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AICO 4044 - Autodesk Inventor

Computer Aided Design & Engineering Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

Course Details

Covers sketching, part modeling, assemblies and design documentation. Autodesk Inventor uses adaptive technology to speed and simplify the mechanical design process. As a dedicated 3D mechanical computer aided design package, it is ideally suited for conceptual design.


MCAD experience and familiarity with Microsoft Windows.





Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 32305

Thu Sep 13 - Thu Dec 06 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Dec 06 Thu 18:45 - 21:45 BBY SW03 Rm. 1920


Greg Creamore

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Create models that effectively capture design intent. Such models can be easily edited to match design changes with adversely affect other parts of the design.
  • Access and effectively use the on-line help system.
  • Create, constrain and modify sketched based features.
  • Effectively use placed part features.
  • Document moderately complex part drawings.
  • Use model and drawing properties to create dynamic model documents.
  • Assemble and constrain a mechanical assembly.
  • Use Autodesk Inventor's adaptive technology to drive model design.
  • Model a sheet metal component in the context of an assembly.
  • Use a presentation to document an assembly.
  • Create 2D documentation and a parts list for an assembly.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

AICO 4044 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technology
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

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Fall 2018

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BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

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Inventor 2019 Intro To Solid Modeling Student Guide
Author Ascent
Binding Shrink Wrapped
Price $77.50


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