Mastering AutoCAD 2016 and AutoCAD LT 2016

Author: George Omura
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119044840
Release Date: 2015-04-23
Genre: Computers

The bestselling AutoCAD reference, with all new bonus video content Mastering AutoCAD 2016 and AutoCAD LT 2016 is a complete tutorial and reference, helping you design accurately and efficiently while getting the most out of the AutoCAD 2016 software. Concise explanations and focused examples strengthen your understanding of AutoCAD concepts, while step-by-step instruction and hands-on projects help you develop the skills you need for real-world projects. This new edition covers the latest AutoCAD capabilities, and gives you access to videos demonstrating crucial techniques. The companion website provides all of the project files necessary for the tutorials, and features additional video tutorials and other bonus content. You'll start with the basics of AutoCAD drafting, and gradually build your skills to an advanced level as you learn 3D modeling and imaging. Whether you're preparing for the Autodesk certification or just want to be an AutoCAD guru, this book provides the comprehensive information you need. Get acquainted with the AutoCAD 2016 interface and drafting tools Work with hatches, fields, tables, dynamic blocks, solid fills, and more Build an accurate, scalable 3D model of your design for reference Customize your AutoCAD and integrate it with other software Packed with expert tips, tricks, techniques, and tutorials, Mastering AutoCAD 2016 and AutoCAD LT 2016 is your essential guide to get up to speed quickly.

Mastering Autodesk Inventor 2014 and Autodesk Inventor LT 2014

Author: Curtis Waguespack
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118758281
Release Date: 2013-06-06
Genre: Computers

An Autodesk Official Press guide to the powerful mechanical design software Autodesk Inventor has been used to design everything from cars and airplanes to appliances and furniture. This comprehensive guide to Inventor and Inventor LT features real-world workflows and work environments, and is packed with practical tutorials that focus on teaching Inventor tips, tricks, and techniques. Additionally, you can download datasets to jump in and practice on any exercise. This reference and tutorial explains key interface conventions, capabilities, tools, and techniques, including design concepts and application, parts design, assemblies and subassemblies, weldment design, and the use of Design Accelerators and Design Calculators. There's also detailed coverage of design tactics for large assemblies, effective model design for various industries, strategies for effective data and asset sharing, using 2D and 3D data from other CAD systems, and improving designs by incorporating engineering principles. Uses real-world sample projects so you can quickly grasp the interface, tools, and processes Features detailed documentation on everything from project set up to simple animations and documentation for exploded views, sheet metal flat patterns, plastic part design, and more Covers crucial productivity-boosting tools, iLogic, data exchange, the Frame Generator, Inventor Studio visualization tools, dynamic simulation and stress analysis features, and routed systems features Downloadable datasets let you jump into the step-by-step tutorials anywhere Mastering Autodesk Inventor and Autodesk Inventor LT is the essential, comprehensive training guide for this powerful software.

Mastering Autodesk Inventor 2015 and Autodesk Inventor LT 2015

Author: Curtis Waguespack
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118861981
Release Date: 2014-05-20
Genre: Computers

A comprehensive guide to Autodesk Inventor and Inventor LT This detailed reference and tutorial provides straightforward explanations, real-world examples, and practical tutorials that focus squarely on teaching Autodesk Inventor tips, tricks, and techniques. The book also includes a project at the beginning to help those new to Inventor quickly understand key interface conventions and capabilities. In addition, there is more information on Inventor LT, new practice drawings at the end of each chapter to reinforce lessons learned, and thorough coverage of all of Inventor's new features. The author's extensive experience across industries and his expertise enables him to teach the software in the context of real-world workflows and work environments. Mastering Inventor explores all aspects of part design, including sketching, basic and advanced modeling techniques, working with sheet metal, and part editing. Here are just a few of the key topics covered: Assemblies and subassemblies Real-world workflows and offering extensive detail on working with large assemblies Weldment design Functional design using Design Accelerators and Design Calculators Everything from presentation files to simple animations to documentation for exploded views Frame Generator Inventor Studio visualization tools Inventor Professional's dynamic simulation and stress analysis features Routed systems features (piping, tubing, cabling, and harnesses) The book's detailed discussions are reinforced with step-by-step tutorials, and readers can compare their work to the downloadable before-and-after tutorial files. In addition, you'll find an hour of instructional videos with tips and techniques to help you master the software. Mastering Inventor is the ultimate resource for those who want to quickly become proficient with Autodesk's 3D manufacturing software and prepare for the Inventor certification exams.