Solidworks 2013 Bible by Matt Lombard

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A comprehensive resource packed with information for both beginners and advanced users

SolidWorks is the leading 3D solid modeling software used in computer-aided design. It's powerful but not simple. This complete guide introduces beginners to the software but then goes far beyond, covering numerous details that advanced users have requested. Beginners will learn not only how the software works but why, while more experienced users will learn all about search criteria, Pack-and-Go, other file management concepts, and much more. A valuable companion website contains before and after real-world parts and assemblies along with many example files used in the text. Additionally, the text of the book is augmented by video tutorials with author voice-over which can be found on the website.SolidWorks is the leading 3D CAD program, and previous editions of this book have sold more than 33,000 copiesCovers necessary information to give beginners a solid foundation in the software, including part and assembly modeling and 2D drawing techniques Addresses a wide range of advanced topics not treated in other books, including best practices, search criteria, Pack-and-Go, and other file management conceptsIncludes tutorials on both beginning and advanced topics, with videos; sample part, assembly, and drawing files; and before-and-after example files available on the companion website

SolidWorks 2013 Bible is the ultimate resource on SolidWorks 2013, the book beginners can start with and advanced users will want to keep close at hand.


About Matt Lombard

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Matt Lombard (Roanoke, VA) received a Mechanical Engineering degree and worked several years as a manufacturing engineer, plastics designer and engineering services manager. He later joined a SolidWorks reseller to do training, demos, and tech support, before moving on to develop specialized training materials for plastics design and complex shapes for the automotive, toy, and consumer products industries. In 2005 Matt became an independent SolidWorks consultant. Because of the popularity of his SolidWorks blog, his participation on online forums, and presentations at SolidWorks World, he has built a reputation as a go-to resource for everything SolidWorks.
Published February 15, 2013 by Wiley. 1299 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology, Arts & Photography, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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