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Inventor: tips and Ideas for education lessons?

By Henriette on 25 Sep 13:23 15 answers 922 views 0 comments

I am going to teach the juniors at my school (age between 16-17 years) in Inventor. And I wonder if anyone here could give me some tips on what I should focus on first. What tasks should I give them? ( it can be models they can 3D print too.) What should I start with? and so on..
Also if anyone had any good tutorials for beginners, I would appreciate if you could post the link? :)

15 answers

  • Wilhelm Coetzer
    Wilhelm Coetzer almost 3 years ago

    here is some example files and docs that may help you


    Alignment bracket sheet 8 of 25.ipt, 122 KB
    Microsoft Word - Using Autodesk INVENTOR 2015.pdf, 2.15 MB
    CYLINDER HEAD.ipt, 94 KB
    crosshead container flange cylinder.ipt, 117 KB
    crank.ipt, 123 KB
    Autodesk Inventor Practice Part Drawings.pdf, 2.04 MB
  • 53c22fc1
    53c22fc1 almost 3 years ago

    In youtube there are many examples for beginners.

  • Jonathan DeRoner
    Jonathan DeRoner almost 3 years ago

    From what I learned while I've been in college is that it's easiest to start with the simple 2D sketches and ensure that they are fully constrained at the end every time. If a sketch isn't constrained, a part will likely fail in the future when it comes to extruding, revolving, and so on. Then of course I'd show the basic commands I just mentioned to create solid models. Details like fillets and chamfers should be taught both in sketch mode and out of sketch mode to solids. Depending on how long you have the students for, I'd start with something like that for a week or so, that way all the basics can be mastered early on. Using the classic "Monkey see, monkey do" approach where they follow along with you is how I was taught and I remember more from all of that in all my years of college than anything else. Including when it has come to more advanced surface modeling, stress analysis, and dynamic simulation like I'm studying now.

  • Henriette
    Henriette almost 3 years ago

    Thanks a lot for feedback. I just have the students two hours a week (after school) and most of them don't know anything about CAD. My teacher also want them be able to print out models with the 3d printer in the first lesson... haha. But as you say I also think it is smart to start with the 2D sketches, and learn that just right before we go further. This is something i feel wasn't covered enough when I learned Inventor, and I still have som problems with understanding and doing the constrains right..
    I really agree on the "monkey see, monkey do" approach, and this is absolutely how I want approach it :)

    Thanks again!

  • Jonathan DeRoner
    Jonathan DeRoner almost 3 years ago

    Your welcome! If you need any more tips let me know.

  • Kirsten kl
    Kirsten kl 4 months ago

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  • Charles Noel
    Charles Noel 3 months ago

    Teaching younger students is undoubtedly a challenging task. It looks like if you are about just step in and start your first session then providing them with some kind of interesting and smart content based task can help you. It will not just enable them to exercise over their creative thoughts but in addition to that it will also ease up the process for building greater confidence.

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    alice brant about 2 months ago

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  • John Bishop
    John Bishop 29 days ago

    It sounds like you have some smart ideas. One idea that rings a bell is to accomplish something with 3D design. For instance, they make extraordinary 3D design. Additionally pose your inquiry here in replies in the Education classification and in the Environment classification and you may get smart ideas.

  • alee Aliyana
    alee Aliyana 21 days ago

    Utilizing the great "Monkey see, monkey do" approach where they take after alongside you is the means by which I was instructed and I recall more from the majority of that in every one of my times of school than whatever else. Counting when it has come to more propelled surface demonstrating, stretch investigation, and dynamic reproduction like I'm examining now.

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