Tools for Design with VEX Robot Kit: AutoCAD 2011 and Autodesk Inventor 2011

Tools for Design with VEX Robot Kit: AutoCAD 2011 and Autodesk Inventor 2011

by Randy Shih
     
 

Tools for Design is intended to provide the user with an overview of computer aided design using two popular CAD software packages from Autodesk: AutoCAD and Autodesk Inventor. This book explores the strengths of each package and show how they can be used in design, both separately and in combination with each other.

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    Overview

    Tools for Design is intended to provide the user with an overview of computer aided design using two popular CAD software packages from Autodesk: AutoCAD and Autodesk Inventor. This book explores the strengths of each package and show how they can be used in design, both separately and in combination with each other.

    What you'll learn

    • How to create and dimension 2D multiview drawings using AutoCAD
    • How to freehand sketch using axonometric, oblique and perspective projection techniques
    • How to create 3D parametric models and 2D multiview drawings using Autodesk Inventor
    • How to reuse design information between AutoCAD and Autodesk Inventor
    • How to combine parts into assemblies including assembly modeling with a VEX Robot Kit
    • How to perform basic finite element stress analysis using Inventor Stress Analysis Module

    Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9781585036196
    Publisher:
    Schroff Development Corporation
    Publication date:
    10/12/2010
    Pages:
    652
    Product dimensions:
    8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.30(d)

    Table of Contents

    Introduction: Getting Started
    1. Fundamentals of AutoCAD
    2. Basic Object Construction and Dynamic Input
    3. Geometric Construction and Editing Tools
    4. Orthographic Views in Multiview Drawings
    5. Basic Dimensioning and Notes
    6. Pictorials and Sketching
    7. Parametric Modeling Fundamentals
    8. Constructive Solid Geometry Concepts
    9. Model History Tree
    10. Parametric Constraints Fundamentals
    11. Geometric Construction Tools
    12. Parent/Child Relationships and the BORN Technique
    13. Part Drawings and 3D Annotation
    14. Symmetrical Features in Design
    15. Design Reuse
    16. Assembly Modeling - Putting It All Together
    17. Design Analysis Using Inventor Stress Analysis Module
    18. Assembly Model with VEX Robot Kit

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