NX 8 for Designers

NX 8 for Designers is a comprehensive textbook that introduces the users to feature based 3D parametric solid modeling using the NX 8 software. The textbook covers all major environments of NX with a thorough explanation of all tools, options, and their applications to create real-world products. In this textbook, about 60 mechanical engineering industry examples are used as tutorials and an additional 35 as exercises to ensure that the users can relate their knowledge and understand the design techniques used in the industry to design a product. After reading the textbook, the user will be able to create parts, assemblies, drawing views with bill of materials, and learn the editing techniques that are essential to make a successful design. Also, in this book, the author emphasizes on the solid modeling techniques that improve the productivity and efficiency of the user.

Salient Features of the Textbook

  • Consists of 14 pedagogically sequenced chapters covering the Sketching, Modeling, Assembly, Synchronous Modeling and Drafting environments of NX.
  • The first page of every chapter summarizes the topics that will be covered in it.

  • Real-world projects and examples focusing on industry experience.

  • Step-by-step explanation of concepts to guide the user through the learning process.

  • Additional information is provided throughout the book in the form of tips and notes.

  • Self-Evaluation test and review questions are provided at the end of each chapter so that the users can assess their knowledge.
  • Free Teaching and Learning Resources
    CADCIM Technologies provides the following Free Teaching and Learning Resources with this textbook:

  • Technical support

  • Part files of the models used in illustrations, tutorials, and exercises

  • Customizable PowerPoint presentations for every chapter in this textbook

  • Instructor guide that provides solutions to review questions and exercises