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Optimize Designs in Less Time An essential element of equipment and system design, computer aided design (CAD) is commonly used to simulate potential engineering problems in order to help gauge the magnitude of their effects. Useful for producing 3D models or drawings with the selection of predefined objects, Computer Aided Design: A Conceptual Approach directs readers on how to effectively use CAD to enhance the process and produce faster designs with greater accuracy. Learn CAD Quickly and Efficiently This handy guide provides practical examples based on different CAD systems, and incorporates automation, mechanism, and customization guidelines, as well as other outputs of CAD in the design process. It explains the mathematical tools used in related operations and covers general topics relevant to any CAD program. Comprised of 12 chapters, this instructional reference addresses: Automation concepts and examples Mechanism design concepts Tie reduction through customization Practical industrial component and system design Reduce Time by Effectively Using CAD Computer Aided Design: A Conceptual Approach concentrates on concept generation, functions as a tutorial for learning any CAD software, and was written with mechanical engineering professionals and post-graduate engineering students in more

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  • Paperback
  • 156.03 x 233.68mm
  • CRC Press
  • English
  • 1138885444
  • 9781138885448

About Sarkar

Jayanta Sarkar works as an assistant manager in the Heat Exchanger Division of Paharpur Cooling Towers Limited, Kolkata, West Bengal, India. He manages the day-to-day engineering design activity of various industrial products related to power plants using various advanced CAD software and FEA packages, and has expertise in piping and pressure vessel design, and design and development of mechanical systems. Sarkar received a degree from the A.M.I.E. Institute of Engineers (India); a diploma in mechanical engineering from Murshidabad Institute of Technology, West Bengal, India; and a post-diploma in advance tool design from Central Tool Room and Training Center, Kolkata, more

Table of contents

Introduction CAD System Tools CAD Libraries Application-Oriented CAD Systems Advantages of CAD Introduction Advantages Structure of Computer-Aided Design Modeling Introduction Window Identification Unit Settings Sketch Entities, Objects, and Classification Datums Sketch Entities 3-D Curves Surfaces Solids Regional Operations Sketching Operations Use of Model Tree and Sequence of Operation Accessing of CAD Libraries Curve Entities Introduction Curves Lines Circles Ellipses Parabolas Hyperbolas Conics Cubic Splines Bezier Curves B-Spline Curves Project Work Sketching Introduction Sketching Tools Modification Tools Annotation Tools Advanced Tools Parametric Sketching Project Work Part Modeling Introduction Feature Surface Properties and Their Classification Family Tables Use of Macro/Map Key Parametric Modeling Parametric Modeling Procedures Modeling Techniques Application-Based Modeling Presentation Template Creation Project Work Assembly Methods Introduction Assembly Workspace Degree of Freedom Assembly Methods Assembly Operations Family Table in Assembly Application-Based Assembly Techniques Presentation Template Creation Project Work Production Drawing Generation Introduction Structure of Drawing Drawing View Setting and Creation Dimension Annotations Template Creation Project Work Sheet Metal Introduction Features Operation Application-Based Modeling Project Work Analysis Introduction Dimensional Analysis Finite Element Analysis Kinetic Analysis Mechanism Introduction Joint Modeling Joint Classification Based on Degree of Freedom Connections Curve Tracing Project Work Graphical Presentation and Animation Introduction Presentations and Classifications Application of Presentation Rendering Animation Project Work Automation Introduction Identifying the Variables Parameter Creation Relation and Formula Creation Use of Family Tables Template Component Generation Relation in Drawing Output Checking and Program Revision Project Work Customization Introduction Customized Template Creation Graphical Customization Time Reduction through Customization Project Work Simple Automation Real-Time Product Development through Optimization Mechanism Design Project Animation Project Indexshow more