INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you an
Engineering professional?
Join Eng-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Eng-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Jobs

Lighting Calculation in Autodesk Inventor 2014

Lighting Calculation in Autodesk Inventor 2014

(OP)
Hello Fokls,

I am involved in an offshore project and must have to calculate a lighting fixtures quantity to comply with the illumination required in 4 different rooms. I need your help if anybody can tell me, does the autodesk inventor 2014 has the capability to do these kind of tasks and can generate an acceptable calculation reports?

Sorry for this, but I was doing this task 8yrs ago may be and it was just a small office that does not need so much detail of accuracy with regards to the calculation reports. and now, no body can calculate this but me. I will be using Norsok S-002 for the lux requirements.

Please tel me if you guys have an idea if the invetor 2014 software can do this if I have a 3d model and I will install lights on them.

Thanks a lot.

New Member

RE: Lighting Calculation in Autodesk Inventor 2014

No lighting/illumination calculations are not part of Inventor..
Thats more of a Revit function.

In general...
Inventor is for the design of electro-mechanical parts/assemblies.
Revit is for buildings/dwellings,etc.

RE: Lighting Calculation in Autodesk Inventor 2014

(OP)
Thanks mcgyvr,

So i will start learning Revit.. we cannot also do it in autoCAD?

I used autocad before only for detailing and drafting and not calculation.

Thanks for the response.

New member

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Eng-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Eng-Tips and talk with other members!


Resources


Close Box

Join Eng-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical engineering professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Eng-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close