Table of Contents

TOCs: Engineering Design Graphics with Autodesk Inventor 2020, First Edition

Chapter 1  Get Started 1

  • Introduction 1
  • Creating a First Sketch 4
  • The Undo Tool 9
  • Creating a Solid Model 9
  • Sample Problem SP1-1 12
  • Sample Problem SP1-2 Angular Shapes 19
  • Chapter Summary 22
  • Chapter Test Questions 22
  • Chapter Project 24

Chapter 2  Two-Dimensional Sketching 27

  • Introduction 27
  • The Sketch Panel 27
  • Circle 33
  • Arc 36
  • Spline 39
  • Ellipse 40
  • Point 43
  • Rectangle 43
  • Fillet 44
  • Chamfer 46
  • Polygon 48
  • Text 49
  • Geometry Text 51
  • Dimension 52
  • Constraints 52
  • Pattern–Rectangular 55
  • Pattern–Circular 57
  • Pattern–Mirror 59
  • Move 60
  • Copy 62
  • Rotate 64
  • Trim 65
  • Extend 66
  • Offset 67
  • Editing a Sketch 68
  • Sample Problem SP2-1 70
  • Chapter Summary 75
  • Chapter Test Questions 75
  • Chapter Project 77

Chapter 3  3D Models 85

  • Introduction 85
  • Extrude 85
  • Taper 87
  • ViewCube 90
  • Revolve 94
  • Holes 96
  • Fillet 99
  • Full Round Fillet 100
  • Face Fillet 101
  • Creating a Variable Fillet 103
  • Chamfer 104
  • Face Draft 105
  • Shell 107
  • Split 109
  • Mirror 111
  • Rectangular Pattern 112
  • Circular Pattern 113
  • Sketch Planes 114
  • Editing a 3D Model 120
  • Default Planes and Axes 123
  • Work Planes 125
  • Sample Problem SP3-1 127
  • Angled Work Planes 129
  • Offset Work Planes 132
  • Work Points 135
  • Ribs (WEBs) 139
  • Loft 141
  • Sweep 144
  • Coil 146
  • Model Material 148
  • Chapter Summary 150
  • Chapter Test Questions 150
  • Chapter Project 153

Chapter 4  Orthographic Views 167

  • Introduction 167
  • Fundamentals of Orthographic Views 168
  • Orthographic Views with Inventor 173
  • Isometric Views 180
  • Section Views 181
  • Offset Section Views 184
  • Aligned Section Views 185
  • Detail Views 185
  • Break Views 186
  • Auxiliary Views 187
  • ASME Y14.3-2003 190
  • Chapter Summary 194
  • Chapter Test Questions 194
  • Chapter Project 198

Chapter 5  Assembly Drawings 221

  • Introduction 221
  • Bottom-Up and Top-Down Assemblies 221
  • Starting an Assembly Drawing 222
  • Degrees of Freedom 224
  • Free Move and Free Rotate Tools 226
  • Constrain 227
  • Presentation Drawings 235
  • Animation 238
  • Isometric Drawings 238
  • Assembly Numbers 241
  • Parts List 243
  • Title Block 246
  • Subassemblies 249
  • Drawing Sheets 253
  • Other Types of Drawing Blocks 255
  • Top-Down Assemblies 260
  • Editing a Part within an Assembly Drawing 280
  • Patterning Components 284
  • Mirroring Components 285
  • Copying Components 286
  • Chapter Summary 288
  • Chapter Test Questions 288
  • Chapter Project 291

Chapter 6  Threads and Fasteners 311

  • Introduction 311
  • Thread Terminology 312
  • Thread Callouts–Metric Units 312
  • Thread Callouts–ANSI Unified Screw Threads 313
  • Thread Representations 314
  • Internal Threads 315
  • Threaded Blind Holes 317
  • Creating Threaded Holes Using the Hole Tool 319
  • Standard Fasteners 322
  • Sizing a Threaded Hole to Accept a Screw 324
  • Screws and Nuts 328
  • Types of Threaded Fasteners 332
  • Flat Head Screws–Countersunk Holes 333
  • Counterbores 336
  • Drawing Fasteners Not Included
  • in the Content Center 340
  • Sample Problem SP6-1 342
  • Washers 345
  • Setscrews 348
  • Rivets 351
  • Sample Problem SP6-2 352
  • Chapter Summary 364
  • Chapter Test Questions 364
  • Chapter Project 367

Chapter 7  Dimensioning a Drawing 389

  • Introduction 389
  • Terminology and Conventions–ANSI 390
  • Creating Drawing Dimensions 392
  • Drawing Scale 399
  • Units 400
  • Aligned Dimensions 403
  • Radius and Diameter Dimensions 404
  • Dimensioning Holes 406
  • Sample Problem SP7-1 407
  • Dimensioning Counterbored,
  • Countersunk Holes 411
  • Angular Dimensions 413
  • Ordinate Dimensions 415
  • Baseline Dimensions 418
  • Hole Tables 419
  • Locating Dimensions 421
  • Fillets and Rounds 422
  • Rounded Shapes–Internal 422
  • Rounded Shapes–External 423
  • Irregular Surfaces 423
  • Polar Dimensions 424
  • Chamfers 425
  • Knurling 426
  • Keys and Keyseats 426
  • Symbols and Abbreviations 427
  • Symmetrical and Centerline Symbols 427
  • Dimensioning to a Point 428
  • Dimensioning Section Views 429
  • Dimensioning Orthographic Views 429
  • 3D Dimensions 430
  • Sample Problem SP7-2 431
  • Sample Problem SP7-3 433
  • Chapter Summary 436
  • Chapter Test Questions 436
  • Chapter Projects 439

Chapter 8  Tolerancing 455

  • Introduction 455
  • Direct Tolerance Methods 455
  • Tolerance Expressions 457
  • Understanding Plus and Minus Tolerances 457
  • Creating Plus and Minus Tolerances 458
  • Limit Tolerances 462
  • Angular Tolerances 463
  • Standard Tolerances 465
  • Double Dimensioning 466
  • Chain Dimensions and Baseline Dimensions 467
  • Tolerance Studies 469
  • Rectangular Dimensions 470
  • Hole Locations 470
  • Choosing a Shaft for a Toleranced Hole 471
  • Sample Problem SP8-1 473
  • Sample Problem SP8-2 473
  • Nominal Sizes 474
  • Standard Fits (Metric Values) 474
  • Hole and Shaft Basis 476
  • Visual Presentations of the Hole and Shaft Tolerances 478
  • Standard Fits (Inch Values) 479
  • Preferred and Standard Sizes 479
  • Surface Finishes 480
  • Surface Control Symbols 482
  • Geometric Tolerances 491
  • Tolerances of Form 491
  • Straightness 492
  • Straightness (RFS and MMC) 492
  • Circularity 495
  • Cylindricity 495
  • Geometric Tolerances
  • Using Inventor 496
  • Tolerances of Orientation 504
  • Datums 504
  • Perpendicularity 505
  • Parallelism 508
  • Angularity 509
  • Profiles 509
  • Runouts 510
  • Positional Tolerances 512
  • Virtual Condition 514
  • Floating Fasteners 514
  • Sample Problem SP8-3 515
  • Sample Problem SP8-4 516
  • Fixed Fasteners 517
  • Sample Problem SP8-5 518
  • Design Problems 519
  • Chapter Summary 522
  • Chapter Test Questions 522
  • Chapter Project 525

Chapter 9  Springs 563

  • Introduction 563
  • Compression Springs 563
  • Extension Springs 570
  • Torsion Springs 577
  • Belleville Springs 580
  • Springs in Assembly Drawings 582
  • Chapter Summary 588
  • Chapter Test Questions 588
  • Chapter Project 590

Chapter 10  Shafts 605

  • Introduction 605
  • Uniform Shafts and Chamfers 606
  • Shafts and Retaining Rings 611
  • Shafts and Keys 616
  • Square Keys 617
  • Pratt and Whitney Keys 622
  • Woodruff Keys 629
  • Shafts with Splines 632
  • Collars 638
  • O-Rings 643
  • Drawing Shafts and Pins Using the Tools Under the Design Tab 648
  • Chapter Summary 652
  • Chapter Test Questions 652
  • Chapter Project 655

Chapter 11  Bearings 671

  • Introduction 671
  • Plain Bearings 672
  • Ball Bearings 677
  • Thrust Bearings 681
  • Chapter Summary 686
  • Chapter Test Questions 686
  • Chapter Project 688

Chapter 12  Gears 697

  • Introduction 697
  • Gear Terminology 697
  • Gear Formulas 699
  • Drawing Gears Using the Gear Tool 699
  • Gear Hubs 701
  • Gear Ratios 706
  • Gear Trains 707
  • Gears with Keyways 709
  • Gear Assemblies 712
  • Supports for Bevel Gears 724
  • Worm Gears 726
  • Supports for Worm Gears 728
  • Chapter Summary 730
  • Chapter Test Questions 730
  • Chapter Projects 732

Chapter 13  Sheet Metal Drawings 747

  • Introduction 747
  • Sheet Metal Drawings 747
  • Flat Patterns 761
  • Punch Tool 762
  • Chapter Summary 769
  • Chapter Test Questions 769
  • Chapter Projects 770

Chapter 14  Weldment Drawings 779

  • Introduction 779
  • Fillet Welds 779
  • Weldments–Groove Welds 791
  • Sample Problem SP14-1 792
  • Chapter Summary 794
  • Chapter Test Questions 794
  • Chapter Project 795

Chapter 15  Cams 799

  • Introduction 799
  • Displacement Diagrams 800
  • Drawing a Cam Using Inventor 801
  • Sample Problem SP15-1 806
  • Cams and Followers 809
  • Chapter Summary 815
  • Chapter Test Questions 815
  • Chapter Projects 816

Index 823

Chapter 16  Projects (Online Only)

  • 16-1 Introduction
  • 16-2 Project 1: Milling Vise
  • 16-3 Project 2: Tenon Jig

Appendix  (Online Only)