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Books in the Library
AutoCAD 2013 and AutoCAD LT 2013 by
AutoCAD, the number one architectural drawing software, can be challenging to learn. This comprehensive guide is the go-to resource for architects, engineers, drafters, interior designers, and space planners who need to learn and use AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT. From the basics of creating drawings and using commands to 2D and 3D drawing techniques, using layers, rendering, and customizing the program, this book covers it all. A Quick Start guide allows even newcomers to create an actual drawing on their very first day.
3D CAD with Autodesk 123D by
An ideal book for Makers, hobbyists, students, artists, and designers (including beginners!), this book opens up the inexpensive world of personal fabrication to everyone. In 3D CAD with Autodesk 123D, you’ll Meet the classic "Stanford bunny" and learn to modify it with Meshmixer, Scan and 3D print anything around you, Design your own 3D-printed guitar, Find models in the Sculpt+ community and make a skeleton, Build a birdhouse, prototype a playground, or create a statue, Learn everything from basics to troubleshooting skills, and Get started making right away.
The Art of Product Design by
"Embrace Open Engineering and accelerate the design and manufacturing processes. Product development is a team sport, but most companies don't practice it that way. Organizations should be drawing on the creativity of engaged customers and outsiders, but instead they rely on the same small group of internal 'experts' for new ideas. Designers and engineers should be connecting with marketing, sales, customer support, suppliers, and most importantly, customers. The Art of Product Design explains the rise of 'Open Engineering,' a way of breaking down barriers and taking advantage of web-based communities, knowledge, and tools to accelerate the design and manufacturing processes."
CAD and Rapid Prototyping for Product Design by
Computer-aided design (CAD) and rapid prototyping (RP) are now a fundamental part of the professional practice of product design and are therefore essential skills for product design undergraduate students. This book provides students with all the tools needed to get to grips with the range of both CAD software and RP processes used in the industry. Presented in a visually engaging format, this book is packed with case study examples from contemporary product designers, as well as screen shots, CAD models, and images of rapid prototypes highlighting the design process.
Manufacturing Engineering Handbook, Second Edition by
This thoroughly updated resource offers complete details on traditional, advanced, and emerging manufacturing engineering processes. All new topics include cloud computing, Internet of Things, 3D printing, nano manufacturing and advanced manufacturing, and operations research.