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Autodesk Inventor

Export your Autodesk® Inventor® assembly models in a format compatible with Simscape™ Multibody™ software

Enable the Simscape Multibody Link plug-in on your Autodesk Inventor installation to begin exporting your CAD assemblies. Get started with a robotic arm export example or read about the assembly constraints that you can export and the Simscape Multibody joint and constraint blocks that they map into. You must have the Simscape Multibody Link plug-in installed before continuing.


smlink_linkinvAdd Simscape Multibody Link to your Windows registry as an Autodesk Inventor plugin
smlink_unlinkinvRemove Simscape Multibody Link from your Windows registry as an Autodesk Inventor plugin


Enable Simscape Multibody Link Inventor Plug-In

The Simscape Multibody Link plug-in provides the primary interface for exporting CAD assemblies into Simscape Multibody models.

Export an Autodesk Inventor Robot Assembly Model

Generate an XML multibody description file for a robotic arm assembly.

Configure Simscape Multibody Link

This content refers to Simscape Multibody First Generation software.

Constraints and Joints

You create a CAD assembly by applying joints and constraints between parts.

Featured Examples