The Power of Design: An Introduction to Autodesk Inventor 2008

Out of Print
Published May 1, 2007
310 Pages
ISBN: 978-1-58503-372-0


For users familiar with Inventor R10 or earlier releases, the 2008 release concentrates on refining and improving the software. This book is meant for beginning users who want to gain a familiarity with the tools and interface of Inventor before they start exploring on their own. By the end of the text, the user should feel comfortable enough to create a standard model and assemblies.

Table of Contents

  1. Parametric Modeling Fundamentals - Quick Start
  2. User Interface
  3. 2D Sketch Tools
  4. The Features Toolbar
  5. Drawing Management
  6. Drawing Annotation Toolbar
  7. Assembly Tools
  8. Presentations


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Exercise 1-1 through Exercise 4-21
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Exercise 5-1 through Exercise 8-3
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