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Learning Autodesk Inventor 2014

Video Description

In this Autodesk Inventor 2014 training course, you will learn the fundamentals of using Inventor for creating your 3D digital prototypes. Designed for beginners, this tutorial covers everything you need to know to start modeling your own Inventor projects.
You begin with a tour of the Inventor 2014 interface, and an explanation of the concepts that are covered, and industry best practices. Throughout the video tutorial you will cover sketching, creating a feature from those sketches, building an assembly from the parts, and creating a presentation view of that assembly. The course finishes off with lessons on how to create drawings of your design.
Once you have completed this video based training course for Autodesk Inventor 2014 you will have a firm grasp on the fundamental tools and techniques you will use to create your own modeling projects. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.

Table of Contents

  1. Autodesk Inventor
    1. Getting Started 00:10:14
    2. Feature Based Modelling 00:06:37
    3. Parametric Features 00:03:38
    4. Associative Files 00:04:04
    5. Assembly Management 00:03:33
    6. Model Documentation - Chapter 1 00:02:47
    7. User Interface - Part 1 00:06:40
    8. User Interface - Part 2 00:14:17
    9. Inventor Project Files 00:07:57
    10. Opening And Creating Files 00:04:30
    11. Model Display 00:15:09
    12. Mouse And Selection Interaction 00:06:02
  2. Basic Sketching
    1. Creating 2D Sketches 00:10:02
    2. Creating Lines 00:05:42
    3. Creating Circles 00:02:41
    4. Creating Arcs 00:03:18
    5. Creating Rectangles 00:04:02
    6. Creating Slots 00:02:40
    7. Creating Polygons And Ellipse 00:02:29
    8. Creating Fillets And Chamfers 00:04:25
    9. Sketch Duplication 00:08:23
    10. Sketch Entity Types 00:04:54
    11. Sketch Modification 00:11:57
    12. Creating Valid Profiles 00:04:08
    13. Guidelines For Successful Sketches 00:05:28
  3. Sketch Constraints And Dimensions
    1. Applying Geometric Constraints 00:10:41
    2. Constraining Inference And Persistence 00:09:16
    3. Working With Geometric Constraints 00:06:08
    4. Creating Dimensional Constraints 00:09:06
    5. Working With Dimensional Constraints 00:07:08
    6. Dimension Display And Relationships 00:05:51
    7. General Guidelines For Sketches 00:09:41
  4. Basic Sketched Features
    1. Creating Base Features 00:02:13
    2. Creating Primitives 00:02:14
    3. Creating An Extrude 00:05:46
    4. Creating A Revolve 00:04:42
    5. Modifying Sketches And Features 00:05:49
    6. Creating Secondary Features 00:12:22
    7. Using Shared Sketches 00:05:29
  5. Creating Work Features
    1. Creating Work Planes 00:10:15
    2. Creating A Work Axis 00:02:59
    3. Creating Work Points 00:04:31
    4. Working With Work Features 00:11:04
  6. Pick And Place Features
    1. Creating Chamfers 00:06:24
    2. Creating Fillets - Part 1 00:10:50
    3. Creating Fillets - Part 2 00:04:05
    4. Creating Holes 00:10:31
    5. Creating Threads 00:03:28
    6. Creating Shells 00:05:27
    7. Creating Splits 00:03:08
    8. Creating Drafts 00:05:24
  7. Advanced Sketched Features
    1. Creating Sweeps 00:09:29
    2. Creating Lofts 00:09:08
    3. Creating Coils 00:07:32
    4. Creating Ribs 00:06:53
    5. Creating Embossments 00:05:11
    6. Using Parameters And Equations 00:09:55
    7. Part Model Information 00:09:46
  8. Feature Duplication Tools
    1. Creating Rectangular Patterns 00:04:43
    2. Creating Circular Patterns 00:03:25
    3. Creating Mirrored Features 00:04:21
    4. Curve Driven Patterns 00:06:53
    5. Working With Duplication Tools 00:03:17
    6. Copying Features 00:06:33
  9. Assembly Design
    1. Assembly Environment 00:04:45
    2. Placing Components In An Assembly 00:04:25
    3. Assembly Degrees Of Freedom 00:05:11
    4. Assembly Constraints 00:14:42
    5. Quick Place And Assemble 00:05:35
    6. Assembly Joints 00:11:48
    7. Editing Constraints And Joints 00:05:27
    8. Proper Constraining Techniques 00:04:37
    9. Content Center Usage 00:08:28
    10. Patterning Components 00:04:32
    11. Assembly Mirror And Copy Components 00:04:50
  10. Assembly In Place Editing And Creation
    1. Editing A Component In Place 00:03:06
    2. Creating A Component In Place 00:04:56
    3. Working With Adaptivity 00:06:57
  11. Interacting With An Assembly
    1. Selecting Components 00:04:07
    2. Component States 00:07:10
    3. Browser Filters And Settings 00:05:38
    4. Creating Assembly Sections 00:04:11
    5. Assembly Model Information 00:03:52
    6. Interference Checking 00:03:53
    7. Constraint Limits 00:04:24
    8. Driving Relationship 00:05:19
  12. Creating Exploded Assembly Views
    1. The Presentation Environment 00:04:28
    2. Exploding Your Assembly 00:11:56
    3. Animating Your Exploded View 00:13:28
  13. Basic View Creation
    1. Model Documentation - Chapter 13 00:07:09
    2. Creating Base Views 00:12:27
    3. Creating Projected Views 00:03:28
    4. Creating Auxiliary Views 00:01:55
    5. Creating Section Views 00:06:54
    6. Creating Detail Views 00:04:35
    7. Modifying Drawing Views 00:08:15
    8. View Manipulation 00:05:48
  14. Dimensioning Methods
    1. Dimension Types 00:02:42
    2. Retrieving Model Dimensions 00:03:37
    3. General Dimensions 00:03:14
    4. Placing General Dimensions 00:04:49
    5. Creating Baseline Dimensions 00:04:56
    6. Creating Ordinate Dimensions 00:03:31
    7. Creating Chain Dimensions 00:02:16
    8. Editing Dimensions 00:05:00
  15. Annotation And Symbols
    1. Hole, Thread, And Chamfer Notes 00:05:31
    2. Centermarks And Centerlines 00:07:04
    3. Documenting Views With Symbols 00:06:19
    4. Placing And Editing Leaders And Text 00:06:52
    5. General Tables 00:03:40
    6. Revision Tables And Tags 00:05:38
    7. Hole Tables 00:04:26
  16. Bills Of Material And Parts Lists
    1. Bill Of Material 00:03:12
    2. Bill Of Material Editing 00:08:17
    3. Parts List 00:06:53
    4. Balloon Placement 00:04:34
  17. Drawing Standards And Resources
    1. Drawing Styles And Standards 00:07:47
    2. Creating A Custom Border 00:04:29
    3. Customize A Title Block 00:09:26
    4. Creating Sheet Formats 00:02:46
    5. Creating Sketched Symbols 00:06:38
    6. Creating A Custom Drawing Template 00:03:17
  18. Advanced Inventor Setup
    1. Application Options And Document Settings 00:10:29
    2. Project Files 00:08:10
    3. Content Center Administration 00:06:29
  19. Collaboration
    1. Import AutoCAD Files 00:06:16
    2. Import And Export Other Formats 00:06:32
  20. Conclusion
    1. What Is Next? 00:11:15
    2. About The Author 00:01:36