Product Performance Evaluation using CAD/CAE

The Computer Aided Engineering Design Series


  • Kuang-Hua Chang, Williams Presidential Professor in the School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering (AME), University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, USA

This is one book of a four-part series, which aims to integrate discussion of modern engineering design principles, advanced design tools, and industrial design practices throughout the design process. Through this series, the reader will:

  • Understand basic design principles and modern engineering design paradigms.
  • Understand CAD/CAE/CAM tools available for various design related tasks.
  • Understand how to put an integrated system together to conduct product design using the paradigms and tools.
  • Understand industrial practices in employing virtual engineering design and tools for product development.

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Mechanical, Aerospace, and Industrial Engineers studying design.  Engineers interested in learning computer design tools such as ProEngineer and SolidWorks in the context of the design process.  Senior and first-year graduate engineering students in Mechanical, Aerospace, Industrial, and Materials Engineering.


Book information

  • Published: February 2013
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-398460-9

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to e-Design

Chapter 2: Structural Analysis

Chapter 3: Motion Analysis

Chapter 4: Fatigue and Fracture Analysis

Chapter 5: Reliability Analysis

Project P2: Motion Analysis Using Pro/ENGINEER Mechanism Design

Project S2: Motion Analysis Using SolidWorks Motion

Project P3: Structural FEA and Fatigue Analysis Using Pro/MECHANICA Structure

Project S3: Structural FEA and Fatigue Analysis Using SolidWorks Simulation