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AUD006: Autodesk Inventor - Basics

Learn how to navigate, sketch and model in Autodesk Inventor.

In this class, you will gain a basic understanding of parametric design; file types; dimensioning; geometric constraints; patterns; adding text; inserting image files; basic modeling including Extrude, Revolve, Loft and Sweep; assemblies; exporting your file and creating laser-able and CAMable files. The goal is to provide you with enough tools to use Inventor at a solid, basic level and to inspire you to seek out more advanced features such as simulation, mold making and sheet metal.

We will use the book, “Mastering Autodesk Inventor 2013,” to explain and teach concepts. For this reason, we strongly recommend that you purchase the book and bring it to class. For your convenience, it is available in the TechShop retail store.

TechShop members who take this class will receive $35 in store credit after the completion of the class.

5 sessions currently scheduled:
    Autodesk Inventor - Basics Friday, 8/8/14 6:00 PM 3.0 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
9 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $35.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $45.00, No Materials Fee
    Autodesk Inventor - Basics Tuesday, 8/12/14 2:00 PM 3.0 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
11 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $35.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $45.00, No Materials Fee
    Autodesk Inventor - Basics Tuesday, 8/19/14 2:30 PM 3.0 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
12 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $35.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $45.00, No Materials Fee
    Autodesk Inventor - Basics Monday, 8/25/14 6:00 PM 3.0 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
12 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $35.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $45.00, No Materials Fee
    Autodesk Inventor - Basics Friday, 8/29/14 6:00 PM 3.0 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
12 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $35.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $45.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
AUD008: Autodesk AutoCAD - Basics

Autodesk AutoCAD has a long history as one being of the very first CAD (computer aided drafting) programs available for personal computers. Today, AutoCAD software builds on this legacy and is still one of the world's leading 2D and 3D CAD design tools.

In this course, you will learn how to draw precise, vector-based CAD drawings that can be interpreted and used by CAM (computer aided machining) programs. The vector drawing skills taught in this class are the basis for creating designs to be used with TechShop's Epilog laser cutters, CNC vinyl cutter, Tormach CNC mill, ShopBot router, Flow waterjet cutter, and CNC plasma cutter. The 2D drawing skills taught in this course also translate to designing, drawing and manipulating 3D parts in other Autodesk software such as Autodesk Inventor and Revit.

Learn:
  • How to set up your workspace for efficiency
  • How to draw with arcs, polylines, splines and more
  • How to use text and reference images in your designs
  • How layers work
  • The theory behind drawing clean vectors
  • Optimization tips and tricks

  • 4 sessions currently scheduled:
        Autodesk AutoCAD - Basics Monday, 7/28/14 6:00 PM 3.0 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
    11 SEATS LEFT
        * Member Sign Up $35.00, No Materials Fee
        Non-member Sign Up $45.00, No Materials Fee
        Autodesk AutoCAD - Basics Friday, 8/1/14 4:00 PM 3.0 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
    12 SEATS LEFT
        * Member Sign Up $35.00, No Materials Fee
        Non-member Sign Up $45.00, No Materials Fee
        Autodesk AutoCAD - Basics Thursday, 8/14/14 6:00 PM 3.0 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
    12 SEATS LEFT
        * Member Sign Up $35.00, No Materials Fee
        Non-member Sign Up $45.00, No Materials Fee
        Autodesk AutoCAD - Basics Tuesday, 8/26/14 6:00 PM 3.0 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
    12 SEATS LEFT
        * Member Sign Up $35.00, No Materials Fee
        Non-member Sign Up $45.00, No Materials Fee
        * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
       
    AUD009: Autodesk Inventor for Mold Design

    Injection mold design and manufacturing can be one of the most expensive and time consuming processes in manufacturing and prototyping. But it doesn't have to be.

    Autodesk Inventor has a number of incredible software tools that make designing complex parts much easier. The feature-rich mold design section covered in this class is one of them.

    In this class, the instructor will cover several tools that are available to automate key aspects of injection mold design and testing.

    - Learn how parts modeled in Inventor can be used to automatically generate an efficient mold.

    - Learn how Inventor ensure that any changes to the digital model are automatically reflected in your mold design.

    When you are done with your design, the file can be exported to a variety of different CAM (computer aided manufacturing) packages to generate the code needed to machine your mold on equipment such as TechShop's CNC Tormach mill. Once you've machined your mold it can be used to manufacture parts on TechShop's Morgan Press injection molding machine.

    This class is a fantastic way to do in-house rapid prototyping and can help you cut down on the number of iterations needed before you have a working final mold ready for production on any scale.

    2 sessions currently scheduled:
        Autodesk Inventor for Mold Design Monday, 8/4/14 5:30 PM 3.0 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
    5 SEATS LEFT
        * Member Sign Up $35.00, No Materials Fee
        Non-member Sign Up $45.00, No Materials Fee
        Autodesk Inventor for Mold Design Tuesday, 8/19/14 5:30 PM 3.0 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
    7 SEATS LEFT
        * Member Sign Up $35.00, No Materials Fee
        Non-member Sign Up $45.00, No Materials Fee
        * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.