All of the students will have access to the computer lab in 1116 Academic Surge.
The majority of your work will be reverse engineering but some element of the assembly must be a new design.
You will be required to submit a professional quality project report detailing the modeling project and a team member evaluation.
Maybe you never want to open the lid of your trash can again and would like to come up with an automatic opener or your desk needs adjustable legs for standing and sitting.
The design change to improve the object should be some simple addition, we are not asking you redesign the whole thing.
Inventor is a modern mechanical 3D parametric solid modeling software pacakge.