Books: 10

CAD

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Exploring AutoCAD Raster Design 2017 is a comprehensive textbook that has been written to cater to the needs of the students and the professionals who are involved in GIS profession. AutoCAD Raster Design has interoperability with major design and data conversion software packages. This feature allows more » the Raster Design users to access CAD and GIS data from various sources to perform raster to vector conversion. In AutoCAD Raster Design, you can connect a raster dataset at the software platform and georeference it with ease. In this textbook, complex vectorization processes have been illustrated through easy-to-understand flow diagrams. Also, various processes such as manipulating and managing old CAD data and displaying spatial data have been covered in this textbook. The book also introduces users to the concepts of industry model database for managing spatial data. The simple and lucid language used in this textbook makes it a ready reference for both the beginners and the intermediate users. « less
2017
Designing for 3D Printing, Laser Cutting, and Personal Fabrication
If you've arrived at a stage in your creative life where you're ready to do more with your computer, it's time to learn how to combine its power with new advances in computer-aided design (CAD) and fabrication to make something awesome--in three dimensions! The free suite of Autodesk 123D software more » offers all the tools you need to capture or design three-dimensional objects and characters. This book tells you how to harness that power to print or fabricate just about anything you can imagine. Want to make something mechanical or structural that's based on precise measurements? 123D Design can help! Ready to create something cool based on a character, an organic shape, or something found in nature? 123D Catch, 123D Meshmixer, and 123D Sculpt+ will assist. Learn how to use these tools, plus 123D Make--perfect for prototyping designs you'll cut with a CNC mill--to take your creativity to a new level. 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 * Get started making right away « less
2016
The ultimate guide to Revit Architecture just got even better Mastering Autodesk Revit 2017 for Architecture is the bestselling guide for Revit Architecture users of all levels, with focused discussions, detailed exercises, and compelling real-world examples. This new edition has been completely revamped more » based on reader and Revit Architecture instructor feedback to be more useful, more complete, and more approachable than ever. Organized by real-world workflow, practical tutorials guide you through each phase of a project to help you understand BIM concepts and quickly start accomplishing vital Revit Architecture tasks. From templates, work-sharing, and project management, to modeling, documentation, annotation, and complex structures, this book provides full coverage of essential Revit Architecture tools and processes. The companion website features before-and-after tutorials, additional advanced content, and an hour of video instruction to help you quickly master crucial techniques. * Learn up-to-date Revit Architecture workflows and processes * Master modeling, massing, and other visualization techniques * Work with complex structural elements and advanced detailing * Prepare for Autodesk certification exams Building information modeling pairs the visual design representation with a parametric database that stores all geometry, spatial relationships, materials, and other data generated by the design process. Design changes instantly update all documentation, and it's this efficiency that makes BIM the new permanent paradigm. Whether you're studying for a certification exam or navigating the switch from CAD, Mastering Autodesk Revit 2017 for Architecture is your number-one guide to getting up and running quickly. « less
2016
The perfect reference for all AutoCAD users AutoCAD 2015 and AutoCAD LT 2015 Bible is the book you want to have close at hand to answer those day-to-day questions about this industry-leading software. Author and Autodesk University instructor Ellen Finkelstein guides readers through AutoCAD 2015 and more » AutoCAD LT 2015 with clear, easy-to-understand instruction and hands-on tutorials that allow even total beginners to create a design on their very first day. Although simple and fundamental enough to be used by those new to CAD, the book is so comprehensive that even Autodesk power users will want to keep a copy on their desks. Here is what you'll find inside the book: * Part I: Introducing AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT Basics * Part II: Drawing in Two Dimensions * Part III: Working with Data * Part IV: Drawing in Three Dimensions * Part V: Organizing and Managing Drawings * Part VI: Customizing AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT * Part VII: Programming AutoCAD * Part VIII: Appendixes * Appendix A: Installing and Configuring AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT * Appendix B: AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT Resources In addition, the book also explores advanced techniques like programming with AutoLISP and VBA, and demonstrates AutoCAD 2015 customization that can smooth workflow. The companion website contains real-world drawings for each tutorial, plus bonus chapters and video tutorials. If you need to become an AutoCAD guru, AutoCAD 2015 and AutoCAD LT 2015 Bible is the one resource that will get you there quickly. « less
2014
A supercharged guide to creating your own plugins, add-ons and customizations for Revit with .NET
Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results. Master the fundamentals of programing with the Autodesk Revit 2013 API. Customize your own ribbon controls according to personal preference. Save time and effort by learning how to manipulate elements and their more » data. « less
2013
The Essential Guide to 3D Printers
The 3D printing revolution is well upon us, with new machines appearing at an amazing rate. With the abundance of information and options out there, how are makers to choose the 3D printer that's right for them? MAKE is here to help, with our Ultimate Guide to 3D Printing. With articles about techniques, more » freely available CAD packages, and comparisons of printers that are on the market, this book makes it easy to understand this complex and constantly-shifting topic. Based on articles and projects from MAKE's print and online publications, this book arms you with everything you need to know to understand the exciting but sometimes confusing world of 3D Printing. « less
2013
A Logic, Circuit, and System Perspective
With the advance of semiconductors and ubiquitous computing, the use of system-on-a-chip (SoC) has become an essential technique to reduce product cost. With this progress and continuous reduction of feature sizes, and the development of very large-scale integration (VLSI) circuits, addressing the harder more » problems requires fundamental understanding of circuit and layout design issues. Furthermore, engineers can often develop their physical intuition to estimate the behavior of circuits rapidly without relying predominantly on computer-aided design (CAD) tools. Introduction to VLSI Systems: A Logic, Circuit, and System Perspective addresses the need for teaching such a topic in terms of a logic, circuit, and system design perspective. To achieve the above-mentioned goals, this classroom-tested book focuses on: * Implementing a digital system as a full-custom integrated circuit * Switch logic design and useful paradigms that may apply to various static and dynamic logic families * The fabrication and layout designs of complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) VLSI * Important issues of modern CMOS processes, including deep submicron devices, circuit optimization, interconnect modeling and optimization, signal integrity, power integrity, clocking and timing, power dissipation, and electrostatic discharge (ESD) Introduction to VLSI Systems builds an understanding of integrated circuits from the bottom up, paying much attention to logic circuit, layout, and system designs. Armed with these tools, readers can not only comprehensively understand the features and limitations of modern VLSI technologies, but also have enough background to adapt to this ever-changing field. « less
2011
SolidWorks Bible is a comprehensive reference-tutorial that covers the basics, but then quickly ramps up to more advanced level topics. Every feature is thoroughly covered yet written in a way that makes learning this robust program seem non-threatening and uncomplicated. In a market full of books for more » beginners this is the one book that goes into extensive detail, not just on "how" the software works, but in many cases "why" it works the way it does. The author is well known in the SolidWorks community and uses SolidWorks on a daily basis as his main design tool in his contracting and consulting work. Many topics covered in SolidWorks Bible are not found in any other publication or even documentation directly from SolidWorks. « less
2009
"This book explains 5-axis machining in simple terms most people in the field will appreciate and quickly understand. The colorful graphics are nothing short of amazing and generously sprinkled throughout the book with incredible detail. Dozens of machining applications are illustrated and explained more » while taking much of the fear out of driving these complex machine tools. Anyone associated with 5-axis machine tools has much to gain by reading this book." Mark Summers, President CNC Software Inc. "… this great book will allow operators, NC programmers and anybody interested in multiaxis machining to learn and understand the reality of 5-axis machining. The crystal clear wording and perfect overview make this book easy to read and simple to understand for everyone, from beginner to expert." Yavuz Murtezaoglu, Managing Director ModuleWorks GmbH Up to now, the best way to get information on 5-axis machining has been by talking to experienced peers in the industry, in hopes that they will share what they learned. Visiting industrial tradeshows and talking to machine tool and Cad/Cam vendors is another option, only these people will all give you their point of view and will undoubtedly promote their machine or solution. This unbiased, no-nonsense, to-the-point description of 5-axis machining presents information that was gathered during the author's 30 years of hands-on experience in the manufacturing industry, bridging countries and continents, multiple languages - both human and G-Code. As the only book of its kind, Secrets of 5-Axis Machining will demystify the subject and bring it within the reach of anyone who is interested in using this technology to its full potential, and is not specific to one particular CAD/CAM system. It is sure to empower readers to confidently enter this field, and by doing so, become better equipped to compete in the global market. * Features full-color illustrations through that help to explain the theories and principals. * Includes a CD containing avi files, high quality illustrations, and sample parts. « less
2008
Scalable Analog Circuit Design, High Speed D/A Converters, RF Power Amplifiers
This book contains the revised contributions of the 18 tutorial speakers at the tenth AACD 2001 in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, April 24-26. The conference was organized by Marcel Pelgrom, Philips Research Eindhoven, and Ed van Tuijl, Philips Research Eindhoven and Twente University, Enschede, the Netherlands. more » The program committee consisted of: Johan Huijsing, Delft University of Technology Arthur van Roermund, Eindhoven University of Technology Michiel Steyaert, Catholic University of Leuven The program was concentrated around three main topics in analog circuit design. Each of these topics has been covered by six papers. The three main topics are: Scalable Analog Circuit Design High-Speed D/A Converters RF Power Amplifiers Other topics covered before in this series: 2000 High-Speed Analog-to-Digital Converters Mixed Signal Design PLL’s and Synthesizers 1999 XDSL and other Communication Systems RF MOST Models Integrated Filters and Oscillators 1998 1-Volt- Electronics Mixed-Mode Systems Low-Noise and RF Power Amplifiers for Telecommunication vii viii 1997 RF A-D Converters Sensor and Actuator Interfaces Low-Noise Oscillators, PLL’s and Synthesizers 1996 RF CMOS Circuit Design Bandpass Sigma Delta and other Converters Translinear Circuits 1995 Low-Noise, Low-Power, Low-Voltage Mixed Mode with CAD Trials Voltage, Current and Time References 1994 Low-Power Low Voltage Integrated Filters Smart power 1993 Mixed-Mode A/D Design Sensor Interfaces Communications Circuits 1992 Op Amps ADC’s Analog CAD We hope to serve the analog design community with these series of books and plan to continue this series in the future. Johan H. « less
2002