Ascent Autodesk Inventor 2022: Update for 2020/2021 Users (Mixed Units) eBook

The Autodesk® Inventor® 2022: Update for 2020/2021 Users guide introduces the new concepts and modeling techniques that have been added to the 2021 and 2022 releases of the Autodesk® Inventor® software. The guide covers enhancements to the most commonly used environments and contains practices for applying the new concepts.

Topics Covered:

  • Enhancements that have been made to the Inventor interface
  • General enhancements that affect commands that are used in multiple Inventor environments
  • Tips for efficiently working with the Properties panel
  • Detailed workflow procedures for the feature creation tools that have been newly transitioned to the Properties panel
  • Enhancements that have been made to the assembly Model browser
  • General assembly enhancements, including an improved Save dialog box, further control for how bolted connections are created, and new naming options for copied and mirrored components
  • Creating and using instance properties in assemblies and their BOMs
  • Simplifying assemblies using the Properties panel (previously called Shrinkwrap)
  • Creating and using model states in part and assembly models
  • Enhancements to how drawings and their views are created and annotated
  • Enhancements to the Flange dialog box and how flanges are created, as well as using model states in sheet metal models
  • Using Frame Generator with the new Properties panel interface

  • Access to the 2022.0 version of the software, to ensure compatibility with this guide. Future software updates that are released by Autodesk may include changes that are not reflected in this guide. The practices and files included with this guide are not compatible with prior versions (e.g., 2021).
  • The class assumes mastery of Autodesk Inventor basics as taught in Autodesk® Inventor®: Introduction to Solid Modeling. In addition, the completion of Autodesk® Inventor®: Sheet Metal Design or equivalent experience is recommended.
  • The use of Microsoft® Excel is required for this guide.