SOLIDWORKS 2020 Intermediate Skills - Paul Tran

SOLIDWORKS 2020 Intermediate Skills

By Paul Tran

  • Release Date: 2019-12-02
  • Genre: Computers


• Picks up where SOLIDWORKS Basic Tools leaves off 
• Uses a step by step tutorial approach with real world projects 
• Comprehensive coverage of intermediate SOLIDWORKS tools and techniques 
• Expands on Solids, Surfaces, Multibodies, Configurations, Drawings, Sheet Metal and Assemblies 
• Features a quick reference guide 
• This edition includes a new chapter on plastic parts 

SOLIDWORKS 2020 Intermediate Skills is part of a three part series which builds on the SOLIDWORKS features learned in SOLIDWORKS 2020 Basic Tools. SOLIDWORKS 2020 Intermediate Skills broadens your SOLIDWORKS knowledge base by covering such features as surveys, lofts and boundaries, the use of multibodies, generating engineering drawings and other SOLIDWORKS functions that are critical for the effective use of this powerful software.

This book helps prepare you for the advanced features of SOLIDWORKS which are covered in SOLIDWORKS Advanced Techniques. It uses a step by step tutorial approach with real world projects. This book also features a Quick-Reference-Guide to the SOLIDWORKS 2020 commands, icons, and customized hotkeys.

Who’s this book for?

This book is for the mid-level user, who is already familiar with the SOLIDWORKS program. It is also a great resource for the more CAD literate individuals who want to expand their knowledge of the different features that SOLIDWORKS 2020 has to offer.

Table of Contents

      Introduction: SOLIDWORKS User Interface 
1.   Document Properties 
2.   Sketching Skills 
3.   Creating Multibody Parts 
4.   Working with Multibody Parts 
5.   Revolved & Thread Features 
6.   Flex Bending 
7.   Sweep with Guide Curves 
8.   Lofts and Boundaries 
9.   Surfaces and Patches 
10. Configure Features 
11. Assembly Motions and Mates 
12. Using Smart Mates 
13. Top Down Assembly 
14. Using the Lip and Groove Options 
15. Assembly Drawings and BOMs 
16. Drawings and Detailing 
18. Sheet Metal Parts 
19. Plastic Parts 
20. Smart Components 
21. Using Subtract & Intersect 
22. Using Magnetic Mates 
23. Hybrid Modeling 
      SOLIDWORKS 2020 Quick-Guides