Parametric Modeling with Autodesk Inventor 2017

Author: Randy Shih
Publisher: SDC Publications
ISBN: 9781630570309
Release Date: 2016-05
Genre: Computers

Parametric Modeling with Autodesk Inventor 2017 contains a series of sixteen tutorial style lessons designed to introduce Autodesk Inventor, solid modeling, and parametric modeling. It uses a hands-on, exercise-intensive approach to all the important parametric modeling techniques and concepts. The lessons guide the user from constructing basic shapes to building intelligent mechanical designs, creating multi-view drawings and assembly models. Other featured topics include sheet metal design, motion analysis, 2D design reuse, collision and contact, stress analysis and the Autodesk Inventor 2017 Certified User Examination.

Parametric Modeling With Autodesk Inventor 2010

Author: Randy H. Shih
Publisher:
ISBN: 1585035068
Release Date: 2009-05-01
Genre: Computers

Parametric Modeling with Autodesk Inventor 2009 contains a series of fifteen tutorial style lessons designed to introduce Autodesk Inventor, solid modeling, and parametric modeling. It uses a hands-on, exercise-intensive approach to all the import parametric modeling techniques and concepts. The lessons guide the user from constructing basic shapes to building intelligent mechanical designs, creating multi-view drawings and assembly models. Other featured topics include sheet metal design, motion analysis, 2D design reuse, collision and contact, and the Autodesk Inventor 2010 Certified Associate Examination.

Learning Autodesk Inventor 2015

Author: Randy Shih
Publisher: SDC Publications
ISBN: 9781585038794
Release Date: 2014-06-23
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 2017 and Engineering Graphics

Author: Randy Shih
Publisher: SDC Publications
ISBN: 9781630570446
Release Date: 2016
Genre: Computers

Autodesk Inventor 2017 and Engineering Graphics: An Integrated Approach will teach you the principles of engineering graphics while instructing you on how to use the powerful 3D modeling capabilities of Autodesk Inventor 2017. Using step by step tutorials, this text will teach you how to create and read engineering drawings while becoming proficient at using the most common features of Autodesk Inventor. By the end you will be fully prepared to take and pass the Autodesk Inventor Certified User Exam. This text is intended to be used as a training guide for students and professionals. The chapters in this text proceed in a pedagogical fashion to guide you from constructing basic shapes to making complete sets of engineering drawings. This text takes a hands-on, exercise-intensive approach to all the important concepts of Engineering Graphics, as well as in-depth discussions of parametric feature-based CAD techniques. This textbook contains a series of fifteen chapters, with detailed step-by-step tutorial style lessons, designed to introduce beginning CAD users to the graphic language used in all branches of technical industry. This book does not attempt to cover all of Autodesk Inventor 2017’s features, only to provide an introduction to the software. It is intended to help you establish a good basis for exploring and growing in the exciting field of Computer Aided Engineering.

Parametric Modeling with Autodesk Fusion 360

Author: Randy Shih
Publisher: SDC Publications
ISBN: 9781630570552
Release Date: 2017-04
Genre: Computers

Parametric Modeling with Autodesk Fusion 360 contains a series of thirteen tutorial style lessons designed to introduce Autodesk Fusion 360, solid modeling and parametric modeling techniques and concepts. This book introduces Autodesk Fusion 360 on a step-by-step basis, starting with constructing basic shapes, all the way through to the creation of assembly drawings and 3D printing your own designs. This book takes a hands on, exercise intensive approach to all the important parametric modeling techniques and concepts. Each lesson introduces a new set of commands and concepts, building on previous lessons. The lessons guide you from constructing basic shapes to building intelligent solid models, assemblies and creating multi-view drawings. This book also introduces you to the general principles of 3D printing including a brief history of 3D printing, the types of 3D printing technologies, commonly used filaments, and the basic procedure for printing a 3D model. 3D printing makes it easier than ever for anyone to start turning their designs into physical objects, and by the end of this book you will be ready to start printing out your own designs.

Autodesk Inventor Exercises

Author: Bob McFarlane
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317535089
Release Date: 2017-04-07
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This practical resource provides a series of Inventor® exercises covering several topics, including: sketches part models assemblies drawing layouts presentations sheet metal design welding for users with some familiarity with Autodesk® Inventor, or other similar feature-based modelling software such as Solid Works ®, CATIA ®, Pro/ENGINEER and Creo Parametric, and who want to become proficient. Exercises are set out in a structured way and are suitable for releases of Inventor from versions 7 to 13.

Autodesk Inventor 2014

Author: Scott Hansen
Publisher: SDC Publications
ISBN: 9781585038213
Release Date: 2013-04-01
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.

Parametric Modeling with NX 9

Author: Randy Shih
Publisher: SDC Publications
ISBN: 9781585039043
Release Date: 2014-04
Genre: Computers

The primary goal of Parametric Modeling with NX 9 is to introduce the aspects of designing with Solid Modeling and Parametric Modeling. This text is intended to be used as a practical training guide for students and professionals. This text uses NX 9 as the modeling tool, and the chapters proceed in a pedagogical fashion to guide you from constructing basic solid models to building intelligent mechanical designs, creating multi-view drawings and assembly models. This text takes a hands-on, exercise-intensive approach to all the important Parametric Modeling techniques and concepts. This textbook contains a series of thirteen tutorial style lessons designed to introduce beginning CAD users to NX. This text is also helpful to NX users upgrading from a previous release of the software. The solid modeling techniques and concepts discussed in this text are also applicable to other parametric feature-based CAD packages. The basic premise of this book is that the more designs you create using NX, the better you learn the software. With this in mind, each lesson introduces a new set of commands and concepts, building on previous lessons. This book does not attempt to cover all of the NX’s features, only to provide an introduction to the software. It is intended to help you establish a good basis for exploring and growing in the exciting field of Computer Aided Engineering.

Autodesk Inventor 2017 Basics Tutorial

Author: Tutorial Books
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1536972908
Release Date: 2016-08-09
Genre:

A step-by-step tutorial on Autodesk Inventor basics Autodesk Inventor is used by design professionals for 3D modeling, generating 2D drawings, finite element analysis, mold design, and other purposes. This tutorial is aimed at novice users of Inventor and gives you all the basic information you need so you can get the essential skills to work in Autodesk Inventor immediately. This book will get you started with basics of part modeling, assembly modeling, presentations, and drawings. Next, it teaches you some intermediate level topics such as additional part modeling tools, sheet metal modeling, top down assembly feature, assembly joints, and dimension & annotations. Brief explanations, practical examples and stepwise instructions make this tutorial complete. Table of Contents 1. Getting Started with Inventor 2017 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 If you are an educator, you can request a free evaluation copy by sending us an email to [email protected]

Advances on Mechanics Design Engineering and Manufacturing

Author: Benoit Eynard
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783319457819
Release Date: 2016-09-02
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This book gathers papers presented at the International Joint Conference on Mechanics, Design Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing (JCM 2016), held on 14-16 September, 2016, in Catania, Italy. It reports on cutting-edge topics in product design and manufacturing, such as industrial methods for integrated product and process design; innovative design; and computer-aided design. Further topics covered include virtual simulation and reverse engineering; additive manufacturing; product manufacturing; engineering methods in medicine and education; representation techniques; and nautical, aeronautics and aerospace design and modeling. The book is divided into eight main sections, reflecting the focus and primary themes of the conference. The contributions presented here will not only provide researchers, engineers and experts in a range of industrial engineering subfields with extensive information to support their daily work; they are also intended to stimulate new research directions, advanced applications of the methods discussed, and future interdisciplinary collaborations.

Parametric Building Design Using Autodesk Maya

Author: Ming Tang
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317821182
Release Date: 2014-03-26
Genre: Architecture

Due to its comprehensive tool-set and great potential for 3D modeling, more and more architectural design and interior design firms are adapting Autodesk Maya and integrating it into their practice. There has been no book aimed at architects and designers who wish to harness the opportunities presented by this software, until now..... The book promotes parametric design. It integrates the theoretical research of computational design and Maya non-linear modeling techniques associated with simulation, animation, digital fabrication and form-finding within 2D & 3D design. Readers will learn: How to use Maya polygon and NURBS modeling tools to create non-linear procedural model. How to use Maya driver keys and relationship tools to generate parametrically negotiable solutions across various design professions. The design logic and generative processes, as well as the potential of parametric thinking as a resourceful tool for achieving diversity and complexity in form generation and fabrication. How to use Maya to prepare files for rapid prototyping and the integration of Maya into various fabrication techniques such as laser cutting, CNC milling, and 3D printing. How to create a digital simulation to simulate all aspects of surface properties and dynamic forces with Maya physics engine. How to use Maya skeleton system and animation tools to control complex architectural forms. How to create photo-realistic renderings with Maya lighting, material and texture mapping. Using several real projects as examples, the book will go through the entire rendering process step by step. How to combine Maya with various CAD/BIM tools to create an efficient design pipeline. How to use Maya MEL script to create customized tools and interface. The book includes case studies from Zaha Hadid Architects, Greg Lynn Form, Gage Clemenceau Architects, Tang & Yang Architects, as well as step by step exercises, demonstration projects and crucially a fantastic online resource which includes video tutorials, scripts, and Maya source files.

Autodesk Fusion 360 Introduction to Parametric Modeling

Author: ASCENT - Center for Technical Knowledge
Publisher: Ascent, Center for Technical Knowledge
ISBN: 1943184720
Release Date: 2016-06-10
Genre:

The "Autodesk(r) Fusion 360 Introduction to Parametric Modeling" student guide provides you with an understanding of the parametric design philosophy using the Autodesk(r) Fusion 360 software. Through a hands-on, practice-intensive curriculum, you will learn the key skills and knowledge required to design models using the Autodesk Fusion 360 software. Video Lessons This student guide references supporting online Video Lessons. Using any internet browser, you can watch and listen as subject-matter experts explain features and functions related to a particular student guide topic. One-year access to these Video Lessons is included with the purchase of this book, which includes instructions on how to register. Software Version As a cloud-based platform, updates are frequently available for the Autodesk Fusion 360 software. This student guide has been developed using software version: 2.0.2016. If you are using a version of the software later then version 2.0.2016, you might notice some slight variances between images and workflows in this student guide and the software that you are using. Topics Covered Understanding the Autodesk Fusion 360 interface Creating, constraining, and dimensioning 2D sketches Creating and editing solid 3D features Creating and using construction features Creating equations and working with parameters Manipulating the feature history of a design Duplicating geometry in a design Placing and constraining/connecting components in a single design file Defining motion in a multi-component design Creating components and features in a multi-component design "

Mastering Autodesk Inventor 2016 and Autodesk Inventor LT 2016

Author: Paul Munford
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119059875
Release Date: 2015-12-21
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.

Designing with Creo Parametric 4 0

Author: Michael Rider
Publisher: SDC Publications
ISBN: 9781630571023
Release Date: 2017-08-04
Genre: Computers

Designing with Creo Parametric 4.0 provides the high school student, college student, or practicing engineer with a basic introduction to engineering design while learning the 3D modeling Computer-Aided Design software called Creo Parametric from PTC. The topics are presented in tutorial format with exercises at the end of each chapter to reinforce the concepts covered. It is richly illustrated with computer screen shots throughout. Above all, this text is designed to help you expand your creative talents and communicate your ideas through the graphics language. Because it is easier to learn new information if you have a reason for learning it, this textbook discusses design intent while you are learning Creo Parametric. At the same time, it shows how knowledge covered in basic engineering courses such as statics, dynamics, strength of materials, and design of mechanical components can be applied to design. You do not need an engineering degree nor be working toward a degree in engineering to use this textbook. Although FEA (Finite Element Analysis) is used in this textbook, its theory is not covered. The first two chapters of this book describe the design process. The meat of this text, learning the basic Creo Parametric software, is found in Chapters 3 through 6. Chapters 7, 8, and 12 deal with dimensioning and tolerancing an engineering part. Chapters 9 and 10 deal with assemblies and assembly drawings. Chapter 11 deals with family tables used when similar parts are to be designed or used. Chapter 13 is an introduction to Creo Simulate and FEA.

AutoCAD 2010 Tutorial

Author: Randy H. Shih
Publisher:
ISBN: 1585034983
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Computers

AutoCAD 2010 Tutorial - First Level: 2D Fundamentals contains a series of eleven tutorial style lessons designed to introduce students to AutoCAD 2010. The new improvements and key enhancements of the software are incorporated into the lessons. Students will learn to use the AutoCAD Heads-up DesignTM interface, which means the students will learn to focus on the design, not on the keyboard. This book also includes a multimedia DVD with video presentations of the tutorial exercises found in the text! AutoCAD 2010 Certified Associate Examination The content of AutoCAD 2010 Tutorial - First Level: 2D Fundamentals covers the performance tasks that have been identified by Autodesk as being included on the AutoCAD 2010 Certified Associate Examination. Special reference guides show students where the performance tasks are covered in the book. If you are teaching an introductory level AutoCAD course and you want to prepare your students for the AutoCAD 2010 Certified Associate Examination this is the only book that you need. If your students are not interested in the AutoCAD 2010 Certified Associate Examination you will know that your students will be studying the performance tasks that have been identified by Autodesk as important enough to include on the certification examination. Table of Contents AutoCAD Certified Associate Examination Reference Guide Introduction: Getting Started 1. AutoCAD Fundamentals 2. Basic Object Construction Tools 3. Geometric Construction and Editing Tools 4. Object Properties and Organization 5. Orthographic Views in Multiview Drawings 6. Basic Dimensioning and Notes 7. Templates and Plotting 8. Parametric Drawing Tools 9. Auxiliary Views and Editing with GRIPS 10. Section Views 11. Assembly Drawings and Blocks