NX 8 for Designers

Prof. Sham Tickoo, Purdue University Calumet
Published by CADCIM Technologies, USA

ISBN: 978-1-936646-11-1
Paperback, 704 Pages

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NX 8 for Designers textbook covers the features of NX 8 and caters to both the novice and the advanced users of NX 8. Keeping in mind the requirements of the users, the textbook at first introduces sketching and part modeling in NX 8, and then gradually progresses to cover assembly and drafting. Written with the tutorial point of view and the learn-by-doing theme, the textbook is ideally suited for learning at your convenience and at your pace.

Some of the Salient Features of this textbook are as follows:
·    Consists of 14 pedagogically sequenced chapters covering the Sketching, Modeling, Assembly, Drafting, and 
    Synchronous Modeling environments of NX 8
·    Consists of 704 pages, hundreds of illustrations, and a comprehensive coverage of NX 8 concepts and commands
·    Real-world projects and examples focusing on industry experience
·    Step-by-step examples that guide the user through the learning process  
·    An effective introduction detailing the tools and commands covered in each chapter
·    Effectively communicates the utility of NX 8 commands, toolbars, and shortcut menus

Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Drawing Sketches for Solid Models
Chapter 3: Adding Geometric and Dimensional Constraints to Sketches
Chapter 4: Editing, Extruding, and Revolving Sketches
Chapter 5: Working with Datum Planes, Coordinates Systems, and Datum Axes
Chapter 6: Advanced Modeling Tools-I
Chapter 7: Advanced Modeling Tools-II
Chapter 8: Editing Features and Advanced Modeling Tools-III
Chapter 9: Assembly Modeling-I
Chapter 10: Assembly Modeling-II
Chapter 11: Surface Modeling
Chapter 12: Advanced Surface Modeling
Chapter 13: Generating, Editing, and Dimensioning the Drawing Views 
Chapter 14: Synchronous Modeling

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·    Customizable PowerPoint Presentations of every chapter in the textbook
·    Part files of all tutorials and exercises in the textbook
·    Instructor’s Guide with solution to all review questions and instructions to create the models for exercises

Evaluation Chapters of NX 8 for Designers textbook (zipped pdf files)
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NX 8 Files (zipped files)
Part, Assembly, and Drawing files used in illustrations and tutorials


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(zipped tutorials files)
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