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Learning Autodesk Inventor 2010

Learning Autodesk Inventor 2010

Autodesk Official Training Guide

ISBN: 978-1-897-17765-5

Nov 2009

1008 pages

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Learn Autodesk Inventor 2010in this full-color Official Training Guide

This Official Training Guide from Autodesk is the perfect resource for beginners or professionals seeking training or preparing for certification in Autodesk's Inventor 3D mechanical design software. With instruction provided by experts who helped create the software, the book thoroughly covers Inventor principles and fundamentals, including 3D parametric part and assembly design, digital prototyping, and the creation of production-ready drawings. In eye-popping full color, the book includes pages of screen shots, step-by-step instruction, and real-world examples that both instruct and inspire.

  • Takes you under the hood of Inventor 2010, Autodesk's 3D mechanical design software; this book is an Autodesk Official Training Guide
  • Offers Autodesk's own, proven Inventor techniques, workflows, and content tailored to those developing their skills as well as professionals preparing for Inventor certification
  • Teaches 3D parametric part and assembly design, digital prototyping, annotation, dimensioning, and drawing standards
  • Demonstrates best practices for grouping parts into assemblies-then editing, manipulating, and creating drawings
  • Illustrates in full-color with real-world designs, examples, and screen shots

Learn Autodesk Inventor 2010 and prepare for Inventor certification with this in-depth guide.

Chapter 01.

Lesson 01: Autodesk Inventor User Interface.

Exercise: Explore the Autodesk Inventor User Interface.

Lesson 02: View Manipulation.

Exercise: Manipulate Your Model Views.

Lesson 03: Designing Parametric Parts.

Exercise: Create a Parametric Part.

Chapter Summary.

Chapter 02.

Lesson 04: Creating 2D Sketches.

Exercise: Create 2D Sketches.

Lesson 05: Geometric Constraints.

Exercise: Constrain Sketches.

Lesson 06: Dimensioning Sketches.

Exercise: Dimension Sketches.

Chapter Summary.

Chapter 03.

Lesson 07: Creating Basic Sketched Features.

Exercise: Create Extruded Features.

Exercise: Create Revolved Features.

Lesson 08: Intermediate Sketching.

Exercise: Create a Part Using Construction and Reference Geometry.

Lesson 09: Editing Parametric Parts.

Exercise: Edit Parametric Parts.

Exercise: Create Parameters and Equations.

Lesson 10: 3D Grip Editing.

Exercise: Edit with 3D Grips.

Lesson 11: Creating Work Features.

Exercise: Create Work Planes.

Exercise: Create Work Axes.

Exercise: Create Work Points.

Lesson 12: Creating Basic Swept Shapes.

Exercise: Create Sweep Features.

Chapter Summary.

Chapter 04.

Lesson 13: Creating Chamfers and Fillets.

Exercise: Create Chamfers.

Exercise: Create Fillets.

Lesson 14: Creating Holes and Threads.

Exercise: Create Holes and Threads.

Lesson 15: Patterning and Mirroring Features.

Exercise: Create Pattern Features.

Exercise: Mirror Part Features.

Lesson 16: Creating Thin-Walled Parts.

Exercise: Create and Edit Shell Features.

Chapter Summary.

Chapter 05.

Lesson 17: Designing Assemblies.

Exercise: Use the Assembly Environment.

Lesson 18: Using Project Files in Assembly Designs.

Exercise: Create a Project File.

Chapter Summary.

Chapter 06.

Lesson 19: Placing Components in an Assembly.

Exercise: Place Components in an Assembly.

Lesson 20: Constraining Components.

Exercise: Constrain Components.

Lesson 21: Placing Standard Components Using the Content Center.

Exercise: Use Content Center Data.

Lesson 22: Basic Part Design in an Assembly.

Exercise: Create Components in an Assembly.

Chapter Summary.

Chapter 07.

Lesson 23: Identifying Parts in an Assembly.

Exercise: Identify Parts in an Assembly.

Lesson 24: Analysis and Motion Tools.

Exercise: Calculate Properties and Analyze Interference.

Exercise: Drive Constraints.

Lesson 25: Presenting Your Assembly.

Exercise: Create an Exploded Presentation.

Exercise: Animate an Exploded Presentation View.

Chapter Summary.

Chapter 08.

Lesson 26: Drawing Creation Environment.

Exercise: Use the Drawing Creation Environment.

Lesson 27: Base and Projected Views.

Exercise: Create and Edit Base and Projected Views.

Lesson 28:Section Views.

Exercise: Create and Edit Section Views.

Lesson 29: Detail Views.

Exercise: Create and Edit Detail Views.

Exercise: Create and Edit Detail View Edge Shapes and Connections.

Lesson 30:Crop Views.

Exercise: Create and Edit Cropped Views.

Lesson 31: Managing Views.

Exercise: Manage Views.

Chapter Summary.

Chapter 09.

Lesson 32: Automated Dimensioning Techniques.

Exercise: Dimension a Drawing View.

Lesson 33: Manual Dimensioning Techniques.

Exercise: Create General Dimensions.

Exercise: Create Baseline Dimensions.

Exercise: Create Ordinate Dimensions.

Lesson 34: Annotating Holes and Threads.

Exercise: Create and Edit Hole Notes.

Exercise: Create and Edit Hole Tables.

Lesson 35:Creating Centerlines, Symbols, and Leaders.

Exercise: Add Centerlines, Center Marks, and Symbols.

Lesson 36: |Revision Tables and Tags.

Exercise: Configure, Add, and Edit Revision Tables and Tags.

Chapter Summary.

Chapter 10.

Lesson 37: Assembly-Centric Bill of Materials.

Exercise: Edit an Assembly Bill of Materials.

Lesson 38: Creating and Customizing Parts Lists.

Exercise: Create and Customize a Parts List.

Lesson 39: Creating Balloons.

Exercise: Create Balloons.

Chapter Summary.

Chapter 11.

Lesson 40: Setting Drawing Standards.

Exercise: Set Drawing Standards.

Lesson 41: Drawing Resources.

Exercise: Use Drawing Resources.

Exercise: Customize a Title Block.

Chapter Summary.


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