Mastering Autodesk Inventor 2014: Autodesk Official Press

Mastering Autodesk Inventor 2014: Autodesk Official Press

By: Curtis Waguespack (author)Paperback

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An Autodesk Official Press guide to the powerful mechanical design software Autodesk Inventor has been used to design everything from cars and airplanes to appliances and furniture. This comprehensive guide to Inventor and Inventor LT features real-world workflows and work environments, and is packed with practical tutorials that focus on teaching Inventor tips, tricks, and techniques. Additionally, you can download datasets to jump in and practice on any exercise. This reference and tutorial explains key interface conventions, capabilities, tools, and techniques, including design concepts and application, parts design, assemblies and subassemblies, weldment design, and the use of Design Accelerators and Design Calculators. There's also detailed coverage of design tactics for large assemblies, effective model design for various industries, strategies for effective data and asset sharing, using 2D and 3D data from other CAD systems, and improving designs by incorporating engineering principles. * Uses real-world sample projects so you can quickly grasp the interface, tools, and processes * Features detailed documentation on everything from project set up to simple animations and documentation for exploded views, sheet metal flat patterns, plastic part design, and more * Covers crucial productivity-boosting tools, iLogic, data exchange, the Frame Generator, Inventor Studio visualization tools, dynamic simulation and stress analysis features, and routed systems features * Downloadable datasets let you jump into the step-by-step tutorials anywhere Mastering Autodesk Inventor and Autodesk Inventor LT is the essential, comprehensive training guide for this powerful software.

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About Author

Curtis Waguespack, an Inventor Expert Elite and Autodesk Certified Instructor, has taught Inventor in the classroom and consulted with and supported manufacturing and design firms in industries ranging from aerospace to consumer products and industrial machinery. He uses Inventor daily in a real-world design and manufacturing environment and has designed a wide range of manufactured products, large and small, with Inventor. Curtis maintains the popular "From the Trenches" Inventor blog ( and speaks at Autodesk University and other industry events.


Introduction xxvii Chapter 1 Getting Started with Autodesk(R) Inventor(R) 1 Chapter 2 A Hands-on Test Drive of the Workflow 43 Chapter 3 Sketch Techniques 67 Chapter 4 Basic Modeling Techniques 131 Chapter 5 Advanced Modeling Techniques 201 Chapter 6 Sheet Metal 255 Chapter 7 Reusing Parts and Features 309 Chapter 8 Assembly Design Workflows 355 Chapter 9 Large Assembly Strategies 443 Chapter 10 Weldment Design 481 Chapter 11 Presentations and Exploded Views 517 Chapter 12 Documentation 535 Chapter 13 Tools Overview 621 Chapter 14 Exchanging Data with Other Systems 667 Chapter 15 Frame Generator 691 Chapter 16 Inventor Studio 727 Chapter 17 Stress Analysis and Dynamic Simulation 763 Chapter 18 Routed Systems 803 Chapter 19 Plastics Design Features 837 Chapter 20 iLogic 875 Appendix A Th e Bottom Line 919 Appendix B Autodesk Inventor Certification 953 Index 963

Product Details

  • publication date: 21/06/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781118544860
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 1032
  • ID: 9781118544860
  • weight: 1458
  • ISBN10: 1118544862

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