Mastering Autodesk Inventor 2009 and Autodesk Inventor LT 2009 (Mastering)
600 pages | Sybex (October 13, 2008) | ISBN-10: 0470293144 | PDF | 23 Mb

Whether you're designing airplanes, appliances, or industrial machinery, this complete guide to Autodesk Inventor 2009 shows you how to produce and manage build-worthy 3D virtual prototypes. A team of industry professionals and Autodesk developers combines years of Inventor expertise with hands-on CAD/CAM savvy to give you the practical skills, veteran insights, and solid fundamentals you need to master this powerful 3D mechanical design software.
This packed reference gives you a thorough grounding in Inventor concepts before moving on to a wealth of advanced topics for professional environments. You'll explore standard and sheet metal part design, learn the do's and don'ts of working with large assemblies, leverage design accelerators, master professional workflows, and more. Whether you're new to 3D parametric modeling or expanding your skills, you'll turn to this Inventor 2009 guide again and again.

Coverage includes:

Understanding the "Inventor way" of 3D mechanical design

Transitioning from AutoCAD or third-party 3D design packages

Learning all aspects of part design, including sketching, modeling, and more

Creating reusable components with iParts and iFeatures

Mastering advanced sheet metal design techniques

Exploring little-known strategies for large assemblies

Sharing and managing data effectively across teams

Using Inventor Studio to create high-impact presentations

Master Inventor 2009 in the Context of Real-World Workflows and Work Environments

Explore Techniques and Tricks Not Widely Documented Elsewhere

Learn Advanced Design for Parts, Assemblies, and Weldments

Create Documentation That Improves Productivityand Impresses Your Customers

Design Effectively Across Different Industries

Use Functional Design Wizards to Accelerate Your Design Process