e Design

Author: Kuang-Hua Chang
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128097361
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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e-Design: Computer-Aided Engineering Design, Revised First Edition is the first book to integrate a discussion of computer design tools throughout the design process. Through the use of this book, the reader will understand basic design principles and all-digital design paradigms, the CAD/CAE/CAM tools available for various design related tasks, how to put an integrated system together to conduct All-Digital Design (ADD), industrial practices in employing ADD, and tools for product development. Comprehensive coverage of essential elements for understanding and practicing the e-Design paradigm in support of product design, including design method and process, and computer based tools and technology Part I: Product Design Modeling discusses virtual mockup of the product created in the CAD environment, including not only solid modeling and assembly theories, but also the critical design parameterization that converts the product solid model into parametric representation, enabling the search for better design alternatives Part II: Product Performance Evaluation focuses on applying CAE technologies and software tools to support evaluation of product performance, including structural analysis, fatigue and fracture, rigid body kinematics and dynamics, and failure probability prediction and reliability analysis Part III: Product Manufacturing and Cost Estimating introduces CAM technology to support manufacturing simulations and process planning, sheet forming simulation, RP technology and computer numerical control (CNC) machining for fast product prototyping, as well as manufacturing cost estimate that can be incorporated into product cost calculations Part IV: Design Theory and Methods discusses modern decision-making theory and the application of the theory to engineering design, introduces the mainstream design optimization methods for both single and multi-objectives problems through both batch and interactive design modes, and provides a brief discussion on sensitivity analysis, which is essential for designs using gradient-based approaches Tutorial lessons and case studies are offered for readers to gain hands-on experiences in practicing e-Design paradigm using two suites of engineering software: Pro/ENGINEER-based, including Pro/MECHANICA Structure, Pro/ENGINEER Mechanism Design, and Pro/MFG; and SolidWorks-based, including SolidWorks Simulation, SolidWorks Motion, and CAMWorks. Available on the companion website http://booksite.elsevier.com/9780123820389

Design Theory and Methods using CAD CAE

Author: Kuang-Hua Chang
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0123985161
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The fourth book of a four-part series, Design Theory and Methods using CAD/CAE integrates discussion of modern engineering design principles, advanced design tools, and industrial design practices throughout the design process. This is the first book to integrate discussion of computer design tools throughout the design process. Through this book series, the reader will: Understand basic design principles and all digital modern engineering design paradigms Understand CAD/CAE/CAM tools available for various design related tasks Understand how to put an integrated system together to conduct All Digital Design (ADD) product design using the paradigms and tools Understand industrial practices in employing ADD virtual engineering design and tools for product development The first book to integrate discussion of computer design tools throughout the design process Demonstrates how to define a meaningful design problem and conduct systematic design using computer-based tools that will lead to a better, improved design Fosters confidence and competency to compete in industry, especially in high-tech companies and design departments

Product Design Modeling using CAD CAE

Author: Kuang-Hua Chang
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 012398517X
Format: PDF
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Product Design Modeling using CAD/CAE is the third part of a four-part series. It is the first book to integrate discussion of computer design tools throughout the design process. Through this book, you will: Understand basic design principles and all digital design paradigms Understand computer-aided design, engineering, and manufacturing (CAD/CAE/CAM) tools available for various design-related tasks Understand how to put an integrated system together to conduct all-digital design (ADD) Provides a comprehensive and thorough coverage of essential elements for product modeling using the virtual engineering paradigm Covers CAD/CAE in product design, including solid modeling, mechanical assembly, parameterization, product data management, and data exchange in CAD Case studies and tutorial examples at the end of each chapter provide hands-on practice in implementing off-the-shelf computer design tools Provides two projects showing the use of Pro/ENGINEER and SolidWorks to implement concepts discussed in the book

Computer Aided Engineering Design with SolidWorks

Author: Godfrey Onwubolu
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company
ISBN: 1783262974
Format: PDF
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Computer-Aided Engineering Design with SolidWorks is designed for students taking SolidWorks courses at college and university, and also for engineering designers involved or interested in using SolidWorks for real-life applications in manufacturing processes, mechanical systems, and engineering analysis. The course material is divided into two parts. Part I covers the principles of SolidWorks, simple and advanced part modeling approaches, assembly modeling, drawing, configurations/design tables, and surface modeling. Part II covers the applications of SolidWorks in manufacturing processes, mechanical systems, and engineering analysis. The manufacturing processes applications include mold design, sheet metal parts design, die design, and weldments. The mechanical systems applications include: routing, piping and tubing, gears, pulleys and chains, cams and springs, mechanism design and analysis, threads and fasteners, hinges, and universal joints. The sections on engineering analysis also include finite element analysis. This textbook is unique because it is one of the very few to thoroughly cover the applications of SolidWorks in manufacturing processes, mechanical systems, and engineering analysis, as presented in Part II. It is written using a hands-on approach in which students can follow the steps described in each chapter to: model and assemble parts, produce drawings, and create applications on their own with little assistance from their instructors during each teaching session or in the computer laboratory. There are pictorial descriptions of the steps involved in every stage of part modeling, assembly modeling, drawing details, and applications presented in this textbook. Supplementary Material(s) For Users (2 MB)

Product Manufacturing and Cost Estimating using CAD CAE

Author: Kuang-Hua Chang
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0124046002
Format: PDF, ePub
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This is the second part of a four part series that covers discussion of computer design tools throughout the design process. Through this book, the reader will... ...understand basic design principles and all digital design paradigms. ...understand CAD/CAE/CAM tools available for various design related tasks. ...understand how to put an integrated system together to conduct All Digital Design (ADD). ...understand industrial practices in employing ADD and tools for product development. Provides a comprehensive and thorough coverage of essential elements for product manufacturing and cost estimating using the computer aided engineering paradigm Covers CAD/CAE in virtual manufacturing, tool path generation, rapid prototyping, and cost estimating; each chapter includes both analytical methods and computer-aided design methods, reflecting the use of modern computational tools in engineering design and practice A case study and tutorial example at the end of each chapter provides hands-on practice in implementing off-the-shelf computer design tools Provides two projects at the end of the book showing the use of Pro/ENGINEER® and SolidWorks® to implement concepts discussed in the book

Computer Aided Engineering Design

Author: Anupam Saxena
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781402038716
Format: PDF, Docs
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A new discipline is said to attain maturity when the subject matter takes the shape of a textbook. Several textbooks later, the discipline tends to acquire a firm place in the curriculum for teaching and learning. Computer Aided Engineering Design (CAED), barely three decades old, is interdisciplinary in nature whose boundaries are still expanding. However, it draws its core strength from several acknowledged and diverse areas such as computer graphics, differential geometry, Boolean algebra, computational geometry, topological spaces, numerical analysis, mechanics of solids, engineering design and a few others. CAED also needs to show its strong linkages with Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM). As is true with any growing discipline, the literature is widespread in research journals, edited books, and conference proceedings. Various textbooks have appeared with different biases, like geometric modeling, computer graphics, and CAD/CAM over the last decade. This book goes into mathematical foundations and the core subjects of CAED without allowing itself to be overshadowed by computer graphics. It is written in a logical and thorough manner for use mainly by senior and graduate level students as well as users and developers of CAD software. The book covers (a) The fundamental concepts of geometric modeling so that a real understanding of designing synthetic surfaces and solid modeling can be achieved. (b) A wide spectrum of CAED topics such as CAD of linkages and machine elements, finite element analysis, optimization. (c) Application of these methods to real world problems.

Computer Aided Design

Author: Jayanta Sarkar
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482208792
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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 mind.

Fundamentals of Computer Aided Engineering

Author: Benny Raphael
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471487159
Format: PDF, Mobi
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It is vital that today’s engineers work with computer-based tools and techniques. However, programming courses do not provide engineering students with the skills that are necessary to succeed in their professional career. Here, the authors propose a novel, practical approach that encompasses knowledge assimilation, decision-making capabilities and technical agility, together with concepts in computer-aided engineering that are independent of hardware and software technologies. This book: Outlines general concepts such as fundamental logic, definition of engineering tasks and computational complexity Covers numerous representation frameworks and reasoning strategies such as databases, objects, constraints, knowledge systems, search and optimisation, scientific computation and machine learning Features visualization and distribution of engineering information Presents a range of IT topics that are relevant to all branches of engineering Offers many practical engineering examples and exercises Fundamentals of Computer Aided Engineering provides support for all students involved in computer-aided engineering courses in civil, mechanical, chemical and environmental engineering. This book is also a useful reference for researchers, practising engineers using CAE and educators who wish to increase their knowledge of fundamental concepts.

Metal Fatigue Analysis Handbook

Author: Yung-Li Lee
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0123852048
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Understand why fatigue happens and how to model, simulate, design and test for it with this practical, industry-focused reference Written to bridge the technology gap between academia and industry, the Metal Fatigue Analysis Handbook presents state-of-the-art fatigue theories and technologies alongside more commonly used practices, with working examples included to provide an informative, practical, complete toolkit of fatigue analysis. Prepared by an expert team with extensive industrial, research and professorial experience, the book will help you to understand: Critical factors that cause and affect fatigue in the materials and structures relating to your work Load and stress analysis in addition to fatigue damage-the latter being the sole focus of many books on the topic How to design with fatigue in mind to meet durability requirements How to model, simulate and test with different materials in different fatigue scenarios The importance and limitations of different models for cost effective and efficient testing Whilst the book focuses on theories commonly used in the automotive industry, it is also an ideal resource for engineers and analysts in other disciplines such as aerospace engineering, civil engineering, offshore engineering, and industrial engineering. The only book on the market to address state-of-the-art technologies in load, stress and fatigue damage analyses and their application to engineering design for durability Intended to bridge the technology gap between academia and industry-written by an expert team with extensive industrial, research and professorial experience in fatigue analysis and testing An advanced mechanical engineering design handbook focused on the needs of professional engineers within automotive, aerospace and related industrial disciplines

CAD CAM

Author: M. Groover
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 0132440814
Format: PDF, Docs
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In this book, the authors examine interactive computer graphics and its use in design industrial robots, computer control of manufacturing processes, computer-integrated production control, automated inspections, and flexible manufacturing systems. They also discuss the implementation of turnkey CAD/CAM systems.