Chapter 2

A Hands-on Test Drive of the Workflow

In this chapter you will explore the basic steps involved in creating part models, creating drawings of those parts, putting those parts together into an assembly model, and then creating a drawing of that assembly. At this point it is assumed that you have taken the time to read through Chapter 1, “Getting Started with Autodesk® Inventor®,” and are familiar with the Autodesk Inventor software interface and navigation tools. If you have not done so, you might want to take the time to read that chapter before continuing.

Although Inventor includes a number of tools that go far beyond the simple tasks of creating parts, drawings, and assemblies, the workflow involved in creating and detailing your ...

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