Chapter 5

Advanced Modeling Techniques

Chapter 4, “Basic Modeling Techniques,” introduced some of the primary modeling tools you need when creating a 3D parametric part. Modern parametric modeling utilizes numerous tools to create stable, editable parts. The basic workflow of creating a part is to create a base feature and then build upon that base. The tools used to build the additional features can vary depending on your need and may range from simple extruded features to complex combinations of different feature types.

In this chapter, you will explore some of the more complex and curvy modeling techniques used to create models with the Autodesk® Inventor® and Autodesk® Inventor LT programs. Some of these features involve creating a base ...

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