Autodesk Inventor 2010 for Designers is a comprehensive textbook that introduces the users to Autodesk Inventor 2010, a feature-based 3D parametric solid modeling software. All environments of this solid modeling software are covered in this textbook with thorough explanation of commands, options, and their applications to create real-world products. The mechanical engineering industry examples that are used as tutorials and the related additional exercises at the end of each chapter help the users to understand the design techniques used in the industry to design a product. Additionally, the author emphasizes on the solid modeling techniques that will improve the productivity and efficiency of the users.
After reading the textbook, the users will be able to create solid parts, sheet metal parts, assemblies, weldments, drawing views with bill of materials, and presentation views to animate the assemblies. Also, the users will learn the editing techniques that are essential for making a successful design.
Salient Features of the TextbookConsists of 17 chapters that are organized in a pedagogical sequence covering the Sketching, Modeling, Assembly, Drafting, and Sheet Metal environments of Autodesk Inventor 2010.
The first page of every chapter summarizes the topics that will be covered in it.
Consists of real-world projects and examples focusing on industry experience.
Step-by-step instructions have been added to guide the users through the learning process.
Additional information is provided throughout the textbook in the form of tips and notes.
Self-Evaluation test, Review Questions, and Exercises are given at the end of each chapter so that the users can assess their knowledge.
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CADCIM Technologies provides the following Free Teaching and Learning Resources with this textbook:
Part files of the models used in illustrations, examples, and exercises
Customizable PowerPoint presentations for every chapter in this textbook
Instructor s guide that provides solutions to review questions and exercises
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