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Sheet Metal Drafting Using Solidworks

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For courses in Basic SolidWorks, Basic Computer-Aided Design, Sheet Metal Design Using SolidWorks.

Sheet Metal Drafting Using SolidWorks® teaches basic drafting techniques and sheet metal drafting using SolidWorks. The text begins with simple solid models and proceeds to complex sheet metal assemblies with drawings, exploded views, parts lists, revisions, and other items related to the field.  The material is presented so that users can learn SolidWorks Sheet Metal and basic drafting techniques by actually using the program in real-world situations. Written specifically for the student version of SolidWorks, this text is ideal for online and lecture courses.

Hallmark Features:

Progresses from basic commands to complex modeling projects.

  • Builds confidence and basic skills before moving on to more complex assignments.
  • Ensures students have mastered the fundamental features and commands of the SolidWorks program before they apply it to more complex problems. 
  • Guides readers step-by-step through each new SolidWorks command.
  • Encourages students to learn commands and features on their own.

Provides over 90 exercises.

  • Gives students the opportunity to work with a variety of real-world situations.

Includes over 500 figures.

  • Helps the student by allowing them to compare their work and progress with the many figures available.
  • Shows many drawings to scale so students can assess and check their understanding of chapter material. 

Offers a range of study tools to help students learn more effectively.

  • A wide variety of tutorials, exercises, and review questions help reinforce the information learned in the tutorials.
  • Menus in the margin show students how to locate the command they are using.
  • Learning objectives listed at the beginning of each chapter help readers take away key lessons.
  • Chapter review includes a summary and multiple-choice, true-false, matching, and general review questions based on the chapter objectives.

Description

  • Copyright 2012
  • Dimensions: 8-1/2" x 10-7/8"
  • Pages: 360
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-267583-8
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-267583-3

Sheet Metal Drafting Using SolidWorks® teaches basic drafting techniques and sheet metal drafting using SolidWorks. The text begins with simple solid models and proceeds to complex sheet metal assemblies with drawings, exploded views, parts lists, revisions, and other items related to the field.  The material is presented so that users can learn SolidWorks Sheet Metal and basic drafting techniques by actually using the program in real-world situations. Written specifically for the student version of SolidWorks, this text is ideal for online and lecture courses.

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Table of Contents

1. Setting up the First Models, Drawing and Modifying Them Using Drawing Constructions

2. Making a Drawing with Dimensions from the First Model

3. Making More Complex Models and Drawings with Dimensions from those Models

4. Making Extruded and Revolved Features with Extrude Cuts and Assigning Materials to the Models

5. Using Extrude Cut, Hole Simple and Hole Wizard to Make Complex Models and Drawings with Dimensions including Tolerances

6. Sheet Metal Design

7. Sheet Metal Design II and Drawing

8. Making a Front Panel, a Rear Panel, a Chassis and a Cover for a Sheet Metal Assembly and Make Detail Drawings of All Four Parts One of which Will Have a Hole Table

9. Assembly Nut Plates on the Chassis and Front Panel for the Assembly

10. Assemble All of the Components for the Sheet Metal Assembly and Make an Exploded View.

11. Make an Assembly Drawing and a Parts List

12. On Your Own Projects with Detailed Instructions for Making Assemblies, Exploded Views, Assembly Drawings and Parts Lists

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