SolidWorks 2013 for  Designers                   
Prof. Sham Tickoo, Purdue University Calumet
Published by CADCIM Technologies, USA

ISBN: 978-1-936646-46-3
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This textbook introduces readers to SolidWorks 2013, 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 users. The textbook consists of 19 chapters followed by student projects. The chapters are structured in a pedagogical sequence that makes the book very effective in learning the features and capabilities of the software. The textbook covers topics such as Sketching, Part Modeling, Assembly Modeling, Drafting, Surface Modeling, Blocks, Sheet Metal Design and Equations, Configurations, and Library Features of SolidWorks 2013.

Every topic in the textbook begins with a command section that provides brief information of the commands and tools that will be discussed under that topic. The authors have adopted the tutorial-point-of-view and the learn-by-doing approach throughout the textbook. This approach allows the users to use this textbook initially as a learning tool and later as a reference material. After reading the textbook, the users will be able to create parts, assemblies, blocks, drawing views with bill of materials, and also learn the techniques that are essential for designing multiple models of similar geometry with ease.

Some of the Salient Features of this textbook are as follows:
·    Detailed explanation of SolidWorks 2013 commands and tools
·    More than 48 real-world mechanical engineering designs used as tutorials and projects with step-by-step
      explanation
·    Emphasis on Why and How with explanation
·    Tips and Notes throughout the textbook
·    Self-Evaluation tests and exercises at the end of each chapter

Brief Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction to SolidWorks 2013
Chapter 2: Drawing Sketches for Solid Models
Chapter 3: Editing and Modifying Sketches
Chapter 4: Adding Relations and Dimensions to Sketches
Chapter 5: Advanced Dimensioning Techniques and Base Feature Options
Chapter 6: Creating Reference Geometries
Chapter 7: Advanced Modeling Tools-I
Chapter 8: Advanced Modeling Tools-II
Chapter 9: Editing Features
Chapter 10: Advanced Modeling Tools-III
Chapter 11: Advanced Modeling Tools-IV
Chapter 12: Assembly Modeling-I
Chapter 13: Assembly Modeling-II
Chapter 14: Working with Drawing Views-I
Chapter 15: Working with Drawing Views-II
Chapter 16:
Surface Modeling
Chapter 17:
Working with Blocks
Chapter 18: Sheet Metal Design
Chapter 19: Equations, Configurations, and Library Features

Student Projects

Index

Evaluation Chapters of SolidWorks 2013 for Designers textbook (zipped pdf files)

  c01_sw_2013_eval.zip                       c02_sw_2013_eval.zip
c03_sw_2013_eval.zip                       toc_sw_2013.zip

SolidWorks Files (zipped files)
Part, Assembly, and Drawing files used in tutorials and illustrations.

  c02_sw_2013_prt.zip                         c03_sw_2013_prt.zip
c04_sw_2013_prt.zip                         c05_sw_2013_prt.zip
c06_sw_2013_prt.zip                         c07_sw_2013_prt.zip
c08_sw_2013_prt.zip                         c09_sw_2013_prt.zip
c10_sw_2013_prt.zip                         c11_sw_2013_prt.zip
c12_sw_2013_prt.zip                         c13_sw_2013_prt.zip  
c14_sw_2013_prt.zip                         c15_sw_2013_prt.zip
c16_sw_2013_prt.zip                         c17_sw_2013_prt.zip
c18_sw_2013_prt.zip

Tutorials

  c02_sw_2013_tut.zip                          c03_sw_2013_tut.zip
c04_sw_2013_tut.zip                          c05_sw_2013_tut.zip
c06_sw_2013_tut.zip                          c08_sw_2013_tut.zip
c09_sw_2013_tut.zip                          c10_sw_2013_tut.zip
c11_sw_2013_tut.zip                          c12_sw_2013_tut.zip
c13_sw_2013_tut.zip                          c14_sw_2013_tut.zip
c15_sw_2013_tut.zip                          c16_sw_2013_tut.zip
c17_sw_2013_tut.zip                          c18_sw_2013_tut.zip
c19_sw_2013_tut.zip

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Related Links
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www.solidworks.com
www.solidmag.com
www.swjn.com

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