|PDH Online Course Description||PDH Units/
Learning Units (Hours)
John R. Andrew, P.E.
AutoCAD, “INVENTOR” easy to use software enables engineers to create digital prototyping of: Process Piping, Structures, Machine Parts and Assemblies with Autodesk® Inventor® software enables users to engineer, visualize, and simulate static and dynamic motions and analyze strength of products digitally.
Engineer better products in less time with AutoCAD, “INVENTOR”.
It is not necessary to have access to AutoCAD “INVENTOR” to study this course and pass the quiz.
Conventional AutoCAD drawings of shapes may be uploaded into Inventor to facilitate, “Sketching” profiles of extrusions.
Linkages move, pistons reciprocate, gears and cams rotate in Inventor.
Cost of Software:
AutoCAD, “INVENTOR PROFESSIONAL” 2009 list price is about $4,000.
AutoCAD 2009 list price is approximately $3,000.
Go online to: “http://students4.autodesk.com/” and download: “AutoCAD”, “INVENTOR PROFESSIONAL”, and “Mechanical” free if you are a student of an approved Technical College or other organization.
These downloads are very large and will take 2 to 4 hours. The download will stop from time to time for inputs from you. If you don’t respond the download will terminate.
This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of the course materials.
NY PE & PLS: You must choose courses that are technical in nature or related to matters of laws and ethics contributing to the health and welfare of the public. NY Board does not accept courses related to office management, risk management, leadership, marketing, accounting, financial planning, real estate, and basic CAD. Specific course topics that are on the borderline and are not acceptable by the NY Board have been noted under the course description on our website.
AIA Members: You must take the courses listed under the category "AIA/CES Registered Courses" if you want us to report your Learning Units (LUs) to AIA/CES. If you take courses not registered with AIA/CES, you need to report the earned Learning Units (not qualified for HSW credits) using Self Report Form provided by AIA/CES.