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 InventorWay

Whether you're designing airplanes, appliances, or industrialmachinery, this complete guide to Autodesk Inventor 2009 shows youhow to produce and manage build-worthy 3D virtual prototypes. Ateam of industry professionals and Autodesk developers combinesyears of Inventor expertise with hands-on CAD/CAM savvy to give youthe practical skills, veteran insights, and solid fundamentals youneed to master this powerful 3D mechanical design software.

This packed reference gives you a thorough grounding in Inventorconcepts before moving on to a wealth of advanced topics forprofessional environments. You'll explore standard and sheet metalpart design, learn the do's and don'ts of working with largeassemblies, leverage design accelerators, master professionalworkflows, and more. Whether you're new to 3D parametric modelingor expanding your skills, you'll turn to this Inventor 2009 guideagain 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 andWork Environments

  • Explore Techniques and Tricks Not Widely DocumentedElsewhere

  • Learn Advanced Design for Parts, Assemblies, and Weldments

  • Create Documentation That Improves Productivityand ImpressesYour Customers

  • Design Effectively Across Different Industries

  • Use Functional Design Wizards to Accelerate Your DesignProcess

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