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Up and Running with Autodesk Inventor Simulation 2011, 2nd Edition by Wasim Younis

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Chapter 7

DP6 – Size a Spring

Rotary Compressor Design

(Design Problem courtesy of In-CAD Services Ltd)

Joints Introduced/covered in this Design Problem

Joints Joint creation process
1 Cylindrical Automatically created
2 Revolution Automatically created
3 Prismatic Automatically created
4 Sliding point on curve Manually created

Key Features and Workflows Introduced in this Design Problem

Key features/workflows
1 Repairing redundant joints by altering assembly constraints
2 Locking degrees of freedom
3 Imposed motion – constant velocity
4 Export to Sketch

Introduction

In-CAD Services, a specialist consultancy provider, came up with a novel rotary compressor design. One of the key benefits of this design is the small number of moving ...

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