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Autodesk Nastran In-CAD: Essentials Training

Based on assembly and multi-body part modelling, this course covers advanced and productivity topics such as constraints, iMates, iAssemblies, top-down design methodology, design accelerator, weldments and more.

Course Length: 2 Days

Prerequisites: Autodesk Inventor introduction to solid modelling or equivalent.

Training Guide Contents

Chapter 1: Working Effectively with Assemblies

  • 1 General Assembly Tips
  • 2 Relationship Tips
  • 3 Motion Constraints
  • 4 Transitional Constraints

Chapter 2: Introduction to Top-Down Design

  • 1 Top-Down Design Process
  • 2 Top-Down Design Tools

Chapter 3: Derived Components

  • 1 Derived Components
  • 2 Modify Derived Components

Chapter 4: Multi-Body Part Modelling

  • 1 Multi-Body Part Modelling

Chapter 5: Layout Design

  • 1 Layout Design

Chapter 6: Associative Links and Adaptive Parts

  • 1 Associative Links
  • 2 Adaptive Assembly Parts

Chapter 7: iMates

  • 1 iMates

Chapter 8: Positional Representations

  • 1 Introduction to Positional Representations
  • 2 Create and Edit Positional Representations
  • 3 Use Positional Representations

Chapter 9: Model Simplification

  • 1 Shrinkwrap
  • 2 Assembly Simplification

Chapter 10: Level of Detail Representations

  • 1 Level of Detail Representations
  • 2 System-Defined Level of Detail Representations
  • 3 User-Defined Level of Detail Representations
  • 4 Using Level of Detail Representations
  • 5 Substitute Level of Detail Representations
  • 6 LOD Productivity Tools

Chapter 11: Design Accelerator

  • 1 Design Accelerator
  • 2 Generators
  • 3 Calculators
  • 4 Engineer’s Handbook

Chapter 12: Advanced File Management

  • 1 Design Assistant
  • 2 Pack and Go
  • 3 Purging Old Files

Chapter 13: Inventor Studio

  • 1 Rendering
  • 2 Animation
  • 3 Video Producer
  • 4 Creating a Standard Room

Chapter 14: iAssemblies

  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 Create Basic iAssemblies
  • 3 Create Multi-Level iAssemblies
  • 4 Create iAssemblies Using Existing Assemblies
  • 5 Place iAssemblies
  • 6 Edit iAssemblies

Chapter 15: Frame Generator

  • 1 Frame Generator
  • 2 Structural Shape Author

Chapter 16: Assembly Duplication Options

  • 1 Pattern Components
  • 2 Mirror Components
  • 3 Copy Components

Chapter 17: Working with Weldments

  • 1 Working with Weldments
  • 2 Fillet Welds
  • 3 Cosmetic Welds
  • 4 Groove Welds

Appendix A: Working with Spreadsheets and Parameters

  • 1 Spreadsheet-Driven Parameters
  • 2 Custom Parameters
  • 3 Custom Parameter Formatting and Expressions

Appendix B: Autodesk Inventor Certification Exam Objectives

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