Inventor 101: Placing and Orienting Parts in an Assembly


Once you’ve completed the design process of all of your parts, it’s time to assemble them together in, well, an assembly. Assemblies are vital parts to the overall engineering design process, and this Inventor 101 video will teach you the basics of getting started with them. You’ll see how to place existing parts into an assembly, how to ground them, and then how to orient them with the free orbit command. Check it all out below.

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Trevor English

Trevor is a civil engineer (B.S.) who has made a career out of engineering and technical communication. His work has appeared on Curiosity, BBC, Interesting Engineering and other sites across the web. Originally the Chief editor for Interesting Engineering back in 2016, he now works with software & tech companies, aiding them in content marketing and technical communication. Currently living in Texas, he’s also a published children’s book author and producer for the YouTube channel Concerning Reality.

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