This practical resource provides a series of Inventor (R) exercises covering several topics, including:
sheet metal design
for users with some familiarity with Autodesk (R) Inventor, or other similar feature-based modelling software such as Solid Works (R), CATIA (R), 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.
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.
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