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Autodesk Inventor 2012 for Designers is a comprehensive textbook that introduces the users to Autodesk Inventor 2012, a feature-based 3D parametric solid modeling software. All environments of this solid modeling software are covered in this textbook with thorough explanation of commands, options, and their applications to create real-world products. The...
Autodesk Inventor 2012 for Designers is a comprehensive textbook that introduces the users to Autodesk Inventor 2012, a feature-based 3D parametric solid modeling software. All environments of this solid modeling software are covered in this textbook with thorough explanation of commands, options, and their applications to create real-world products. The mechanical engineering industry examples that are used as tutorials and the related additional exercises at the end of each chapter help the users to understand the design techniques used in the industry to design a product. Additionally, the author emphasizes on the solid modeling techniques that will improve the productivity and efficiency of the users.After reading the textbook, the users will be able to create solid parts, sheet metal parts, assemblies, weldments, drawing views with bill of materials, presentation views to animate the assemblies, and direct modeling techniques to facilitate rapid design prototyping. Also, the users will learn the editing techniques that are essential for making a successful design. Salient Features of the TextbookConsists of 18 chapters that are organized in a pedagogical sequence covering the Sketching, Modeling, Assembly, Drafting, Presentation, Sheet Metal, and Weldment environments of Autodesk Inventor 2012. In this edition, a new chapter on Inventor Fusion has been added that deals with direct modeling techniques.The first page of every chapter summarizes the topics that will be covered in it.Consists of real-world projects and examples focusing on industry experience.Step-by-step instructions have been added to guide the users through the learning process.Additional information is provided throughout the textbook in the form of tips and notes.Self-Evaluation test, Review Questions, and Exercises are given at the end of each chapter so that the users can assess their knowledge. Free Teaching and Learning ResourcesCADCIM Technologies provides the following Free Teaching and Learning Resources with this textbook:Technical supportPart files of the models used in illustrations, examples, and exercisesCustomizable PowerPoint presentations for every chapter in this textbookInstructor s guide that provides solutions to review questions and exercises
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