Preface

This book shows and explains how to use SolidWorks® 2014 to create engineering drawings and designs. Emphasis is placed on creating engineering drawings including dimensions and tolerances and using standard parts and tools. Each chapter contains step-by-step sample problems that show how to apply the concepts presented in the chapter.

The book contains hundreds of projects of various degrees of difficulty specifically designed to reinforce the chapter’s content. The idea is that students learn best by doing. In response to reviewers’ requests, some more difficult projects have been included.

Chapter 1 and 2 show how to set up a part document and how to use the SolidWorks Sketch tools. Sketch tools are used to create 2D part documents ...

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