Monday, March 21, 2011

Part Modeling Practice Drawings for Inventor

Are you looking for a few dimensioned drawings to practice your Inventor modeling with? I've put together 24 sheets of detailed part drawings for practice in a PDF.

You can download this file by clicking the Download button on the viewer control frame, or find it on the Tutorials page. I hope you find these helpful.

Alternative download link: video versions of these files by Nivesh and Nisheeth:

In addition to these drawings you can find several "projects" at these links.

Inventor World Cup Archive Files
If you're really up for a challenge, try some of these:

Inventor Wizards
An entire page devoted to model engine plans from Inventor Wizards:
You can use this link for an English translation:|en&tbb=1&ie=ISO-8859-1 

A Few Engine Plans From Dave Archer Of Andover, England. 
(Thanks again Dave!)

The first link for each plan set, shows the overall model as well as each part, and included video of the engine in action. The second link for each plan set it to the zip file which contains detailed part drawings in PDF format.

A simple twin cylinder model engine:

A small two stroke radial engine:

A twin cylinder slide valve flash steam engine:

A 5 cylinder radial engine: