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Engineering Design Graphics with Autodesk Inventor 2020

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  • Copyright 2020
  • Pages: 848
  • Edition: 1st
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-556371-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-556371-7

In Engineering Design Graphics with Autodesk Inventor 2020, award-winning CAD instructor and author James Bethune shows students how to use Autodesk Inventor to create and document drawings and designs. The author puts heavy emphasis on engineering drawings and on drawing components used in engineering drawings such as springs, bearings, cams, and gears. It shows how to create drawings using many different formats such as .ipt, .iam, ipn, and .idw for both English and metric units. It explains how to create drawings using the tools located under the Design tab and how to extract parts from the Content Center.

Chapter test questions help students assess their understanding of key concepts. Sample problems, end-of-chapter projects, and a variety of additional exercises reinforce the material and allow students to practice the techniques described. The content of the book goes beyond the material normally presented in an engineering graphics text associated with CAD software to include exercises requiring students to design simple mechanisms. This book includes the following features:

  • Step-by-step format throughout the text allows students to work directly from the text to the screen and provides an excellent reference during and after the course.
  • Latest coverage for Autodesk Inventor 2020 is provided.
  • Exercises, sample problems, and projects appear in each chapter, providing examples of software capabilities and giving students an opportunity to apply their own knowledge to realistic design situations.
  • Examples show how to create an animated assembly, apply dimension to a drawing, calculate shear and bending values, and more.
  • ANSI and ISO standards are discussed when appropriate, introducing students to both so they learn appropriate techniques and national standards.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1  Get Started     1
Introduction     1
Creating a First Sketch     4
The Undo Tool     9
Creating a Solid Model     9
Sample Problem SP1-1     12
Sample Problem SP1-2 Angular Shapes     19
Chapter Summary     22
Chapter Test Questions     22
Chapter Project     24
Chapter 2  Two-Dimensional Sketching     27
Introduction     27
The Sketch Panel     27
Circle     33
Arc     36
Spline     39
Ellipse     40
Point     43
Rectangle     43
Fillet     44
Chamfer     46
Polygon     48
Text     49
Geometry Text     51
Dimension     52
Constraints     52
Pattern–Rectangular     55
Pattern–Circular     57
Pattern–Mirror     59
Move     60
Copy     62
Rotate     64
Trim     65
Extend     66
Offset     67
Editing a Sketch     68
Sample Problem SP2-1     70
Chapter Summary     75
Chapter Test Questions     75
Chapter Project     77
Chapter 3  3D Models     85
Introduction     85
Extrude     85
Taper     87
ViewCube     90
Revolve     94
Holes     96
Fillet     99
Full Round Fillet     100
Face Fillet     101
Creating a Variable Fillet     103
Chamfer     104
Face Draft     105
Shell     107
Split     109
Mirror     111
Rectangular Pattern     112
Circular Pattern     113
Sketch Planes     114
Editing a 3D Model     120
Default Planes and Axes     123
Work Planes     125
Sample Problem SP3-1     127
Angled Work Planes     129
Offset Work Planes     132
Work Points     135
Ribs (WEBs)     139
Loft     141
Sweep     144
Coil     146
Model Material     148
Chapter Summary     150
Chapter Test Questions     150
Chapter Project     153
Chapter 4  Orthographic Views     167
Introduction     167
Fundamentals of Orthographic Views     168
Orthographic Views with Inventor     173
Isometric Views     180
Section Views     181
Offset Section Views     184
Aligned Section Views     185
Detail Views     185
Break Views     186
Auxiliary Views     187
ASME Y14.3-2003     190
Chapter Summary     194
Chapter Test Questions     194
Chapter Project     198
Chapter 5  Assembly Drawings     221
Introduction     221
Bottom-Up and Top-Down Assemblies     221
Starting an Assembly Drawing     222
Degrees of Freedom     224
Free Move and Free Rotate Tools     226
Constrain     227
Presentation Drawings     235
Animation     238
Isometric Drawings     238
Assembly Numbers     241
Parts List     243
Title Block     246
Subassemblies     249
Drawing Sheets     253
Other Types of Drawing Blocks     255
Top-Down Assemblies     260
Editing a Part within an Assembly Drawing     280
Patterning Components     284
Mirroring Components     285
Copying Components     286
Chapter Summary     288
Chapter Test Questions     288
Chapter Project     291
Chapter 6  Threads and Fasteners     311
Introduction     311
Thread Terminology     312
Thread Callouts–Metric Units     312
Thread Callouts–ANSI Unified Screw Threads     313
Thread Representations     314
Internal Threads     315
Threaded Blind Holes     317
Creating Threaded Holes Using the Hole Tool     319
Standard Fasteners     322
Sizing a Threaded Hole to Accept a Screw     324
Screws and Nuts     328
Types of Threaded Fasteners     332
Flat Head Screws–Countersunk Holes     333
Counterbores     336
Drawing Fasteners Not Included
in the Content Center     340
Sample Problem SP6-1     342
Washers     345
Setscrews     348
Rivets     351
Sample Problem SP6-2     352
Chapter Summary     364
Chapter Test Questions     364
Chapter Project     367
Chapter 7  Dimensioning a Drawing     389
Introduction     389
Terminology and Conventions–ANSI     390
Creating Drawing Dimensions     392
Drawing Scale     399
Units     400
Aligned Dimensions     403
Radius and Diameter Dimensions     404
Dimensioning Holes     406
Sample Problem SP7-1     407
Dimensioning Counterbored,
Countersunk Holes     411
Angular Dimensions     413
Ordinate Dimensions     415
Baseline Dimensions     418
Hole Tables     419
Locating Dimensions     421
Fillets and Rounds     422
Rounded Shapes–Internal     422
Rounded Shapes–External     423
Irregular Surfaces     423
Polar Dimensions     424
Chamfers     425
Knurling     426
Keys and Keyseats     426
Symbols and Abbreviations     427
Symmetrical and Centerline Symbols     427
Dimensioning to a Point     428
Dimensioning Section Views     429
Dimensioning Orthographic Views     429
3D Dimensions     430
Sample Problem SP7-2     431
Sample Problem SP7-3     433
Chapter Summary     436
Chapter Test Questions     436
Chapter Projects     439
Chapter 8  Tolerancing     455
Introduction     455
Direct Tolerance Methods     455
Tolerance Expressions     457
Understanding Plus and Minus Tolerances     457
Creating Plus and Minus Tolerances     458
Limit Tolerances     462
Angular Tolerances     463
Standard Tolerances     465
Double Dimensioning     466
Chain Dimensions and Baseline Dimensions     467
Tolerance Studies     469
Rectangular Dimensions     470
Hole Locations     470
Choosing a Shaft for a Toleranced Hole     471
Sample Problem SP8-1     473
Sample Problem SP8-2     473
Nominal Sizes     474
Standard Fits (Metric Values)     474
Hole and Shaft Basis     476
Visual Presentations of the Hole and Shaft Tolerances     478
Standard Fits (Inch Values)     479
Preferred and Standard Sizes     479
Surface Finishes     480
Surface Control Symbols     482
Geometric Tolerances     491
Tolerances of Form     491
Straightness     492
Straightness (RFS and MMC)     492
Circularity     495
Cylindricity     495
Geometric Tolerances
Using Inventor     496
Tolerances of Orientation     504
Datums     504
Perpendicularity     505
Parallelism     508
Angularity     509
Profiles     509
Runouts     510
Positional Tolerances     512
Virtual Condition     514
Floating Fasteners     514
Sample Problem SP8-3     515
Sample Problem SP8-4     516
Fixed Fasteners     517
Sample Problem SP8-5     518
Design Problems     519
Chapter Summary     522
Chapter Test Questions     522
Chapter Project     525
Chapter 9  Springs     563
Introduction     563
Compression Springs     563
Extension Springs     570
Torsion Springs     577
Belleville Springs     580
Springs in Assembly Drawings     582
Chapter Summary     588
Chapter Test Questions     588
Chapter Project     590
Chapter 10  Shafts     605
Introduction     605
Uniform Shafts and Chamfers     606
Shafts and Retaining Rings     611
Shafts and Keys     616
Square Keys     617
Pratt and Whitney Keys     622
Woodruff Keys     629
Shafts with Splines     632
Collars     638
O-Rings     643
Drawing Shafts and Pins Using the Tools Under the Design Tab     648
Chapter Summary     652
Chapter Test Questions     652
Chapter Project     655
Chapter 11  Bearings     671
Introduction     671
Plain Bearings     672
Ball Bearings     677
Thrust Bearings     681
Chapter Summary     686
Chapter Test Questions     686
Chapter Project     688
Chapter 12  Gears     697
Introduction     697
Gear Terminology     697
Gear Formulas     699
Drawing Gears Using the Gear Tool     699
Gear Hubs     701
Gear Ratios     706
Gear Trains     707
Gears with Keyways     709
Gear Assemblies     712
Supports for Bevel Gears     724
Worm Gears     726
Supports for Worm Gears     728
Chapter Summary     730
Chapter Test Questions     730
Chapter Projects     732
Chapter 13  Sheet Metal Drawings     747
Introduction     747
Sheet Metal Drawings     747
Flat Patterns     761
Punch Tool     762
Chapter Summary     769
Chapter Test Questions     769
Chapter Projects     770
Chapter 14  Weldment Drawings     779
Introduction     779
Fillet Welds     779
Weldments–Groove Welds     791
Sample Problem SP14-1     792
Chapter Summary     794
Chapter Test Questions     794
Chapter Project     795
Chapter 15  Cams     799
Introduction     799
Displacement Diagrams     800
Drawing a Cam Using Inventor     801
Sample Problem SP15-1     806
Cams and Followers     809
Chapter Summary     815
Chapter Test Questions     815
Chapter Projects     816
Index     823

Chapter 16  Projects (Online Only)
16-1 Introduction
16-2 Project     1: Milling Vise
16-3 Project     2: Tenon Jig
Appendix  (Online Only)


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