SolidWorks 2015 for Designers

SolidWorks 2015 for Designers, 13th Edition


SOLIDWORKS 2015 for Designers book is written to help the readers effectively use the modeling and assembly tools by utilizing the parametric and feature based approach of SOLIDWORKS 2015. This book provides detailed description of the tools that are commonly used in modeling, assembly, and sheet metal as well as in surfacing. The SOLIDWORKS 2015 for Designers book further elaborates on the procedure of generating the drawings of a model or assembly, which are used for documentation of a model or assembly.

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.

CADCIM Technologies, USA
Prof. Sham Tickoo, Purdue University Calumet, USA

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1: Introduction to SolidWorks 2015
  • Chapter 2: Drawing Sketches for Solid Models
  • Chapter 3: Editing and Modifying Sketches
  • Chapter 4: Adding Relations and Dimensions to Sketches
  • Chapter 5: Advanced Dimensioning Techniques and Base Feature Options
  • Chapter 6: Creating Reference Geometries
  • Chapter 7: Advanced Modeling Tools-I
  • Chapter 8: Advanced Modeling Tools-II
  • Chapter 9: Editing Features
  • Chapter 10: Advanced Modeling Tools-III
  • Chapter 11: Advanced Modeling Tools-IV
  • Chapter 12: Assembly Modeling-I
  • Chapter 13: Assembly Modeling-II
  • Chapter 14: Working with Drawing Views-I
  • Chapter 15: Working with Drawing Views-II
  • Chapter 16: Surface Modeling
  • Chapter 17: Working with Blocks
  • Chapter 18: Sheet Metal Design
  • Chapter 19: Equations, Configurations, and Library Features
  • Chapter 20: Motion Study
  • Student Projects
  • Index

Salient Features

  • Consists of 20 chapters that are organized in a pedagogical sequence
  • Tutorial approach to explain the concepts of SOLIDWORS 2015
  • Detailed explanation of SOLIDWORKS 2015 tools
  • Summary on the first page of the topics covered in the chapter
  • Consists of hundreds of illustrations and a comprehensive coverage of SOLIDWORKS 2015 concepts and techniques
  • Step-by-step instructions that guide the users through the learning process
  • Emphasis on Why and How with explanation


  • 'Dr. Subramanian'

    The effort taken by the team is commendable and the way the powerpoint for the subject Solidworks 2015 is too good and its really well organized. Looking forward to buy more books from CADCIM series.

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