NX 4 for Designers  
Sham Tickoo, Purdue University Calumet and CADCIM Technologies, USA and
Deepak Maini, CADCIM Technologies
Published by CADCIM Technologies, USA

ISBN: 1-932709-22-3
Paperback, 624 Pages

Available: 08/15/06

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NX 4 for Designers textbook covers the features of NX 4 (a merger of two former products, Unigraphics and I-DEAS) and caters to both the novice and the advanced users of NX. Keeping in mind the requirements of the users, the textbook at first introduces sketching and part modeling in NX, and then gradually progresses to cover assembly and drafting. Written with the tutorial point of view with the learn-by-doing theme, the textbook is ideally suited for learn at your convenience and at your pace.

The following are the important features of this textbook: 

  • Consists of 13 pedagogically sequenced chapters covering the Sketching, Modeling, Assembly, and Drafting environments of NX

  • Consists of 624 pages, hundreds of illustrations, and a comprehensive coverage of NX 4 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 4 commands, toolbars, and shortcut menus

Brief Table of Contents  

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Drawing Sketches for Solid Models
Chapter 3: Adding Constraints and Dimensions to Sketches
Chapter 4: Editing, Extruding, and Revolving Sketches
Chapter 5: Working with Fixed and Relative Datum Planes, Coordinate 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: Generating, Editing, and Dimensioning the Drawing Views
Chapter 12: Surface Modeling
Chapter 13: Advanced Surface Modeling
Student Projects

Evaluation Chapters of NX 4 for Designers textbook (zipped pdf files)
   table-of-contents-nx-4-eval  (100KB),
 c01-nx-4-eval (576KB),  c04-nx-4-eval (1.68MB),
c08-nx-4-eval (2.42MB),   c12-nx-4-eval (1.02MB)
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NX 4 Files (zipped files)
Part, Assembly, and Drawing files used in illustrations and tutorials

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

   c02-nx-4 (151 KB), c03-nx-4 (578 KB), 
(1.11 MB), c05-nx-4 (1.02 MB),
884 KB), c07-nx-4 (742 KB),
(759 KB), c09-nx-4 (1.23 MB),
 c10-nx-4 (990 KB), c11-nx-4 (906 KB),
(1.1 MB), c13-nx-4 (1.1 MB)

If you find any problems in downloading the files or the contents, please contact us at mailto: sales@cadcim.com  Thank you.

Last Updated: July 26, 2006