Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Feb 27, 2017
Duration
1h 10m
Description

Get some help with learning how to leverage patterns and symmetry tools to create parts and assemblies as efficiently as possible. In this course, Inventor Essentials – Patterns and Symmetry, you'll learn how to create symmetry and patterns in the sketch, part, and assembly environment. First, you'll discover how to recognize and generate rectangular and circular patterns in Parts. Next, you'll cover how to build parts with symmetrical features. Finally, you'll explore how to create both patterns and symmetry in an assembly environment. By the end of this course, you'll know how to streamline the process of creating parts and assemblies. Software required: Autodesk Inventor 2016.

About the author
About the author

A Certified Inventor Expert, Javier spent more than ten years designing motorhomes and travel trailers for the leading manufacturer of recreational vehicles in the Southern California. Admired for his patience and knowledge of products and processes, Javier currently works as an Application Engineer for KETIV Technologies training manufacturing organizations on various 2D, 3D, and Data Management Applications.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Welcome to Pluralsight. My name is Javier Chavez, and I'm thrilled to show you how you can apply some of the tools and techniques that I've used throughout my career to streamline the process of creating designs in Autodesk Inventor, a professional-grade 3D CAD software. Now, many designs require the creation of repetitive features. This course will show you how to create symmetry and patterns in the sketch, part, and assembly environment. Some of the major topics that we will cover include recognizing and generating rectangular and circular patterns in parts, building parts with symmetrical features, and of course, creating both patterns and symmetry in an assembly environment. By the end of this course, you'll know how to streamline the process of creating parts and assemblies by recognizing how to create patterns and symmetry, utilizing tools in the sketch, part, and assembly environments. Not much is required before beginning the course, but users should have basic computer skills and a knowledge of common drafting or design practices. Basic experience with Inventor parts and assemblies is required. Throughout the course, we'll utilize files created in Inventor release 2016. So in order to open and work with these files, you'll want to have access to Inventor release 2016 or later. I really look forward to helping you learn how to create repetitive patterns and symmetrical designs with the Inventor Essentials - Pattern and Symmetry course, here at Pluralsight.

Part Patterns
Hi, this is Javier Chavez, and I'm an Application Engineer with KETIV Technologies, an Autodesk reseller and trusted partner for engineering and manufacturing firms throughout the US. In this course, we'll explore the various ways we can create patterns and symmetry in the sketch, part, and assembly environment in Autodesk Inventor. For our learning exercises, we'll use various examples where you can utilize these tools and pick up a few tips along the way. These exercise files were created in Inventor 2016, so you'll need Inventor 2016 or later in order to open up the data sets. I'll be using the 2017 release, and I'll make sure to highlight any enhancements or differences in this release. If you've had some practice with Inventor and already have some experience sketching, creating parts, and building assembly models, then this course is the next step to streamlining the creation process by taking advantage of the pattern and symmetry tools within Inventor. Let's go ahead and get started.