Author(s): Prof. Sham Tickoo Purdue Univ. and CADCIM Technologies
CATIA V5-6R2014 for Designers is a comprehensive textbook written with the intention of helping the readers effectively use all solid modeling tools and other features of CATIA V5-6R2014. This textbook provides elaborative and clear explanation of the tools of all commonly used workbenches of CATIA V5-6R2014. After reading this textbook, you will be able to create, assemble, and draft models. The chapter on the DMU Kinematics workbench will enable the users to create, edit, simulate, and analyze different mechanisms dynamically. The chapter on the FreeStyle workbench will enable the users to dynamically design and manipulate surfaces. The textbook explains the concepts through real-world examples and the tutorials used in this textbook ensure that the users can relate the knowledge gained from this textbook with the actual mechanical industry designs.
Following are the additional features of this book:
Consists of 17 chapters that are organized in a pedagogical sequence.
Tutorial approach to explain the concepts of CATIA V5-6R2014.
Detailed explanation of CATIA V5-6R2014 tools.
First page summarizes the topics covered in the chapter.
Hundreds of illustrations and a comprehensive coverage of CATIA V5-6R2014 concepts and techniques.
Step-by-step instructions that guide the users through the learning process.
Emphasis on Why and How with explanation.
More than 40 real-world mechanical engineering designs as tutorials and projects.
Additional information is provided throughout the book in the form of notes and tips.
Self-Evaluation Tests and Review Questions provided at the end of each chapter to help users assess their knowledge.
Technical support by contacting [email protected]
Additional learning resources at .
Brief Table of Contents:
Chapter 1: Introduction to CATIA V5-6R2014
Chapter 2: Drawing Sketches in the Sketcher Workbench-I
Chapter 3: Drawing Sketches in the Sketcher Workbench-II
Chapter 4: Constraining Sketches and Creating Base Features
Chapter 5: Reference Elements and Sketch-Based Features
Chapter 6: Creating Dress-Up and Hole Features
Chapter 7: Editing Features
Chapter 8: Transformation Features and Advanced Modeling Tools-I
Chapter 9: Advanced Modeling Tools-II
Chapter 10: Working with the Wireframe and Surface Design Workbench
Chapter 11: Editing and Modifying Surfaces
Chapter 12: Assembly Modeling
Chapter 13: Working with the Drafting Workbench-I
Chapter 14: Working with the Drafting Workbench-II
Chapter 15: Working with the Sheet Metal Components
Chapter 16: DMU Kinematics
Chapter 17: Working with the FreeStyle Workbench
About the Author
CADCIM Technologies, Prof. Sham Tickoo of Purdue University Calumet, and the team of dedicated contributing authors are committed to bring you the best textbooks and free teaching and learning resources on Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing (CAD/CAM), Computer Programming and Applications, GIS, Civil, Animation, and related technologies. We strive to be the first and the best. That is our promise and our goal.
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