Friday, December 20, 2013

Creation of Exploded View of a Model (Autodesk Inventor 2013)

Creation of Exploded View of a Model

 Serial No. 125

Creation of Exploded View of a Model (Autodesk Inventor 2013)

Video Tutorial with Caption and Audio Narration

 

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Transcription of Video

Creation of Exploded View of a Model in a Presentation File (Autodesk Inventor 2013)

  1. Create a new Standard (in).ipn Presentation File.
  2. Click ‘Create View’ icon in the Create panel of Presentation Tab.
  3. In the Select Assembly dialogue box, click ‘Open an existing file’ button under the File section.
  4. Select the ‘Vise’ Assembly and Click Open.
  5. Explosion Method should be selected to ‘Manual’.
  6. Click Ok.
  7. Save the file with the default name.
  8. Click ‘Tweak Components’ tool on the Create panel.
  9. Select front face of Vise to set the Direction.
  10. Select Sub Assembly-3 in the Browser Bar as Component.
  11. Place the cursor in the empty area of Design window and drag the component in Z direction.
  12. Enter the value 40 inch in Tweak Distance input box under the ‘Transformations Section’ to precisely move the component.
  13. Click green check mark to apply.
  14. Hold the Ctrl key and click the Sub Assembly-3 to remove it from the selection.
  15. Select the Sub Assembly-2 in the Browser Bar.
  16. Drag the Component 22 inch away in the Z direction.
  17. Click Close to finish adding tweaks to the exploded view.
  18. Adjust the model in the design window by using Navigation Tools: Zoom and Pan.
  19. Set the Current View as Home view by using the toggle next to View Cube.
  20. Click the ‘Browser Filters’ icon in the Browser Bar.
  21. Select ‘Sequence View’ from the context menu.
  22. Double click the Task1.
  23. In the Edit Task & Sequences dialog box, select ‘Sequence2’ from drop down menu of Sequences.
  24. Click Set Camera button then Apply it.
  25. Click Play Forward button to check the Animation Sequence.
  26. Click Reset to set the Animation back to the beginning.
  27. Now set the camera for the ‘Sequence1’ in the same manner.
  28. Adjust the view of the model by using Navigation Tools.
  29. Set the Camera and click Apply.
  30. Check the Animation Sequence by clicking the Play Forward button.
  31. Click Ok to close the Edit Task & Sequences dialogue box.
  32. Click Animate Tool on the Create panel.
  33. In the Animation dialogue box, fill the value 50 in ‘Interval’ Input box and click Apply.
  34. Click ‘Play Forward’ button to see the animation.
  35. Click Reset button and close the dialogue box.
  36. Now Zoom the window so that Sub Assembly-1 can be seen clearly.
  37. Activate Tweak Component Tool.
  38. Select Front Face of Sub Assembly-1 to set the Direction.
  39. Select both the Screws as component and drag them 4 inch away in Z direction.
  40. Hold the Ctrl key and click both the screws to remove them from the selection.
  41. Select the Jaw Plate and drag it 2 inch away in the Z direction.
  42. Click Clear button, it will clear the settings in the dialog box.
  43. Now it is ready to setup for another tweak.
  44. Click the cylindrical face of Screw to set the direction, select Screw again.
  45. Change the Transformation type from Linear to Rotational by clicking the Rotational Radio Button.
  46. Enter the Transformation value (-720) degree and click the green check mark.
  47. Click Clear Button.
  48. In the same manner create another Tweak for the second screw.
  49. Select cylindrical face of screw then click the screw.
  50. Enter the Transformation Value (-720) degree and click green check mark to apply.
  51. Close the Tweak Component dialogue box.
  52. Expand the Sequence1, 2, 3 and 4 in the Browser Bar to show the Hidden folders.
  53. Select the Sub Assembly-2 and Sub Assembly-3, drag and drop them under all the Hidden Folders visible.
  54. By doing so both the Sub-Assemblies will be hidden, during the Animation of Sequence1, 2, 3 and 4.
  55. Open the Animate Tool.
  56. Click more button to expand the Animation dialogue box.
  57. Click Play Forward Button.
  58. At present both the Screws are rotating separately.
  59. Click Pause Button and Reset the Animation Player.
  60. Select Sequence 1 and Sequence 2 from the Animation Sequence list by holding Ctrl Key.
  61. Click Group Button to combine two tweaks into Sequence1 and Apply it.
  62. Click play button to see the effect.
  63. Click Pause Button and Reset the Animation Player.
  64. Click the Sequence 1 in the Animation Sequence List and click the Move Down button two times.
  65. Now this Sequence will be labeled as Sequence 3.
  66. Click Apply.
  67. Now play the animation to see the effect.
  68. Click Reset Button and close the dialogue box.
  69. Double click the Task1 in Browser Bar to open Edit Task & Sequences dialog box.
  70. Set the Camera for Sequence 1, 2 and 3 as displayed.
  71. Click OK to close the dialogue box.
  72. Adjust the design window with the help of navigation tools, so that the Part-1 of Sub Assembly-1 can be seen clearly.
  73. To do so, take the help of common navigation tools and Precise View rotation Tool.
  74. Activate Tweak Components tool.
  75. Select front face of Vise as Direction.
  76. Then the select Part-1 as Component.
  77. Click Y button in the Linear Transformation type option.
  78. Drag the Part-1 (-0.625) inch away.
  79. Now select Z button in the Linear Transformation type option to move the ‘Part-1’, 8 inch away in Z direction.
  80. Close the Tweak Components dialog box.
  81. Double click the Sequence 2 in the Browser Bar to open Edit Task & Sequences dialog box.
  82. Set Camera for the Sequence 2 and 1.
  83. Close the Edit Task & Sequences dialog box.
  84. Expand the elements of Sequence2 and put the Sub Assembly-2 in its Hidden folder by using drag and drop method.
  85. Re-Adjust the design window using Navigation tools so that Jaw of Sub Assembly-2 can be seen clearly.
  86. Activate the Tweak Component Tool.
  87. Select the front face of Sub Assembly-2 as Direction.
  88. Select both the Screws as Component.
  89. Drag them 4 inch away in Z direction.
  90. Hold the Ctrl key and click both the screws to remove them from the selection.
  91. Select the Jaw Plate and drag it 2 inch away in the Z direction.
  92. Click Clear button, it will clear the settings in the dialog box.
  93. Now it is ready to setup for another tweak.
  94. Click the cylindrical face of Screw to set the direction then select Screw again.
  95. Change the Transformation type from Linear to Rotational by clicking the Rotational Radio Button.
  96. Enter the Transformation value (-720) degree and click the green check mark.
  97. Click Clear Button.
  98. In the same manner create another Tweak for the second screw.
  99. Select cylindrical face of screw then click the screw.
  100. Enter the Transformation Value (-720) degree and click green check mark to apply.
  101. Close the Tweak Component dialogue box.
  102. Open the Animate Tool.
  103. Click more button to expand the Animate dialogue box.
  104. Select Sequence 1 and Sequence 2 from the Animation Sequence list by holding Ctrl Key.
  105. Click Group Button to combine two tweaks into Sequence1 and Apply it.
  106. Click the Sequence 1 in the Animation Sequence List and click the Move Down button two times.
  107. Now this Sequence will be labeled as Sequence 3.
  108. Click Apply.
  109. Now play the animation to see the effect.
  110. Click Pause button and close the dialogue box.
  111. Double click the Task1 in Browser Bar.
  112. Set the Camera for Sequence 1, 2 and 3 as displayed.
  113. Click OK to close the dialogue box.
  114. Re-Adjust the design window using Navigation tools, so that the ‘Pin’ of Sub Assembly-3 can be seen clearly.
  115. Double Click the Pin of Sub Assembly-3 to activate the Tweak Component tool.
  116. Select the top face of Pin to set the direction.
  117. Drag the Pin 3.5 inch away in Z direction.
  118. Click Clear Button.
  119. Select the front face of Washer to set the Direction.
  120. Select the Washer and drag it 2.5 inch away in Z direction.
  121. Hold the Ctrl Key and click the Washer to remove it from the selection.
  122. Now select the Spring and drag it 2 inch away in Z direction.
  123. Click Clear button.
  124. Select the cylindrical face of the Handle to set the Direction.
  125. Select the Handle and drag it (-2.5 inch) away in Z direction.
  126. Close the Tweak Component dialogue box.
  127. Double click the Task1 in Browser Bar.
  128. Set the Camera for Sequence 1, 2, 3 and 4 as displayed.
  129. Click OK to close the dialogue box.
  130. Go to Home View, to readjust the design window.
  131. Activate the Animate tool.
  132. Clear the screen by activating the Clean screen command.
  133. Click ‘Play Forward’ Button to play the Animation.
  134. Click Reset Button to restore the Assembly in Exploded mode.