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Learning Path: Designing Hardware with Autodesk 123D, Inventor, and AutoCAD 3D

Video Description

The latest suite of drafting technologies from Autodesk provides a complete, professional environment for bringing your ideas to life with stunning 2D and 3D models. In this Learning Path, you can begin with little or no knowledge of AutoCAD programs; by the time you finish, you'll have the skills you need to create accurate renderings and models of your hardware designs.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. What Is 123D Design And Who Uses It? 00:02:03
    2. What You Will Learn From This Course 00:01:10
    3. About The Author 00:01:12
  2. Interface
    1. The Interface 00:07:03
    2. Primitive Solids And Sketches 00:07:35
    3. Measuring Distances 00:05:21
    4. Sketching On Workplanes, Copy And Paste 00:06:33
    5. Save To Computer And Cloud Account 00:03:47
  3. Basic Tools And Techniques
    1. Combine, Subtract, Fillet, Extrude, And Snap 00:04:52
    2. Spline, Revolve, And Tweak 00:05:03
    3. Mirror, Offset, 3 Point Arc, And Scale 00:04:33
    4. Circle Pattern 00:01:51
    5. Text, Group, Combine, And Merge 00:03:18
    6. Split Solid And Chamfer 00:02:42
    7. Displays And Materials 00:01:57
    8. Rectangular Pattern, And Non-Uniform Scale 00:02:20
  4. Advanced Tools And Techniques
    1. Sketch Fillet 00:03:41
    2. Import An SVG File 00:03:22
    3. Combine, Merge, And Fillet 00:02:04
    4. Loft And Sweep 00:03:10
    5. Import And Edit An STL File 00:02:39
  5. 3D Print The Model
    1. Export A 123DX File To STL And 123D Meshmixer 00:01:54
    2. 123D Meshmixer's Analysis Tools 00:03:41
  6. Conclusion
    1. What We've Learned 00:01:13
  7. Autodesk Inventor
    1. Introduction To Autodesk Inventor 00:02:53
    2. About The Author 00:00:57
    3. Getting Started 00:07:35
    4. Feature Based Modeling 00:08:05
    5. Parametric Features 00:06:49
    6. Associative Files 00:04:15
    7. Assembly Management 00:06:05
    8. Model Documentation 00:04:43
    9. User Interface 00:09:52
    10. Model Manipulation 00:07:37
    11. Inventor Project Files 00:03:39
    12. Mouse And Selection Interaction 00:04:27
  8. Basic Sketching
    1. Creating 2D Sketches 00:07:00
    2. Creating Lines 00:05:30
    3. Creating Circles And Arcs 00:02:55
    4. Creating Rectangles And Polygons 00:03:42
    5. Creating Slots 00:02:21
    6. Creating Fillets And Chamfers 00:03:07
    7. Sketch Entity Types 00:05:11
    8. Sketch Duplication 00:04:10
    9. Sketch Modification 00:07:02
  9. Sketch Constraints And Dimensions
    1. Applying Geometric Constraints 00:11:44
    2. Constraint Inference And Persistence 00:07:02
    3. Working With Geometric Constraints 00:03:49
    4. Creating Dimensional Constraints 00:08:21
    5. Working With Dimensional Constraints 00:03:11
    6. General Guidelines For Sketches 00:04:54
  10. Basic Sketched Features
    1. Creating An Extrude 00:05:35
    2. Creating A Revolve 00:05:16
    3. Modifying Sketches And Features 00:03:43
    4. Creating Secondary Features 00:06:06
    5. Using Shared Sketches 00:03:24
  11. Creating Work Features
    1. Creating Work Planes 00:06:47
    2. Creating Work Axes 00:02:54
    3. Creating Work Points 00:02:51
    4. Working With Work Features 00:04:59
  12. Pick And Place Features
    1. Creating Fillets 00:06:06
    2. Creating Chamfers 00:04:42
    3. Creating Holes 00:07:48
    4. Creating Threads 00:01:52
    5. Creating Shells 00:03:01
  13. Advanced Sketched Features
    1. Creating Sweeps 00:09:21
    2. Creating Lofts 00:04:39
    3. Creating Coils 00:05:08
  14. Model Information
    1. Using Parameters And Equations 00:10:22
    2. Part Model Information 00:07:17
  15. Feature Duplication Tools
    1. Creating Rectangular Patterns 00:04:18
    2. Creating Circular Patterns 00:02:32
    3. Creating Mirrored Features 00:03:13
    4. Working With Duplication Tools 00:03:34
  16. Assembly Design
    1. Assembly Environment 00:07:07
    2. Placing Components In An Assembly 00:06:07
    3. Degrees Of Freedom In An Assembly 00:04:35
    4. Assembly Constraints - Part I 00:08:49
    5. Assembly Constraints - Part II 00:05:59
    6. Assembly Joints - Part I 00:10:00
    7. Assembly Joints - Part II 00:03:44
    8. Editing Constraints And Joints 00:06:22
    9. Proper Constraining Techniques 00:04:57
    10. Content Center Usage 00:09:16
    11. Patterning Components 00:05:36
    12. Assembly Mirror And Copy Components 00:04:56
  17. Assembly In Place Editing And Creation
    1. Editing And Replacing Assembly Components 00:03:28
    2. Creating A Component In Place 00:04:22
    3. Working With Adaptivity 00:07:40
    4. Assembly Features 00:04:01
  18. Interacting With An Assembly
    1. Assembly Selection Methods 00:04:12
    2. Component States 00:05:38
    3. Modeling Section Views 00:03:58
    4. Creating Design Views 00:05:15
    5. Assembly Model Information 00:09:04
    6. Interference Checking 00:04:25
  19. Creating Exploded Assembly Views
    1. Assembly Presentation Files 00:10:54
    2. Manual Explosion Methods 00:09:58
    3. Animating Your Explosion 00:12:41
  20. Basic View Creation
    1. Model Documentation Environment 00:08:51
    2. Creating Base Views 00:10:45
    3. Creating Projected Views 00:04:18
    4. Creating Auxiliary Views 00:02:58
    5. Creating Section Views 00:07:55
    6. Creating Detail Views 00:03:47
    7. View Modification Tools 00:06:33
    8. View Manipulation 00:06:50
  21. Dimensioning Methods
    1. Dimension Types 00:03:30
    2. Retrieving Model Dimensions 00:03:38
    3. Creating General Dimensions 00:06:26
    4. Creating Baseline Dimensions 00:04:45
    5. Creating Ordinate Dimensions 00:03:52
    6. Creating Chain Dimensions 00:02:26
    7. Editing Dimensions 00:11:19
  22. Annotation And Symbols
    1. Hole Notes And Chamfer Notes 00:05:29
    2. Centermarks And Centerlines 00:05:23
    3. Documenting Views With Symbols 00:05:38
    4. Placing And Editing Leaders And Text 00:07:04
    5. General Tables And Hole Tables 00:05:27
    6. Revision Tables And Tags 00:06:03
  23. Bills Of Materials And Parts Lists
    1. Examining The Bill Of Material 00:06:20
    2. Editing The Bill Of Material 00:06:39
    3. Create A Parts List 00:09:03
    4. Balloon Placement 00:09:16
  24. Conclusion
    1. Wrap-Up 00:02:12
  25. Introduction To AutoCAD 3D 2016
    1. About AutoCAD 3D 2016 00:02:21
    2. About The Author 00:02:23
    3. Working With The Data Set For This Course 00:04:02
    4. 3D Modelling Overview 00:02:22
    5. AutoCAD 3D Commands And Workspaces 00:05:04
    6. Navigating 3D Models 00:05:12
    7. Changing The Display 00:02:44
    8. Using The ViewCube 00:06:28
    9. Orbiting Your 3D Model 00:05:03
    10. Using Viewport Controls 00:04:39
  26. Working In 3D
    1. The AutoCAD Coordinate System 00:04:41
    2. UCS Basics 00:04:49
    3. UCS Multifunctional Grips 00:03:36
    4. Named UCSs 00:05:03
    5. Dynamically Changing The Coordinate System 00:02:34
    6. Using 3D OSNAPS 00:06:17
    7. Track With Object Snaps In 3D - Architectural 00:04:42
    8. Track With Object Snaps In 3D - Mechanical 00:05:14
  27. Wireframes And Surface Modelling
    1. Using Polylines And Lines In A 3D World 00:10:40
    2. Adding Surfaces - Regions, Solids And 3D Faces 00:11:23
    3. Add A Surface Between Objects 00:04:33
    4. Creating Circular Surfaces 00:02:53
    5. Using Edges To Define A Surface Plane 00:02:20
    6. Using The Loft Command To Create 3D Meshes 00:02:58
  28. Creating Primitive Solid Models
    1. Creating Solid Primitives - The Basics 00:08:47
    2. Bringing It Together - Creating Primitive Solid Models 00:03:55
  29. Creating Models From 2D Profiles
    1. 2D Profiles Overview 00:02:23
    2. Using The Extrude Command 00:04:07
    3. Using The Loft Command 00:03:37
    4. Using The Polysolid Command 00:03:58
    5. Using The Revolve Command 00:03:30
    6. Using The Sweep Command 00:04:45
    7. Using The PressPull Command 00:03:29
    8. Creating Mass Shapes - Architectural 00:05:04
    9. Creating A Window Guide - Mechanical 00:06:18
  30. Creating Composite Solids
    1. Composite Solids Overview 00:02:59
    2. Creating Solids Using Union 00:02:21
    3. Creating Solids Using Subtract 00:04:27
    4. Creating Solids Using Intersect 00:01:26
    5. Checking Interference 00:03:19
    6. Creating Composite Solids - Mechanical 00:05:03
    7. Create Composite Solids - Architectural 00:04:56
  31. Adding Detail To Your Solid Models
    1. Filleting Solid Models 00:03:09
    2. Chamfering Solid Models 00:02:18
    3. Slicing A Solid Model 00:03:36
  32. Editing Solid Models
    1. Solid History And Editing Methods 00:03:08
    2. Grip Editing Solid Models 00:05:43
    3. Offsetting Faces 00:02:39
    4. Deleting Faces 00:02:55
    5. Rotating Faces 00:02:54
    6. Tapering Faces 00:02:33
    7. Creating A Shell 00:02:57
    8. Imprinting Edges 00:03:25
    9. Separating Solids 00:01:41
    10. Changing Face Color 00:02:42
    11. Changing Edge Color 00:02:15
    12. Editing Solid Models - Architectural 00:04:23
    13. Editing Solid Models - Mechanical 00:03:35
  33. Extracting Geometry From Solid Models
    1. Copying Faces 00:02:12
    2. Copying Edges 00:03:38
    3. Extracting All Model Edges 00:01:35
    4. Exploding 3D Models 00:02:03
    5. Bringing It Together - Extracting Geometry from Solid Moldels 00:01:56
  34. Modifying The Model Position
    1. Overview Of The 3D Gizmo 00:02:01
    2. Moving In 3D 00:03:56
    3. Aligning In 3D 00:05:33
    4. Rotating In 3D 00:02:18
    5. Scaling In 3D 00:02:38
    6. Manipulating The Models - Mechanical 00:02:47
    7. Manipulating The Models - Architectural 00:05:14
  35. Duplicating The Model
    1. Mirroring In 3D 00:02:19
    2. Arraying In 3D 00:04:51
  36. Converting Objects
    1. Converting 2D Objects To Solids Or Surfaces - Part 1 00:01:58
    2. Converting 2D Objects To Solids Or Surfaces - Part 2 00:01:55
    3. Thickening Surfaces To Solids 00:03:15
  37. Viewing Models
    1. Overview Of Viewing Models 00:01:26
    2. Displaying 2D Geometry From A 3D Model - Flatshot Command 00:04:39
    3. Creating Simple Sections - Section Command 00:02:57
    4. Creating And Using Live Section Planes 00:03:06
    5. Generating 2D-3D Sections 00:02:15
  38. Plotting Your Models
    1. Create Layouts Of 3D Models - Mechanical 00:05:01
    2. Create Layouts Of 3D Models - Architectural 00:04:18
    3. Importing A 3D Model And Plotting Using Automatic Model Documentation 00:05:17
  39. Using Visual Styles
    1. Visual Styles And The Visual Styles Manager 00:02:44
    2. Applying Visual Styles To Layout Views 00:01:57
  40. Using Lights
    1. Overview Of Lighting 00:03:07
    2. Working With Lights In A Scene - Architectural 00:03:20
    3. Working With Lights In A Scene - Mechanical 00:02:45
    4. Bringing It Together - Sun Study 00:04:00
  41. Using Materials
    1. Using The Materials Browser 00:06:07
    2. Creating And Editing Materials 00:04:52
  42. Rendering
    1. The Rendering Environment 00:02:56
  43. Walking And Flying Through A Model
    1. Walking And Flying Through A Model 00:04:40
    2. Recording An Animation 00:03:15
  44. Using Cameras And Named Views
    1. Creating And Using Cameras 00:04:43
  45. Using Showmotion For Presentations
    1. Overview Of ShowMotion 00:02:37
    2. Creating Views For Presentation With ShowMotion 00:05:48
  46. Conclusion
    1. Wrap Up 00:03:27