Using a step-by-step format, this book introduces Autodesk Inventor 2009 and shows how to use Autodesk Inventor to create and document designs. This edition features four new chapters and a stronger emphasis on engineer drawings and on drawing components. Sample problems, end-of-chapter projects and a variety of additional exercises reinforce the material and allow the reader to practice the techniques described. Allowsusers to work directly from thebook to the screen. Includes examples of how to create an animated assembly, apply dimension to a drawing, calculate shear and bending values and more!Introduces readers to both the ANSI and ISO standards sousers learn appropriate techniques and national standards.