SOLIDWORKS 2018 in 5 Hours with video instruction introduces the new user to the basics of using SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD software in five easy lessons. This book is intended for the student or designer that needs to learn SOLIDWORKS quickly and effectively for senior capstone, machine design, kinematics, dynamics, and other engineering and technology projects that use SOLIDWORKS as a tool. Engineers in industry are expected to have SOLIDWORKS skills for their company’s next project. Students need to learn SOLIDWORKS without taking a formal CAD course.
Based on years of teaching SOLIDWORKS to engineering students, SOLIDWORKS 2018 in 5 Hours concentrates on the areas where the new user improves efficiency in the design modeling process. By learning the correct SOLIDWORKS skills and file management techniques, you gain the most knowledge in the shortest period of time.
Table of Contents
1. Overview of SOLIDWORKS and the User Interface 2. 2D Sketching, Features and Parts 3. Assembly Modeling - Bottom up method 4. Design Modifications 5. Drawing and Dimensioning Fundamentals
David Planchard is the Founder and President of D & M Education LLC, an Adjunct Professor at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and has been a SolidWorks Solution Partner since 1999.