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TEDCF Ships Inventor 2010 Tube and Pipe Course

Springville, CA, August 26, 2009 – TEDCF Publishing, a leading Autodesk Authorized Publisher of interactive courses for Autodesk Inventor, today announced the availability of Autodesk Inventor 2010: Tube and Pipe Routed Systems.

While showing you how to use the Tube and Pipe module, author David Melvin, PE shows you advanced practices that assure that your runs and assemblies are functional and editable.

This advanced course is designed to quickly build professional skills in all disciplines of the Tube and Pipe environment. Once you’ve mastered the basic and advanced concepts, you learn how to make custom Tube and Pipe Styles, publish custom iPart Families to the Content Center, create derived routes and autoroutes, and you learn how to populate and update routes. You’ll also learn how Tube and Pipe settings affect BOMs and file locations.

Step-by-step instruction is presented in fully animated lessons in a simple to use Lesson Player. It automatically tracks your progress, so all you need is a computer with speakers.

Lesson Player Attributes:

  • Large Screen Display
  • Caption – Captions can be turned on or off depending on your needs.
  • Automatic Course Layout – The course starts with basic concepts and builds to more advanced concepts.
  • Automatic Book Marking – The course automatically opens on the last viewed lesson.
  • Fully Indexed – The Memory Jogger allows you to enter keyword phrases to find a particular lesson.
  • Lesson Slider Control – Quickly moves you to any point in a lesson.
  • Volume Slider Control – Adjust the volume for your comfort.
  • Time Displays – Total length and current position of each lesson is displayed so you can budget your time.

“If you design a lot of tube and pipe runs, you have to get the Inventor Tube and Pipe add-in.” said David Melvin, PE, author of the course. “You’ll need to learn several fundamental concepts before you can use it, but it’s well worth your time. That’s why this course is so valuable. Once you’ve got the fundamentals under your belt, it shows you how to construct bullet proof runs that will automatically update to assembly changes.”

Learn more about Autodesk Inventor 2010: Tube and Pipe Routed Systems and watch sample lessons from the course.

About the Author
David Melvin, PE is a licensed Mechanical Engineer with over 23 years of experience in research and development for major companies. He founded The Engineering Department Consulting Firm in 1998 and soon discovered that he needed an easier and faster way to train his draftsmen and engineers to use Autodesk Inventor. This need led him to begin making video based training courses. He found that this method of teaching was so effective that he founded TEDCF Publishing in 2000. Now his courses are used by thousands of professionals, students, and teachers all over the world.

About TEDCF Publishing
Founded in 2000, TEDCF Publishing is a division of The Engineering Department Consulting Firm. The company attained recognition as an Autodesk Authorized Publisher & Developer within the first year of business. The company provides training courses on CD for Inventor 6 through 2011, SolidWorks 2009-2011, and Microsoft Excel.

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