Create The Complete Digital Prototype
Finally, there is a top-notch, beginner-level book on Autodesk'sInventor 3D mechanical design software that helps you quicklymaster the essentials and start designing with confidence. With theskilled instruction of Inventor expert and veteran trainer ThomTremblay, you'll learn Inventor 2009 in the context of real-worldworkflows and tasks.
After getting up to speed on Inventor's interface, you'llquickly learn to create the accurate 2D drawings you need. Fromthere, the book walks you through core tools and capabilities, soyou can explore 2D sketching and 3D part modeling before moving toincreasingly sophisticated techniques such as advanced assemblymodeling, effectively using sheet metal tools, and managingstandards and styles. With pages of striking examples and practicaltips, this is your best one-stop guide to getting started andgetting innovative with Inventor 2009.
Create 2D drawings quickly, easily, and with completeaccuracy
Learn sketching and 3D part modelingand start replicatingreality
Combine surfaces and solids with advanced modeling tools
Easily assemble parts and subassemblies into completeproducts
Pull precise information out of assemblies with parts lists,balloons, and exploded views
Use Sheet Metal tools to create parts with production specs,multiple flanges, and more
Generate engineering and manufacturing documentation from your3D models
Find practice files to accompany the tutorials in the book aswell as striking examples of finished prototypes atwww.sybex.com/go/IntroducingInventor2009.
Thom Tremblay and Sybex publishing have taken this top-shelf tool and brought it to the masses. This book not only allows the novice to get their feet wet, but it motivates them by allowing them to easily gain confidence and move from the shallow end of the pool into deeper water. Rating: 4.5 out of 5.—Mark W. Kiker, CADD Manager Journal