Chapter 10

Creating Sculpted and Multibody Parts

In this chapter, a majority of the Autodesk® Inventor® 2014 tools you use appear in the Plastic Part panel. It’s important that you explore these features for other uses ranging from vents for sheet metal parts to intelligent fillet placement on traditional solid models. Other techniques — such as building solids from surfaces and using multibody modeling — can be employed rather than constructing solid extrusions or building an assembly from separate components.

Think about complex models that you need to create and imagine using the tools from this chapter to approach them in a new way.

  • Developing specialized features for plastic components
  • Creating an assembly using a multibody solid to maintain ...

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