Engineering Design with SolidWorks 2009 and MultiMedia CD

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9781585034895: Engineering Design with SolidWorks 2009 and MultiMedia CD

Engineering Design with SolidWorks 2009 is written to assist students, designers, engineers and professionals. The book provides a solid foundation in SolidWorks by utilizing projects with Step-by-Step instructions for the beginning to intermediate SolidWorks user. Explore the user interface, menus, toolbars and modeling techniques to create parts, assemblies and drawings in an engineering environment with the 2.5 hour Multi-media CD.

Follow the Step-by-Step instructions and develop multiple parts and assemblies that combine machined, plastic and sheet metal components. Formulate the skills to create, modify and edit sketches and solid features. Learn the techniques to reuse features, parts, and assemblies through symmetry, patterns, copied components, Design tables, Bills of Materials, Properties and Configurations. Learn by doing, not just by reading!

Desired outcomes and usage competencies are listed for each project. Know your objective up front. Follow the steps in Project 1 through Project 6 to achieve the design goals. Work between multiple documents, features, commands and custom properties that represent how engineers and designers utilize SolidWorks in industry.

Review individual features, commands and tools for each project with the 2.5 hour Multi-media CD and enclosed SolidWorks models. The projects contain exercises. The exercises analyze and examine usage competencies. Collaborate with leading industry suppliers such as SMC Corporation of America, Boston Gear, Reid Tool and Die, and 80/20 Inc. Collaborative information translates into numerous formats such as paper drawings, electronic files, rendered images and animations. On-line intelligent catalogs guide designers to the product that meets both their geometric requirements and performance functionality.

The authors developed the industry scenarios by combining their own industry experience with the knowledge of engineers, department managers, vendors and manufacturers. These professionals are directly involved with SolidWorks everyday.

The book is designed to compliment the SolidWorks Tutorials contained in SolidWorks 2009. Our goal is to illustrate how multiple design situations and systematic steps combine to produce successful projects.

Table of Contents
Project 1 Fundamentals of Part Modeling
Project 2 Fundamentals of Assembly Modeling
Project 3 Fundamentals of Drawing
Project 4 Extrude and Revolve Features
Project 5 Swept, Lofted, and Additional Features
Project 6 Top Down Assembly Modeling

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About the Author:

David Planchard is the Founder of D&M Education, LLC. Before starting D&M Education LLC, he spent over 27 years in industry and academia holding various engineering, marketing, and teaching positions and degrees. He has five U.S. patents and one International patent. He has published and authored numerous papers on equipment design. He is a member of the New England Pro/Users Group and the New England SolidWorks Users Group. David holds a BSME, MSM and a Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA) Certification. David is a SolidWorks Solution Partner and an Adjunct Instructor at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Marie Planchard is the Director of World Education Markets 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. Marie holds a BSME, MSME and a Certified SolidWorks Professional (CSWP) Certification.

David and Marie Planchard are co-authors of the following books:

  • A Commands Guide for SolidWorks 2009, 2008
  • A Commands Guide Reference Tutorial for SolidWorks 2007
  • Assembly Modeling with SolidWorks 2008, 2006, 2005-2004, 2003, and 2001Plus
  • Certified SolidWorks 2008 Associate CSWA Exam Guide
  • Drawing and Detailing with SolidWorks 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003,2002, and 2001/2001Plus
  • Engineering Design with SolidWorks 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2001Plus, 2001, and 1999
  • SolidWorks The Basics, with Multimedia CD 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, and 2003
  • SolidWorks Tutorial with Multimedia CD 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, and 2001/2001Plus
  • The Fundamentals of SolidWorks: Featuring the VEXplorer robot, 2008, 2007
  • Official Certified SolidWorks Associate CSWA Exam Guide 2007
  • Applications in Sheet Metal Using Pro/SHEETMETAL & Pro/ENGINEER

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