Autodesk Inventor 2017: Advanced Assembly Modeling

Autodesk Inventor 2017: Advanced Assembly Modeling Course Description

Duration: 3.00 days (24 hours)

This Autodesk Inventor training course builds on the skills acquired in the Autodesk Inventor Introduction to Solid Modeling and Autodesk Inventor Advanced Part Modeling training courses to take students to a higher level of productivity when creating and working with assemblies.

You begin by focusing on the Top-Down Design workflow. You learn how tools are used to achieve this workflow using Derive, Multi-Body Design, and Layouts. Other topics include model simplification tools, Positional and Level of Detail Representations, iMates and iAssemblies, Frame Generator, Design Accelerator, and file management and duplication techniques. A chapter has also been included about the Autodesk Inventor Studio to teach you how to render, produce, and animate realistic images.

Learning Modalities
- Instructor-led Classroom Training
- Online Training
- Corporate Training
- Onsite Training
- One-on-One Training

What's Included
- Facilitated Training
- Books
- Labs

The class assumes mastery of Autodesk Inventor basics as taught in Autodesk Inventor Introduction to Solid Modeling. Autodesk Inventor Advanced Part Modeling knowledge is recommended. The use of Microsoft Excel is required for this training course.

Next Class Dates

Feb 28, 2018 – Mar 2, 2018
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM CT
519 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
New York, NY 10018
Apr 11, 2018 – Apr 13, 2018
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM CT
519 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
New York, NY 10018

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Intended Audience for this Autodesk Inventor 2017: Advanced Assembly Modeling Course

  • » Mechanic Engineers
  • » Product Designers
  • » Drafters
  • » Modelers
  • » Candidates looking to develop their career in 3D CAD field

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Autodesk Inventor 2017: Advanced Assembly Modeling Course Objectives

  • » Applying motion to existing assembly constraints using Motion and Transitional Constraints
  • » Introduction of the Top-Down Design technique for creating assemblies and its components
  • » Tools for Top-Down Design, such as associative links, adaptive parts, multi-body and layout design, derived components, and skeleton models
  • » Creating Positional Representations to review motion, evaluate the position of assembly components, or document an assembly in a drawing
  • » Using Shrinkwrap and other model simplification tools to create a part model that represents an overall assembly
  • » Creating Level of Detail Representations to reduce the clutter of large assemblies, reduce retrieval times, and substituting models
  • » Using the Design Accelerator to easily insert standard and customizable components and features into your model
  • » Creating rendered realistic images and animations of parts and assemblies using Autodesk Inventor Studio and the Video Producer
  • » Using iMates and iAssemblies to work efficiently with assemblies
  • » Using the Frame Generator to create structural members
  • » Using pattern, mirror, and copy techniques to duplicate components in an assembly
  • » Working with weldments
  • » Link and drive parameters to and from a spreadsheet. You also learn to custom format and create expressions in a parameter

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Autodesk Inventor 2017: Advanced Assembly Modeling Course Outline

      1. Working Effectively with Assemblies
        1. General Assembly Tips
        2. Relationship Tips
        3. Motion Constraints
        4. Transitional Constraints
      2. Introduction to Top-Down Design
        1. Top-Down Design Process
        2. Top-Down Design Tools
      3. Derived Components
        1. Derived Components
        2. Modify Derived Components
      4. Multi-Body Part Modeling
        1. Multi-Body Part Modeling
      5. Layout Design
        1. Layout Design
      6. Associative Links and Adaptive Parts
        1. Associative Links
        2. Adaptive Assembly Parts
      7. iMates
        1. iMates
      8. Positional Representations
        1. Introduction to Positional Representations
        2. Create and Edit Positional Representations
        3. Use Positional Representations
      9. Model Simplification
        1. Shrinkwrap
        2. Assembly Simplification
      10. Level of Detail Representations
        1. Level of Detail Representations
        2. System-Defined Level of Detail Representations
        3. User-Defined Level of Detail Representations
        4. Using Level of Detail Representations
        5. Substitute Level of Detail Representations
        6. LOD Productivity Tools
      11. Design Accelerator
        1. Design Accelerator
        2. Generators
        3. Calculators
        4. Engineer’s Handbook
      12. Advanced File Management
        1. Design Assistant
        2. Pack and Go
        3. Purging Old Files
      13. Inventor Studio
        1. Rendering
        2. Animation
        3. Video Producer
        4. Creating a Standard Room
      14. iAssemblies
        1. Introduction
        2. Create Basic iAssemblies
        3. Create Multi-Level iAssemblies
        4. Create iAssemblies Using Existing Assemblies
        5. Place iAssemblies
        6. Edit iAssemblies
      15. Frame Generator
        1. Frame Generator
        2. Structural Shape Author
      16. Assembly Duplication Options
        1. Pattern Components
        2. Mirror Components
        3. Copy Components
      17. Working with Weldments
        1. Working with Weldments
        2. Fillet Welds
        3. Cosmetic Welds
        4. Groove Welds

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Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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Award winning, world-class Instructors

Joseph D.
- Highly-skilled Autodesk Certified Instructor; working with Autodesk Softwares since 1993.
- Expert in AutoCAD, Autodesk 3DS, Autodesk Revit, Mechanical Desktop, Inventor, and Architectural Desktop.
- Authored course materials for numerous Autodesk courses.


Joseph is an Autodesk Certified Instructor specializing in developing and teaching Autodesk courses, with a working knowledge of such products as AutoCAD, Autodesk 3DS, Autodesk Revit, Mechanical Desktop, Inventor, and Architectural Desktop.

In addition to teaching and developing courses for the past 10 years, Joseph has authored course materials for many AutoDesk courses. He is also well versed in Inventor 8 and 9.

Joseph demonstrates a straightforward, down-to-earth teaching style in order to reach students at widely differing levels of expertise. His extensive product knowledge and exuberant teaching style makes Joseph a consistently highly rated instructor at NetCom Learning.
Roger M.
- Autodesk authority. Subject Matter Expert specializing in AutoCAD, Revit, 3D, and other Autodesk softwares with over 25 years of experience.
- More than 21 years of experience as a trainer.
- Highly rated instructor with all-time average student evaluation score of 8.7 out of 9.


Roger is an Autodesk Certified Instructor with over 25 years of experience working with challenging projects in the management and support in Revit BIM, AutoCAD and 3DS Max Systems Applications for numerous Architectural and Interior Design Firms, Construction, Engineering and Manufacturing Companies. He is proficient in Advanced Visualization Design and is a specialist with analysis, customization, management and optimization of BIM Revit, AutoCAD and 3DS Max for best practices and standards procedures. Roger has been able to support and assist many firms in the field of Architectural Design in the past 20 years.

Roger is also a CTT+ certified, with a Bachelors degree in Computer Programming
and also holds a New York University Certification. In addition, he has also been an
instructor since 1990 with proven on-site and online training expertise.

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