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Math functions in parameters of Inventor models.

A - answer You can use many arithmetic and goniometric functions in calculated paramaters of Inventor models:

Supported algebraic operators:
  
+ addition
- subtraction  
% modulo  
* multiplication
/ division
^ power 
() expression delimiter
; argument delimiter

Supported function:

  
cos(expr)  
sin(expr)  
tan(expr)  
acos(expr)  
asin(expr)  
atan(expr)  
cosh(expr)  
sinh(expr)  
tanh(expr)  
acosh(expr)  
asinh(expr)  
atanh(expr)  
sqrt(expr) - square root
sign(expr) - signum 0/1  
exp(expr) - e^x  
floor(expr) - next lower integer 
ceil(expr) - next higher integer 
round(expr) - round to integer 
abs(expr)  
max(expr1;expr2)  
min(expr1;expr2)  
ln(expr) - natural logarithm 
log(expr) - decimal logarithm  
pow(expr1; expr2)  
random() - random number 
isolate(expr;unit;unit)  

Please note that all expressions must be unit-compatible.

Inventor2014
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14.5.2013    3119x  
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applies to: Inventor 2014 ·

See also:
Tip 9783:Parameters for number of pattern elements (from a given length).
Tip 9743:How to use XY coordinates from Excel as polyline vertices in AutoCAD?
Tip 9359:Different types of rounding in Inventor parameters.
Tip 8884:Sinusoid, hypotrochoid, guilloche and other parametric curves in AutoCAD.
Tip 8479:How to generate 3D surface with a mathematic expression?


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