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SolidWorks 2011 Assemblies Bible

ISBN: 978-1-118-00276-6
648 pages
August 2011
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A fan of the SolidWorks Bible, but want more detail on assemblies? Here you go.

SolidWorks fans have long sought more detail on SolidWorks topics, and now you have it. We took our popular SolidWorks Bible, divided it into two books (SolidWorks 2011 Assemblies Bible and SolidWorks 2011 Parts Bible) and packed each new book with a host of items from your wish lists, such as more extensive coverage of the basics, additional tutorials, and expanded coverage of topics largely ignored by other books.

  • This SolidWorks 2011 Assemblies Bible shows you how to organize parts data to create assemblies or subassemblies using the latest version of the 3D solid modeling program, SolidWorks
  • Thoroughly describes best practices and beginning-to-advanced techniques using both video and text
  • Explains and thoroughly covers every assembly function and is written in a way that enables the reader to make better decisions while using the software
  • Written by well-known and well-respected SolidWorks guru Matt Lombard
  • Can stand alone or also with the SolidWorks 2011 Parts Bible for a complete SolidWorks reference set

Keep both the SolidWorks 2011 Assemblies Bible and the SolidWorks 2011 Parts Bible on your desk, and you?ll have the best resource set out there on SolidWorks.

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Table of Contents



Part I: Introducing Assembly Basics.

Chapter 1: Understanding Assemblies.

Chapter 2: Navigating the Assembly Interface.

Chapter 3: Visualizing Assemblies.

Part II: Working with Assemblies.

Chapter 4: Building Efficient Assemblies.

Chapter 5: Getting More from Mates.

Chapter 6: Working with Assembly Sketches and Layouts.

Chapter 7: Using Assembly Tools.

Chapter 8: Controlling Assembly Configurations and Display States.

Chapter 9: Patterning and Mirroring Components.

Chapter 10: Modeling in Context.

Chapter 11: Creating Assembly Features.

Chapter 12: Using Parametric Links in Assemblies.

Chapter 13: Editing, Evaluating, and Troubleshooting Assemblies.

Part III: Creating and Using Libraries.

Chapter 14: Using Toolbox.

Chapter 15: Working with Libraries.

Part IV: Creating Assembly Drawings.

Chapter 16: Creating Assembly Drawings.

Chapter 17: Working with Tables and Drawings.

Part V: Using Specialized or Advanced Techniques.

Chapter 18: Using DriveWorks Xpress.

Chapter 19: Employing Master Model Techniques.

Chapter 20: Using Weldments.

Chapter 21: Using Mold Tools.

Chapter 22: Working with Large Scale Design.

Chapter 23: Animating with the MotionManager.

Part VI: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Finding Help.

Appendix B: What's on the DVD.


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Author Information

Matt Lombard is a mechanical engineer and an independent SolidWorks consultant. Because of the popularity of his SolidWorks blog (dezignstuff) and his sessions at SolidWorks World, he has built a reputation as the go-to resource for everything SolidWorks.
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Bicycle 30.54 MB Click to Download
Chapter 4 Efficient Asseblies 51.35 MB Click to Download
Chapter 5 More Mates 29.39 MB Click to Download
Chapter 6 Sketches and Layouts 29.51 MB Click to Download
Chapter 8 Configurations and Display States 35.52 MB Click to Download
Chapter 9 Patterns and Mirror 3.53 MB Click to Download
Chapter 10 In-Context 2.55 MB Click to Download
Chapter 11 Assembly Features 624.53 KB Click to Download
Chapter 12 Equations 188.01 KB Click to Download
Chapter 13 Bike 30.56 MB Click to Download
Chapter 14 Toolbox 1.65 MB Click to Download
Chapter 16 Assembly Drawings 104.67 KB Click to Download
Chapter 18 Ceiling Fan 4.77 MB Click to Download
Chapter 19 Master Model 6.79 MB Click to Download
Chapter 20 Weldments 1.87 MB Click to Download
Chapter 21 Mold Based Layouts 332.08 KB Click to Download
Chapter 23 Animations Part 1 22.17 MB Click to Download
Chapter 23 Animations Part 2 75.17 MB Click to Download
Large Scale Design 80.36 KB Click to Download
Derailleur 17.26 MB Click to Download
Dump Truck 39.36 MB Click to Download
Medical Device 26.39 MB Click to Download
Robot Arm 1.17 MB Click to Download
Vice Grips 2.57 MB Click to Download
Weldments 694.10 KB Click to Download
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