About the Book :
SolidWorks 2011 for Engineers and Designers textbook introduces the readers to SolidWorks 2011, the world's leading parametric solid modeling package. In this textbook, the author emphasizes on the solid modeling techniques that improve the productivity and efficiency of the user. Also, the chapters are structured in a pedagogical sequence that makes this textbook very effective in learning the features and capabilities of the software.
Introduction to SolidWorks 2011Drawing Sketches for Solid ModelsEditing and Modifying SketchesAdding Relations and Dimensions to SketchesAdvanced Dimensioning Techniques and Base Feature OptionsCreating Reference GeometriesAdvanced Modeling Tools-IAdvanced Modeling Tools-IIEditing FeaturesAdvanced Modeling Tools-IIIAdvanced Modeling Tools-IVAssembly Modeling-IAssembly Modeling-IIWorking with Drawing Views-IWorking with Drawing Views-IIEquations, Configurations, and Library FeaturesWorking with BlocksSheet Metal DesignIndex
Interesting Facts :
Tutorial ApproachReal-World Projects as Tutorials:Heavily Illustrated text with Tips and NotesSelf Evaluation Test, Review Questions, and Exercises
About the Author :
Sham Tickoo is a professor of Manufacturing Engineering Technology at Purdue University Calumet. He has been in the education and training since 1981 and joined Purdue University in the year 1987. Since then he has been teaching drafting and design, AutoCAD, AutoLISP, 3ds max, 3ds viz, Mechanical Desktop, Pro/Engineer, Autodesk Inventor, etc. Prof. Tickoo is also one of the best known authors of CAD/CAM books in the world market. He has authored around 60 books, including the updates, on the latest CAD/CAM technology. He is one of the very few authors in the world whose books are translated and sold in the countries like Italy, China, Philippines, and Russia.