Mastering Autodesk Inventor 2013 and Autodesk Inventor LT 2013 [NOOK Book]

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Follow Best Practices and Improve Your Designs

Packed with real-world examples and workflows, this comprehensive reference and tutorial has all the expert-level Inventor tips, tricks, and techniques you need to get the most from Autodesk's powerful 3D mechanical design software. Completely updated and revised, this edition includes new content requested by readers, as well as coverage of all of Inventor's latest features. From a hands-on tour of the 3D design workflow to full ...

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Mastering Autodesk Inventor 2013 and Autodesk Inventor LT 2013

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Overview

Follow Best Practices and Improve Your Designs

Packed with real-world examples and workflows, this comprehensive reference and tutorial has all the expert-level Inventor tips, tricks, and techniques you need to get the most from Autodesk's powerful 3D mechanical design software. Completely updated and revised, this edition includes new content requested by readers, as well as coverage of all of Inventor's latest features. From a hands-on tour of the 3D design workflow to full coverage of Inventor's built-in programming tools, it offers productivity tips, exercises, and information on all aspects of Inventor.

Become proficient with everything from 3D parametric modeling design concepts and working with large assemblies to weldment design and the routed systems features. Written by an Autodesk Certified Instructor with extensive Inventor experience, this detailed book features techniques and tactics not documented elsewhere, making it an invaluable reference that you'll turn to again and again.

Coverage includes:

  • Mastering the fundamentals of 3D design

  • Effectively configuring and using Inventor project files

  • Digging into the tools for creating and editing 2D sketches and 3D sketches

  • Building and editing robust part models using basic and advanced tools

  • Exploring the tools used for designing sheet metal parts

  • Reusing parts and features across designs

  • Copying assemblies for design reuse

  • Creating frame designs with Inventor's Frame Generator

  • Following large assembly strategies and reviewing the ever-changing computer hardware landscape

  • Automating designs with iLogic, an easy way to capture and reuse your work

  • Conducting dynamic simulation and stress analysis

  • Working with Plastics design features and Inventor tooling for mold design

Master Autodesk Inventor 2013 and Inventor LT 2013

Learn Real-World Workflows and Working with Large Assemblies

Explore Crucial Productivity-Boosting Tools

Use Inventor Professional's Dynamic Simulation and Stress Analysis Features

Prepare for the Inventor 2013 Certified Associate or Certified Professional Exams

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118330524
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/10/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1008
  • Sales rank: 1,232,427
  • File size: 55 MB
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Meet the Author

Curtis Waguespack, an Inventor expert and Autodesk Certified Instructor, has taught Inventor in the classroom and consulted with and supported manufacturing and design firms in industries ranging from aerospace to consumer products and industrial machinery. He uses Inventor daily in a real-world design and manufacturing environment and has designed a wide range of manufactured products, large and small, with Inventor. Curtis maintains the popular "From the Trenches" Inventor blog (inventortrenches.blogspot.com) and speaks at Autodesk University and other industry events.

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Table of Contents

Introduction xxvii

Chapter 1 Getting Started with Autodesk Inventor 1

Chapter 2 A Hands-on Test Drive of the Workfl ow 45

Chapter 3 Sketch Techniques 69

Chapter 4 Basic Modeling Techniques 133

Chapter 5 Advanced Modeling Techniques 203

Chapter 6 Sheet Metal 257

Chapter 7 Part and Feature Reuse 315

Chapter 8 Assembly Design Workfl ows 361

Chapter 9 Large Assembly Strategies 433

Chapter 10 Weldment Design 469

Chapter 11 Presentations and Exploded Views 505

Chapter 12 Documentation 523

Chapter 13 Tools Overview 603

Chapter 14 Exchanging Data with Other Systems 643

Chapter 15 Frame Generator 667

Chapter 16 Inventor Studio 703

Chapter 17 Stress Analysis and Dynamic Simulation 739

Chapter 18 Routed Systems 777

Chapter 19 Plastics Design Features809

Chapter 20 iLogic 847

Appendix A The Bottom Line 891

Appendix B Autodesk Inventor Certifi cation 925

Index 933

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    Great book , excellent tutorial's and desk reference ...Highly Recommended

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