Inventor_Const Solid Geometry and Model History Tree_Rev07_16_2009

Inventor_Const Solid Geometry and Model History Tree_Rev07_16_2009

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First-Year Engineering Program P. 1 Computer-Aided Design  (CAD) Constructive Solid Geometry and Model History Tree Inventor® 2010, Chapters 3 & 4
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First-Year Engineering Program P. 2 Constructive Solid Geometry Objects are built from Primitive  Solids Join or Union Cut or Difference Intersection or Common       Material
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First-Year Engineering Program P. 3 Creating a More Complex Object How would you make this object as a set of geometric primitives? Always plan ahead! – See pg. 3-5 of Inventor Book for example of thought process
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First-Year Engineering Program P. 4 Learning How the Model History Tree  Works Inventor keeps track of the steps that are taken  to create a solid – sketches, extrusion, revolution These are recorded in the Model History Tree on  the left-hand side of the screen Touching the icons on the Tree highlights the  feature or sketch in the drawing Right clicking on the Tree icons brings up a  menu allowing the feature or sketch to be edited
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First-Year Engineering Program P. 5 Select Metric Select Standard (mm).ipt
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First-Year Engineering Program P. 6 Default Sketch Plane When you use the default sketch plane to begin with,  you need to begin with a profile from the proper view or  the isometric will be rotated from what you desire.  English   system parts produces a FRONT view in  the isometric.    Metric   system parts produces a TOP view in the  isometric (even though it is labeled the front).
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First-Year Engineering Program P. 7 It helps to adjust the color scheme to  improve clarity and contrast when  creating objects Screen Color Combinations Application Options Tools
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First-Year Engineering Program P. 8 Under Application Options Select  Colors Select Colors
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First-Year Engineering Program P. 9 Current Screen Color Combination
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First-Year Engineering Program P. 10 New Screen Color Combination Choose  ‘Presentation’
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