Solid Edge V18 for  Designers
Sham Tickoo, Purdue University Calumet 
and Deepak Maini, CADCIM Technologies, USA
Published by CADCIM Technologies, USA

ISBN: 1-932709-16-9
Paperback, 640 Pages

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Solid Edge V18 for Designers is a textbook written with the tutorial point of view with learn-by-doing as the theme. About 35 mechanical engineering industry examples are used as tutorials in this book and an additional 25 as exercises to ensure that the user can relate his knowledge of this book with the actual mechanical industry designs.

This textbook consists of 13 pedagogically sequenced chapters covering the Part, Assembly, and Drafting environments of Solid Edge V18. Every chapter begins with a command section that provides detailed explanation of the commands and tools in Solid Edge V18. 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 Solid Edge V18 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, Review Questions, and Exercises at the end of each chapter

Brief Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Drawing Sketches for Solid Models
Chapter 2: Adding Relationships and Dimensions to Sketches
Chapter 3: Editing, Extruding, and Revolving the Sketches
Chapter 4: Working with Additional Reference Planes
Chapter 5: Advanced Modeling Tools-I
Chapter 6: Editing Features
Chapter 7: Advanced Modeling Tools-II
Chapter 8: Advanced Modeling Tools-III
Chapter 9: Assembly Modeling-I
Chapter 10: Assembly Modeling-II
Chapter 11: Generating, Editing, and Dimensioning Drawing Views
Chapter 12: Surface Modeling
Chapter 13: Projects
Student Projects

Evaluation Chapters of Solid Edge V 18 for Designers  textbook 
(Zipped pdf files)
   table-of-contents-sld-edg-18-eval  (34 KB),
 c01-sld-edg-18-eval (364 KB),
 c04-sld-edg-18-eval (711 KB),
 c07-sld-edg-18-eval (1.07 MB),
 c11-sld-edg-18-eval (477 KB) 
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Solid Edge Files (zipped files)
Part, Assembly, and Drawing files used in illustrations and tutorials
   c01-sld-edg-18 (269 KB), c02-sld-edg-18 (229 KB),
 c03-sld-edg-18 (585 KB), c04-sld-edg-18 (1.35 MB),
 c05-sld-edg-18 (2.05 MB), c06-sld-edg-18 (643 KB),
 c07-sld-edg-18 (2.5 MB), c08-sld-edg-18 (11.8 MB),
 c09-sld-edg-18 (5.1 MB), c10-sld-edg-18 (8.9 MB),
 c11-sld-edg-18 (7.9 MB), c12-sld-edg-18 (6.3 MB),
 c13-sld-edg-18 (1.5 MB)
Student Projects   Coming Soon

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Last updated: April 19, 2006