CATIA V5R16 for Designers

Sham Tickoo, Purdue University Calumet and
CADCIM Technologies, USA and
Deepak Maini, CADCIM Technologies
Published by CADCIM Technologies, USA

ISBN: 1-932709-18-5
Paperback, 624 Pages

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CATIA V5R16 for Designers introduces the reader to CATIA V5R16, one of the world's leading parametric solid modeling package. In this textbook, the author emphasizes on the solid modeling techniques that improve the productivity and efficiency of the user. This textbook consists of 13 chapters structured in a pedagogical sequence, covering the Part, Assembly, and Drafting workbenches of CATIA V5R16. Every chapter begins with a command section that provides detailed explanation of the commands and tools in CATIA V5R16. The command section is followed by tutorials that are created using these commands. This approach allows the user to use this textbook initially as a learning tool and then later use it as a reference material.

Detailed explanation of CATIA V5R16 commands and tools
More than 35 real-world mechanical engineering designs as tutorials and projects with step-by-step explanation
Emphasis on Why and How with explanation
Tips and Notes throughout the textbook
624 pages with heavily illustrated text  
Self-evaluation tests and Exercises at the end of each chapter

Evaluation Chapters of CATIA V5R16 for Designers  textbook (zipped pdf files)
   table-of-contents-cat-v5r16-eval  (100KB),
 c01-cat-v5r16-eval (576KB),
c05-cat-v5r16-eval (1.68MB),
c09-cat-v5r16-eval (2.42MB),
 c11-cat-v5r16-eval (1.02MB)
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CATIA Files (zipped files)
Part, Assembly, and Drawing files used in illustrations, tutorials, and exercises

Note: These files are created in the Educational Version of the software and so cannot be opened in the Commercial Version.

   c01-cat-v5r16 (134 KB), c02-cat-v5r16 (100 KB),
(510 KB), c04-cat-v5r16 (1.1 MB),
(1.4 MB), c06-cat-v5r16 500 KB),
(1.7 MB), c08-cat-v5r16 (1.5 MB),
(640 KB), c10-cat-v5r16 (1.12 MB),
(4.5 MB), c12-cat-v5r16 (4.4 MB),
(3.41 MB)
Student Projects    Student Projects (376 KB)

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Last Updated: May 13, 2006