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Learning and Applying SolidWorks 2011-2012: Step-by-Step, 1st Edition

  • L. Scott Hansen
  • ISBN-10: 0831134437
  • ISBN-13: 9780831134433
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2012 Published
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About the Product

This unique reference is intended to help users learn SolidWorks on their own with little or no outside help. Unlike other books of its kind, it begins at a very basic level and ends at a fairly advanced level. It has been updated to include all new features of SolidWorks 2010 - 2011. And it's perfect for anyone enrolled in Engineering and Technology programs, as well as professionals interested in learning SolidWorks.


  • Provides step-by-step instructions along with numerous illustrations.

  • Commands are shown in bold for those who would rather not read every word of instruction.

  • Includes graphic illustration for each step for those who would rather learn visually.

  • Contains small notes on most illustrations to further clarify instructions.

  • Most chapters are self contained, allowing users to start from most anywhere in the book.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Getting Started
Chapter 2: Learning More Basics
Chapter 3: Learning to Detail Part Drawings
Chapter 4: Advanced Detail Drawing Procedures
Chapter 5: Learning to Edit Existing Solid Models
Chapter 6: Advanced Design Procedures
Chapter 7: Introduction to Assembly View Procedures
Chapter 8: Introduction to Advanced Commands
Chapter 9: Introduction to SimulationXpress
Chapter 10: Introduction to Mechanical Mates
Chapter 11: Advanced Work Plane Procedures
Chapter 12: Introduction to Creating a Helix
Chapter 13: Introduction to Importing .DWG files
Chapter 14: Introduction to the Design Library