This practical resource provides a series of Inventor® exercises covering several topics, including:
- part models
- drawing layouts
- sheet metal design
for users with some familiarity with Autodesk® Inventor, or other similar feature-based modelling software such as Solid Works ®, CATIA ®, Pro/ENGINEER and Creo Parametric, and who want to become proficient. Exercises are set out in a structured way and are suitable for releases of Inventor from versions 7 to 13.
Table of Contents
Introduction 1. 2D Sketches – the A exercises 2. Placed Features 1 – the B exercises 3. Placed Features 2 – the C exercises 4. Work Features – the D exercises 5. Patterns – the E exercises 6. Allsorts – the F exercises 7. Engineering – the G exercises 8. Assemblies – the H exercises 9. Drawing Layouts – the I exercises 10. Sheet Metal Design – the J exercises 11. Additionals – the K exercises 12. Presentations - the L exercises 13. Adding Welds – the M exercises 14. Applying Your Skills – the N exercises 15. Reading Engineering Drawings – the O exercises 16. More Complex Models – the P exercises 17. Detail Drawings – the Q exercises 18. Material and Physical Properties – the R exercises 19. Additional Assemblies – the S exercises 20. Projects 21. Final Thoughts
Bob McFarlane has been a Performance Engineer with Rolls-Royce, Curriculum Manager for CAD and New Media at Motherwell College, Scotland, and an Autodesk Educational Developer. He has written over 25 books for AutoCAD users.
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