SolidWorks Electrical 2017 Black Book (Colored)

SolidWorks Electrical 2017 Black Book (Colored)

by Gaurav Verma, Matt Weber


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The SolidWorks Electrical 2017 Black Book, is written to help professionals as well as learners in performing various tedious jobs in Electrical control designing. The book follows the best proven step by step methodology. This book is more concentrated on making you able to use tools at right places. The book covers almost all the information required by a learner to master the SolidWorks Electrical. The book starts with basics of Electrical Designing, goes through all the Electrical controls related tools and ends up with practical examples of electrical schematics. Chapters also cover Reports that make you comfortable in creating and editing electrical component reports. In this edition of book, we have tried to address topics that were lacking in previous editions like PLCs Manager, Cabling and Cabling order etc. Some of the salient features of this book are :

In-Depth explanation of concepts

Every new topic of this book starts with the explanation of the basic concepts. In this way, the user becomes capable of relating the things with real world.

Topics Covered

Every chapter starts with a list of topics being covered in that chapter. In this way, the user can easy find the topic of his/her interest easily.

Instruction through illustration

The instructions to perform any action are provided by maximum number of illustrations so that the user can perform the actions discussed in the book easily and effectively. There are about 600 illustrations that make the learning process effective.

Tutorial point of view

The book explains the concepts through the tutorial to make the understanding of users firm and long lasting. Each chapter of the book has tutorials that are real world projects.


Free projects and exercises are provided to students for practicing.

For Faculty

If you are a faculty member, then you can ask for video tutorials on any of the topic, exercise, tutorial, or concept.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781988722016
Publisher: Gaurav Verma
Publication date: 01/03/2017
Edition description: Edition
Pages: 286
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1
Basics of Electrical Drawings
Need of Drawings
Electrical Drawings
Symbols in Electrical Drawings
Wire and Specifications
Chapter 2
Starting with SolidWorks Electrical
Installing SolidWorks Electrical 2017
Starting SolidWorks Electrical 2017
Project Manager
Archiving Environment
Unarchive Environment
Adding New Book/Folder in Project
Adding New Drawing in Project
Adding a Data File
Adding Data File Shortcut
Configuring Wires
Chapter 3
Line Diagram
Creating Line Diagram
Inserting symbols
Connection Labels
Inserting Printed Circuit Board
Drawing Cables
Origin - destination arrows
Function outline
Location Outline
Detailed Cabling
Chapter 4
Schematic Drawing
Starting a Schematic Drawing
Inserting Symbol
Inserting Wires
Inserting Black box
Inserting PLC
Inserting Connectors
Inserting terminal /terminals
Terminal Strip Editor
Inserting Reports
Chapter 5
Wire Numbering and Customizing
Adding Wire Numbers manually
Cable Management
Wire Cabling Order
PLC Manager
Title Blocks Manager
Symbols manager
2D footprints manager
Chapter 6
Cabinet Layout
2D cabinet layout
Chapter 7
Practice and Practical

Chapter 8
Introduction Electrical 3D
Creating SolidWorks Electrical Part
CAD File Downloader
Inserting Components in
SolidWorks Electrical 3D
Routing Wires
Create Routing Path
Routing Cables and Harnesses
Update BOM Properties

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