from Civil to Inventor

The Autodesk enthusiast exile


Items listed here are various things that might interest others in the community

Machine Tools and CNC

Shoptask Quadralift hand notes for manufacturing here

Inventor 2011 Beta Contest

I finally submitted it. Here is the Thrust Spreadsheet for the Beta.  I submitted some old version and can’t change it.  I also can’t upload any spreadsheets here.  So here is an image of the data.  It approximates thrust quantities in exhaust pipe for the design criteria. 



  1. Have you ever imported or opened Inventor parts, ipt or iam in a civil package? I have a client who wants to put parts into civil that are too complex for partbuilder but easy for Inventor.

    Comment by David Kingsley | March 9, 2009 | Reply

    • David,
      I emailed you, but in summary no. It might be possible, but the parametrics will only be controlled on the Part Builder created items. I will give it some thought.

      Comment by John Evans | March 10, 2009 | Reply

  2. John

    Was wondering if there is a way that I can get C3D to show me all the ponding areas (closed polylines) on a big surface

    Can you help or guide me in a direction, currently i’m doing this by hand, and it takes forever

    FC Snyman

    Comment by FC Snyman | December 10, 2009 | Reply

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