal parts
Includes a DVD!
Like the SolidWorks Bible, but want more on parts? New version provides greater detail than ever
SolidWorks fans have long sought more detail and information on SolidWorks topics, and now you have it. We took our popular SolidWorks Bible, divided it into two books (SolidWorks 2011 Parts Bible and SolidWorks 2011 Assemblies Bible) and packed each new book with a host of items from your wish lists, such as more extensive coverage of the basics, additional tutorials, and expanded coverage of topics largely ignored by other books.
- This SolidWorks Parts Bible shows you how to do parts modeling and parts drawing using the latest version of the 3D solid modeling program, SolidWorks
- Thoroughly describes best practices and beginning-to-advanced techniques using both video and text
- Expands coverage of topics that readers have asked for, including Pack-and-Go, search criteria, and greater coverage of file management
- Written by well-known and well-respected SolidWorks guru, Matt Lombard
- Can stand alone, or also with the SolidWorks 2011 Assemblies Bible, for a complete SolidWorks reference set
Keep both the SolidWorks 2011 Parts Bible and the SolidWorks 2011 Assemblies Bible on your desk, and you'll have the best resource set out there on SolidWorks!
About the Author
Matt Lombard is a mechanical engineer and an independent SolidWorks consultant. Because of the popularity of his SolidWorks blog (dezignstuff) and his sessions at SolidWorks World, he has built a reputation as the go-to resource for everything SolidWorks.
Table of Contents
Part I: Introducing SolidWorks Basics
Chapter 1: Introducing SolidWorks.
Chapter 2: Navigating the SolidWorks Interface.
Chapter 3: Working with Sketches.
Chapter 4: Creating Simple Parts and Drawings.
Chapter 5: Using Visualization Techniques.
Part II: Building Intelligence into Your Parts.
Chapter 6: Getting More from Your Sketches.
Chapter 7: Modeling with Primary Features.
Chapter 8: Selecting Secondary Features.
Chapter 9: Patterning and Mirroring.
Chapter 10: Using Equations.
Chapter 11: Working with Part Configurations.
Chapter 12: Editing, Evaluating, and Troubleshooting.
Chapter 13: Using Hole Wizard and Library Features.
Part III: Creating Part Drawings.
Chapter 14: Automating Drawings: The Basics.
Chapter 15: Working with Drawing Views.
Chapter 16: Using Annotations and Symbols.
Chapter 17: Dimensioning and Tolerancing.
Chapter 18: Using Layers, Line Fonts, and Colors.
Part IV: Using Advanced Techniques.
Chapter 19: Modeling Multi-Bodies.
Chapter 20: Working with Surfaces.
Part V: Working with Specialized Functionality.
Chapter 21: Using SolidWorks Sheet Metal Tools.
Chapter 22: Creating Sheet Metal Drawings.
Chapter 23: Using Imported Geometry and Direct Editing Techniques.
Chapter 24: Using Plastic Features.
Part VI: Appendixes.
Appendix A: Finding Help.
Appendix B: What’s on the DVD.