SOLIDWORKS 2020 Basic Tools - Paul Tran

SOLIDWORKS 2020 Basic Tools

By Paul Tran

  • Release Date: 2019-12-02
  • 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 2020 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 has 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 2020 User Interface 
1.   System Options 
2.   Document Templates 
3.   Basic Solid Modeling - Extrude Options 
4.   Basic Solid Modeling - Extrude & Revolve 
5.   Revolved Parts 
6.   Rib & Shell Features 
7.   Patterns 
8.   Part Configuration 
9.   Modeling Threads 
10. Bottom Up Assembly 
11. Using Advanced Mates 
12. Layout Assembly 
13. PhotoView360 Basics 
14. Drawing Preparations 
15. Assembly Drawings 
16. Drawing Views 
17. Detailing 
18. Sheet Metal Drawings 
19. Configurations 
20. Design Tables 
      CSWA Preparation Materials 
      SOLIDWORKS 2020 Quick-Guides