Higher Education

PTC Creo™ Parametric 3.0, 1st Edition

  • Louis Gary Lamit De Anza College, Cupertino, CA
  • ISBN-10: 1305253183  |  ISBN-13: 9781305253186
  • 608 Pages
  • © 2016 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $61.75
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Designed in direct consultation with PTC to work hand-in-hand with the latest release of PTC Creo software (formerly known as Pro/ENGINEER), PTC CREO™ PARAMETRIC 3.0 provides step-by-step instructions to help readers understand the uses, assets, attributes, and new capabilities of the redesigned software. This user-friendly guide is the first book on the market on PTC Creo 3.0 and provides all the information, screen shots, and detailed illustrations necessary for effective use of the software as an engineering design tool. The book is enhanced by a free companion website featuring online lessons, online lectures, and a link to the free downloadable PTC Creo Student Edition software.

Additional Product Information

Features and Benefits

  • This is the first book available that covers the uses and new capabilities of the latest PTC Creo 3.0 software release.
  • Offering more lessons than any other Creo guide, the book prepares students for good jobs in the industry.
  • Every lesson introduces a new set of commands and concepts that are applied to a part, an assembly, or a drawing, using a set of commands that walk readers through the process step-by-step.
  • Detailed illustrations and large screen captures throughout the text clarify key points.
  • Each lesson starts with a list of objectives and ends with a lesson project.
  • A free companion website includes lessons for online-only Chapters 13-22, as well as project pages, 30 hours of free lectures, and a link to free downloadable PTC Creo Student Edition software.

Table of Contents

1. PTC Creo Parametric 3.0 Overview.
2. PTC Creo Parametric 3.0.
3. Direct Modeling.
4. Extrusions.
5. Datums, Layers, and Sections.
6. Revolved Features.
7. Feature Operations.
8. Assemblies.
9. Exploded Assemblies and View Manager.
10. Introduction to Drawings.
11. Part Drawings.
12. Assembly Drawings.


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Instructor Supplements

Companion Website  (ISBN-10: 1305253191 | ISBN-13: 9781305253193)

A free companion website includes lessons for online-only Chapters 13-22, as well as project pages, 30 hours of free lectures, and a link to free downloadable PTC Creo Student Edition software.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Louis Gary Lamit

Louis Gary Lamit is the former head of the drafting department and CAD facility manager at De Anza College in Cupertino California. Mr. Lamit has worked as a drafter, designer, numerical control (NC) programmer, technical illustrator, and engineer in the automotive, aircraft, and piping industries. A majority of his work experience is in the area of mechanical and piping design. He started as a drafter in Detroit (as a job shopper) in the automobile industry, doing tooling, dies, jigs and fixture layout, and detailing at Koltenbar Engineering, Tool Engineering, Time Engineering, and Premier Engineering for Chrysler, Ford, AMC, and Fisher Body. Mr. Lamit has worked at Remington Arms and Pratt and Whitney Aircraft as a designer, and at Boeing Aircraft and Kollmorgan Optics as an NC programmer and aircraft engineer. Mr. Lamit also owns and operates his own consulting firm, and has been involved with advertising and patent illustrating.