Getting Started with Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire

ISBN-10: 0131464744

ISBN-13: 9780131464742

Edition: 3rd 2005

Authors: Robert Rizza

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Helps engineering professionals use the latest Pro/ENGINEER 2001 release to graphically communicate virtually any design idea. The book's start-to-finish coverage, high-resolution screen captures, practical tutorials work together to help readers master Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire rapidly and use it effectively in real-world environments. Coverage includes: getting acquainted with Pro/E's interface and capabilities; basic model construction; using the Sketcher; building models with multiple features; adding holes; adding and removing material; using fillets, rounds, and chamfers; patterns, reordering, references, and more. Building on these basics, readers will learn how to add tolerances, dimensions, and text; create sections; use Pro/E's Resolve and Blend options; and add surfaces, drafts, lips, or ears. The book's extensive new coverage includes a detailed introduction to using datum planes to integrate engineering graphics with model construction. The author concludes with detailed discussions of creating assembly files, working drawings, and bills of materials; transferring files, and analyzing models. For every engineering professional or student who wants to master Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire, one of the world's leading solutions for visual product design and engineering. Pro/ENGINEER is utilized by thousands of manufacturing firms and teams worldwide.
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Book details

List price: $118.60
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 8/12/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.672
Language: English

Note:Each chapter begins with an Introduction and Objectives and concludes with Additional Exercises
Getting Acquainted With the Pro/E Interface
Engineering Graphics and Pro/Engineer
The Pro/E Interface
Part Files and Pro/E
Changing the Orientation of a Model
Displaying a Model
The Use of Mapkeys
Summary and Steps for Using Various Interface Options
Basic Model Construction With Features
Solid and Thin Features
Datum Planes
Dimensioning a Sketch
Changing the Units of a Part
The Dashboard
A Vise Handle
A Tension Plate
Hold Down Clamp Arm
An Angle Bracket
Redefining a Feature with Edit Definition
Summary and Steps for Using the Sketcher
Models with Multiple Features
Datum Planes and Multiple Features
Symbols Used in the Regeneration Process
The Use of Relations
A Bushing
Base Features for a Propeller
A Shifter Fork
A Second Extrusion for the Shifter Fork
A Third Extrusion for the Shifter Fork
A Fourth Extrusion for the Shifter Fork
Datum Planes Added by the User
Summary and Steps for Using User-Defined Datum Planes
Adding Holes to Base Features
Adding Holes in Pro/E.Tutorial #4.1: Adding Holes to the Angle Bracket
A Coaxial Hole for the Bushing
A Coaxial Hole for the Propeller
A Plate with a Counterbored Holes
A Pipe Flange with a Bolt Circle
A Hole on the Inclined Plane of the Rod Support
Summary and Steps for Adding Holes
Options That Remove Material: Cut, Neck and Shell
Adding a Cut
Adding a Neck
Using the Shell Option
Options Which Add Material: Flange, Rib and Shaft
Fillets, Rounds and Chamfers
The Use of Rounds and Fillets
Pattern, Copy, Group, and UDF
Using the Pattern Option
Using the Group Option
The Copy Option
User-Defined Features
Reorder, References, Suppress and Layer
The Reorder and References Option
Layers and Features
Suppress and Resume
The Resolve Option
Summary and Steps for Using the Options in This Chapter
The Drawing Mode
Drawings and Formats
Adding Dimensions and Text to a Drawing
Auxiliary Views and Pro/E
Creating a Section
Creating and Placing a Section
Summary and Steps for Creating a Section
Adding Tolerances to a Drawing
Adding Traditional Tolerances to a Drawing
Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
Summary and Steps for Adding Tolerances to a Drawing
Datum Points, Axes, Curves and Coordinate Systems
Constructing a Datum Axis
Datum Coordinate Systems
Datum Points
Using Points in the Sketcher
Datum Curves
The Revolve Option
Revolved Sections
Conic Sections
Summary and Steps for Using the Revolve Option
Feature Creation with Sweep
The Sweep Option
Helical Sweeps
Sweeps Along a Datum Curve
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