Autodesk Inventor 2021: A Power Guide for Beginners and Intermediate Users textbook has been designed for instructor-led courses as well as self-paced learning. It is intended to help engineers and designers, interested in learning Autodesk Inventor, to create 3D mechanical designs. This textbook is an excellent guide for new Inventor users and a great teaching aid for classroom training. It consists of 14 chapters and a total of 790 pages covering major environments of Autodesk Inventor such as Sketching environment, Part modeling environment, Assembly environment, Presentation environment, and Drawing environment. The textbook teaches you to use Autodesk Inventor mechanical design software for building parametric 3D solid components and assemblies as well as creating animations and 2D drawings.
This textbook not only focuses on the usages of the tools/commands of Autodesk Inventor but also on the concept of design. Every chapter in this textbook contains Tutorials that provide users with step-by-step instructions for creating mechanical designs and drawings with ease. Moreover, every chapter ends with Hands-on Test Drives that allow users to experience for themselves the user friendly and powerful capacities of Autodesk Inventor.
Table of Contents:
Chapter 1. Introduction to Autodesk Inventor
Chapter 2. Drawing Sketches with Autodesk Inventor
Chapter 3. Editing and Modifying Sketches
Chapter 4. Applying Constraints and Dimensions
Chapter 5. Creating Base Feature of Solid Models
Chapter 6. Creating Work Features
Chapter 7. Advanced Modeling - I
Chapter 8. Advanced Modeling - II
Chapter 9. Patterning and Mirroring
Chapter 10. Advanced Modeling - III
Chapter 11. Working with Assemblies - I
Chapter 12. Working with Assemblies - II
Chapter 13. Creating Animation and Exploded Views
Chapter 14. Working with Drawings
Main Features of the Textbook
Students and Faculty can download all parts/models used in the illustrations, Tutorials and Exercises (Hand-on Test Drives) of the book by login to the account.
In addition, faculty can also download PowerPoint Presentation (PPTs)