Industrial Press Newsletters
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This issue focuses on two types of 3D modeling software, a necessity for anyone designing objects for the three dimensional world we live in. Hitting the market in March will be two practical and user-friendly titles that thoroughly illustrate and explain how to design in a 3D environment. Learn more about these and related topics from the “Q&As” with our experts.
The AutoCAD® 3D Modeling Exercise Workbook is designed in the same fashion as the Beginning and Advanced AutoCAD® Exercise Workbooks, and is suitable for classroom instruction or self-study. This Workbook is designed in such a way so that complete beginners to 3D Computer Aided Design (CAD) software using AutoCAD can start to create 3D models within minutes. More experienced AutoCAD users who wish to learn the art of 3D modeling will also find this Workbook extremely useful.
With Grasshopper platform, the possiblities are limitless. Users of Grasshopper Visual Scripting for Rhinoceros 3D should walk away with the knowledge necessary to design virtually anything they can imagine that would come from a systematic design process.
This issue of the IP Newsletter features interviews with the authors of two ground-breaking titles that offer inventory management solutions for professionals and students preparing for a career in this dynamic field:
Author and maintenance expert Joel Levitt talks about cutting-edge issues in inventory control, and introduces the route to leadership and decision making that is central to his new book Surviving the Spare Parts Crisis: Maintenance Storeroom and Inventory Control.
We also talk with author, business improvement expert, and "global spare parts guru" Phllip Slater about his new book Spare Parts Inventory Management: A Complete Guide to Sparesology®, which addresses the topics of spare parts inventory solutions by examining the entire spare parts life cycle and providing the answers needed to achieve the best results in availability and inventory investment.
This issue of the IP Newsletter features interviews with the highly respected industry team Carol Ptak and Chad Smith, authors of the definitive book Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning (DMRP), which is taking the industry by storm. Caroline Mondon, author of internationally applauded The Missing Links, talks about this uniqe demand driven supply chain detective novel. Plus, we chat with Mike Sondalini, global consultant and author of Industrial and Manufacturing Wellness.
This issue heralds the release of the 30th Edition of the Machinery's Handbook, starting with some history by master editor and writer Chris McCauley, followed by comments by Vukota Boljanovic, MH30 contributor and author of Applied Mathematical and Physical Formulas, 2nd Edition. We interveiw Ken Evans, CNC expert and author of Programming of CNC Machines, 4th Edition, and the accompanying workbook, and Samuel Guccione, co-author with James McKirahan, of the cutting-edge Human Machine Interfacee: Concepts and Projects, and include information on the new masterwork Programmable Logic Controllers by S.C. Jonathan Lin.
In this issue, you can hear all about the popular SolidWorks Basics: A Project Based Approach and Fred Fulkerson's fun and effective teaching method, known as Fredumacation. Engineer, co-author, and AutoCAD guru Steve Heather talks about the Beginning and Advanced AutoCAD Exercise Workbooks, as well as the future of CAD software in 3D design, and we fill you in on IP's Learning Mastercam series and explore the background of CAD/CAM software.
Dynaminc author Kristi McCoy talks about teaching welding and the bases of her popular new book The Art of Sculpture Welding. From With the perspective of a highly sucessful executive, Veronica Messersmith, Vice President of Sales for Sandvik Coromant, discusses why she loves working in this industry. Kerri Olsen, author of the best-selling, Commercial Steel Estimating: A Comprehensive Guide to Mastering the Basics, talks about key challenges, what works, and her comprehensive, invaluable text. Plus we share some surprising factoids about women in the metalworking industries.