Updated for use with the latest version of AutodeskR InventorR software, AUTODESKR INVENTORR ESSENTIALS PLUS: 2013 AND BEYOND demonstrates critical CAD concepts, from basic sketching and modeling through advanced modeling techniques, as it equips students with the skills to master this powerful professional tool. The book walks students through every component of the software, including the user interface, toolbars, dialogue boxes, sketch tools, drawing views, assembly modeling, and more. Its unique modular organization puts key information at reader's fingertips. Step-by-step tutorials make it an ideal resource for self-learning as well as classroom instruction. Packed with vivid illustrations and practical exercises that emphasize modern-day applications, AUTODESKR INVENTORR ESSENTIALS PLUS: 2013 AND BEYOND prepares students for work in the real world.