Instant AutoCAD

Instant AutoCAD : Mechanical Desktop 4.0

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For Courses in Mechanical Desktop or AutoCAD courses that delve heavily into Mechanical Desktop Applications.Delivering technical information in a quick-and-easy format, this tutorial/CD-ROM package is designed to give students the information and hands-on practical experience they need to work knowledgeably and efficiently with Mechanical Desktop 4.0-a 3D, feature-based, parametric modeler that enables users to create models of 3D parts from 2D sketches, and using these parts, to create detail drawings and assemblies. (Mechanical Desktop is fully integrated and makes use of the AutoCAD graphic interface.) In the Instant AutoCAD series.
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 224 pages
  • 204 x 274 x 12mm | 798.32g
  • Peachpit Press Publications
  • Berkeley, United States
  • English
  • 013016173X
  • 9780130161734

Table of contents

1. Introduction. Introduction. Mechanical Desktop (MTD) Design Process. Interacting with Mechanical Desk-top. Using the Desktop Browser.2. Design Fundamentals. Sketching and Profiling. Editing. Dimensioning. Constraining.3. Part Creation. Creation: Extrude; Revolve; Sweep. Viewing and Working in 3D: Visibility Options; Work Axis, Active Sketch Plane, Work Plane, and Work Points.4. Part Editing. Edit Feature. Cut, Join, and Intersect. Fillets and Chamfers. Holes.5. Part Drawing. Creating Views: Type and Data Set; Section Views, Hidden Lines; Scale and Moving Views. Dimensioning: Hide and Move; Changing Dimension Attributes; Reference Dimensions. Lines: Hide and Center Lines.6. Assembly Creation. Assembly Concepts. Part Instances. Assembly Parts. Assembly Information. Editing Assemblies.7. Assembly Drawing. Assembly Scenes. Creating Assembly Views. Adding Annotations. Bill of Materials.
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