Cincinnati, OH, February 9, 2006 — Sheet Metal Guy, LLC is proud to announce that three new SolidWorks training books are now available at www.SheetMetalGuy.com. The series of SolidWorks training manuals by Doctor Walt provides practical, easy-to-follow lessons that help reduce the time and cost of product development. If you are a designer, drafter, engineer, or architect looking for quality training materials for SolidWorks, consider the following instruction books for SolidWorks published by Conceptual Product Development, Inc.
"Doctor Walt’s Introduction to SolidWorks" uses practical examples to quickly introduce the novice SolidWorks user to the techniques required to create part models and associated drawings. "Doctor Walt’s SolidWorks Workbook" covers intermediate level part modeling and assemblies. Exercises include design tables, assembly simulation, injection molded parts, and sheet metal design. "Doctor Walt’s SolidWorks Assemblies" deals with both “top-down” and “bottom-up” assembly modeling techniques. Special attention is given to the use of derived parts and the interplay of mating relationships. Associated assembly drawings with bills of material and balloon callouts are also covered.
Doctor Walt shows the SolidWorks user valuable tips using hundreds of screen captures and detailed, step-by-step instructions, simplifying the learning experience. Doctor Walt has written more than 50 technical training books on several CAD packages.
About Conceptual Product Development, Inc.
Conceptual Product Development, Inc., a West Caldwell, NJ-based corporation, has been providing mechanical designers with CAD training materials, interactive CAD training classes, and general engineering consulting for over eight years. Their mission in all endeavors is to help customers reduce the time and cost of product development by innovative application of powerful technical tools and techniques. CPD provides both general instruction texts for major CAD packages and customized printed matter such as VAR manuals and catalogs. Walter Silva, President of CPD, Inc., is a veteran Mechanical Engineer with over thirty-five years of industry experience in plastic part design, molds and fixtures, and machinery development. Mr. Silva is the author of the well-known series of Doctor Walt’s books that cover CAD software, rapid prototyping, and technical desktop publishing.
About Sheet Metal Guy, LLC
Sheet Metal Guy, LLC, located in Cincinnati, OH, was formed to help increase the productivity of sheet metal designers and manufacturers through education. As a publisher of books and other materials, the company's primary focus is to provide high quality, cost effective, training for the design and manufacture of sheet metal parts and assemblies. Sheet Metal Guy, LLC is focused on designing easy to understand, self-paced training books for all knowledge levels of 3D CAD software users. Additional company and product information is available on the company’s Web site,
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