Autodesk Inventor  2011 for Designers
Sham Tickoo
, Purdue University Calumet 
Published by CADCIM Technologies, USA

ISBN: 978-1-932709-83-4
Paperback, 784 Pages

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This textbook introduces the reader to Autodesk Inventor 2011, the world's leading parametric solid modeling software. In this textbook, the author emphasizes on the solid modeling techniques that improve the productivity and efficiency of the user. Also, the chapters are structured in a pedagogical sequence that makes this textbook very effective in learning the features and capabilities of the software. The following are some additional useful features of this book.

This textbook consists of 17 pedagogically sequenced chapters covering the Part, Assembly, Drafting, Presentation, Sheet Metal, and Weldment environments of Autodesk Inventor 2011. Every chapter begins with a command section that provides a brief information of the Autodesk Inventor tools. Every chapter provides you with the tutorials that are created using these commands. This approach allows the user to use this textbook initially as a learning tool and then later use it as a reference material.

Following are the additional features of this book:
   Detailed explanation of Autodesk Inventor 2011 commands and tools
   More than 50 real-world mechanical engineering designs as tutorials and projects with step-by-step explanation
   Emphasis on Why and How with explanation
   Tips and Notes throughout the textbook
   784 pages with heavily illustrated text 
   Self-Evaluation Tests, Review Questions, and Exercises at the end of each chapter
Brief Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Drawing Sketches for Solid Models
Chapter 3: Adding Constraints and Dimensions to Sketches
Chapter 4: Editing, Extruding, and Revolving the Sketches
Chapter 5: Other Sketching and Modeling Options
Chapter 6: Advanced Modeling Tools-I
Chapter 7: Editing Features and Adding Automatic Dimensions to Sketches
Chapter 8: Advanced Modeling Tools-II
Chapter 9: Assembly Modeling-I
Chapter 10: Assembly Modeling-II
Chapter 11: Working with Drawing Views-I
Chapter 12: Working with Drawing Views-II
Chapter 13: Presentation Module
Chapter 14: Working with Special Design Tools
Chapter 15: Working with Sheet Metal Components
Chapter 16: Introduction to Weldments
Chapter 17: Miscellaneous Tools

Evaluation Chapters of Autodesk Inventor 2010 for Designers textbook (zipped pdf files) (42 KB) (437 KB) (422 KB) (302 KB)
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Inventor Files (zipped files)
Part, assembly, drawing, and presentation files used in illustrations and tutorials.
   c02-inv-2011-prt (241KB)           c03-inv-2011-prt (368 KB)
 c04-inv-2011-prt (1,622 KB)       c05-inv-2011-prt (4,838 KB)
 c06-inv-2011-prt (12,650 KB)     c07-inv-2011-prt (2,293 KB)
 c08-inv-2011-prt (9,958 KB)       c09-inv-2011-prt (3,378 KB)
 c10-inv-2011-prt (7,073 KB)       c11-inv-2011-prt (10,272 KB,
 c12-inv-2011-prt (3,942 KB)       c13-inv-2011-prt (3,617 KB)
 c14-inv-2011-prt (1,305 KB)       c15-inv-2011-prt (4,840 KB)
 c16-inv-2011-prt (3,325 KB)       c17-inv-2011-prt (413 KB)
  Student Projects

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