Learning SolidWorks / Edition 2

Learning SolidWorks / Edition 2

by Richard M. Lueptow, Michael Minbiole, Michael Minbiole
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131409743

ISBN-13: 9780131409743

Pub. Date: 05/14/2003

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Learning SolidWorks is designed to get you up and running on this powerful, easy-to-use, solid-modeling package in no time. Basing its instruction on the design of a pizza cutter, this text walks you through techniques in modeling, assembly, and creation of working drawings moving from basic to more advanced design techniques. The text is heavily

Overview

Learning SolidWorks is designed to get you up and running on this powerful, easy-to-use, solid-modeling package in no time. Basing its instruction on the design of a pizza cutter, this text walks you through techniques in modeling, assembly, and creation of working drawings moving from basic to more advanced design techniques. The text is heavily illustrated with screen captures and sample drawings and includes end-of-chapter modeling problems for further practice.

Table of Contents

  1. Solids Modeling with SolidWorks
  2. Getting Started in SolidWorks
  3. Modeling Parts in SolidWorks: Revolves
  4. Modeling and Assembly: The Pizza Cutter
  5. Creating Working Drawings
  6. Modeling the Handle as a Plastic Injection Molded Part
  7. Redesigning the Handle

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131409743
Publisher:
Peachpit Press
Publication date:
05/14/2003
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. Solids Modeling with SolidWorks.

Constraint-Based Solids Modeling. The Nature of Solids Modeling.

2. Getting Started with SolidWorks.

Introduction and Reference. Modeling the Guard. Modeling the Arm. Modeling the Blade.

3. Modeling Parts in SolidWorks: Revolves.

Modeling the Cap. Modeling the Handle. Modeling the Rivet.

4. Modeling An Assembly: The Pizza Cutter.

Modeling the Cutter Sub-Assembly. Modeling the Pizza Cutter Assembly. Checking the Assembly for Interface. Creating an Exploded View of the Assembly.

5. Creating Working Drawings.

Detail Drawing in SolidWorks. Editing a Drawing Sheet Format. Creating a Drawing of the Arm. Creating a Drawing of the Pizza Cutter Assembly.

6. Modeling the Handle as a Plastic Injection-Molded Part.

The Design of Plastic Injection-Molded Handle. Shelling the Handle and Adding Assembly Holes. Adding Ribs to the Handle. Adding Sweeps to the Handle. Using SmartMates to Assemble the Handle Halves.

7. Redesigning the Handle.

Creating the Handle's Base Feature Using a Loft. Creating the Flanged End Using a Surface. Creating a Configuration of the Handle with Engraved Text. Assembling the Handle and Cutter Sub-Assembly.

Index.

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