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Mastering Autodesk® Inventor® 2012 and Autodesk® Inventor LT™ 2012 by Curtis Waguespack

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Chapter 8: Assembly-Design Workflows

Assemble components using assembly constraints. Assembly constraints are an important part of working with Inventor assembly files. Assembly constraints determine how assembly components fit together. As constraints are applied between components, degrees of freedom are removed.

Master It You are new to 3D and find the concept of assembly constraints a bit challenging. Where can you find a simple overview of constraints?

Solution You can find a good overview of constraints by selecting the Get Started tab and clicking the Show Me Animations button. From there, select Assembly–Constraints from the list. You can then click any of the assembly constraint topics listed to watch a short animation detailing how ...

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