Inventor 2013 Beginner to Advanced Video Tutorial Course


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Inventor 2013 Beginner to Advanced Training on DVD-ROM
Over 27.5 Hours of video tutorials by a Certified Autodesk Instructor
Exercise Files


CADLearning® for Autodesk® Inventor® 2013 will teach you how to leverage the software to perform 3D mechanical design, product simulation, tooling creation, and design communication. Lessons cover basic and advanced topics including assembly management, advanced part modeling, creating and editing parts, iLogic and iFeatures.

Through the videos, CADLearnings professional instructors present key concepts and lessons; users are able to follow along in their own software using the exercise files that are included with each course. CADLearning subscription customers can take assessments online to track progress and gauge their knowledge and skills.

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Requirements: This is a DVD Video Tutorial Course which is shipped to you. Work through the video tutorials at your own pace. If you have the software you can practice along with the instructor using the same exercise files as the instructor which are included on the DVD. The narrated training videos demonstrate the key tools and professional techniques helping you to work faster and smarter. All the concepts of each application are explained clearly and precisely. The DVD works on PC and Mac. You can jump to and from lessons and work at your own pace.


Where and when

Starts Location
Distance Learning

What you'll learn on the course

3d training
Mechanical Design

Course programme

Getting Started

Installing Autodesk Inventor

Introducing the Welcome Screen

Using the Get Started Tab

Navigating the Autodesk Inventor Environment

Using Multiple Document Tools

Using View Navigation Tools

Using the ViewCube

Using the Navigation Bar

Navigating with the SteeringWheel

Using a 3D Mouse

Using Information Center and Help

Accessing Wiki Help

Using the Quick Access Toolbar

Navigating the Application Menu

Using the Application Menu Management Tools

Navigating the Inventor Ribbon Interface

Using the Marking Menu

Using the Select Other Drop Down

Understanding Project Files

Creating New Inventor Files

Opening Existing Inventor Files

Working With Assemblies

Understanding Assembly Files

Identifying Assembly Components

Organizing with Browser Folders

Introduction to Component Visibility

Introduction to Browser Filter and Find

Understanding Degrees of Freedom and Constrained Drag Concepts

Introducing Grounded Components

Identifying Existing Assembly Constraints

Editing Existing Assembly Constraints

Driving Assembly Constraints to Simulate Motion

Replace a Component in an Assembly

Editing Assembly Components

Measuring Assembly Components

Center Of Gravity

Creating a New Assembly

Placing a Component in an Assembly

Creating a Part Component in Place

Create an Assembly Component in Place

Placing a Component from Content Center

Autodropping a Component from Content Center

Analyzing Interference

Introducing the Bill of Materials

Creating a Virtual Component in an Assembly

Move and Rotate an Assembly Component

Constraining with Mate and Flush

Constraining with Tangent and Insert

Constraining at Angles

Limiting Constraints

Creating 3D Motion Constraints

Creating 3D Transitional Constraints

Creating A 3D Constraint Set

Solving for Contact

Assemble Your Design

Assembly Features

Copy Components

Pattern Components Associatively

Pattern Components in a Circle

Pattern Components in a Rectangular Pattern

Mirroring Assembly Components

Promote and Demote Assembly Components

View Appearance

Using Other Viewing Methods

Setting Viewing Options

Realistically Viewing Inventor Models

Colorizing Models

Shading Models

Viewing Models in Wireframe

Understanding Monochrome, Illustration and Watercolor Visual Styles

Shadowing Models

Reflecting the Model

Viewing the Ground Plane

Sectioning Your 3D Model

Lighting Models with Standard Lights

Using Image Based Lighting

Customizing Lighting Styles

Assembly Management

Using View Representations

Documenting View Representations

Positional Representations

Documenting a Positional Representation Using Overlay

Creating a Level of Detail

Documenting a Level of Detail

Shrinkwrap and Substitute - Merging Out Seams

Shrinkwrap and Substitute - Keeping Seams

Shrinkwrap and Substitute - Single Composite Feature

Shrinkwrap and Substitute - Maintain Each Body as a Solid Body


Creating a Presentation

Tweaking Components

View Filters

Animating Views

Assembly and Presentation Documentation

Introducing the Drawing Environment

Navigating the Tools Tab

Creating Presentation and Assembly Drawings

Creating and Editing Parts Lists

Filtering Parts Lists

Manually Placing Balloons

Automatically Placing Balloons

Editing the Bill of Materials

Revision Tables and Revision Tags

Create and Edit Parts

Introducing Part Modeling

Modifying a Sketched Feature

Modifying a Placed Feature

Modifying a Work Feature

Creating a New Part File

Introducing the Sketch Environment

Sketching Overview

Using Basic Sketch Commands

Geometric Constraints

Dimensional Sketch Constraints

Design Intent and Model Parameters

User Parameters

Trimming and Extending Sketch Entities

Joining and Cutting Extrusions

Intersecting Extrusions

Terminating Extrusions

Alternate Solutions and Tapering Extrusions

Revolving Features

Bending A Part

Creating Work Features

Hole and Thread Data

Placing a Hole Lineally

Placing a Hole Concentrically

Hole Placement on a Point

Sketching Hole Placement

Hole Operations

Specifying Types and Termination of Holes

Manipulating Holes

Filleting Edges

Setbacking Fillets

Selecting Fillets with Loop and by Features

Filleting Face and Full Round

Filleting Variable Radii

Chamfering Features

Threading Features

Splitting Features

Drafting Features

Shelling Features

Linking Parameters to Models

Creating Primitive Shapes

Documenting Parts

Creating a New Drawing

Understanding Borders and Title Blocks

Creating Base and Projected Views

Creating Auxiliary Views

Creating Section Views

Creating Detail Views

Creating a Broken View

Creating Breakout Views

Creating Crop Views

Creating Slice Views

Creating Draft Views

Editing Drawing Views

Replacing a Model Reference

Retrieving Model Dimensions and Auto Arrange

Dimensioning an Isometric View

Creating Baseline Dimensions and Baseline Dimension Sets

Creating Ordinate Dimensions and Ordinate Dimension Sets

Creating Chain Dimensions and Chain Dimension Sets

Moving Annotation Dimensions and Adjusting Properties

Creating Annotation Centerlines

Annotating Centerlines in Multiple Drawing Views

Creating a Sketched Symbol

Placing Annotation Text and Symbols

Annotating Leader Text and Symbols

Stacking Text and Adding Superscript and Subscript

Annotating the Center of Gravity

Hole, Thread and Chamfer Notes

Creating a Hole Table

Creating a General Table

Editing Dimension Annotations

Setting Dimension Annotation Styles

Projecting Geometry in Drawing Sketches

Dimensioning to Intersection

Creating Dual Dimension and Alternate Unit Dimension

Selecting Dimensions Using Filters

Dimensioning a Spline Curve

Adding a Tolerance to Dimensions

Hatching Overview

Loading a Custom Hatch

Breaking Around Text

Cutting Views

Importing AutoCAD Blocks

Patterning AutoCAD Blocks

Rotating and Scaling AutoCAD Blocks

Multi-Body Parts

Creating Multi-Body Parts

Making Component Parts from Multi-Body Parts


Creating a New Weldment and the Weldment Environment

Creating Fillet and Grooving Welds

Preparing the Welds

Machining Welds

Documenting Welds

Advanced Sketching and Constraining Techniques

Creating a 2D Spline

Creating Control Vertex Splines

Creating Equation Curves

Importing Points

Patterning Sketches

Sharing and Copying Sketches

Mirroring and Symmetrically Constraining Sketches

Slice Graphics in a Part File

Linking Spreadsheet Parameters

Edit Coordinate System

Automatic Dimensions

Frame Generator

Generating Frames

Changing Inserted Frame Members

Mitering Frame Members

Notching Frame Members

Trimming to Frame Members

Trimming and Extending to Frame Members

Lengthening and Shortening Frame Members

Analyzing Frames

Advanced Part Modeling Techniques

Using Open Profiles to Create Part Features

Create Rib and Web Features

Emboss Features

Geometry Text

Sweeping Features

Projecting a 3D Sketch

Sketching in 3D

Sketching a 3D Helical Coil

Creating Coil Features

Lofting Sections

Lofting Centerline and Twist

Lofting Area and Face

Copying Features

Mirroring Features

Creating Rectangular Patterns

Creating Circular Patterns

Suppressing Features

Reordering and Inserting Features

Deriving Parts

Deriving Assemblies

Deriving Inserts

Decaling a Part

Decaling an Assembly

AutoLimiting Models

Design View Representations

Editing with 3D Grips

Sheet Metal

General Overview of Sheet Metal

Using Sheet Metal Rules

Creating Sheet Metal Rules

Understanding Sheet Metal Bend Tables

Creating Sheet Metal Faces

Creating a Single Sheet Metal Flange

Creating Multiple Sheet Metal Flanges

Creating Sheet Metal Contour Flange

Creating Sheet Metal Lofted Flange

Hemming Sheet Metal

Folding Sheet Metal

Bending Sheet Metal

Converting to a Sheet Metal Part

Cutting Sheet Metal

Ripping the Corners in Sheet Metal

Rounding and Cornering Sheet Metal

Contour Rolling Sheet Metal

Punching Sheet Metal

Ripping Sheet Metal

Flattening Sheet Metal

Common Commands Between Part and Sheet Metal

Exporting Flat Patterns

Unfolding and Refolding Sheet Metal

Creating Sheet Metal Cosmetic Bend Lines

Thickening a Surface to Create Sheet Metal

PEM Fastening Sheet Metal

Documenting Sheet Metal

Placing Sheet Metal Views

Orientating Sheet Metal Views

Creating Sheet Metal Bend Notes, Tags and Tables

Creating Sheet Metal Punch Notes and Tables

Adjusting Sheet Metal Bend Order

Using Sheet Metal - iProperties on an IDW

Plastic Part Design

Introduction to Plastic Part Design

Creating Plastic Part Feature Grill

Creating a Snap Fit Plastic Part Feature

Creating a Thread Side Boss Plastic Part Feature

Creating a Head Side Boss Plastic Part Feature

Creating a Rule Fillet Plastic Part Feature

Plastic Part Feature - Lip and Groove

Creating a Rest Plastic Part Feature

Sketch Blocks

Creating Sketch Blocks

Inserting, Editing and Constraining Sketch Block

Making Components from Sketch Blocks

Drawing File Creation and Settings

Images in Title Blocks


Drawing Resources

Create and Edit Sheets

Custom Borders

Custom iProperties in the Title Block

Document Settings and Application Options

Setting the Local Document

Setting the Proper Prompts

Setting Sketch Application Options

Setting Save Application Options

Setting General Application Options

Setting Environment Color Application Options

Setting File Application Options

Setting Part Application Options

Introduction to the Style Editor

Setting BOM Document Settings

Content Center

Introduction to Content Center

Inserting Content from Content Center

Using AutoDrop

Using iMates

Creating Custom Content Center Libraries


Extract and Create an iFeature

Place an iFeature

Edit an iFeature

Creating iParts


Authoring an iCopy Component

Creating Derived iCopy Members

Creating an iCopy Assembly

Import and Export

Importing File Formats

Exporting File Formats

Taking Your Design with Pack and Go


Creating and Editing Surfaces

Replacing and Sculpting Faces

Creating a Silhouette Curve

Design Accelerators

Creating Spur Gears

Creating Cylindrical Cams

Creating O-Rings

Creating Bolted Connections

Creating Shafts


iLogic Basic Overview

Understanding iLogic Parameters

Understanding iLogic Parameter Filters

Adjusting Feature Suppression Using iLogic

Adjusting Dimensions Using iLogic

Driving iLogic Models With Forms


Assembly Selection Filters

Part Selection Filters

Drawing Selection Filters