Up and Running with Autodesk Inventor Simulation 2010

Up and Running with Autodesk Inventor Simulation 2010

A Step-by-Step Guide to Engineering Design Solutions

1st Edition - May 21, 2009

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  • Author: Wasim Younis
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080959146

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Inventor Simulation is an essential part of the Autodesk Digital Prototyping process. It allows engineers and designers to explore and test components and products virtually, visualizing and simulating real-world performance. Up and Running with Autodesk Inventor Simulation 2010 is dedicated to the requirements of Inventor users who need to quickly learn or refresh their skills, and apply the dynamic simulation, assembly analysis and optimization capabilities of Inventor Simulation 2010.

Key Features

  • Step-by-step approach gets you up and running fast
  • Discover how to convert CAD models to working digital prototypes, enabling you to enhance designs, reduce over design, failure, and the need to create physical prototypes
  • Extensive real-world design problems explore all the new and key features of the 2010 software, including assembly stress analysis; parametric optimization analysis; creating joints effectively; avoiding redundant joints; unknown force; logic conditions; and more…
  • Tips and guidance you to tackle your own design challenges with confidence


Engineers involved with mechanical, product, manufacturing and design engineering

Table of Contents

    1. An Introduction to Inventor Simulation
    2. Design Problem 1 - 90 Degree M16 Bolt Removal Tool
    3. Design Problem 2 - New Mechanism Design for Existing Bridge
    4. Design Problem 3 - New Mechanism Design for Transporter Ramp
    5. Design Problem 4 - Racing Car Engine Connecting Rod
    6. Design Problem 5 - Agricultural Spring Mechanism Design
    7. Design Problem 6 - Rotary Compressor Design
    8. Design Problem 7 - High Speed Bottle Transfer Unit
    9. An Overview of Part and Assembly Stress Analysis
    10. Design Problem 8 - Structural Validation of Mounting Lugs
    11. Design Problem 9 - Structural Validation of Connecting Rod
    12. Design Problem 10 - Industrial Centrifugal Fans
    13. Design Problem 11 - Structural Design of Moving Bridge
    14. Design Problem 12 - Structural Validation of Trailer Chassis
    15. Design Problem 13 - Structural Optimization of a Lifting Mechanism

Product details

  • No. of pages: 384
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 2009
  • Published: May 21, 2009
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080959146

About the Author

Wasim Younis

Wasim Younis is an Autodesk Simulation consultant with over 15 years' experience in the manufacturing sector and Director of VDS Solutions (www.vdssolutions.co.uk), a leading Autodesk Inventor Simulation training, support and consultancy provider. He is well known within Autodesk Inventor Simulation community worldwide and is a regular contributor of Simulation tips, tricks and articles to Experience Manufacturing, the magazine dedicated to Autodesk Inventor users.

Affiliations and Expertise

Autodesk Simulation consultant and Director of VDS Solutions, Burnley, UK

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