A Practical Guide to AutoCAD 3D Design / Edition 1

A Practical Guide to AutoCAD 3D Design / Edition 1

by Trevor Bousfield
     
 

ISBN-10: 0582369355

ISBN-13: 9780582369351

Pub. Date: 08/16/1999

Publisher: Pearson Education

This book teaches engineering students the fundamentals of 3D CAD design by having them design a microscope. To encourage creative thinking, the text provides problems that students must solve to complete the project.  See more details below

Overview

This book teaches engineering students the fundamentals of 3D CAD design by having them design a microscope. To encourage creative thinking, the text provides problems that students must solve to complete the project.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780582369351
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
08/16/1999
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
7.46(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
A quick introduction to 3D design
User coordinate system3
Exercise 1Simple wire frame construction13
Exercise 2Simple surface model construction24
Exercise 3Simple solid model construction50
Exercise 4Lines in space and true length83
Exercise 5Customised solutions to 3D design101
Summary of the basic rules of 3D design130
Exercises in surface/solid modelling
Exercise 1Office desk design134
Exercise 23DMAN: surface modelling142
Exercise 3Garage design145
Exercise 4Vice body design154
Exercise 5Model space, paper space and viewports160
Exercise 63D views: parallel and perspective177
Exercise 7Point translation (3D views)186
Exercise 8Parametric design using a script file190
Exercise 93D in focus: graphical solutions to engineering problems194
Exercise 10Storage tank design202
Exercise 11Car design: mesh editing209
Exercise 12Piston and cylinder design215
Exercise 13'Up the twist' (square thread)218
Exercise 14Steam engine design project219
3D design project
Design of a simple biological microscope223
Appendix AAutomated solutions253
Appendix BTeaching aid for thin lens ray diagrams255
Appendix CAutomated spiral262
Index263

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