Tools for Design Using AutoCAD 2018 and Autodesk Inventor 2018

Author: Randy Shih
Publisher: SDC Publications
ISBN: 163057127X
Format: PDF, Docs
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Tools for Design is intended to provide the user with an overview of computer aided design using two popular CAD software packages from Autodesk: AutoCAD and Autodesk Inventor. This book explores the strengths of each package and shows how they can be used in design, both separately and in combination with each other. What you'll learn How to create and dimension 2D multiview drawings using AutoCADHow to freehand sketch using axonometric, oblique and perspective projection techniquesHow to create 3D parametric models and 2D multiview drawings using Autodesk InventorHow to reuse design information between AutoCAD and Autodesk InventorHow to combine parts into assemblies including assembly modeling with a LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education Base Set, with a TETRIX® kit and a VEX Robot KitHow to perform basic finite element stress analysis using Inventor Stress Analysis Module

Autodesk Inventor 2017 Introduction to Solid Modeling Part 2

Author: ASCENT - Center for Technical Knowledge
Publisher: Ascent, Center for Technical Knowledge
ISBN: 9781943184361
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Note: This book is a continuation of "Autodesk Inventor 2017 (R1): Introduction to Solid Modeling - Part 1." The "Autodesk Inventor 2017 (R1): Introduction to Solid Modeling" student guide provides you with an understanding of the parametric design philosophy through a hands-on, practice-intensive curriculum. You will learn the key skills and knowledge needed to design models using Autodesk Inventor, starting with conceptual sketching, through to solid modeling, assembly design, and drawing production. Topics Covered in Part 2: Placing and constraining/connecting parts in assemblies Manipulating the display of components in an assembly Duplicating components in an assembly Obtaining model measurements and property information Creating Presentation files (Exploded views and Animations) Modifying and analyzing the components in an assembly Simulating motion in an assembly Creating parts and features in assemblies Creating and editing an assembly Bill of Materials Working with projects Creating and annotating drawings and views Customizing the Autodesk Inventor environment Prerequisites As an introductory training guide, "Autodesk Inventor 2017 (R1): Introduction to Solid Modeling" does not assume prior knowledge of any 3D modeling or CAD software. Students do need to be experienced with the Windows operating system and a background in drafting of 3D parts is recommended.

Learning Autodesk Inventor 2015

Author: Randy Shih
Publisher: SDC Publications
ISBN: 1585038792
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This book will teach you everything you need to know to start using Autodesk Inventor 2015 with easy to understand, step-by-step tutorials. This book features a simple robot design used as a project throughout the book. You will learn to model parts, create assemblies, run simulations and even create animations of your robot design. An unassembled version of the same robot used throughout the book can be bundled with the book. No previous experience with Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) is needed since this book starts at an introductory level. The author begins by getting you familiar with the Inventor interface and its basic tools. You will start by learning to model simple robot parts and before long you will graduate to creating more complex parts and multi-view drawings. Along the way you will learn the fundamentals of parametric modeling through the use of geometric constraints and relationships. You will also become familiar with many of Inventor's powerful tools and commands that enable you to easily construct complex features in your models. Also included is coverage of gears, gear trains and spur gear creation using Autodesk Inventor. This book continues by examining the different mechanisms commonly used in walking robots. You will learn the basic types of planar four-bar linkages commonly used in mechanical designs and how to use the GeoGebra Dynamic Geometry software to simulate and analyze 2D linkages. Using the knowledge you gained about linkages and mechanism, you will learn how to modify your robot and change its behavior by modifying or creating new parts. In the final chapter of this book you learn how to combine all the robot parts into assemblies and then run motion analysis. You will finish off your project by creating 3D animations of your robot in action. There are many books that show you how to perform individual tasks with Autodesk Inventor, but this book takes you through an entire project and shows you the complete engineering process. By the end of this book you will have modeled and assembled nearly all the parts that make up the TAMIYA® Mechanical Tiger and can start building your own robot.

Parametric Modeling with Autodesk Fusion 360

Author: Randy Shih
Publisher: SDC Publications
ISBN: 1630570559
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Parametric Modeling with Autodesk Fusion 360 contains a series of thirteen tutorial style lessons designed to introduce Autodesk Fusion 360, solid modeling and parametric modeling techniques and concepts. This book introduces Autodesk Fusion 360 on a step-by-step basis, starting with constructing basic shapes, all the way through to the creation of assembly drawings and 3D printing your own designs. This book takes a hands on, exercise intensive approach to all the important parametric modeling techniques and concepts. Each lesson introduces a new set of commands and concepts, building on previous lessons. The lessons guide you from constructing basic shapes to building intelligent solid models, assemblies and creating multi-view drawings. This book also introduces you to the general principles of 3D printing including a brief history of 3D printing, the types of 3D printing technologies, commonly used filaments, and the basic procedure for printing a 3D model. 3D printing makes it easier than ever for anyone to start turning their designs into physical objects, and by the end of this book you will be ready to start printing out your own designs.

AutoCAD 2018 Tutorial First Level 2D Fundamentals

Author: Randy Shih
Publisher: SDC Publications
ISBN: 1630571229
Format: PDF, ePub
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The primary goal of AutoCAD 2018 Tutorial First Level 2D Fundamentals is to introduce the aspects of Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD). This text is intended to be used as a training guide for students and professionals. This text covers AutoCAD 2018 and the lessons proceed in a pedagogical fashion to guide you from constructing basic shapes to making multiview drawings. This textbook contains a series of eleven tutorial style lessons designed to introduce beginning CAD users to AutoCAD 2018. It takes a hands-on, exercise-intensive approach to all the important 2D CAD techniques and concepts. This text is also helpful to AutoCAD users upgrading from a previous release of the software. The new improvements and key enhancements of the software are incorporated into the lessons. The 2D-CAD techniques and concepts discussed in this text are also designed to serve as the foundation to the more advanced parametric feature-based CAD packages such as Autodesk Inventor. The basic premise of this book is that the more designs you create using AutoCAD 2018, the better you learn the software. With this in mind, each lesson introduces a new set of commands and concepts, building on previous lessons. This book is intended to help readers establish a good basis for exploring and growing in the exciting field of Computer Aided Engineering.

Autodesk Inventor 2019

Author: ASCENT - Center for Technical Knowledge
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781947456143
Format: PDF
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Note: This book is a continuation of Autodesk Inventor 2019: Introduction to Solid Modeling - Part 1. The Autodesk(R) Inventor(R) 2019: Introduction to Solid Modeling learning guide provides you with an understanding of the parametric design philosophy through a hands-on, practice-intensive curriculum. You will learn the key skills and knowledge needed to design models using Autodesk Inventor, starting with conceptual sketching, through to solid modeling, assembly design, and drawing production. Topics Covered Understanding the Autodesk(R) Inventor(R) software interface Creating, constraining, and dimensioning 2D sketches Creating and editing the solid base 3D feature from a sketch Creating and editing secondary solid features that are sketched and placed Creating equations and working with parameters Manipulating the display of the model Resolving feature failures Duplicating geometry in the model Placing and constraining/connecting parts in assemblies Manipulating the display of components in an assembly Duplicating components in an assembly Obtaining model measurements and property information Creating Presentation files (Exploded views and Animations) Modifying and analyzing the components in an assembly Simulating motion in an assembly Creating parts and features in assemblies Creating and editing an assembly Bill of Materials Working with projects Creating and annotating drawings and views Customizing the Autodesk Inventor environment Prerequisites Access to the 2019 version of the software. The practices and files included with this guide might not be compatible with prior versions As an introductory learning guide, Autodesk Inventor 2019: Introduction to Solid Modeling does not assume prior knowledge of any 3D modeling or CAD software. Students do need to be experienced with the Windows operating system and a background in drafting of 3D parts is recommended.

AutoCAD 2017 Tutorial Second Level 3D Modeling

Author: Randy Shih
Publisher: SDC Publications
ISBN: 1630570389
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The primary goal of AutoCAD 2017 Tutorial Second Level 3D Modeling is to introduce the aspects of computer based three dimensional modeling. This text is intended to be used as a training guide for both students and professionals. The chapters in this book cover AutoCAD 2017 and proceed in a pedagogical fashion to guide you from constructing 3D wire frame models, 3D surface models, and 3D solid models to making multiview drawings and rendering images. The text takes a hands-on, exercise-intensive approach to all the important 3D modeling techniques and concepts. This book contains a series of twelve tutorial style chapters designed to introduce CAD users to 3D modeling with AutoCAD 2017. Users upgrading from a previous release of the AutoCAD software will also find this text helpful. The basic premise of this book is that the more 3D designs you create using AutoCAD 2017 the better you learn the software. With this in mind each tutorial introduces a new set of commands and concepts, building on previous chapters. By going through this book readers will establish a good basis for exploring and growing in the exciting field of Computer Aided Engineering.

Autodesk Inventor 2017

Author: ASCENT - Center for Technical Knowledge
Publisher: Ascent, Center for Technical Knowledge
ISBN: 9781943184965
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Autodesk(R) Inventor(R) 2017: Surface and Freeform Modeling student guide teaches you how to incorporate surfacing and freeform modeling techniques into your design environment. You begin with instruction on how to create the splines and 3D sketches commonly used in surface creation. Chapters on surface creation focus on using these sketches or existing geometry to create surfaces for use in your solid models. Freeform modeling is also covered, which enables you to create complex shapes without needing the constraints required in a parametric workflow. To complete the student guide, you will learn how to use the Autodesk Inventor surface analysis tools to evaluate the continuity between surfaces and the curvature on a surface, determine if the applied draft is within a specified range, and conduct section analysis to evaluate wall thickness values. The topics covered in this student guide are also covered in ASCENT's Autodesk (R) Inventor (R) 2017: Advanced Part Modeling student guide, which includes a broader range of advanced learning topics. Topics Covered Create spline and 3D sketched entities. Create planar and three-dimensional surfaces. Combine individual surface features into a single quilted surface. Add or remove material in a model by referencing a surface. Create solid geometry using surface geometry. Remove portions of a surface using a reference surface or work plane. Manipulate the extent of a surface by extending or stretching it. Create a new solid face by replacing an existing solid face with surface geometry. Remove existing surfaces or solid faces from a model. Copy surfaces from one model into another. Create freeform geometry base shapes, faces, and converted geometry. Edit freeform base geometry by manipulating existing geometry or adding new elements to the base shape. Use the surface analysis tools to evaluate continuity between surfaces, check draft values, analyze curvature on a surface, and review sectioned areas of the model. Prerequisites The material covered in this student guide assumes a mastery of Autodesk(R) Inventor(R) basics as taught in the Autodesk(R) Inventor(R) Introduction to Solid Modeling student guide.

Autodesk Inventor Exercises

Author: Bob McFarlane
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317535081
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This practical resource provides a series of Inventor® exercises covering several topics, including: sketches part models assemblies drawing layouts presentations sheet metal design welding for users with some familiarity with Autodesk® Inventor, or other similar feature-based modelling software such as Solid Works ®, CATIA ®, 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.

Autodesk Inventor 2012 Essentials Plus

Author: Daniel Banach
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1111646651
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Updated for use with latest version of Autodesk Inventor software, AUTODESK INVENTOR 2012 ESSENTIALS PLUS demonstrates critical CAD concepts, from basic sketching and modeling through advanced modeling techniques, and provides the skills to master this commonly-used professional tool. The book walks readers through every component of the software, including the user interface, toolbars, dialogue boxes, sketch tools, drawing views, assembly modeling, and more. A combination 'how-to' and reference manual, AUTODESK INVENTOR 2012 ESSENTIALS PLUS also features step-by-step tutorials and project exercises, making it an ideal resource for self-learning as well as classroom instruction. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.