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Learning Autodesk Inventor 2013

Video Description

In this Autodesk Inventor 2013 training course, expert author and trainer Andrew Warren takes you through the ins and outs of this 3D mechanical and solid modeling design software. This tutorial requires no previous experience using Inventor and is built specifically with the beginning Inventor user in mind.

You will start with the absolute basics of Inventor, beginning with the interface, concepts and best practices in the industry. Once you have solid foundation in the basics, you follow along step by step as the author takes you through sketching, creating a feature from those sketches, turning the features into parts, building an assembly from the parts and creating a presentation view of the assembly. The video tutorial finishes off with teaching you how to create drawings of your design.

By the completion of this computer based training course for Inventor 2013, you will have a solid grasp of how to use Inventor to build parts, assemblies and drawings on your own, bringing your own projects to life. Working files are included to let you follow through the tutorial every step of the way with the same source materials that the author uses in the lessons.

Download the working files for this course at: http://www.infiniteskills.com/01733

Table of Contents

  1. 01. Autodesk Inventor
    1. Getting Started 00:01:47
    2. User Interface 00:13:39
    3. Project File 00:12:12
    4. Inventor File Types 00:08:51
    5. View Manipulation 00:08:45
    6. Designing Parametric Parts 00:04:42
    7. Parametric Part Models 00:05:59
    8. Capturing Design Intent 00:11:16
    9. Part Design Environment 00:05:45
  2. 02. Basic Sketching Techniques
    1. Basic Sketching Techniques 00:07:26
    2. Creating 2D Sketches 00:09:36
    3. Reorienting The Initial Sketch 00:03:47
    4. Creating Lines 00:05:35
    5. Creating Circles 00:02:47
    6. Creating Arcs 00:06:02
    7. Creating Rectangles 00:03:33
    8. Patterning 00:05:00
    9. Guidelines For Creating Successful Sketches 00:07:34
  3. 03. Sketch Constraints
    1. Constraint Inference And Persistence 00:08:23
    2. Applying Geometric Constraints 00:15:18
    3. Showing And Deleting Constraints 00:08:49
    4. Guidelines For Successful Constraining 00:09:42
    5. Creating Dimensional Constraints 00:11:53
    6. Dimension Display And Relationships 00:07:49
    7. Guidelines For Dimensioning Sketches 00:09:16
  4. 04. Base Shape Design
    1. Creating Base Sketched Features 00:08:43
    2. Creating An Extruded Feature 00:10:02
    3. Extrude Feature And Exercise 00:07:12
    4. Creating Revolved Features 00:08:51
    5. Revolved Feature And Exercise 00:06:12
    6. Orientating Sketches 00:05:56
    7. Sketch Line Types 00:05:28
    8. Sketch Line Types - Hands-On 00:08:35
    9. Creating And Using Construction Geometry 00:04:57
    10. Creating Centreline Geometry 00:03:52
    11. Referencing Model Edge Geometry 00:06:23
    12. Editing Features 00:07:25
    13. Editing Sketches 00:03:54
    14. Using Parameters 00:05:47
    15. 3D Grip Editing 00:04:49
    16. Creating Work Planes 00:06:00
    17. Creating Work Planes - Hands-On 00:06:52
    18. Creating Work Axis 00:04:27
    19. Creating Work Axis - Hands-On 00:04:13
    20. Creating Work Points 00:02:33
    21. Creating Work Points - Hands-On 00:05:27
    22. Creating Work Planes Normal To A Path 00:01:48
  5. 05. Detail Shape Design
    1. Creating Chamfers 00:05:10
    2. Creating Fillets 00:12:40
    3. Creating Holes 00:12:25
    4. Creating Threads 00:02:44
    5. Creating Rectangular Patterns 00:07:04
    6. Creating Circular Patterns 00:05:43
    7. Mirroring Features 00:05:23
    8. Creating Shell Features 00:07:20
    9. Creating Ribs 00:03:31
    10. Creating Sweeps 00:07:38
    11. Creating Lofts 00:04:47
  6. 06. Assembly Design Overview
    1. Assembly Design Approaches 00:06:04
    2. Assembly Design Environment 00:08:01
    3. Recommended Workflow 00:03:01
    4. Project Files 00:08:08
  7. 07. Placing, Creating And Constraining Components
    1. Placing Components In An Assembly 00:08:51
    2. Assembly Constraints 00:06:27
    3. The Constraint Tool 00:10:12
    4. The Assembly Tool 00:04:30
    5. Editing Constraints 00:05:18
    6. Proper Constraining Techniques 00:05:09
    7. Placing Standard Components Using The Content Center 00:06:53
    8. Patterning Components 00:05:08
    9. Copying Components 00:06:03
    10. Mirroring Components 00:05:31
    11. Basic Part Design In An Assembly 00:06:35
    12. Creating A Component In Place 00:10:45
    13. Editing A Component In Place 00:05:20
  8. 08. Interacting With An Assembly
    1. Selecting Components 00:03:15
    2. Isolating Components 00:04:02
    3. Browser Filters 00:02:12
    4. Locating Components In The Browser And Graphics Window 00:04:05
    5. Creating Assembly Sections 00:04:17
    6. Calculating Physical Properties 00:08:10
    7. Checking For Interferences 00:04:11
    8. Constraint Limits 00:04:41
    9. Driving Constraints 00:05:37
    10. Presenting Your Assembly Introduction 00:05:29
    11. Animating An Exploded View In A Presentation 00:04:03
  9. 09. Managing Assembly Information
    1. Managing Assembly Information Introduction 00:07:13
    2. View Representations 00:04:36
    3. Positional Representations 00:08:02
    4. Level Of Detail 00:08:53
    5. Shrinkwrap 00:10:01
  10. 10. Basic View Creation
    1. Creating Drawings 00:05:28
    2. Drawing Creation Environment 00:05:29
    3. Creating Base Views 00:08:29
    4. Creating Exploded Drawing Views 00:03:47
    5. Creating Projected Views 00:05:08
    6. Creating And Editing Section Views 00:08:51
    7. Creating And Editing Detail Views 00:04:06
    8. Creating A Quick Cropped View 00:03:38
    9. Creating A Broken View 00:03:15
    10. View Organization 00:03:03
    11. Moving, Aligning And Editing Views 00:07:18
    12. Line Visibility 00:04:07
  11. 11. Dimensions, Annotations And Tables
    1. Automatically Placed Dimensions 00:03:13
    2. Retrieving Model Dimensions 00:05:57
    3. Editing Model Dimensions 00:05:27
    4. General, Baseline, Ordinate And Chain Dimensions 00:02:33
    5. Placing General Dimensions 00:03:30
    6. Creating Baseline Dimensions 00:02:59
    7. Creating Ordinate Dimensions 00:03:06
    8. Creating Chain Dimensions 00:01:49
    9. Hole And Thread Notes 00:05:05
    10. Creating And Editing Hole Tables 00:05:02
    11. Centrelines And Center Marks 00:04:06
    12. Documenting Views With Symbols 00:03:39
    13. Placing And Editing Leaders And Text 00:08:33
    14. Revision Table Styles 00:06:04
    15. Adding And Editing Revisions Tables 00:05:43
    16. Adding And Editing Revisions Tags 00:02:53
  12. 12. Annotating Assembly Drawings
    1. Bill Of Materials 00:08:06
    2. Parts List 00:03:28
    3. Editing The Parts List 00:04:56
    4. Placing And Editing Balloons 00:07:08
  13. 13. Drawing Standards And Recourses
    1. Styles 00:07:46
    2. Drawing Standards 00:05:48
    3. Defining The Active Standard 00:04:57
    4. Using Layers 00:04:44
    5. Creating Sheets 00:03:03
    6. Sheet Formats For Sheet Layout 00:03:07
    7. Creating A Custom Border 00:03:54
    8. Customize A Title Block 00:05:18
    9. Document Settings 00:03:19
    10. Application Options 00:04:34
    11. Import AutoCAD Files 00:04:12
    12. Export To Other Formats 00:03:42
  14. 14. Conclusion
    1. Additional Resources And Conclusion 00:05:08
    2. About The Author 00:01:14