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Getting Started

Chapter Description

In this sample chapter from Engineering Design and Graphics with SolidWorks 2019, author James Bethune gets you started on SolidWorks. This chapter will show you how to start a New drawing and introduce the Line, Circle, and Edit tools. The Smart Dimension tool will be used to define and edit lines and circles. Line colors and relationships will also be introduced.

Chapter Projects

Project 1-1

Sketch the shapes shown in Figures P1-1 through P1-18. Create 3D models using the specified thickness values.

FIGURE P1.1

Figure P1.1 INCHES

FIGURE P1.2

Figure P1.2 INCHES

FIGURE P1.3

Figure P1.3 INCHES

FIGURE P1.4

Figure P1.4 INCHES

FIGURE P1.5

Figure P1.5 MILLIMETERS

FIGURE P1.6

Figure P1.6 MILLIMETERS

FIGURE P1.7

Figure P1.7 MILLIMETERS

FIGURE P1.8

Figure P1.8 MILLIMETERS

FIGURE P1.9

Figure P1.9 MILLIMETERS

FIGURE P1.10

Figure P1.10 INCHES

FIGURE P1.11

Figure P1.11 MILLIMETERS

FIGURE P1.12

Figure P1.12 MILLIMETERS

FIGURE P1.13

Figure P1.13 INCHES

FIGURE P1.14

Figure P1.14 MILLIMETERS

FIGURE P1.15

Figure P1.15 MILLIMETERS

FIGURE P1.16

Figure P1.16 INCHES

FIGURE P1.17

Figure P1.17 MILLIMETERS

FIGURE P1.18

Figure P1.18 MILLIMETERS

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