Chapter 2. Building the Foundation of the Design
Learning the essential sketching tools
Learning the basics of parametric dimensions
Understanding sketch constraints
Developing sheet metal styles
Using sheet metal tools to define the foundation
Developing flat patterns of components
Creating drawings of components
It's About the Design
When people use Autodesk Inventor, they don't use it for the sake of using Inventor. It's used as a means to create the products that they and their employer will build. In this way, the design software is simply a tool. Traditionally, books about a software package have focused on the software's tools rather than how they're used as part of the process creating a product.
In this book, I want to introduce tools that are ...