Inventor Essentials - Basic Drawings

After designing your parts and assemblies, you'll want to make sure you get it all on paper. In this course, you will learn commands and tools to produce a professional looking drawing. Software required: Autodesk Inventor 2017.
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
December 13, 2016
Duration
3h 6m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
December 13, 2016
Duration
3h 6m
Description

Your freshly designed product isn't always going to serve you best if it's just sitting as a digital file on your computer. In this course, Inventor Essentials - Basic Drawings, you'll learn how to translate your product from digital file, to professional looking drawing. First, you're going to learn about the different dimension techniques. Next, you'll explore the different tables, including hole table, bend table, revision table, and more. Finally, you're going to wrap up the course by learning about the different view commands and flat patterns. By the end this course, you'll have learned the basics of creating drawings and you'll be ready to start producing your own. Software required: Autodesk Inventor 2017.

About the author
About the author

Joris Steurs, a Belgian mechanical designer with over 25 years of experience, lives in Estonia and provides CAD services to various industries.

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Transcript
Transcript

Hi everyone, my name is Joris Steurs and welcome to my course, Inventor-Essentials-Basic-Drawings. I am a Mechanical Designer at CADsherpa and a CAD service provider using Autodesk products for many years.

During this course I will discuss some crucial knowledge about documenting your products and we will take another step toward becoming a real Inventor wizard. This course is beginner level, so it's an introduction yes, but also, you will learn enough commands and tools to get a professional looking drawing produced.

Some of the major topics that we will cover include:

  • Different dimension techniques
  • Different tables like hole tables, parts list tables, bend tables, general tables and revision tables
  • Different view commands like, break, section and break out
  • Flat patterns and more
By the end this course, you’ll know the basics of creating drawings and be ready to produce your own. Before beginning the course you should be familiar with parts made in Inventor, both sheetmetal and normal parts and also assemblies.