Autodesk Inventor Professional 2017 Basics
Hampton Christian Academy

The videos below are for instructional purposes and are not to be distributed to others. I have saved most of the videos onto your computer. If you look on the C drive and in the folder HCHS, you will find higher quality videos that what you download from this webpage.


Fourteenth Week Overview, November 28th to December 2th

I trust everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday. In a few weeks, the NYSUM trip will be coming up. If you are a part of that trip and will be out that week, please let me know. I want to know how to plan for that week.

Assignments due from previous weeks!!!

1. Hair Dryer, If you have not turned it in, please send it now.
2. Part Test, If you have not turned it in, please send it now.

Assignments due this weeks!!!

1. Descriptive Geometry Practice Test (due Wednesday, November 30)
2. Gears, (Due Wednesday, December 7)

Descriptive Geometry Assignment (Due Wednesday, November 30)
Descriptive Geometry files
Descriptive Geometry Video
I want to begin by saying this is a practice test. The real test will be coming up shorttly. If you follow the directions and learn 3 simple steps, you will find this assignments and coming test one of the easiest test that you could possibly take with a sure 100.

Download the zipped folder from the link above. Before you do anything, please extract the folder. Otherwise, you will have difficulty saving the assignment after you have completed the work, and that will be very frustrating to have to start all over again. Of course, doing it a second or third time will reinforce the simple procedures and assure you a good grade on the test. So, if you do not want to extract the folders and you would prefer doing the assignment 2 or 3 times, you are more than welcome.

In the folder you will find 4 documents; a word document, a spreadsheet answer sheeet, an Inventor Part file (.ipt), and an Inventor drawing file (.idw). Read the word document first. This is a help file and list the 3 steps and explains what is happening during each step. Also, it list some terms and abreviations that I will be using. There is also a video on my website that will explain the procedure. If you have difficulty getting the right answers, you can send me the drawing file and briefly explain the difficulty you are having and I will get back with you as quickly as I can.

Gear Assignment (Due Wednesday, December 7)
Pictures and Files
Gear Terminology Video
Gear Parameters Video
Gear Construction Video
Gear iPart Video
The first link is important documents that will help you understand the terminology. The next link is a video that will give you an actual gear and explain the terminology in a clearer way. The next 3 videos will be used to construct the gear. As you will see, the entire project is made of formulas with really only one major parameter and that is the number of teeth the gear has. Change this number and the entire model will be recalculated and built.

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