This text focuses on providing a solid foundation in SolidWorks along with a competency based project approach. Commands are introduced in a step-by-step manner. Each chapter addresses a progressive learning approach, lists desired outcomes and usage competencies, and identifies a project with reflective information on the previous project situation. The book complements the on-line tutorials contained within SolidWorks.
Engineering Design with SolidWorks covers parts, assemblies and drawings. The part section covers all the major solid features in SolidWorks. There are 3 assemblies.
The first assembly, GUIDE-ROD utilizes industry components and simple extruded parts. Individual part drawings and assembly drawings with Bill of Materials are developed for the GUIDE-ROD assembly.
The FLASHLIGHT assembly utilizes 8 parts made up of Extrude, Revolve, Sweep and Loft features. The parts are combined into small subassemblies and the final FLASHLIGHT assembly.
The BOX assembly utilizes a top down assembly modeling approach with layout sketches and parts developed in context. The BOX works through sheet metal features and introduces design tables and configurations.
This edition covers enhancements to the User Interface section, Design Intent area and Sheet Metal features.
The Multimedia CD includes 4 hours of movie files, 1/2 hour on individual feature tips and creation.
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Marie Planchard is the Director of Education Marketing at SolidWorks Corporation. Before she joined SolidWorks, Marie spent over 10 years as an engineering professor at Mass Bay College in Wellesley Hills, MA. She has 13 plus years of industry software experience and held a variety of management and engineering positions including Beta Test Manager for CAD software at Computervision Corporation. As a Certified SolidWorks Professional (CSWP), she presented at SolidWorks World 2003 & 2004. Marie was the founder and coordinator of the New England SolidWorks User Group.
David Planchard is the President of D & M Education. Before starting D & M Education, he spent over 20 years in industry and academia holding various key Engineering and Marketing positions. He has five U.S. patents and one International patent. He has published and authored numerous technical papers on equipment design and manufacturing. David is a technical editor and reviewer for Cisco Press. He is a member of the New England Pro/Users Group, New England SolidWorks Users Group and the Cisco CCNA Regional Academy Users Group.
David and Marie Planchard are Co-founders of D & M Education and are active industry and education consultants. They are SolidWorks Research Partners, SolidWorks Solution Partners and co-authors of the following SDC Publications books:
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