Mastering Autodesk Inventor 2009 and Autodesk Inventor LT 2009
By Curtis Waguespack, Sean Dotson, Bill Bogan, Andrew Faix, Seth Hindman, Loren Jahraus, Dennis Jeffrey, Shekar Subrahmanyam, Bob Van der Donck
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: October 2008
Pages: 750

Create Full-Featured Digital Prototypes—the Inventor Way

Whether you're designing airplanes, appliances, or industrial machinery, this complete guide to Autodesk Inventor 2009 shows you how to produce and manage build-worthy 3D virtual prototypes. A team of industry professionals and Autodesk developers combines years of Inventor expertise with hands-on CAD/CAM savvy to give you the practical skills, veteran insights, and solid fundamentals you need to master this powerful 3D mechanical design software.

This packed reference gives you a thorough grounding in Inventor concepts before moving on to a wealth of advanced topics for professional environments. You'll explore standard and sheet metal part design, learn the do's and don'ts of working with large assemblies, leverage design accelerators, master professional workflows, and more. Whether you're new to 3D parametric modeling or expanding your skills, you'll turn to this Inventor 2009 guide again and again.

Coverage includes:

  • Understanding the "Inventor way" of 3D mechanical design

  • Transitioning from AutoCAD or third-party 3D design packages

  • Learning all aspects of part design, including sketching, modeling, and more

  • Creating reusable components with iParts and iFeatures

  • Mastering advanced sheet metal design techniques

  • Exploring little-known strategies for large assemblies

  • Sharing and managing data effectively across teams

  • Using Inventor Studio to create high-impact presentations

  • Master Inventor 2009 in the Context of Real-World Workflows and Work Environments

  • Explore Techniques and Tricks Not Widely Documented Elsewhere

  • Learn Advanced Design for Parts, Assemblies, and Weldments

  • Create Documentation That Improves Productivityand Impresses Your Customers

  • Design Effectively Across Different Industries

  • Use Functional Design Wizards to Accelerate Your Design Process

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