Follow Best Practices and Improve Your Designs
Packed with real-world examples and workflows, this comprehensive reference and tutorial has all the expert-level Inventor tips, tricks, and techniques you need to get the most from Autodesk's powerful 3D mechanical design software. Completely updated and revised, this edition includes new content requested by readers, as well as coverage of all of Inventor's latest features. From a hands-on tour of the 3D design workflow to full coverage of Inventor's built-in programming tools, it offers productivity tips, exercises, and information on all aspects of Inventor.
Become proficient with everything from 3D parametric modeling design concepts and working with large assemblies to weldment design and the routed systems features. Written by an Autodesk Certified Instructor with extensive Inventor experience, this detailed book features techniques and tactics not documented elsewhere, making it an invaluable reference that you'll turn to again and again.
Mastering the fundamentals of 3D design
Effectively configuring and using Inventor project files
Digging into the tools for creating and editing 2D sketches and 3D sketches
Building and editing robust part models using basic and advanced tools
Exploring the tools used for designing sheet metal parts
Reusing parts and features across designs
Copying assemblies for design reuse
Creating frame designs with Inventor's Frame Generator
Following large assembly strategies and reviewing the ever-changing computer hardware landscape
Automating designs with iLogic, an easy way to capture and reuse your work
Conducting dynamic simulation and stress analysis
Working with Plastics design features and Inventor tooling for mold design
Master Autodesk Inventor 2013 and Inventor LT 2013
Learn Real-World Workflows and Working with Large Assemblies
Explore Crucial Productivity-Boosting Tools
Use Inventor Professional's Dynamic Simulation and Stress Analysis Features
Prepare for the Inventor 2013 Certified Associate or Certified Professional Exams
Curtis Waguespack, an Inventor expert and Autodesk Certified Instructor, has taught Inventor in the classroom and consulted with and supported manufacturing and design firms in industries ranging from aerospace to consumer products and industrial machinery. He uses Inventor daily in a real-world design and manufacturing environment and has designed a wide range of manufactured products, large and small, with Inventor. Curtis maintains the popular "From the Trenches" Inventor blog (inventortrenches.blogspot.com) and speaks at Autodesk University and other industry events.
This book was the highest rated for the inventor series so I expect it will work out great as soon as I can get the windows 8 & 8. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Paul M. Kiefer
I have to start by stating that this book is a reference book.
One might think that, being named as "Mastering Autodesk Inventor" should imply that you, the reader,... Read more
If you are looking for a good starter and/or reference book this book is an excellent choice. I recommend it.Published 6 months ago by Jeff Levy
Amazon had - as always - the best price for this book. I needed it for a class. I have a small (desktop) CNC Router and I wanted to do more with it. The class and this book did it. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Hubert Pikal
This book help to under stand the inter working of
Autodesk Inventor 2013.
Working with the examples helps to under satnd the software.
A lot of books I've bought in the past were not put in a good intuitive order. This one seems very well thought out. It's ordered in a good work flow. Read morePublished 12 months ago by CADD Master (Robert)