Autodesk Inventor modelling – Pattern a feature around a coiled path

Shafts and gears are common components in many engineering designs. We are often required to design shafts for mechanical machines that do heavy rotational work, such as those in mines or food processing industries. This, more often than not, requires features or components to be patterned along the length of the shaft. It may not […]

Creating a generic adaptive component in Revit

The process below will describe how to create a simple rectangular adaptive component similar to the image below. First step is to go Create Family as show below. Then select the Generic Model Adaptive family template. In the empty family place 4 points that will eventually form the corners of the rectangular shape. Once placed select […]