SolidWorks fans have long sought more detail on building assemblies and assembly drawings with SolidWorks—and now you have it. This new book by well-known SolidWorks guru Matt Lombard covers assemblies from the basics through advanced techniques. Not only does it provide the greater detail you've been seeking, it also includes topics not widely covered elsewhere. Pair this book with Matt's new SolidWorks 2011 Parts Bible and you have the best SolidWorks reference set out there!
Review the basics—putting parts into assemblies, using external references, and more
Explore SolidWorks tools, such as the new Defeature tool for assemblies
Simulate motion with advanced mates
Add fillets, chamfers, and weld beads to assemblies
Sketch in 3D and create weldments and weldment drawings
Learn animation and use it to flex parts and turn motors
Animate flexible components
Move components with your choice of tools
Build mechanisms with layouts
Get the in-depth detail you've been seeking
Find new ways to build better assemblies
Learn best practices and advanced techniques
What's on the DVD?
The DVD includes helpful video tutorials, as well as many examples of assemblies and assembly drawings. You'll also find before-and-after files that follow the tutorials in the book.
System Requirements: Please see the DVD appendix for details and complete system requirements.
Includes a DVD!
With video tutorials, examples of assemblies and assembly drawings, and more