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

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Cable and Harness

The cable and harness tools in Inventor are based on the fundamental tools of part and assembly creation; however, the parts and assemblies created with the cable and harness tools are structured differently than standard part and assembly models. Understanding these differences requires a solid understanding of the way standard parts and assemblies are created and structured. In the following sections, you will explore the creation and placement of electrical parts, harnesses, wires, cables, and segments as well as how to copy and document cable and harness designs.

Creating and Placing Electrical Parts

You can use any Inventor model as an electrical connector by adding pin features specific to cables and harnesses to it. Parts ...

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