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.
Fifthteen Week Overview, December 5-9
Assignments due from previous weeks!!!
1. Descriptive Geometry Practice Test (due Wednesday, December 3)
Assignments due this weeks!!!
1. Gears, (Due Wednesday, December 7)
2. Planetary Gear System (Due Tuesday, December 13)
Gear Assignment (Due Wednesday, December 7)
Pictures and Files
Gear Terminology Video
Gear Parameters Video
Gear Construction Video
Gear iPart Video
Gear Cluster Assembly
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.
The last two videos will make and base and an assembly to put everything together.
Planetary Gear System Assignment (Due Tuesday, December 13)
12 and 18T Gears
48T Ring Gear
Planetary Gear System
Planetary Gear iAssembly
The Planetary Gear System is a very unique and robust gear system that is used in Automatic Transmissions of cars,
small portable tools like 18 Volt Drill and many other applications. We will use a different diametrical pitch for this,
so the first video explains how to make this minor change to the gear you have already created. The second gear is a ring
gear, which means the teeth are on the inside instead of the outside. So we will use a simplified method to make this gear.
The third video will make a carrier or base in which the gears will be assembled.
The fourth video will put all the gears together and begin to make the proper animations.
The last video will create an iAssembly. Similarly to an iPart, it will use the spreadsheet to create different scenarios.