Introduction to AutoCAD Plant 3D 2018

Author: Tutorial Books
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1548792128
Release Date: 2017-07-17
Genre:

Introduction to AutoCAD Plant 3D 2018 is a learn-by-doing manual focused on the basics of AutoCAD Plant 3D. The book helps you to learn the process of creating projects in AutoCAD Plant 3D rather than learning individual tools and commands. It consists of sixteen tutorials, which help you to complete a project successfully. The topics explained in the plant design process are: * Creating Projects * Creating and Editing P&IDs * Managing Data * Generating Reports * Creating 3D Structures * Adding Equipment * Creating Piping * Validate Drawings * Creating Isometric Drawings * Creating Orthographic Drawing * Project Management, and * Printing and Publishing Drawings If you are an educator, you can request a free evaluation copy by sending us an email to [email protected]

Pipe Drafting and Design

Author: Roy A. Parisher
Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing
ISBN: 9780123847010
Release Date: 2011-10-04
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Pipe Drafting and Design, Third Edition provides step-by-step instructions to walk pipe designers, drafters, and students through the creation of piping arrangement and isometric drawings. It includes instructions for the proper drawing of symbols for fittings, flanges, valves, and mechanical equipment. More than 350 illustrations and photographs provide examples and visual instructions. A unique feature is the systematic arrangement of drawings that begins with the layout of the structural foundations of a facility and continues through to the development of a 3-D model. Advanced chapters discuss the use of 3-D software tools from which elevation, section and isometric drawings, and bills of materials are extracted. Covers drafting and design of pipes from fundamentals to detailed advice on the development of piping drawings, using manual and CAD techniques 3-D model images provide an uncommon opportunity to visualize an entire piping facility Each chapter includes exercises and questions designed for review and practice New to this edition: A large scale project that includes foundation location, equipment location, arrangement, and vendor drawings Updated discussion and use of modern CAD tools Additional exercises, drawings, and dimensioning charts to provide practice and assessment New set of Powerpoint images to help develop classroom lectures

AutoCAD Plant 3D 2018 for Designers

Author: Prof Sham Tickoo Purdue Univ
Publisher:
ISBN: 1942689896
Release Date: 2017-08-02
Genre:

AutoCAD Plant 3D 2018 for Designers book introduces the readers to AutoCAD Plant 3D 2018, one of the world's leading application, designed specifically to create and modify P&ID's and plant 3D models. In this book, the author emphasizes on the features of AutoCAD Plant 3D 2018 that allow the user to design piping & instrumentation diagrams and 3D piping models. Also, the chapters are structured in a pedagogical sequence that makes this book very effective in learning the features and capabilities of AutoCAD Plant 3D 2018. Special emphasis has been laid in this book on tutorials and exercises, which relate to the real world projects, help you understand the usage and abilities of the tools available in AutoCAD Plant 3D 2018. You will learn how to setup a project, create and edit P&IDs, design a 3D Plant model, generate isometric/orthographic drawings, as well as how to publish and print drawings.

Understanding 3D Animation Using Maya

Author: John Edgar Park
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0387269045
Release Date: 2007-08-29
Genre: Computers

Many animators and designers would like to supplement their Maya learning with a less-technical, more helpful book. This self-study manual is both a general guide for understanding 3-D computer graphics and a specific guide for learning the fundamentals of Maya: workspace, modeling, animation, shading, lighting, and rendering. Understanding 3-D Animation Using Maya covers these fundamentals in each chapter so that readers gain increasingly detailed knowledge. After an initial 'concepts' section launches each chapter, hands-on tutorials are provided, as well as a chapter project that progressively adds newly learned material and culminates in the final animated short. This is the first book on Maya that teaches the subject using a sensible, proven methodology for both novices and intermediate users. Topics and features: - Proven method that emphasizes preliminaries to every chapter - Integrates the "why" concepts of 3-D simultaneously with the "how-to" techniques - Skills reinforced with tutorials and chapter projects - Real-world experience distilled into helpful hints and step-by-step guides for common tasks

Engineering Drawing and Design

Author: David A. Madsen
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305887923
Release Date: 2016-02-01
Genre: Architecture

For more than 25 years, students have relied on this trusted text for easy-to-read, comprehensive drafting and design instruction that complies with the latest ANSI and ASME industry standards for mechanical drafting. The Sixth Edition of ENGINEERING DRAWING AND DESIGN continues this tradition of excellence with a multitude of real, high-quality industry drawings and more than 1,000 drafting, design, and practical application problems—including many new to the current edition. The text showcases actual product designs in all phases, from concept through manufacturing, marketing, and distribution. In addition, the engineering design process now features new material related to production practices that eliminate waste in all phases, and the authors describe practices to improve process output quality by using quality management methods to identify the causes of defects, remove them, and minimize manufacturing variables. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Process Plant Layout and Piping Design

Author: Ed Bausbacher
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: UOM:39015033091946
Release Date: 1993
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Based on the authors' collective 65 years of experience in the engineering construction industry, this profusely illustrated, comprehensive guidebook presents tried-and-true workable methods and rules of thumb for plant layout and piping design for the process industries. Content is organized and presented for quick-reference on-the-job or for systematic study of specific topics. Presents general concepts and principles of plant layout -- from basic terminology and input requirements to deliverables; deals with specific pieces of equipment and their most efficient layout in the overall plant design configuration; addresses the plant layout requirements for the most common process unit equipment; covers piping requirements for the entire plant as well as all equipment types; and considers the computerized tools that are now available to help plant layout and piping designers. Features more than 640 illustrations of equipment, piping and other components of processing facility -- and their configurations. MARKETS: For mechanical and chemical engineers working for engineering construction as well as process manufacturing companies with responsibility for plant layout, piping, and construction; and for engineering students.

Exploring Autodesk Revit 2018 for Structure

Author: Prof Sham Tickoo Purdue Univ
Publisher:
ISBN: 1942689934
Release Date: 2017-07-11
Genre:

Exploring Autodesk Revit 2018 for Structure is a comprehensive book that has been written to cater to the needs of the students and the professionals who are involved in the AEC profession. This textbook enables the users to harness the power of BIM with Autodesk Revit 2018 for Structure for their specific use. In this textbook, the author emphasizes on physical modeling, analytical modeling, rebar modeling, and quantity scheduling. Also, Revit 2018 for Structure book covers the description of various stages involved in analyzing the model in Robot Structural Analysis software. This textbook is specially meant for professionals and students in structural engineering, civil engineering, and allied fields in the building industry. In this book, along with the main text, the chapters have been punctuated with tips and notes to give additional information on the concept, thereby enabling you to create your own innovative project.

AutoCAD Mep 2016 for Designers 3rd Edition

Author: Prof Sham Tickoo Purdue Univ
Publisher:
ISBN: 1942689101
Release Date: 2015-07-20
Genre:

AutoCAD MEP 2016 for Designers book is written to help the readers effectively use the designing and drafting tools of AutoCAD MEP 2016. This book provides detailed description of the tools that are commonly used in designing HVAC system, piping system, and plumbing system as well as in designing the electrical layout of a building. The AutoCAD MEP 2016 for Designers book further elaborates on the procedure of generating the schematic drawings of a system, which are used for schematic representation of a system. Special emphasis has been laid on the introduction of concepts, which have been explained using text, along with graphical examples. The examples and tutorials used in this book ensure that the users can relate the information provided in this textbook with the practical industry designs.

Tutorial Guide to AutoCAD 2013

Author: Shawna Lockhart
Publisher: SDC Publications
ISBN: 9781585037216
Release Date: 2012-05-23
Genre: Computers

A Tutorial Guide to AutoCAD 2013 provides a step-by-step introduction to AutoCAD with commands presented in the context of each tutorial. In fifteen clear and comprehensive chapters, author Shawna Lockhart guides readers through all the important commands and techniques in AutoCAD 2013, from 2D drawing to solid modeling and finally finishing with rendering. In each lesson, the author provides step-by-step instructions with frequent illustrations showing exactly what appears on the AutoCAD screen. Later, individual steps are no longer provided, and readers are asked to apply what they've learned by completing sequences on their own. A carefully developed pedagogy reinforces this cumulative-learning approach and supports readers in becoming skilled AutoCAD users. A Tutorial Guide to AutoCAD 2013 begins with three Getting Started chapters that include information to get readers of all levels prepared for the tutorials. The author includes tips that offer suggestions and warnings as you progress through the tutorials. Key Terms and Key Commands are listed at the end of each chapter to recap important topics and commands learned in each tutorial. Also, a glossary of terms and Commands Summary lists the key commands used in the tutorials. Each chapter concludes with end of chapter problems providing challenges to a range of abilities in mechanical, electrical, and civil engineering as well as architectural problems.

AutoCAD 2004 and AutoCAD LT 2004

Author: David Frey
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780782151756
Release Date: 2006-02-20
Genre: Computers

AutoCAD 2004 and AutoCAD LT 2004: No Experience Required is your step-by-step introduction to the latest versions of AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT, the industry-leading design and drafting programs used by architects, engineers, drafters, and design teams worldwide. Inside this perfectly-paced guide are the clear-cut explanations and practical, step-by-step tutorials that you need to create, develop, and complete even the most elaborate AutoCAD projects. Gain the Imperative AutoCAD Skills Finding your way around AutoCAD and LT Understanding basic commands Applying AutoCAD's coordinate systems Setting up a drawing Mastering drawing strategies Employing Polar and Object Snap Tracking Setting up layers, colors, and linetypes Using blocks and Wblocks Dragging AutoCAD objects from one drawing to another Generating elevations and orthographic views Working with hatches and fills Controlling text in a drawing Managing external references Setting up layouts and printing an AutoCAD drawing Using AutoCAD's tool palettes Creating and rendering a 3D model Setting up attributes

Introduction to SolidWorks

Author: Godfrey C. Onwubolu
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781498731201
Release Date: 2017-03-16
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This senior undergraduate level textbook is written for Advanced Manufacturing, Additive Manufacturing, as well as CAD/CAM courses. Its goal is to assist students in colleges and universities, designers, engineers, and professionals interested in using SolidWorks as the design and 3D printing tool for emerging manufacturing technology for practical applications. This textbook will bring a new dimension to SolidWorks by introducing readers to the role of SolidWorks in the relatively new manufacturing paradigm shift, known as 3D-Printing which is based on Additive Manufacturing (AM) technology. This new textbook: Features modeling of complex parts and surfaces Provides a step-by-step tutorial type approach with pictures showing how to model using SolidWorks Offers a user-Friendly approach for the design of parts, assemblies, and drawings, motion-analysis, and FEA topics Includes clarification of connections between SolidWorks and 3D-Printing based on Additive Manufacturing Discusses a clear presentation of Additive Manufacturing for Designers using SolidWorks CAD software "Introduction to SolidWorks: A Comprehensive Guide with Applications in 3D Printing" is written using a hands-on approach which includes a significant number of pictorial descriptions of the steps that a student should follow to model parts, assemble parts, and produce drawings.

Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2016

Author: Simon Whitbread
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119059363
Release Date: 2015-09-01
Genre: Computers

Get up and running on Autodesk Revit MEP 2016 with this detailed, hands-on guide Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2016 provides perfectly paced coverage of all core concepts and functionality, with tips, tricks, and hands-on exercises that help you optimize productivity. With a focus on real-world uses and workflows, this detailed reference explains Revit MEP tools and functionality in the context of professional design and provides the practical insight that can only come from years of experience. Coverage includes project setup, work sharing, building loads, ductwork, electrical and plumbing, and much more, with clear explanation every step of the way. The companion website features downloadable tutorials that reinforce the material presented, allowing you to jump in at any point and compare your work to the pros. This is your guide to master the capabilities of this essential productivity-enhancing tool. Generate schedules that show quantities, materials, design dependencies, and more Evaluate building loads, and design logical air, water, and fire protection systems Create comprehensive electrical and plumbing plans tailored to the project Model your design with custom parameters, symbols, fixtures, devices, and more If you're ready to get on board this emerging design, collaboration, and documentation paradigm, Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2016 is the one-stop resource you need.

AutoCAD LT Fundamentals

Author: Ted Saufley
Publisher: Goodheart-Willcox Pub
ISBN: 1590704304
Release Date: 2005-10-01
Genre: Computers

AutoCAD LT Fundamentals: Drafting and Design Applications provides complete instruction in mastering AutoCAD LT commands and drawing techniques. All AutoCAD LT commands, menus, buttons, options, and techniques presented in this text are covered in an easy-to-understand format. This format allows you to become comfortable with AutoCAD LT as your knowledge builds from one chapter to the next. You progress from the most basic drawing commands to the more advanced editing and dimensioning functions.

Design for 3D Printing

Author: Samuel N. Bernier
Publisher: Maker Media, Inc.
ISBN: 9781457187322
Release Date: 2015-10-01
Genre: Computers

France's Le FabShop has extensive experience testing 3D printers and creating digital models for them. From an articulated Makey Robot to a posable elephant model, Samuel N. Bernier and the rest of Le FabShop's team have created some of the most-printed designs in the 3D printing world. This book uses their work to teach you how to get professional results out of a desktop 3D printer without needing to be trained in design. Through a series of tutorials and case studies, this book gives you the techniques to turn a product idea into a 3D model and a prototype. Focusing on free design software and affordable technologies, the exercises in this book are the perfect boost to any beginner looking to start designing for 3D printing. Designing for the tool and finding a good tool to fit the design--these are at the core of the product designer's job, and these are the tools this book will help you master. Foreword by Carl Bass, Autodesk's CEO, a passionate and prolific Maker. In Design For 3D Printing, you'll: Learn the different 3D printing technologies Choose the best desktop 3D printer Discover free 3D modeling software Become familiar with 3D scanning solutions Find out how to go from a bad to a good 3D source file, one that's ready-to-print

Exploring Bentley Staad Pro V8i Selectseries 6

Author: Prof Sham Purdue University Northwest
Publisher: Cadcim Technologies
ISBN: 1942689683
Release Date: 2017-01-30
Genre:

Exploring Bentley STAAD.Pro V8i (SELECTseries 6) is a comprehensive textbook that has been written to cater to the needs of the students and professionals. The chapters in this textbook are structured in a pedagogical sequence, which makes the learning process very simple and effective for both the novice as well as the advanced users of STAAD.Pro. In this textbook, the author explains in detail the procedure of creating 2D and 3D models, assigning material constants, assigning cross-section properties, assigning supports, defining different loads, performing analysis, viewing results, and preparing report. The chapters in the book are punctuated with tips and notes, wherever necessary, to make the concepts clear, thereby enabling the user to create his own innovative projects.