CATIA V5-6R2012 for Designers introduces the reader to CATIA V5-6R2012, one of the world’s leading parametric solid modeling packages. In this textbook, the author emphasizes on the solid modeling techniques that enhance the productivity and efficiency of the user. This textbook consists of 17 chapters followed by Student Projects structured in a pedagogical sequence, covering the Part Design, Assembly Design, Drafting, Wireframe and Surface Design, Generative Sheetmetal Design, DMU Kinematics, and FreeStyle workbenches of CATIA V5-6R2012. A Command Section is given at the introduction of each tool that provides information about the method of invoking the corresponding tool. The text is followed by tutorials that are created using various commands explained in the chapter. This approach allows the users to use this textbook as a learning tool as well as a reference material.
The only book available on Autodesk Softimage:
Autodesk Softimage 2013: A Tutorial Approach textbook introduces the readers to the Autodesk Softimage 2013, one of the world’s leading 3D animation and visual effects software. This textbook covers all features of Autodesk Softimage 2013 such as modeling, texturing, lighting, rigid bodies, ICE, Syflex cloth, hair, Lagoa, crowd simulation, and visual effects. It also explains the use of the Face Robot toolset that is used to create different facial expressions. Wide coverage of tools and description of each concept through tutorials as well as the pedagogical arrangement of chapters make this textbook unique in itself.
The only book available on eyeon Fusion.
The eyeon Fusion 6.3: A Tutorial Approach textbook has been written to enable the users to learn the techniques required to create a composition. The textbook caters to the needs of compositors and visual effects artists. This textbook will help users learn how to create different effects such as of rain, snow, fireworks, smoke, and so on. Also, they will learn to composite 3D objects with 2D images, create moving water effect, track and stabilize a footage, create volume fog, and convert a day scene to a night scene. In totality, this book covers each and every concept of the software with the help of progressive examples and numerous illustrations.