Parametric Modeling with Autodesk Inventor 2012
- Designed specifically for beginners with no prior CAD experience
- Uses a hands-on, exercise-intensive, tutorial style approach
- Covers parametric modeling, 3D Modeling, and the Autodesk Inventor Certified Associate Exam
- Features a new chapter on stress analysis
Parametric Modeling with Autodesk Inventor 2012 contains a series of sixteen tutorial style lessons designed to introduce Autodesk Inventor, solid modeling, and parametric modeling. It uses a hands-on, exercise-intensive approach to all the import parametric modeling techniques and concepts.
The lessons guide the user from constructing basic shapes to building intelligent mechanical designs, creating multi-view drawings and assembly models. Other featured topics include sheet metal design, motion analysis, 2D design reuse, collision and contact, stress analysis and the Autodesk Inventor 2012 Certified Associate Examination.
Autodesk Inventor 2012 Certified Associate Examination
The content of Parametric Modeling with Autodesk Inventor 2012 covers the performance tasks that have been identified by Autodesk as being included on the Autodesk Inventor 2012 Certified Associate examination. Special reference guides show students where the performance tasks are covered in the book.
If you are teaching an introductory level Autodesk Inventor course and you want to prepare your students for the Autodesk Inventor 2012 Certified Associate Examination this is the only book that you need. If your students are not interested in the Autodesk Inventor 2012 Certified Associate Exam they will still be studying the most important tools and techniques of Autodesk Inventor as identified by Autodesk.
For detailed information on the Autodesk Inventor Certified Associate examination visit www.autodesk.com/certification.
Table of Contents
- Getting Started
- Parametric Modeling Fundamentals
- Constructive Solid Geometry Concepts
- Model History Tree
- Parametric Constraints Fundamentals
- Geometric Construction Tools
- Parent/Child Relationships and the BORN Technique
- Part Drawings and Associative Functionality
- Datum Features and Auxiliary Views
- Symmetrical Features in Designs
- Advanced 3D Construction Tools
- Sheet Metal Design
- Assembly Modeling - Putting It All Together
- Content Center and Basic Motion Analysis
- 2D Design Reuse, Collision and Contact
- Introduction to Stress Analysis