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Autodesk Inventor 2013 and Autodesk Inventor LT 2013 Essentials by Thom Tremblay

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Chapter 8

Advanced Assembly and Engineering Tools

Most of the tools needed for the day-to-day work of building assemblies were covered in Chapter 4, “Putting Things in Place with Assemblies.” In this chapter, you will use a few more tools to build your assembly.

Being able to navigate in the assembly and maintain your system’s performance is also important, and large assemblies can put you at risk of losing data if your system runs out of memory. Autodesk® Inventor® software representations can solve these problems, and you will see how to control your assembly with them.

Much of the focus of this chapter will be on tools that allow you to work more efficiently by creating geometry in the context of the assembly. These tools also offer a unique ...

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