Autodesk Inventor: Fundamentals Training

Autodesk Inventor Professional 3D mechanical CAD software

Autodesk Inventor: Introduction to Solid Modeling Training

This introductory course for Autodesk Inventor Professional covers the fundamental topics for 2D sketching, 3D part and assembly modelling, 2D detailing and bills of materials.

Course Overview

  • 16-Hours – 8 x 2-hour sessions
  • Remote training over MS Teams
  • Sessions are recorded and download links for each session are provide for future use
  • Training for up to 1-3 People
  • Sessions can start within 7 days upon placing an order
  • Flexible sessions (i.e. consecutive or Monday, Wednesday, Friday, etc.)
  • Courses are private and topics can be customised to suit
  • Training manuals are additional $159 each for soft copy

Training Guide Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Autodesk Inventor

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

Chapter 2: Creating the Base Feature

  • Creating a New Part File
  • Sketched Base Features
  • Editing Sketched Features

Chapter 3: Additional Sketching Tools

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

Chapter 4: Advanced Sketch Editing Tools

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

Chapter 5: Sketched Secondary Features

  • Sketched Secondary Features
  • Using Existing Geometry

Chapter 6: Creating Pick and Place Features

  • Edge Chamfer
  • Constant Fillets
  • Variable Fillets
  • Face Fillets
  • Full Round Fillets
  • Holes
  • Threads
  • Editing Pick and Place Features
  • Creation Sequence

 Chapter 7: Work Features

  • Work Planes
  • Work Axes
  • Work Points

Chapter 8: Equations

  • Equations
  • Parameters

Chapter 9: Additional Features

  • Face Draft
  • Splitting a Face or Part
  • Shells
  • Ribs

Chapter 10: Model and Display Manipulation

  • Reordering Features
  • Inserting Features
  • Suppressing Features
  • Section Views
  •  Design Views

Chapter 11: Fixing Problems

  • Sketch Failure
  • Feature Failure

Chapter 12: Sweep Features

  • Sweep Features

Chapter 13: Loft Features

  • Rail and Centre Line Lofts
  • Advanced Loft Options

Chapter 14: Duplication Tools

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

Chapter 15: Feature Relationships

  • Establishing Relationships
  • Controlling Relationships
  • Investigating Relationships
  • Changing Relationships

Chapter 16: Assembly Environment

  • Assembling Components Using Constraints
  • Assemble Mini-Toolbar
  • Content Centre
  • Assembly Browser
  • Saving Files

Chapter 17: Joint Connections

  • Assembling Components Using Joints

Chapter 18: Manipulating Assembly Display

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

Chapter 19: Model Information

  • Measurement Tools
  • Model Properties

Chapter 20: Presentation Files

  • Creating Presentations
  • Storyboards
  • Snapshot Views
  • Publishing a Presentation File

Chapter 21: Assembly Tools

  • Replacing Components
  • Duplicating Components
  • Restructuring Components
  • Driving Constraints
  • Contact Solver
  • Interference
  • Error Recovery

 Chapter 22: Assembly Parts and Features

  • Assembly Parts
  • Assembly Features

Chapter 23: Assembly Bill of Materials

  • Create Virtual Components
  • Create Bill of Materials

Chapter 24: Working With Projects

  • Project Files
  • Resolving Links

Chapter 25: Drawing Basics

  • Creating a New Drawing
  • Base and Projected Views
  • Additional Drawing Views
  • Manipulating Views

Chapter 26: Detailing Drawings

  • Dimensions
  • Drawing Sheets
  • Parts List
  • Balloons
  • Styles and Standards
  • Hatching

Chapter 27: Drawing Annotations

  • Text
  • Symbols
  • Hole and Thread Notes
  • Chamfer Notes
  • Centre Marks and Centre Lines
  • Hole Tables
  • Revision Tables and Tags

Chapter 28: Customising Autodesk Inventor

  • Application Options
  • Document Settings
  • File Properties
  • Changing Part Units
  • Command Customization

 Appendix A: Sketching Options

  • Sketch Geometry Creation Options
  • Sketch Editing Options
  • Sketch Constraint Options
  • Dimension Type Options

Appendix B: Primitive Base Features

  • Primitive Base Features

Appendix C: Additional Practices I Appendix D: Effective Modelling

  • Design Considerations
  • Modelling Tips and Techniques
  • Model Investigation

Appendix E: Additional Practices II Appendix F: Autodesk Inventor Certification Exam Objectives

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If you would to discuss Autodesk training courses, please contact us by calling on 1800 490 514, by filling out the form or clicking the live chat in the bottom right-hand corner.

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Autodesk Inventor: Advanced Part Modeling Training

Autodesk Inventor Professional 3D mechanical CAD software

Autodesk Inventor: Advanced PART ModelLing Training

Based on part and multi-body part modelling, this course covers advanced and productivity topics such as solid modelling, b-rep surfacing, freeform T-Spline NURBS, 3D sketching, iParts, generative design and more.

Course Length: 16 hours – 4 x 4 Hour Sessions

Prerequisites: Autodesk Inventor introduction to solid modelling or equivalent.

Training Guide Contents

Chapter 1: Tips & Tools

  • Design Philosophies
  • Sketching Tips
  • Display Options
  • Appearances

Chapter 2: Sketching Tools

  • Splines
  • 3D Sketches

Chapter 3: Multi-Body Part Modelling

  • Multi-Body Part Modelling

Chapter 4: Advanced Work Features

  • Grounded Work Points
  • User Coordinate Systems

Chapter 5: Advanced Lofts, Sweeps, and Coils

  • Area Lofts
  • Advanced Sweeps
  • Coils

Chapter 6: Analysing a Model

  • Analysis Types
  • Analysis Procedures

Chapter 7: Generative Shape Design

  • Shape Generator

Chapter 8: Introduction to Surfacing

  • Introduction to Surfaces
  • Basic Surfaces
  • Patch Surfaces ▪ 
  • Ruled Surfaces
  • Stitch Surfaces
  • Sculpting with Surfaces
  • Thickening & Offsetting a Surface
  • Surfaces in Drawing Views

 Chapter 9: Additional Surfacing Options

  • Extend and Trim Surfaces
  • Replace Face with a Surface
  • Delete Faces
  • Copy Surfaces

Chapter 10: Copying Between Parts (iFeatures)

  • Creating iFeatures
  • Inserting iFeatures
  • iFeatures vs. Copy Feature
  • Table-Driven iFeatures
  • Editing iFeatures

Chapter 11: iParts

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

Chapter 12: Importing & Editing CAD Data

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

Chapter 13: Working with Imported Surfaces

  • Importing Surfaces
  • Repairing Imported Surfaces

Chapter 14: Working with AutoCAD Data

  • Opening AutoCAD Files
  • DWG File Underlays

Chapter 15: Introduction to Freeform Modelling

  • Creating Freeform Geometry
  • Editing Freeform Geometry

Appendix A: Creating Emboss and Decal Features

  • Emboss Features
  • Decal Features

Appendix B: Custom Sketched Symbols

  • Create Sketched Symbols
  • Place Sketched Symbols
  • AutoCAD Blocks

Appendix C: CAD Management

  • Title Block and Border Customization
  • Style Library Manager

Appendix D: Engineer’s Notebook

  • Engineer’s Notebook
  • Notes

Appendix E: Autodesk Inventor Certification Exam Objectives

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