SOLIDWORKS 2017 Basic Tools - Paul Tran CSWE, CSWI

SOLIDWORKS 2017 Basic Tools

By Paul Tran CSWE, CSWI

  • Release Date: 2016-12-02
  • Genre: Computers


• Starts at an introductory level, designed for beginners 
• Comprehensive coverage of beginning tools and techniques 
• Uses a step by step, tutorial approach with real world projects 
• Covers the creation of parts, assemblies and drawings 
• Features a quick reference guide and a Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate practice exam 
• The first book of a three book series 

SOLIDWORKS 2017 Basic Tools is the first book in a three part series. It introduces new users to the SOLIDWORKS interface, SOLIDWORKS tools and basic modeling techniques. It provides you with a strong understanding of SOLIDWORKS and covers the creation of parts, assemblies and drawings. Every lesson and exercise in this book was created based on real world projects. Each of these projects have been broken down and developed into easy and comprehensible steps. Furthermore, at the end of every chapter there are self test questionnaires to ensure that you have gained sufficient knowledge from each section before moving on to more advanced lessons. This book takes the approach that in order to understand SOLIDWORKS, inside and out, you should create everything from the beginning and take it step by step. 

Who this book is for 

This book is for the beginner who is not familiar with the SOLIDWORKS program and its add ins. 

Table of Contents

      Introduction: SOLIDWORKS 2017 User Interface 
1.   System Options 
2.   Document Templates 
3.   Basic Solid Modeling - Extrude Options 
4.   Basic Solid Modeling - Extrude & Revolve 
5.   Revolved Parts - Ball Joint Arm 
      Derived Sketches - Center Ball Joint 
6.   Rib & Shell Features - Formed Tray 
      Shell & Mirror Features 
7.   Linear Patterns - Test Tray 
      Circular Patterns - Spur Gear 
      Circular Patterns - Circular Base Mount 
      Curve Driven Patterns & Hole Wizard 
8.   Part Configuration - Machined Block 
9.   Modeling Threads - Threaded Insert 
10. Bottom Up Assembly - Ball Joint Assembly 
      Bottom Up Assembly - Links Assembly 
11. Using Advanced Mates 
      Limit Mates and Cam Mates 
      L1 Final Exam 
12. Layout Assembly 
      SOLIDWORKS Animator - The Basics 
13. PhotoView360 Basics 
14. Drawing Preparations 
15. Assembly Drawings - Links Assembly 
      Assembly Drawing - Alternate Position View 
16. Drawing Views - Machined Block 
17. Detailing - Machined Block Details 
18. Sheet Metal Drawings - Post Cap 
19. Configurations Part I - Button Assembly 
      Configurations Part II - Assembly & Drawing 
20. Part – Design Tables 
      Assembly - Design Tables 
      Level 2 Final Exams 
      CSWA Core Preparation Practice 
      SOLIDWORKS 2017 Quick-Guides