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Inventor Essentials

Who Should Attend

Engineers, designers, drafters and professionals with little or no experience with Autodesk Inventor program.


Highly recommended with working knowledge of AutoCAD 2017 or higher version program.

COURSE includes

Instructor led training and required course materials.

Course Description

Learn the new and enhanced functionalities and workflows in Autodesk® Inventor® 2013. Using the new interface, learn how to become more efficient at creating digital prototypes using multi-body, plastic part, and sheet metal design tools. In addition, learn about the assembly modeling productivity enhancements which include restructure, shrinkwrap, and assembly folders. Also learn how to take advantage of the Content Center, production drawing, analysis, translation, and data exchange enhancements within Autodesk Inventor 2013. Hands-on exercises representing real-world, industry-specific design scenarios are included.

Key Topics

Getting Started

  • Autodesk Inventor User Interface
  • View Manipulation
  • Designing Parametric Parts

Basic Sketching Techniques

  • Creating 2D Sketches
  • Geometric Constraints
  • Dimensioning Sketches

Basic Shape Design

  • Creating Basic Sketched Features
  • Intermediate Sketching
  • Editing Parametric Parts
  • 3D Grip Editing
  • Creating Work Features
  • Creating Basic Swept Shapes

Detailed Shape Design

  • Creating Chamfers and Fillets
  • Creating Holes and Threads
  • Patterning and Mirroring Features
  • Creating Thin-Walled Parts

Assembly Design Overview

  • Designing Assemblies
  • Using Project Files in Assembly Designs

Placing, Creating, and Constraining Components

  • Placing Components in an Assembly
  • Constraining Components
  • Placing Standard Components Using the Content Center
  • Basic Part Design in an Assembly

Interacting with an Assembly

  • Identifying Parts in an Assembly
  • Analysis and Motion Tools
  • Presenting Your Assembly

Basic View Creation

  • Drawing Creation Environment
  • Base and Projected Views
  • Section Views
  • Detail Views
  • Crop Views
  • Managing Views

Dimensions, Annotations, and Tables

  • Automated Dimensioning Techniques
  • Manual Dimensioning Techniques
  • Annotating Holes and Threads
  • Creating Centerlines, Symbols, and Leaders
  • Revision Tables and Tags

Annotating Assembly Drawings

  • Assembly-Centric Bill of Materials
  • Creating and Customizing Parts Lists
  • Creating Balloons

Drawing Standards and Resources

  • Setting Drawing Standards
  • Drawing Resources

This course is also available as ONLINE e-learning course

If your schedule is not allowing you to take the instructor-led classes, then register for the ONLINE e-learning course.

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Length of Training

3 Days (24 hours)


$845.00 (Includes instructor led hands-on training, access to online e-learning course and training materials)

( $795.00 if registered ONE week before the scheduled class date).