Mastering Autodesk Inventor 2016 and Autodesk Inventor LT 2016

Author: Paul Munford
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119059806
Release Date: 2016-01-05
Genre: Computers

Your real-world introduction to mechanical design with Autodesk Inventor 2016 Mastering Autodesk Inventor 2016 and Autodesk Inventor LT 2016 is a complete real-world reference and tutorial for those learning this mechanical design software. With straightforward explanations and practical tutorials, this guide brings you up to speed with Inventor in the context of real-world workflows and environments. You'll begin designing right away as you become acquainted with the interface and conventions, and then move into more complex projects as you learn sketching, modeling, assemblies, weldment design, functional design, documentation, visualization, simulation and analysis, and much more. Detailed discussions are reinforced with step-by-step tutorials, and the companion website provides downloadable project files that allow you to compare your work to the pros. Whether you're teaching yourself, teaching a class, or preparing for the Inventor certification exam, this is the guide you need to quickly gain confidence and real-world ability. Inventor's 2D and 3D design features integrate with process automation tools to help manufacturers create, manage, and share data. This detailed guide shows you the ins and outs of all aspects of the program, so you can jump right in and start designing with confidence. Sketch, model, and edit parts, then use them to build assemblies Create exploded views, flat sheet metal patterns, and more Boost productivity with data exchange and visualization tools Perform simulations and stress analysis before the prototyping stage This complete reference includes topics not covered elsewhere, including large assemblies, integrating other CAD data, effective modeling by industry, effective data sharing, and more. For a comprehensive, real-world guide to Inventor from a professional perspective, Mastering Autodesk Inventor 2016 and Autodesk Inventor LT 2016 is the easy-to-follow hands-on training you've been looking for.

Mastering Autodesk Inventor 2010

Author: Curtis Waguespack
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118058704
Release Date: 2010-12-28
Genre: Computers

A complete tutorial for the real-world application of Autodesk Inventor, plus video instruction on DVD Used to design everything from airplanes to appliances, Autodesk Inventor is the industry-leading 3D mechanical design software. This detailed tutorial and reference covers practical applications to help you solve design problems in your own work environment, allowing you to do more with less. It also addresses topics that are often omitted from other guides, such as Inventor Professional modules, design tactics for large assemblies, using 2D and 3D data from other CAD systems, and a detailed overview of the Inventor utility tools such as Design Assistant and Task Scheduler that you didn't even know you had. Teaches the most popular 3D mechanical design software in the context of real-world workflows and work environments Provides an overview of the Inventor 2010 ribbon Interface, Inventor design concepts, and advanced information on productivity-boosting and visualization tools Offers crucial information on data exchange, including SolidWorks, Catia, Pro-E, and others. Shares details on documentation, including exploded presentation files, simple animations, rendered animations and stills with Inventor Studio, and sheet metal flat patterns Covers Inventor, Inventor Professional, and Inventor LT Includes a DVD with before-and-after tutorial files, a searchable PDF of the book, innovative video tutorials for each chapter, and more Mastering Autodesk Inventor teaches you to get the most from the software and provides a reference to help you on the job, allowing you to utilize the tools you didn't even know you had to quickly achieve professional results. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Mastering AutoCAD 2016 and AutoCAD LT 2016

Author: George Omura
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119044840
Release Date: 2015-04-23
Genre: Computers

The bestselling AutoCAD reference, with all new bonus video content Mastering AutoCAD 2016 and AutoCAD LT 2016 is a complete tutorial and reference, helping you design accurately and efficiently while getting the most out of the AutoCAD 2016 software. Concise explanations and focused examples strengthen your understanding of AutoCAD concepts, while step-by-step instruction and hands-on projects help you develop the skills you need for real-world projects. This new edition covers the latest AutoCAD capabilities, and gives you access to videos demonstrating crucial techniques. The companion website provides all of the project files necessary for the tutorials, and features additional video tutorials and other bonus content. You'll start with the basics of AutoCAD drafting, and gradually build your skills to an advanced level as you learn 3D modeling and imaging. Whether you're preparing for the Autodesk certification or just want to be an AutoCAD guru, this book provides the comprehensive information you need. Get acquainted with the AutoCAD 2016 interface and drafting tools Work with hatches, fields, tables, dynamic blocks, solid fills, and more Build an accurate, scalable 3D model of your design for reference Customize your AutoCAD and integrate it with other software Packed with expert tips, tricks, techniques, and tutorials, Mastering AutoCAD 2016 and AutoCAD LT 2016 is your essential guide to get up to speed quickly.

Autodesk Inventor 2019 Essentials Plus

Author: Daniel Banach
Publisher: SDC Publications
ISBN: 9781630571726
Release Date:
Genre: Computers

Autodesk Inventor 2019 Essentials Plus provides the foundation for a hands-on course that covers basic and advanced Autodesk Inventor features used to create, edit, document, and print parts and assemblies. You learn about part and assembly modeling through real-world exercises. Autodesk Inventor 2019 Essentials Plus demonstrates critical CAD concepts, from basic sketching and modeling through advanced modeling techniques, as it equips you with the skills to master this powerful professional tool. The book walks you through every component of the software, including the user interface, toolbars, dialogue boxes, sketch tools, drawing views, assembly modeling, and more. Its unique modular organization puts key information at your fingertips, while step-by-step tutorials make it an ideal resource for self-learning. Packed with vivid illustrations and practical exercises that emphasize modern-day applications, Autodesk Inventor 2019 Essentials Plus will prepare you for work in the real world. Each chapter is organized into four sections. Objectives, which describe the content and learning objectives; topic coverage, which presents a concise review of the topic; exercises, which present the workflow for a specific command or process through illustrated step-by-step instructions; and finally a checking your skills section, which tests your understanding of the material. Who Should Use This Manual? The manual is designed to be used in instructor-led courses, although you may also find it helpful as a self-paced learning tool. It is recommended that you have a working knowledge of Microsoft® Windows® as well as a working knowledge of mechanical design principles.

Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2016

Author: Simon Whitbread
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119059363
Release Date: 2015-09-01
Genre: Computers

Get up and running on Autodesk Revit MEP 2016 with this detailed, hands-on guide Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2016 provides perfectly paced coverage of all core concepts and functionality, with tips, tricks, and hands-on exercises that help you optimize productivity. With a focus on real-world uses and workflows, this detailed reference explains Revit MEP tools and functionality in the context of professional design and provides the practical insight that can only come from years of experience. Coverage includes project setup, work sharing, building loads, ductwork, electrical and plumbing, and much more, with clear explanation every step of the way. The companion website features downloadable tutorials that reinforce the material presented, allowing you to jump in at any point and compare your work to the pros. This is your guide to master the capabilities of this essential productivity-enhancing tool. Generate schedules that show quantities, materials, design dependencies, and more Evaluate building loads, and design logical air, water, and fire protection systems Create comprehensive electrical and plumbing plans tailored to the project Model your design with custom parameters, symbols, fixtures, devices, and more If you're ready to get on board this emerging design, collaboration, and documentation paradigm, Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2016 is the one-stop resource you need.

Structural Steel Drafting and Design

Author: David C. MacLaughlin
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781401890322
Release Date: 2009-01-27
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Practical and easy to use, this text lays a solid groundwork for beginning and intermediate students to pursue careers in architecture, construction, or civil engineering. The text clarifies the vital interdependence between structural steel design and fabrication drawings, equipping students to work flexibly with both. First and foremost a drafting book, Structural Steel Drafting and Design gives an overview of structural design theory while providing numerous examples, illustrations, and real-world assignments. Students also become acquainted with critical tables and reference material from industry-standard sources, as well as the merits of Load and Resistance Factor Design and Allowable Strength Design. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Autodesk Inventor 2016 Learn by Doing

Author: Tutorial Books
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1517565049
Release Date: 2015-09-28
Genre:

The purpose of Autodesk Inventor 2016 Learn by doing is to introduce 3D parametric modeling using Autodesk Inventor 2016. This text is intended to be used as a self-learning guide for students and professionals. It helps you to learn Autodesk Inventor 2016 in a learn-by-doing fashion. This textbook contains a series of eight tutorial style chapters designed for beginners. You learn all the important 3D parametric modeling techniques and concepts by creating relevant models. This text is also helpful to existing Autodesk Inventor 2016 users to upgrade from a previous release of the software. The basic intent of this book is to make you to create more designs using Autodesk Inventor 2016. Each chapter introduces new tools and features based on previous chapters. Therefore, this book serves as a good introduction to the field of Computer Aided Engineering. Table of Contents 1. Getting Started with Inventor 2016 2. Part Modeling Basics 3. Assembly Basics 4. Creating Drawings 5. Additional Modeling Tools 6. Sheet Metal Modeling 7. Top-Down Assembly and Motion Simulation 8. Dimensions and Annotations

Learning Autodesk Inventor 2015

Author: Randy Shih
Publisher: SDC Publications
ISBN: 9781585038794
Release Date: 2014-06-19
Genre: Computers

This book will teach you everything you need to know to start using Autodesk Inventor 2015 with easy to understand, step-by-step tutorials. This book features a simple robot design used as a project throughout the book. You will learn to model parts, create assemblies, run simulations and even create animations of your robot design. An unassembled version of the same robot used throughout the book can be bundled with the book. No previous experience with Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) is needed since this book starts at an introductory level. The author begins by getting you familiar with the Inventor interface and its basic tools. You will start by learning to model simple robot parts and before long you will graduate to creating more complex parts and multi-view drawings. Along the way you will learn the fundamentals of parametric modeling through the use of geometric constraints and relationships. You will also become familiar with many of Inventor's powerful tools and commands that enable you to easily construct complex features in your models. Also included is coverage of gears, gear trains and spur gear creation using Autodesk Inventor. This book continues by examining the different mechanisms commonly used in walking robots. You will learn the basic types of planar four-bar linkages commonly used in mechanical designs and how to use the GeoGebra Dynamic Geometry software to simulate and analyze 2D linkages. Using the knowledge you gained about linkages and mechanism, you will learn how to modify your robot and change its behavior by modifying or creating new parts. In the final chapter of this book you learn how to combine all the robot parts into assemblies and then run motion analysis. You will finish off your project by creating 3D animations of your robot in action. There are many books that show you how to perform individual tasks with Autodesk Inventor, but this book takes you through an entire project and shows you the complete engineering process. By the end of this book you will have modeled and assembled nearly all the parts that make up the TAMIYA® Mechanical Tiger and can start building your own robot.

Autodesk Inventor 2015 A Tutorial Introduction

Author: L. Scott Hansen
Publisher: SDC Publications
ISBN: 9781585038770
Release Date: 2014-03
Genre: Computers

This unique text presents a thorough introduction to Autodesk Inventor for anyone with little or no prior experience with CAD software. It can be used in virtually any setting from four year engineering schools to on-the-job use or self-study. Unlike other books of its kind, it begins at a very basic level and ends at a very advanced level. It’s perfect for anyone interested in learning Autodesk Inventor quickly and effectively using a “learning by doing” approach. The philosophy behind this book is that learning computer aided design programs is best accomplished by emphasizing the application of the tools. Students also seem to learn more quickly and retain information and skills better if they are actually creating something with the software program. The driving force behind this book is “learning by doing.” The instructional format of this book centers on making sure that students learn by doing and that students can learn from this book on their own. In fact, this is one thing that differentiates this book from others: the emphasis on being able to use the book for self-study. The presentation of Autodesk Inventor is structured so that no previous knowledge of any CAD program is required. This book uses the philosophy that Inventor is mastered best by concentrating on applying the program to create different types of solid models, starting simply and then using the power of the program to progressively create more complex solid models. The Drawing Activities at the end of each chapter are more complex iterations of the part developed by each chapter’s objectives. CAD programs are highly visual, there are graphical illustrations showing how to use the program. This reinforces the “learn by doing” philosophy since a student can see exactly what the program shows, and then step through progressive commands to implement the required operations. Rather than using a verbal description of the command, a screen capture of each command is replicated.

Autodesk Inventor 2018 Tube and Pipe Design

Author: ASCENT - Center for Technical Knowledge
Publisher: Ascent, Center for Technical Knowledge
ISBN: 1946571296
Release Date: 2017-03-21
Genre:

The Autodesk(R) Inventor(R) 2018: Tube and Pipe Design student guide instructs students on the use of the Inventor Tube and Pipe environment. Through a hands-on, practice-intensive curriculum, students acquire the knowledge needed to design routed elements, including tubing, piping, and flexible hose. With specific tools to incorporate tube and pipe runs into digital prototypes, the Inventor Tube and Pipe environment provides rules-based routing tools that select the correct fittings and helps the pipe run to comply with your standards for segment length, round-off increments, and bend radius, that the student will learn to maximize. Topics Covered Describe the tube and pipe environment and why you would use it. Set up routes and runs and place the initial fittings in your tube and pipe design. Create, edit, and manage routes for rigid pipe, rigid tube, and flexible hose designs. Manage content libraries, publish custom content to content libraries, and create new styles that use custom content. Document tube and pipe designs through the creation of 2D drawings and parts lists and export the 3D design data. Prerequisites This student guide is designed for experienced users of the Autodesk Inventor software. The following is recommended: Students should have completed the Autodesk(R) Inventor(R) 2018: Introduction to Solid Modeling student guide, or have an equivalent understanding of the Autodesk Inventor 2018 user interface and working environments. Knowledge of part modeling, assembly modeling, and drawing view creation and annotation, is recommended.

Mastering AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014

Author: Louisa Holland
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118791271
Release Date: 2013-08-26
Genre: Computers

The complete, detailed reference and tutorial for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014 AutoCAD Civil 3D is the industry-leading civil engineering software, and this authoritative Autodesk Official Press book has been completely updated to offer you the latest tips, tricks, and techniques of this dynamic engineering program. Packed with new, real-world examples and practical tutorials, this book takes advantage of the authors' extensive experience and Civil 3D expertise, which allows them to share best practices and methods for creating, editing, displaying, labeling and presenting real-world civil engineering projects. Features a new, expanded section on advanced survey tools Offers in-depth, detailed coverage of surveying, points, alignments, surfaces, profiles, corridors, grading, LandXML and LDT Project Transfer, cross sections, pipe networks, visualization, sheets, and project management Includes valuable content to help prepare you for the Civil 3D certification exams as well as downloadable datasets Shares the most up-to-date topics and techniques of the real world to help prepare you for what you can expect This comprehensive reference and tutorial is essential reading for gaining a thorough understanding of the key concepts of this engineering software.

Autodesk Inventor 2013 and Autodesk Inventor LT 2013 Essentials

Author: Thom Tremblay
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118330432
Release Date: 2012-05-29
Genre: Computers

Get up to speed with Autodesk Inventor, the leading manufacturing design program This Autodesk Official Training Guide thoroughly covers the fundamentals of Autodesk Inventor 2013 and Inventor LT 2013. Focusing on basics such as using the interface, creating parts and assemblies, applying standards and styles, creating 2D drawings from 3D data, and more, it teaches you everything you need to become quickly productive with the software. Whether you're a new student learning CAD, preparing for certification, or updating your Inventor skills, this is the fast, thorough grounding you need. Features approachable, real-world, hands-on exercises and additional task-based tutorials Teaches you how to create 2D drawings from 3D data, model parts and assemblies, apply standards and styles, and work with sheet metal parts and create plastic parts Explains how to blend parts and assemblies into weldments, create images and animations from your design data, and work with non-Inventor data Helps you streamline tasks with design automation tools The book's concise discussions and real-world tutorials make it the perfect resource for manufacturing design professionals and students needing to quickly learn the software.

Autodesk Drainage Design for InfraWorks 360 Essentials

Author: Eric Chappell
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119059622
Release Date: 2015-08-04
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Master the advanced functionality of the drainage-specific InfraWorks add-on Autodesk Drainage Design for InfraWorks 360 Essentials, 2nd Edition provides hands-on guidance to the tools and capabilities of this drainage-specific InfraWorks module. Straightforward explanations coupled with real-world exercises help you get up to speed quickly, and become more productive using the module's core features and functions. The Drainage Design module includes tools and features that go beyond the base software, and this easy-to-follow guide walks you through the entire design process to show you how to take advantage of the advanced stormwater and flood-control analysis functions. Compelling screenshots illustrate step-by-step tutorials, and the companion website provides downloadable starting and ending files so you can jump in at any point and compare your work to the pros. Autodesk is releasing special modules that expand InfraWorks functionality. Drainage Design for InfraWorks is available to all InfraWorks users, and provides an extended toolset and interface specifically designed to streamline your workflow. Master the Drainage tools that go beyond the base software Create new designs and add detail with step-by-step tutorials Utilize the powerful drainage-specific analysis and optimization functions Import and work with real-world data for more comprehensive design If you're ready to work faster and more efficiently, Autodesk Drainage Design for InfraWorks 360 Essentials, 2nd Edition is the hands-on guide to this exciting new module.

Mastering Autodesk 3ds Max 2013

Author: Jeffrey Harper
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118238479
Release Date: 2012-08-30
Genre: Computers

Get professional training in 3ds Max from this Autodesk Official Training Guide Extremely popular with video game designers as well as architects, 3ds Max offers integrated 3D modeling, animation, rendering, and compositing tools designed to streamline production. If you already have a working knowledge of 3ds Max basics, this official guide will take your skills to the next level. Detailed tutorials cover all the latest features of 3ds Max. From modeling, texturing, animation, and architectural visualization to high-level techniques for film, television, games, and more, this book provides professional-level instruction on 3ds Max. Those who are proficient in 3ds Max basics can take their 3D animation skills to the next level with this Autodesk Official Training Guide Offers industry-level training, with diverse tutorials that showcase techniques used in actual animations for games, film, TV, and architectural visualization Covers modeling, texturing, animation, visual effects, and high-level techniques as well as all the latest features of 3ds Max Also recommended as a preparation guide to Autodesk's 3ds Max Associate and Professional exams Mastering Autodesk 3ds Max will help intermediate to advanced 3ds Max users develop and sharpen their skills in this popular animation and effects software.