Whether it's your first venture into 3D technical drawing software or you're switching to SolidWorks from something else, you're probably excited about what this CAD program has to offer. Chances are, you figure it's going to take awhile to get the hang of it before you can begin cranking out those perfectly precise 3D designs. SolidWorks For Dummies, 2nd Edition, can help you dramatically shorten that get-acquainted period! SolidWorks For Dummies, 2nd Edition will help you get up and running quickly on the leading 3D technical drawing software. You'll see how to set up SolidWorks to create the type of drawings your industry requires and how to take full advantage of its legendary 3D features. You'll discover how to: * Work with virtual prototypes * Understand the user interface * Use templates and sketch, assemble, and create drawings * Automate the drawing process * Review drawings and collaborate with other team members * Define and edit sketches * Create dimensions and annotations * Print or plot your drawings * Leverage existing designs Sample files on the bonus CD-ROM show you how to apply the latest version of SolidWorks and accomplish specific tasks. Even if you're brand-new to CAD software, SolidWorks For Dummies, 2nd Edition will have you feeling like a pro in no time. You'll find you've entered a whole new dimension. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
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Greg Jankowski is the Customer Satisfaction Manager at SolidWorks corporation. He is a veteran (translation: been doing this longer than he cares to admit) in the CAD industry with experience using SolidWorks, ProEngineer, and Computervision CAD systems in a variety of mechanical design and developmental positions. Greg was the Principal at CIMCO, a SolidWorks Solution Partner since SolidWorks 95.
Greg is the author of the book SolidWorks for AutoCAD Users and the e-book Exploring SolidWorks. In addition, he authored and developed the SolidWorks workstation benchmark. He is also the author of the Cadalyst magazine column "Solid Thinking" and is a regular columnist for the SolidWorks Express newsletter.
Richard Doyle is the User Community Coordinator at SolidWorks, responsible for helping SolidWorks user groups grow and thrive. A SolidWorks user since 1997, Richard has 29 years of experience in the field of mechanical drafting and design, including 22 years spent working with CAD. As one of the original founding members of the SolidWorks User Group Network (SWUGN) committee, Richard has spent a good deal of time helping to keep SolidWorks users informed and educated and enjoying the benefits of working with 3D CAD.
Set up SolidWorks to work for your industry
See how to create outstanding designs with SolidWorks' 3D features
Here's how to get a solid foundation in SolidWorks and have fun doing it.Whether it's your first venture into 3D technical drawing software or you're switching to SolidWorks from something else, you'll get the scoop on using templates, putting parts together, creating and automating drawings, collaborating, and turning out great designs.
Discover how to:
* Work with virtual prototypesUnderstand the user interface
* Define and edit sketches
* Create dimensions and annotations
* Leverage existing designs
* View and review documents
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