For Autodesk Inventor, Solid Modeling, Engineering Design, and Drafting Technology courses. This comprehensive text/workbook demonstrates the powerful abilities of the Autodesk Inventor software program. Written in a clear, concise manner, it focuses on the highest professional standards of CAD designers. Building on the student's basic understanding of CADD and mechanical drafting, Autodesk InventorA (R) 6: Basics Through Advanced introduces solid modeling and the tools and interface components used to complete fully parametric 3-dimensional parts, assemblies, presentations, and 2-dimensional drawings. Each chapter contains a variety of learning tools that simulate real-world activities and mechanical drafting material.