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Our Autodesk Inventor Training

Autodesk Inventor Introduction to Solid Modelling

This course teaches new Inventor users how to approach parametric design using Autodesk Inventor. The course provides a hands-on learning experience ensuring that you will acquire the knowledge needed to design models from conceptual sketching, through to solid modelling, assembly design and drawing production.

Inventor Training

Key Topics

  • Creating, Constraining and Dimensioning 2D Sketches
  • Creating and Editing the Solid Base 3D Feature from a Sketch
  • Creating Equations and Working with Parameters
  • Manipulating the Display of the Model
  • Resolving Feature Failures
  • Creating and Editing Secondary Solid Features that are Sketched and Placed
  • Duplicating Geometry in the Model
  • Placing and Constraining/Connecting Assembly Parts
  • Manipulating Display of Components in an Assembly
  • Obtaining Model Measurements and Property Information
  • Creating Presentation (Exploded Views)
  • Modifying and Analysing the Components in an Assembly
  • Simulating Motion in an Assembly
  • Creating Parts and Features in an Assembly
  • Creating and Editing an Assembly

Course Duration - 2 + 2 Days

Next Step - Autodesk Inventor Sheet Metal Design

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Autodesk Inventor Stress and Frame Analysis

You will learn how to drive the simulation capabilities of Autodesk Inventor Professional to perform FEA stress and frame analysis on models and digital prototypes. This will enable you to validate designs, eliminate redundancies and solve real-world problems before a physical prototype is produced.

Inventor Training

Key Topics

  • Simulation Overview
  • The Stress Analysis Environment
  • User Interface
  • Simulation Preparation
  • Simulation Pre-Solve
  • Stress Analysis Workflows in Inventor Professional
  • Meshing and Mesh Refinement
  • Convergence
  • Simulation Solving
  • Displaying Results
  • Viewing different results
  • Animating
  • Probing
  • Convergence Plotting
  • Exporting Reports

Course Duration - 2 Days

Next Step - Inventor Dynamic Simulation

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Autodesk Inventor Advanced Part Modelling

This course builds on the skills acquires in the Autodesk Inventor Introduction to Solid Modelling training, by taking you to a higher level of productivity when designing part models in Inventor. You will learn advances part modelling techniques including multi-body design, advanced lofts, advanced sweeps, coils, and surface modelling. The course also covers features aimed at increasing efficiency; iFeatures for frequently needed design elements, iParts for similar designs, iLogic for automating designs, translation options for importing data, and the Engineer's Notebook for communication.

Inventor Training

Key Topics

  • Advanced Model Appearance Options
  • 2D and 3D Sketching Techniques
  • Multi-body Part Modelling
  • Advanced Geometry Creation Tools
  • Analysis Tools
  • Generative Shape Design using Shape Generator
  • Creating and Editing Basic Features
  • iFeatures and iParts
  • Importing Data from CAD Systems and Making Edits
  • Working with AutoCAD DWG Files
  • Freeform Modelling
  • Emboss and Decal Features
  • Advanced Drawing Tools

Course Duration - 2 Days

Next Step - Autodesk Inventor Advanced Assembly Modelling

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Autodesk Inventor Advanced Assembly Modelling

This course builds on the skills acquires in the Autodesk Inventor Introduction to Solid Modelling and Autodesk Inventor Advanced Part Modelling training courses. This course will enable you to be more productive, going beyond simple part design, to creating and working with assemblies in Autodesk Inventor. The course introduces advanced features for constraining models, making associative links, using design accelerators and introducing rendering models.

Inventor Training

Key Topics

  • Applying Motion to Existing Assembly Constraints
  • Introduction to the Top-Down Design Technique
  • Tools for Top-Down Design such as Associative Links
  • Creating Positional Representations
  • Using Shrinkwrap and Model Simplification Tools
  • Creating Level of Detail Representations
  • Using Design Accelerator
  • Creating Rendered Realistic Images and Animations
  • Using iMates and iAssemblies
  • Duplicating Components in an Assembly
  • Using the Frame Generator
  • Working with Weldments
  • Link and Drive Parameters to and from a Spreadsheet

Course Duration - 3 Days

Next Step - Autodesk Inventor Dynamic Simulation

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Autodesk Inventor Sheet Metal Design

This course introduces the concepts and techniques of sheet metal modelling with Autodesk Inventor. The structure of the course follows the typical stages of using Inventor and will teach you how to create sheet metal parts, edit them, generate flat patterns and document the designs in drawings.

Inventor Training

Key Topics

  • Autodesk Inventor Sheet Metal Interface
  • Sheet Metal Design Process and Sheet Metal Cuts
  • Creating Base Faces, Contour Flanges and Rolls
  • Creating Secondary Faces, Contour Flanges and Rolls
  • Sheet Metal Parameters
  • Creating Flanges, Gems, Folds and Bends
  • Corner Rounds, Chamfers and Seams
  • Generating Flat Patterns
  • Lofted Flanges
  • Rips
  • Unfolding and Refolding
  • Multi-Body Sheet Metal Modelling
  • Documentation and Annotation of Drawings
  • Converting Solid Models to Sheet Metal Models
  • Sheet Metal Styles

Course Duration - 2 Days

Next Step - Autodesk Inventor Advanced Assembly Modelling

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Autodesk Inventor Cable and Harness Design

This course will teach you how to design physical cables and harnesses for electrical systems in almost any kind of product or machine. With specific tools to incorporate cable and harness into digital prototypes, Autodesk Inventor enables you to calculate accurate path lengths, avoid small-radius bends and helps ensure electrical components fit into your mechanical assembly before manufacturing.

Inventor Training

Key Topics

  • Functionality of Cable and Harness
  • Basic Workflow to Add and Document Cable and Harness Designs
  • Wire a Harness Assembly by Adding or Importing Wires and Cables
  • Wire a Harness Assembly by Routing Wire and Cables through the Segments
  • Refine a Design by Editing the Wires, Cables or Routes
  • Refine a Design by Adding and Editing Splices
  • Refine a Design by Adding and Editing Virtual Parts
  • Communicate your Cable and Harness to others by Creating and Annotating 2D Drawings and Exporting Design Data
  • Create and Manage the Library File and Configuration Files
  • Create, Author and Publish Electrical Parts and Connectors to a Content Center Library

Course Duration - 2 Days

Next Step - A Bespoke Course

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Autodesk Inventor Tube and Pipe Design

With specific tools to incorporate tube and pipe runs into digital prototypes, the Inventor Tube and Pipe environment provides rules-based routing tools that select the correct fittings and helps the pipe run to comply with standards for segment length, round-off increments, and ben radius. Through a hands-on learning experience, you will acquire the knowledge needed to design routed elements, including tubing, piping and flexible hose.

Inventor Training

Key Topics

  • Describe the Tube and Pipe Environment.
  • Why you would use the Tube and Pipe Environment
  • Set up Routes and Runs
  • Publish Custom Content Libraries
  • Place the Initial Fitting in your Tube and Tipe Design
  • Create, Edit and Manage Routes for Rigid Pipe, Rigid Tube and Flexible Hose Designs
  • Manage Content Libraries
  • Create New Style that use Custom Content
  • Document Tube and Pipe Design through the Creation of 2D Drawings and Part Lists
  • Export the 3D Design Data

Course Duration - 2 Days

Next Step - Autodesk Inventor Dynamic Simulation

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Autodesk Inventor iLogic

This course will teach you how to use the iLogic functionality within the Autodesk Inventor software. You will learn how to use iLogic to automate Autodesk Inventor designs and how iLogic functionality furthers the use of parameters in a model by adding an additional layer of intelligence. By setting criteria in the form of established rules, you will learn to capture design intent, enabling you to automate the design workflow to meet various design scenarios in part, assembly and drawing files.

Inventor Training

Key Topics

  • iLogic Functionality Overview
  • iLogic Workflow Overview
  • Review of Model and User-Defined Parameters and Equations in iLogic
  • Understanding the iLogic interface Components
  • Rule Creation Workflow for Inventor Parts and Assemblies
  • Using Variations of Conditional Statements in an iLogic Rule
  • Incorporating Function Types into an iLogic Part, Assembly or Drawing File Rule
  • Event Triggers and iTriggers
  • Creating Forms to Create a Custom User Interface for an iLogic Rule

Course Duration - 2 Days

Next Step - Autodesk Inventor Advanced Assembly Modelling

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Autodesk Inventor for Experienced 3D CAD Users

This course provides accelerated introductory training in the Autodesk Inventor software and is designed for those that have 3D modelling design experience with other 3D CAD software packages (e.g. CATIA, Pro/Engineer, Creo, NX, Solidworks). You will be taught how to find and use the modelling tools associates with familiar modelling strategies that are used in other 3D CAD software.

Inventor Training

Key Topics

  • Obtaining Model Information
  • Creating Sketch and Pick and Place Features
  • Work Features
  • Creating Equations and Working with Parameters
  • Model Geometry and Model Display Manipulation
  • Feature Duplication Techniques
  • Placing and Constraining Parts in Assemblies
  • Assembly Component Display
  • Presentation Files (Exploded Views)
  • Assembly Tools
  • Creating Parts and Features in Assemblies
  • Assembly Bill of Materials
  • Working with Projects
  • Creating and Annotating Drawings and Views

Course Duration - 3 Days

Next Step - Autodesk Inventor Dynamic Simulation

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Autodesk Inventor Dynamic Simulation

This course covers the basic and advanced functionality of dynamic simulation within the Inventor modelling application, allowing you to acquire the knowledge needed to complete a thorough evaluation of product performance. The course focuses on solving actual design problems. These problems come from existing Inventor Dynamic Simulation users, and are universal, allowing you to apply the knowledge quickly to your own design problems with confidence.

 

Inventor Training

Key Topics

  • Simulation workflow
  • Dynamic Simulation Environment and UI
  • Simulation joints and degrees of freedom
  • Process of Creating Joints
  • Simulation and Analysing
  • Analysing and Interpreting Results
  • Solving Design Problems using Variation Tools
  • Environmental Constraints

Course Duration - 2 Days

Next Step - A Bespoke Course

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Autodesk Inventor Design Tools and Strategies

Traditionally, CAD systems including Autodesk Inventor, work from a bottom up design approach. In some cases it is beneficial to work with a top down approach to creating the model geometry for your designs. With features such as multi-body solid modelling, this is the focus of the course. You will also learn how to use productivity tools such as deriving components, working with layouts, sketch blocks, associative links, and adaptive parts in order to capture design intent within your 3D models.

Key Topics

  • Create Solid Bodies
  • Modify Solid Bodies
  • Create new Parts and Assemblies
  • Derive new Geometry in a Part
  • Automatically Create Geometry
  • Create and Modify Layouts and Sketch Blocks
  • Define and Test the Kinematic Motion
  • Create 3D Models from Sketch Blocks
  • Promote a Shape Generator Study to the Modelling Environment
  • Create Structural Frames Members
  • Adjust Frame Member Ends to Obtain Required Joints
  • Create and Publish Customer Frame Member Profiles

Course Duration - 1 Day

Next Step - A Bespoke Course

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Autodesk Inventor Design Variations and Representation

Autodesk Inventor allows the efficient creation and representation of designs, using both new and existing geometry. This Inventor Design Variations and Representation course focuses on using existing geometry to leverage pre-existing information in order to quickly create additional, or varied components and designs using iParts, iAssemblies and iFeatures. Once your designs are complete, learn how to aid assembly placement with iMates before controlling a components range of motion or generating simplified geometry for sharing with external organisations whilst protecting corporate IP.

Key Topics

  • Create and Place an iFeature
  • Use the Copy Command to Duplicate Features
  • Create an iPart
  • Inserts Standard or Custom iParts into an Assembly
  • Modify an iPart Factory
  • Use a Table-driven iPart to create an iFeature
  • Build iMate Constraints into parts or Subassemblies
  • Use a Match List
  • Create, Place and Edit an iAssembly
  • Create and Edit Different Positional Representations
  • Create a Shrinkwrap Part
  • Create and Use Level of Detail Representations

Course Duration - 1 Day

Next Step - A Bespoke Course

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Autodesk Inventor Presenting Designs with Image and Animation Tools

Building up a design is one thing, presenting that design to colleagues, clients or executives is another. Autodesk Inventor provides tools to visualise and present your designs to greater affect, and to allow a better understanding and communication of design intent and product use.

Add visual styles and realistic materials to your components before visualising with shadows, reflections and lighting effects. Both show and animate your designs being assembled in the Presentation Environment of Autodesk Inventor, to demonstrate how components relate to one another and better understand and appreciate design intent.

Key Topics

  • Enhance the Appearance of Surfaces and Edges
  • Customise and Assign Lighting Styles
  • Create, Assign and Edit Existing Appearances
  • Create a Presentation File with Animations
  • Publish a Presentation File to Create Images or Video
  • Render a Realistic Image of a Model
  • Create a Realistic Animation
  • Create a Composite Video
  • Create a Custom Environment

Course Duration - 1 Day

Next Step - A Bespoke Course

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Autodesk Inventor Surface and Freeform Modelling

As well as industry leading solid modelling tools, Autodesk Inventor also gives its users the capability of both high end surfacing tools and freeform modelling techniques. Whether you need to incorporate surface models into your designs, or use push and pull design methods to freeform a component from a mesh object, our Inventor Surface and Freeform Modelling course will give you the knowledge you need to enhance your daily workflows.

Key Topics

  • Create Spline and 3D Sketched Entities
  • Create Planar and 3D Surfaces
  • Combine Individual Surface Features
  • Add or Remove Material in a Model
  • Create Solid Geometry using Surface Geometry
  • Remove Portions of a Surface
  • Manipulate the Extent of a Surface
  • Create a New Solid Face
  • Remove Existing Surfaces
  • Copy Surface from one Model into another
  • Create Freeform Geometry
  • Edit Freeform Base Geometry

Course Duration - 1 Day

Next Step - A Bespoke Course

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Autodesk Inventor Working with 3D Annotations and Model-Based Definitions

In modern 3D Modelling and Manufacturing Design Applications such as Autodesk Inventor, you are not required to wait until you are annotating your 2D drawings to design and display annotations next to your designs. Using Model Based Definitions (MBD) inside of Autodesk Inventor you can create 3D annotations to support the visual presentation of your model inside both Autodesk Inventor and 3D PDF files.

The Autodesk Inventor Working with 3D Annotations and Model-Based Definitions course guides users through the Model Based Definition Workflow, from creating 3D annotations to linking these directly to your 2D drawings or exporting out to 3D PDF and STEP formats.

Key Topics

  • Creating Dimensional Annotations
  • Creating Hols/Thread Note Annotations
  • Creating Surface Texture Annotations
  • Creating Text-based Annotations to a Model
  • Creating Tolerance Features to a Model
  • Using the Tolerance Advisor to Review Informational Messages and Warnings
  • Creating a General Profile Note Annotation

Course Duration - 1 Day

Next Step - A Bespoke Course

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Updated on 2019-07-25T14:51:30+01:00, by George roberts.