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Autodesk Inventor On-Demand: Introduction to Solid Modeling Comprehensive


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Autodesk Inventor On-Demand: Introduction to Solid Modeling Comprehensive Course Outline

**Note: This is an On-Demand (self-study) course, 360-day unlimited 24/7 access via the internet**
(Applicable State and Local taxes may be added for On-Demand purchases, depending on your location.)
You may take this class at any time; there are no set dates. This comprehensive bundle includes: Autodesk Inventor: Introduction to Solid Modeling, Advanced Part Modeling, Advanced Assembly Modeling, and Sheet Metal Design. Note: The 360-day course access begins at time of purchase.

About Autodesk On-Demand
This Online On-Demand (self-study) training course includes 360-day access to videos lessons. These video lessons provide instructorsí descriptions and demonstrations of key features and concepts. Step-by-step procedures that establish workflows for end-users. Hands-on practice exercises, including provided datasets, take end-users through typical scenarios they will encounter using the software. Command summaries for quick-reference when using the software. Finally, graded review questions validate understanding and track progress and proficiency improvements.

**What You Need to Take this Training**
You will need the Autodesk Inventor software, a high-speed internet connection, and the use of Microsoft Excel. Students registering for this course may be eligible for free access to Autodesk software for a one-year period-please contact our office for details. Please note: this course is designed for a Windows OS.

Autodesk On-Demand Learner Profiles
Autodesk On-Demand is a self-study training solution that was designed for two types of learners. First, Autodesk On-Demand is a great fit for experienced professionals that have some experience with Autodesk and don't need traditional classes to upgrade their existing skills. They can pick and choose topics to make the most effective use of their time. Second, Autodesk On-Demand is perfect for highly-motivated individuals who are new to Autodesk and need to space their learning over a period of weeks or months. These learners can take their time and repeat sections as needed until they master the new concepts.

Experience with the Windows operating system, basic Microsoft Excel skills, and a background in drafting of 3D parts is recommended. Knowledge of sheet metal processing is an asset, but not required. Additional prerequisites may be met by successfully completing each course in the order presented below.

Note: All Autodesk On-Demand classes are in "mixed units" by default. Metric unit curriculum are available upon request.

Do You Still Prefer a Live, Instructor-led Class?
Already know Autodesk On-Demand training is not right for you? We also offer a live, instructor-led version of the course. For details, click on the link below:
Autodesk Inventor: Introduction to Solid Modeling Course

Course Outline

Introduction to Autodesk Inventor
Autodesk Inventor Fundamentals
Getting Started
Autodesk Inventor Interface
Model Manipulation

Creating the Base Feature
Creating a New Part File
Sketched Base Features
Editing Sketched Features

Additional Sketching Tools
Additional Entity Types
Basic Editing Tools
Additional Constraint Tools
Additional Dimension Tools

Sketch Editing Tools
Advanced Editing Tools
Rectangular Sketch Patterns
Circular Sketch Patterns
Sketch Preferences

Sketched Secondary Features
Sketched Secondary Features
Using Existing Geometry
Sketching Tips

Creating Pick and Place Features
Edge Chamfer
Constant Fillets
Variable Fillets
Face Fillets
Full Round Fillets
Editing Pick and Place Features
Creation Sequence

Work Features
Work Planes
Work Axes
Work Points


Additional Features
Face Draft
Splitting a Face or Solid

Model and Display Manipulation
Recording Features
Inserting Features
Suppressing Features
Section Views
Design Views

Fixing Problems
Sketch Failure
Feature Failure

Sweep Features
Sweep Features

Loft Features
Rail and Center Line Lofts
Advanced Loft Options

Duplication Tools
Rectangular Feature Patterns
Circular Feature Patterns
Sketched Driven Patterns
Mirror Parts or Features
Manipulate Patterns and Mirror Features

Feature Relationships
Establishing Relationships
Controlling Relationships
Investigating Relationships
Changing Relationships

Assembly Environment
Assembling Components Using Constraints
Assemble Mini-Toolbar
Content Center
Assembly Browser
Saving Files

Joint Connections
Assembling Components Using Joints

Manipulating Assemble Display
Moving and Rotating Assembly Components
Suppressing Constraints
Component Display
Selection Options in Assemblies

Model Information
Measurement Tools
Model Properties

Presentation Files
Creating Presentations
Snapshot Views
Publishing a Presentation File

Assembly Tools
Replacing Components
Duplicating Components
Restructuring Components
Driving Constraints
Contact Solver
Error Recovery

Assembly Parts and Features
Assembly Parts
Assembly Features

Assembly Bill of Materials
Create Virtual Components
Create Bill of Materials

Working with Projects
Project Files
Resolving Links

Drawing Basics
Creating New Drawing
Base and projected Views
Additional Drawing Views
Manipulating Views

Detailing Drawings
Drawing Sheets
Parts List
Styles and Standards

Drawing Annotations
Hole and Thread Notes
Chamfer Notes
Center marks and Center Lines
Hole Tables
Revision Tables and Tags

Customizing Autodesk Inventor
Application Options
Document Settings
File Properties
Changing Part Units
Command Customization

- Advanced Part Modeling -

Model Display and Appearances
Display Options

Advanced Sketching
3D Sketches

Multi-Body Part Modeling
Multi-Body Part Modeling

Advanced Work Features
Grounded Work Points
User Coordinate Systems

Advanced Lofts, Sweeps, and Coils
Area Lofts
Advanced Sweeps

Analyzing a Model
Analysis Types
Analysis Procedures

Generative Shape Design
Shape Generator

Introduction to Surfacing
Introduction to Surfaces
Basic Surfaces
Patch Surfaces
Ruled Surfaces
Stitch Surfaces
Sculpting with Surfaces
Thickening and Offsetting a Surface
Surfaces in Drawing Views

Additional Surfacing Options
Extend and Trim Surfaces
Replace Face with a Surface
Delete Faces
Copy Surfaces

Copying Between Parts (iFeatures)
Creating iFeatures
Inserting iFeatures
iFeatures vs. Copy Feature
Table-Driven iFeatures
Editing iFeatures

iPart Creation
iPart Placement
Editing an iPart Factory
Creating iFeatures from Table-Driven iPart
Tables for Factory Members

Importing and Editing CAD Data
Importing CAD Data (AnyCAD)
Exporting Geometry
Editing the Base Solid
Direct Edit
Attaching Point Cloud Data

Working with Imported Surfaces
Importing Surfaces
Repairing Imported Surfaces

Working with AutoCAD Data
Opening AutoCAD Files
DWG File Underlays

Introduction to Freeform Modeling
Creating Freeform Geometry
Editing Freeform Geometry

- Advanced Assembly Modeling -

Advanced Assembly Tools
Motion Constraints
General Assembly Tips
Relationship Tips

Introduction to Top-Down Design
Top-Down Design Process
Top-Down Design Tools

Derived Components
Derived Components
Modify Derived Components

Multi-Body Part Modeling
Multi-Body Part Modeling

Layout Design
layout Design

Associative Links and Adaptive Parts
Associative Links
Adaptive Assembly Parts


Positional Representations
Introduction to Positional Representations
Create and Edit Positional Representations
Use Positional Representations

Model Simplification
Assembly Simplification

Level of Detail Representations
Level of Detail Representations
System-Defined Level of Detail Representations
User-Defined Level of Detail Representations
Using Level of Detail Representations
Substitute Level of Detail representations
LOD Productivity Tools

Design Accelerator
Design Accelerator
Engineer's Handbook

Advanced File Management
Design Assistant
Pack and Go
Purging Old Files

Inventor Studio
Video Produce
Creating a Standard Room

Create Basic iAssemblies
Create Multi-Level iAssemblies
Create iAssemblines Using Existing Asssemblies
Place iAssemblies
Edit iAssemblies

Frame Generator
Frame Generator
Structural Shape Author

Assembly Duplication Options
Pattern Components
Mirror Components
Copy Components

Working with Weldments
Working with Weldments
Fillet Welds
Cosmetic Welds
Groove Welds

- Sheet Metal Design -

Introduction to Sheet Metal Modeling
Sheet Metal Concepts
Sheet Metal Terminology
Sheet Metal Environment
Sheet Metal Design Process

Sheet Metal Base Features
Applying Existing Sheet Metal Defaults
Creating a Face as a Base Feature
Creating a Contour Flange as a Base Feature
Creating a Contour Roll as a Base Feature

Sheet Metal Secondary Features
Sheet Metal Parameters
Bend Relied Shapes
Faces as Secondary Features
Contour Flanges as Secondary Features
Contour Rolls as Secondary Features

Creating Flanges
Corner Relief Options

Bending Sheet Metal

Corner Rounds and Chamfers
Creating Corner Rounds
Creating Corner Chamfers

Sheet Metal Cuts
Creating Cut Features
Creating Straight Holes
Using Punch Tool Features
Creating a Punch Tool
Cuts Using Surfaces

Corner Seams
Creating Corner Seams and Miters
Creating Corner Rips
Converting Corner Seams and Bends

Flat Pattern Environment
Creating Flat Patterns
Orienting Flat Patterns
Punch Representations
Bend Angle
Flat pattern Cleanup
Exporting to DXF/DWG

Lofted Flanges and Rips
Lofted Flange

Unfold and Refold
Unfold and Refold

Multi-Body Sheet Metal Modeling
Multi-Body Modeling

Documentation and Annotation
Sheet Metal Drawing Terminology
Creating Sheet Metal Drawings
Bend and Punch Notes
Bend Tables
Punch Tables
Bend Order
Cosmetic Centerlines

Converting Parts to Sheet Metal
Converting Solid Models to Sheet Metal
Non-Ruled Surfaces

View outline in Word


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