Solidworks 2007 Bible
-- Mike Sabocheck, Territory Technical Manager, SolidWorks Corporation
The most comprehensive single reference on SolidWorks
Whether you're a new, intermediate, or professional user, you'll find the in-depth coverage you need to succeed with SolidWorks 2007 in this comprehensive reference. From customizing the interface to exploring best practices to reinforcing your knowledge with step-by-step tutorials, the techniques and shortcuts in this detailed book will help you accomplish tasks, avoid the time-consuming pitfalls of parametric design, and get a firm handle on one of the leading 3D CAD programs on the market.
* Customize the user interface and connect hotkeys to macros
Create sketches, parts, assemblies, and drawings
Build intelligence into parts
Work with patterns, equations, and configurations
Learn multibody, surface, and master model techniques
Write, record, and edit Visual Basic(r) macros
Design with advanced 3D features
Increase speed and efficiency with subassemblies
Use multibody models to their full potential
What's on the CD-ROM?
The CD includes all the parts, assemblies, drawings, and examples you need to follow the tutorials in each chapter. You'll also find finished models, templates, and more.
See the CD appendix for details and complete system requirements
Table of Contents
Part I: SolidWorks Basics.
Chapter 1: Getting Familiar with SolidWorks.
Chapter 2: Navigating the SolidWorks Interface.
Chapter 3: Getting Started with SolidWorks.
Chapter 4: Working with Sketches.
Chapter 5: Creating Simple Parts, Assemblies, and Drawings.
Part II: Building Intelligence into Your Parts.
Chapter 6: Getting More from Your Sketches.
Chapter 7: Choosing a Feature Type.
Chapter 8: Patterning and Mirroring.
Chapter 9: Using Equations.
Chapter 10: Working with Part Configurations.
Chapter 11: Editing and Evaluation.
Part III: Working with Assemblies.
Chapter 12: Organizing Assemblies.
Chapter 13: Getting More from Mates.
Chapter 14: Assembly Configurations and Display States.
Chapter 15: Component Patterns.
Part IV: Creating and Using Libraries.
Chapter 17: Using Hole Wizard and Toolbox.
Chapter 18: Working with Library Features.
Chapter 19: Using Smart Components.
Part V: Creating Drawings.
Chapter 20: Automating Drawings: The Basics.
Chapter 21: Working with Drawing Views.
Chapter 22: Using Annotations and Symbols.
Chapter 23: Dimensioning and Tolerancing.
Chapter 24: Working with Tables and Drawings.
Chapter 25: Using Layers, Line Fonts, and Colors.
Part VI: Using Advanced Techniques.
Chapter 26: Modeling Multibodies.
Chapter 27: Working with Surfaces.
Chapter 28: Master Model Techniques.
Part VII: Working with Specialized Functionality.
Chapter 29: Using the Base Flange Method for Sheet Metal Parts.
Chapter 30: Using the Insert Bends Method for Sheet Metal Parts.
Chapter 31: Using Weldments.
Chapter 32: Creating and Using Macros.
Part VIII: Appendixes.
Appendix A: Implementing SolidWorks.
Appendix B: Tools, Options.
Appendix C: Finding Help.
Appendix D: What’s on the CD-ROM.
Sign up now »
- FTQuality ManagerSA
- FTLead Software EngineerSA
- FTFlash / ActionScript Developer - ContractNSW
- FTSenior Python DeveloperNSW
- FTJob Title: Mac Systems/ Enterprise Systems EngineerNZ
- FT.NET - Sitecore Developer - Melbourne - PermNSW
- FTOS Web Applications DeveloperNSW
- FTR&D EngineerSA
- FTTechnical Business AnalystNSW
The results of PwC’s annual Global Information Security Survey indicate that companies are confident in their efforts to secure systems, information, and privacy. Strategies and personnel are in place, they ...
The nature of work has changed fundamentally and forever and it continues to evolve rapidly. Geographic distance and ...
"Suggesting that people's "purpose is to get information to flow through the ..."
Why change management doesn’t work
"Darn those pesky laws that get in the way of commercial exploitation ..."
Larry Page wants to see your medical records
"Instead of partitioning the device between corporate and personal data, another approach ..."
Dual-Persona Smartphones Not a BYOD Panacea
"Well that's a nice back-handed compliment isn't it? So now, finally, my ..."
After two-year hiatus, EFF accepts bitcoin donations again
"Actually, both Mobile App developers and CIOs should be blamed for it. ..."
CIOs struggle to deliver timely mobile business apps: survey
- CITRIX SYNERGY ’13: Look beyond Cloud infrastructure, says Liang
- CITRIX SYNERGY ’13: Christiancen highlights the need for collaboration
- CITRIX SYNERGY ’13: Devices will change how people work, says Duursma
- IN PICTURES: Citrix Solutions expo (49 photos)
- IN PICTURES: Citrix parties one more night with Maroon 5 ( +57 photos)
- Analytics and personalisation drive leading marketer behaviour: Report
- Innovation and big data take centre stage during CMO panel
- Twitter targets second screen interaction with Amplify advertising partnerships
- Facebook talks hyper-targeting, analytics and cross-platform at AANA event
- Tapping into social experience: Tourism Australia