Autodesk Inventor Exercises: for Autodesk® Inventor® and Other Feature-Based Modelling Software, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Autodesk Inventor Exercises

for Autodesk® Inventor® and Other Feature-Based Modelling Software, 1st Edition

By Bob McFarlane


424 pages

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This practical resource provides a series of Inventor® exercises covering several topics, including:

  • sketches
  • part models
  • assemblies
  • drawing layouts
  • presentations
  • sheet metal design
  • welding

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

About the Author

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.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Engineering (General)