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Autodesk Inventor Design Accelerator: Tolerance Calculator

January 30, 2013, post by Robert Reid, Manufacturing Solutions Engineer: The “Tolerance Calculator” helps the end user to perform calculations of closed linear dimension chains within the Part environment, or the Assembly environment. The calculator can work in the following two basic modes: • Calculation of the resulting dimension including tolerances (check calculation): Performs a check verifying correctness of design

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How To: Inventor 2013 Functional Design: Design Accelerators (“O” – Ring Generator)

Functional Design Definition: a knowledge content tool representing the trend to move from geometrical descriptions to capturing knowledge. Designers use functional design to analyze the function of their products and the design problems they are trying to solve, rather than spending time on the modeling operations necessary to create 3D representations. Functional design is not only a set of functions;

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