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Inventor for Mechanical Design Professional Certification Prep

Prove you're on the right track to certification with self-paced lessons and a practice test. This certification prep course reviews the core skills covered by the Autodesk Certified Professional in Inventor for Mechanical Design certification exam.
Software used in this course:
  • Inventor

Overview

Advances in technology are changing the way we work and the skills demanded by industry. Professionals need to demonstrate their knowledge to be competitive and meet workforce standards. Explore the skills covered in the Autodesk Certified Professional in Inventor for Mechanical Design certification exam. Follow along with lessons, datasets, and exercises to practice and review the exam topics on your own. You can also test your knowledge by taking a practice test to prepare for the certification exam. It’s all about practice and preparation.

After completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  • See and explore modeling workflows that you might not currently use.
  • Work through challenges that give you hands-on experience with advanced tools in Inventor.
  • Review the topics covered on the Autodesk Certified Professional in Inventor for Mechanical Design certification exam.
    1

    Getting started

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    Course overview
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    Get the software
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    Tips for the exam
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    Exam objectives
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    Course resources
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    See where you stand

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    Pre-test
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    Configuration and Administration

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    Lesson overview
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    Configure project files
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    Configure document settings
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    Improve application options
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    Create and modify styles in documents
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    Standard Part Modeling

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    Lesson overview
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    Describe the characteristics of models that fulfill design intent
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    Demonstrate the effective use of feature patterns on parts in assemblies
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    Identify advanced uses of work features
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    Identify scenarios in which to use Direct Edit
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    Create and modify complex sketches
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    Analyze the implications of adaptive parts
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    Advanced Part Modeling

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    Lesson overview
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    Create 3D sketches
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    Apply 3D features
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    Create and use multibody parts
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    Create and edit surfaces
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    Develop free-form models
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    Apply topology optimization principles
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    Practice exercise 1
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    Practice exercise 2
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    Practice exercise 3
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    Sheet Metal

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    Lesson overview
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    Use the Sheet Metal environment to create features
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    Assembly Modeling

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    Lesson overview
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    Modify the Bill of Materials in the BOM Editor
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    Import, link, and export files or point clouds
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    Describe and use Shrinkwrap
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    Optimize component relationships in an assembly
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    Create and manage representations
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    Restructure components and views in the browser
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    Understand the key workflows for large assembly management
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    Weldments

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    Lesson overview
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    Create models and deliverables in the Weldment environment
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    Deliverables

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    Lesson overview
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    Use breakout and overlay views, and GD&T to create 2D documentation
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    Generate files and views for collaboration and digital fabrication
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    Design Automation Techniques

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    Lesson overview
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    Simplify workflow by using iParts, iFeatures, iMates, and iAssemblies
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    Use Frame Generator to create and edit frames
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    Describe the benefits of using Design Accelerators to create bolted connections
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    Practice exercise 1
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    Practice exercise 2
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    Practice exercise 3
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    Course challenge

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    Challenge exercise
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    Practice test

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    Start your practice test