Inventor Activity 5: Lofted Vase

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Inventor Activity 5: Lofted Vase"

Transcription

1 Inventor Activity 5: Lofted Vase In this tutorial, you will use a few new commands to create a free form Lofted object. Sometimes you want to create an object that is not made up of square, flat, or perfectly round parts, like a car body, or boat hull. The Loft feature is one way to do that. 1. Open a new Standard (Imperial) part file. 2. On the XZ plane create a sketch of a circle that has a diameter of 1.5 and is centered on the Origin. 3. In the Browser, right click on the XZ plane under Origin and select Visibility. This will allow us to easily use it for other things. 4. Create a new plane, 1.5 above and parallel with the XZ plane. 5. An easy way to do this is to click Start New Sketch, then click and hold the plane you want to offset. Drag the new plane in the direction that you want it and then enter the offset distance. Press the Enter key. 6. Draw an Ellipse on the new sketch that is centered on the first circle. Access the Ellipse command through the circle dropdown menu. 7. Make the major axis of the ellipse 1.5 in radius and the minor axis 0.8 in radius (double click the ellipse to place the dimensions). Click Finish Sketch.

2 8. Create another Offset plane 1.5 above the last plane. 9. Create a circle on it that is 1 in diameter. Make sure it is centered with the first two. 10. Drop down the menu underneath the Sweep feature and select Loft. 11. The Loft dialogue box will appear. Click on the Add Section and then select the three sketch objects that you created. 12. Loft creates smooth shapes that transition from sketch section to section. This shape looks pretty good, but we can have more control over the shape by adding Rails. 13. Click Cancel. 14. Create a new sketch on the YZ Plane. The YZ plane should go through the center of the other sketches. 15. Project Geometry of the 3 original sketches onto the new sketch surface so that you can snap onto them.

3 16. Use the Spline Interpolation line tool in the drop down menu under Line and draw a curvy line connecting the outer points of the projected sketches. The lines of the spline must touch the other sketches. Spline creates smooth curved lines that have no constant radius, like an arc or circle. When adding a spline, every point you click will locate another point of the line, and the line will adjust its curve between these points. These points can be adjusted after the spline is created by adjusting the Handles (in Red) 17. Delete the projected lines at the top and bottom. 18. Draw a Line going vertically through the center of the sketch. Select the Line and click on the Centerline option. This will turn the line into a centerline for a Mirror. 19. Use the Mirror command to Mirror the spline on the Centerline. 20. Delete the horizontal projected lines. 21. Click Finish Sketch. 22. Right click and select Visibility for each of the visible Planes on the screen to turn them off.

4 23. You now have some Sections and some Rails to better define the Loft. 24. Use the Loft feature again. Choose the 3 original sketches as the Sections, and choose the new Splines as the Rails. 25. Click OK. 26. Nice! Next you re going to hollow out the inside of the vase and make an access at the top. 27. Click on the Shell feature. 28. Enter 0.05 in as the Thickness and then select the top face of the shape. This hollows out the vessel, and creates an opening where selected. 29. Click OK.

5 30. For the last step we are going to put some lettering on the side of the vase. 31. Create a new plane, offset from the YZ Plane by 0.9 in. 32. Use the Text tool, and write some text on the plane that lines up in view with the vase. 33. Find the Emboss feature which is located in the drop down menu under Sweep. 34. Choose the lettering as the Profile. Enter of Depth of and choose either Emboss from Face or Engrave from Face. 35. Make sure that the arrow is pointing towards the vase and click OK. Emboss Engrave

6 36. Choose a color to make the vase. 37. Well done! This concludes the basic modeling tutorials. There are many, many, more capabilities within Inventor for modeling. It is beyond the scope of this course to introduce you to all of the possibilities, but you can always try them on your own. Scrounge around in the menus and see what kinds of icons there are. There are countless resources to help you figure out some of the more complex ways of 3D modelling. Try new things and don t be afraid to use CTRL-Z (undo).

SolidWize. Online SolidWorks Training. Lofts: Tea Pot

SolidWize. Online SolidWorks Training. Lofts: Tea Pot SolidWize Online SolidWorks Training Lofts: Tea Pot Step 1: Creating the Body Using inches as the unit, create the following sketch on the top plane. We will now add a plane above the top plane so that

More information

From the above fig. After sketching the path and profile select the sweep command First select the profile from property manager tree And then select

From the above fig. After sketching the path and profile select the sweep command First select the profile from property manager tree And then select Chapter 5 In sweep command there is a) Two sketch profiles b) Two path c) One sketch profile and one path The sweep profile is used to create threads springs circular things and difficult geometry. For

More information

Module 2: Radial-Line Sheet-Metal 3D Modeling and 2D Pattern Development: Right Cone (Regular, Frustum, and Truncated)

Module 2: Radial-Line Sheet-Metal 3D Modeling and 2D Pattern Development: Right Cone (Regular, Frustum, and Truncated) Inventor (5) Module 2: 2-1 Module 2: Radial-Line Sheet-Metal 3D Modeling and 2D Pattern Development: Right Cone (Regular, Frustum, and Truncated) In this tutorial, we will learn how to build a 3D model

More information

Module 1H: Creating an Ellipse-Based Cylindrical Sheet-metal Lateral Piece

Module 1H: Creating an Ellipse-Based Cylindrical Sheet-metal Lateral Piece Inventor (10) Module 1H: 1H- 1 Module 1H: Creating an Ellipse-Based Cylindrical Sheet-metal Lateral Piece In this Module, we will learn how to create an ellipse-based cylindrical sheetmetal lateral piece

More information

SolidWorks Navigation

SolidWorks Navigation SolidWorks Basics SolidWorks Navigation Command Bar Feature Tree Model Window Simple Box Select the Front plane Create a new sketch Create a Center Rectangle from the origin Smart Dimension the length

More information

Create A Mug. Skills Learned. Settings Sketching 3-D Features. Revolve Offset Plane Sweep Fillet Decal* Offset Arc

Create A Mug. Skills Learned. Settings Sketching 3-D Features. Revolve Offset Plane Sweep Fillet Decal* Offset Arc Create A Mug Skills Learned Settings Sketching 3-D Features Slice Line Tool Offset Arc Revolve Offset Plane Sweep Fillet Decal* Tutorial: Creating A Custom Mug There are somethings in this world that have

More information

Cube in a cube Fusion 360 tutorial

Cube in a cube Fusion 360 tutorial Cube in a cube Fusion 360 tutorial n Before using these instructions, it is helpful to watch this video screencast of the CAD drawing actually being done in the software. Click to link to the video tutorial.

More information

Module 1C: Adding Dovetail Seams to Curved Edges on A Flat Sheet-Metal Piece

Module 1C: Adding Dovetail Seams to Curved Edges on A Flat Sheet-Metal Piece 1 Module 1C: Adding Dovetail Seams to Curved Edges on A Flat Sheet-Metal Piece In this Module, we will explore the method of adding dovetail seams to curved edges such as the circumferential edge of a

More information

Introducing SolidWorks

Introducing SolidWorks Introducing SolidWorks SAAST Robotics 2008 SolidWorks Software Visually-based 3-D Mechanical design software Engineers and Designers use it to: Quickly sketch out ideas Experiment with features, dimensions

More information

Hydro Hull. Chapter 21. Boat. A. Save as "HYDRO". Step 1. Open your HULL MID PLANE file (Chapter 2).

Hydro Hull. Chapter 21. Boat. A. Save as HYDRO. Step 1. Open your HULL MID PLANE file (Chapter 2). Chapter 21 Boat Hydro Hull A. Save as "HYDRO". Step 1. Open your HULL MID PLANE file (Chapter 2). Step 2. Click File Menu > Save As. Step 3. Key-in HYDRO for the filename and press ENTER. B. Delete Loft1,

More information

Lesson 6 2D Sketch Panel Tools

Lesson 6 2D Sketch Panel Tools Lesson 6 2D Sketch Panel Tools Inventor s Sketch Tool Bar contains tools for creating the basic geometry to create features and parts. On the surface, the Geometry tools look fairly standard: line, circle,

More information

Spatula. Spatula SW 2015 Design & Communication Graphics Page 1

Spatula. Spatula SW 2015 Design & Communication Graphics Page 1 Spatula Introduction: The model shown in the picture is made of three parts, - the base, the washer and the handle. The base requires the use of Spline and Style Spline command, Slot command and Mirror

More information

AEROPLANE. Create a New Folder in your chosen location called Aeroplane. The four parts that make up the project will be saved here.

AEROPLANE. Create a New Folder in your chosen location called Aeroplane. The four parts that make up the project will be saved here. AEROPLANE Prerequisite Knowledge Previous knowledge of the following commands is required to complete this lesson. Sketching (Line, Rectangle, Arc, Add Relations, Dimensioning), Extrude, Assemblies and

More information

Solidworks tutorial. 3d sketch project. A u t h o r : M. G h a s e m i. C o n t a c t u s : i n f s o l i d w o r k s a d v i s o r.

Solidworks tutorial. 3d sketch project. A u t h o r : M. G h a s e m i. C o n t a c t u s : i n f s o l i d w o r k s a d v i s o r. Solidworks tutorial 3d sketch project A u t h o r : M. G h a s e m i C o n t a c t u s : i n f o @ s o l i d w o r k s a d v i s o r. c o m we will create this frame during the tutorial : In this tutorial

More information

Introduction to CATIA V5

Introduction to CATIA V5 Introduction to CATIA V5 Release 17 (A Hands-On Tutorial Approach) Kirstie Plantenberg University of Detroit Mercy SDC PUBLICATIONS Schroff Development Corporation www.schroff.com Better Textbooks. Lower

More information

Module 1G: Creating a Circle-Based Cylindrical Sheet-metal Lateral Piece with an Overlaying Lateral Edge Seam And Dove-Tail Seams on the Top Edge

Module 1G: Creating a Circle-Based Cylindrical Sheet-metal Lateral Piece with an Overlaying Lateral Edge Seam And Dove-Tail Seams on the Top Edge Inventor (10) Module 1G: 1G- 1 Module 1G: Creating a Circle-Based Cylindrical Sheet-metal Lateral Piece with an Overlaying Lateral Edge Seam And Dove-Tail Seams on the Top Edge In Module 1A, we have explored

More information

Autodesk Inventor 2016 Creating Sketches

Autodesk Inventor 2016 Creating Sketches Autodesk Inventor 2016 Creating Sketches 2D Sketch Practice 1 1. Launch Autodesk Inventor 2016 2. Create a new Part file (.ipt) 3. Save File As a. Click on the save icon. b. Save you file onto your flash

More information

Part 8: The Front Cover

Part 8: The Front Cover Part 8: The Front Cover 4 Earpiece cuts and housing Lens cut and housing Microphone cut and housing The front cover is similar to the back cover in that it is a shelled protrusion with screw posts extruding

More information

Name: Date Completed: Basic Inventor Skills I

Name: Date Completed: Basic Inventor Skills I Name: Date Completed: Basic Inventor Skills I 1. Sketch, dimension and extrude a basic shape i. Select New tab from toolbar. ii. Select Standard.ipt from dialogue box by double clicking on the icon. iii.

More information

Wireless Mouse Surfaces

Wireless Mouse Surfaces Wireless Mouse Surfaces Design & Communication Graphics Table of Contents Table of Contents... 1 Introduction 2 Mouse Body. 3 Edge Cut.12 Centre Cut....14 Wheel Opening.. 15 Wheel Location.. 16 Laser..

More information

SolidWorks 95 User s Guide

SolidWorks 95 User s Guide SolidWorks 95 User s Guide Disclaimer: The following User Guide was extracted from SolidWorks 95 Help files and was not originally distributed in this format. All content 1995, SolidWorks Corporation Contents

More information

Module 2.1, 2.2 Review. EF101 Analysis & Skills Module 2.3. Sketched Features and Operations. On-line Help Two Locations

Module 2.1, 2.2 Review. EF101 Analysis & Skills Module 2.3. Sketched Features and Operations. On-line Help Two Locations EF101 Analysis & Skills Module 2.3 Engineering Graphics Revolved Features Placed Features Work Features Module 2.1, 2.2 Review What are the three types of operations for adding features to the base feature?

More information

Getting Started. Right click on Lateral Workplane. Left Click on New Sketch

Getting Started. Right click on Lateral Workplane. Left Click on New Sketch Getting Started 1. Open up PTC Pro/Desktop by either double clicking the icon or through the Start button and in Programs. 2. Once Pro/Desktop is open select File > New > Design 3. Close the Pallet window

More information

Part Design. Sketcher - Basic 1 13,0600,1488,1586(SP6)

Part Design. Sketcher - Basic 1 13,0600,1488,1586(SP6) Part Design Sketcher - Basic 1 13,0600,1488,1586(SP6) In this exercise, we will learn the foundation of the Sketcher and its basic functions. The Sketcher is a tool used to create two-dimensional (2D)

More information

Module 1E: Parallel-Line Flat Pattern Development of Sheet- Metal Folded Model Wrapping the 3D Space of An Oblique Circular Cylinder

Module 1E: Parallel-Line Flat Pattern Development of Sheet- Metal Folded Model Wrapping the 3D Space of An Oblique Circular Cylinder Inventor (10) Module 1E: 1E- 1 Module 1E: Parallel-Line Flat Pattern Development of Sheet- Metal Folded Model Wrapping the 3D Space of An Oblique Circular Cylinder In this Module, we will explore the topic

More information

SolidWorks Part I - Basic Tools SDC. Includes. Parts, Assemblies and Drawings. Paul Tran CSWE, CSWI

SolidWorks Part I - Basic Tools SDC. Includes. Parts, Assemblies and Drawings. Paul Tran CSWE, CSWI SolidWorks 2015 Part I - Basic Tools Includes CSWA Preparation Material Parts, Assemblies and Drawings Paul Tran CSWE, CSWI SDC PUBLICATIONS Better Textbooks. Lower Prices. www.sdcpublications.com Powered

More information

Using Siemens NX 11 Software. Sheet Metal Design - Casing

Using Siemens NX 11 Software. Sheet Metal Design - Casing Using Siemens NX 11 Software Sheet Metal Design - Casing Based on a YouTube NX tutorial 1. 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-siyi1vz87k A&M CAD in mechanical engineering 1 1 Introduction. Start NX 11

More information

AutoDesk Inventor: Creating Working Drawings

AutoDesk Inventor: Creating Working Drawings AutoDesk Inventor: Creating Working Drawings Inventor allows you to quickly and easily make quality working drawings from your 3D models. This tutorial will walk you through the steps in creating a working

More information

ME Week 2 Project 2 Flange Manifold Part

ME Week 2 Project 2 Flange Manifold Part 1 Project 2 - Flange Manifold Part 1.1 Instructions This project focuses on additional sketching methods and sketching commands. Revolve and Work features are also introduced. The part being modeled is

More information

1. Creating geometry based on sketches 2. Using sketch lines as reference 3. Using sketches to drive changes in geometry

1. Creating geometry based on sketches 2. Using sketch lines as reference 3. Using sketches to drive changes in geometry 4.1: Modeling 3D Modeling is a key process of getting your ideas from a concept to a read- for- manufacture state, making it core foundation of the product development process. In Fusion 360, there are

More information

The Revolve Feature and Assembly Modeling

The Revolve Feature and Assembly Modeling The Revolve Feature and Assembly Modeling PTC Clock Page 52 PTC Contents Introduction... 54 The Revolve Feature... 55 Creating a revolved feature...57 Creating face details... 58 Using Text... 61 Assembling

More information

Alternatively, the solid section can be made with open line sketch and adding thickness by Thicken Sketch.

Alternatively, the solid section can be made with open line sketch and adding thickness by Thicken Sketch. Sketcher All feature creation begins with two-dimensional drawing in the sketcher and then adding the third dimension in some way. The sketcher has many menus to help create various types of sketches.

More information

Using Siemens NX 11 Software. The connecting rod

Using Siemens NX 11 Software. The connecting rod Using Siemens NX 11 Software The connecting rod Based on a Catia tutorial written by Loïc Stefanski. At the end of this manual, you should obtain the following part: 1 Introduction. Start NX 11 and open

More information

Objectives. Inventor Part Modeling MA 23-1 Presented by Tom Short, P.E. Munro & Associates, Inc

Objectives. Inventor Part Modeling MA 23-1 Presented by Tom Short, P.E. Munro & Associates, Inc Objectives Inventor Part Modeling MA 23-1 Presented by Tom Short, P.E. Munro & Associates, Inc To demonstrate most of the sketch tools and part features in : Inventor Release 6 And, to show logical techniques

More information

Tutorial Building the Nave Arcade

Tutorial Building the Nave Arcade Tutorial: Digital Gothic AH C117B (Winter 2017) Tutorial Building the Nave Arcade Overview: Step 1: Determining and Drawing The Arch (Quinto Arch) Step 2: Extrude Molding Profile Step 3: Adding Walls Step

More information

SOLIDWORKS 2016 Basic Tools

SOLIDWORKS 2016 Basic Tools SOLIDWORKS 2016 Basic Tools Getting Started with Parts, Assemblies and Drawings Paul Tran CSWE, CSWI SDC PUBLICATIONS Better Textbooks. Lower Prices. www.sdcpublications.com Powered by TCPDF (www.tcpdf.org)

More information

Introduction to Autodesk Inventor User Interface Student Manual MODEL WINDOW

Introduction to Autodesk Inventor User Interface Student Manual MODEL WINDOW Emmett Wemp EDTECH 503 Introduction to Autodesk Inventor User Interface Fill in the blanks of the different tools available in the user interface of Autodesk Inventor as your instructor discusses them.

More information

Canoe Mirroring Lofts

Canoe Mirroring Lofts Canoe Mirroring Lofts 1. Set Units to Inches 2. Create a New Design. 3. Save the Design as canoeinl811 in your Canoe folder. 4. Create a New Sketch on the Frontal Workplane. Name the Sketch Middle. 5.

More information

Explanation of buttons used for sketching in Unigraphics

Explanation of buttons used for sketching in Unigraphics Explanation of buttons used for sketching in Unigraphics Sketcher Tool Bar Finish Sketch is for exiting the Sketcher Task Environment. Sketch Name is the name of the current active sketch. You can also

More information

Drawing and Assembling

Drawing and Assembling Youth Explore Trades Skills Description In this activity the six sides of a die will be drawn and then assembled together. The intent is to understand how constraints are used to lock individual parts

More information

Revit Structure 2012 Basics:

Revit Structure 2012 Basics: SUPPLEMENTAL FILES ON CD Revit Structure 2012 Basics: Framing and Documentation Elise Moss autodesk authorized publisher SDC PUBLICATIONS www.sdcpublications.com Schroff Development Corporation Structural

More information

This section will take you through the process of drawing an oblique block. Your entire part, in all views, should look like Figure 1.

This section will take you through the process of drawing an oblique block. Your entire part, in all views, should look like Figure 1. Oblique Block Preface This section will take you through the process of drawing an oblique block. Your entire part, in all views, should look like Figure 1. Figure 1 68 / 3D Scripted Drawings: Oblique

More information

Bottom Rail. Chapter 2. Chair. A. Weldments Toolbar. Step 1. Click File Menu > New, click Part and OK. B. 3D Sketch.

Bottom Rail. Chapter 2. Chair. A. Weldments Toolbar. Step 1. Click File Menu > New, click Part and OK. B. 3D Sketch. Chapter 2 Chair Bottom Rail A. Weldments Toolbar. Step 1. Click File Menu > New, click Part and OK. Step 2. Right click Sketch on the Command Manager toolbar and select Weldments, Fig. 1. Step 3. Click

More information

1. Create a 2D sketch 2. Create geometry in a sketch 3. Use constraints to position geometry 4. Use dimensions to set the size of geometry

1. Create a 2D sketch 2. Create geometry in a sketch 3. Use constraints to position geometry 4. Use dimensions to set the size of geometry 2.1: Sketching Many features that you create in Fusion 360 start with a 2D sketch. In order to create intelligent and predictable designs, a good understanding of how to create sketches and how to apply

More information

Revit Structure 2013 Basics

Revit Structure 2013 Basics Revit Structure 2013 Basics Framing and Documentation Elise Moss Supplemental Files SDC P U B L I C AT I O N S Schroff Development Corporation Better Textbooks. Lower Prices. www.sdcpublications.com Tutorial

More information

Veerapandian.K Mechanical Engg Vedharanyam A manual to mechanical designers How Solid works Works?

Veerapandian.K Mechanical Engg Vedharanyam A manual to mechanical designers How Solid works Works? Compiled by Veerapandian.K Mechanical Engg Vedharanyam-614 810 A manual to mechanical designers How Solid works Works? Solid works Overview Solid works main idea is user to create drawing directly in 3D

More information

Alibre Design Tutorial: Loft, Extrude, & Revolve Cut Loft-Tube-1

Alibre Design Tutorial: Loft, Extrude, & Revolve Cut Loft-Tube-1 Alibre Design Tutorial: Loft, Extrude, & Revolve Cut Loft-Tube-1 Part Tutorial Exercise 5: Loft-Tube-1 [Complete] In this Exercise, We will set System Parameters first, then part options. Then, in sketch

More information

Lesson 4 Holes and Rounds

Lesson 4 Holes and Rounds Lesson 4 Holes and Rounds 111 Figure 4.1 Breaker OBJECTIVES Sketch arcs in sections Create a straight hole through a part Complete a Sketched hole Understand the Hole Tool Use Info to extract information

More information

Introduction to Autodesk Inventor for F1 in Schools (Australian Version)

Introduction to Autodesk Inventor for F1 in Schools (Australian Version) Introduction to Autodesk Inventor for F1 in Schools (Australian Version) F1 in Schools race car In this course you will be introduced to Autodesk Inventor, which is the centerpiece of Autodesk s Digital

More information

SOLIDWORKS 2016 Advanced Techniques

SOLIDWORKS 2016 Advanced Techniques SOLIDWORKS 2016 Advanced Techniques Mastering Parts, Surfaces, Sheet Metal, SimulationXpress, Top Down Assemblies, Core & Cavity Molds Paul Tran CSWE, CSWI SDC PUBLICATIONS Better Textbooks. Lower Prices.

More information

Chair. Bottom Rail. on the Command Manager. on the Weldments toolbar.

Chair. Bottom Rail. on the Command Manager. on the Weldments toolbar. Chapter 2 Chair Bottom Rail A. Weldments Toolbar. Step 1. Click File Menu > New, click Part and OK. Step 2. Right click Sketch on the Command Manager toolbar and select Weldments, Fig. 1. Step 3. Click

More information

< Then click on this icon on the vertical tool bar that pops up on the left side.

< Then click on this icon on the vertical tool bar that pops up on the left side. Pipe Cavity Tutorial Introduction The CADMAX Solid Master Tutorial is a great way to learn about the benefits of feature-based parametric solid modeling with CADMAX. We have assembled several typical parts

More information

Conquering the Rubicon

Conquering the Rubicon Autodesk Inventor R10 Fundamentals: Conquering the Rubicon Elise Moss SDC PUBLICATIONS Schroff Development Corporation www.schroff.com www.schroff-europe.com Schroff Development Corporation P.O. Box 1334

More information

Quick Start for Autodesk Inventor

Quick Start for Autodesk Inventor Quick Start for Autodesk Inventor Autodesk Inventor Professional is a 3D mechanical design tool with powerful solid modeling capabilities and an intuitive interface. In this lesson, you use a typical workflow

More information

Beginner s Guide to SolidWorks Alejandro Reyes, MSME Certified SolidWorks Professional and Instructor SDC PUBLICATIONS

Beginner s Guide to SolidWorks Alejandro Reyes, MSME Certified SolidWorks Professional and Instructor SDC PUBLICATIONS Beginner s Guide to SolidWorks 2008 Alejandro Reyes, MSME Certified SolidWorks Professional and Instructor SDC PUBLICATIONS Schroff Development Corporation www.schroff.com www.schroff-europe.com Part Modeling

More information

This section will take you through the process of drawing a fixture base. Your entire part, in all views, should look like Figure 1.

This section will take you through the process of drawing a fixture base. Your entire part, in all views, should look like Figure 1. Fixture Base Preface This section will take you through the process of drawing a fixture base. Your entire part, in all views, should look like Figure 1. Figure 1 92 / Scripted 3D Drawings: Fixture Base

More information

Engineering & Computer Graphics Workbook Using SOLIDWORKS

Engineering & Computer Graphics Workbook Using SOLIDWORKS Engineering & Computer Graphics Workbook Using SOLIDWORKS 2017 Ronald E. Barr Thomas J. Krueger Davor Juricic SDC PUBLICATIONS Better Textbooks. Lower Prices. www.sdcpublications.com Powered by TCPDF (www.tcpdf.org)

More information

Inventor-Parts-Tutorial By: Dor Ashur

Inventor-Parts-Tutorial By: Dor Ashur Inventor-Parts-Tutorial By: Dor Ashur For Assignment: http://www.maelabs.ucsd.edu/mae3/assignments/cad/inventor_parts.pdf Open Autodesk Inventor: Start-> All Programs -> Autodesk -> Autodesk Inventor 2010

More information

SolidWorks Design & Technology

SolidWorks Design & Technology SolidWorks Design & Technology Training Course at PHSG Ex 5. Lego man Working with part files 8mm At first glance the Lego man looks complicated but I hope you will see that if you approach a project one

More information

1.6.7 Add Arc Length Dimension Modify Dimension Value Check the Sketch Curve Connectivity

1.6.7 Add Arc Length Dimension Modify Dimension Value Check the Sketch Curve Connectivity Contents 2D Sketch... 1 1.1 2D Sketch Introduction... 1 1.1.1 2D Sketch... 1 1.1.2 Basic Setting of 2D Sketch... 2 1.1.3 Exit 2D Sketch... 4 1.2 Draw Common Geometry... 5 2.2.1 Points... 5 2.2.2 Lines

More information

Creo Revolve Tutorial

Creo Revolve Tutorial Creo Revolve Tutorial Setup 1. Open Creo Parametric Note: Refer back to the Creo Extrude Tutorial for references and screen shots of the Creo layout 2. Set Working Directory a. From the Model Tree navigate

More information

Chapter 2. Drawing Sketches for Solid Models. Learning Objectives

Chapter 2. Drawing Sketches for Solid Models. Learning Objectives Chapter 2 Drawing Sketches for Solid Models Learning Objectives After completing this chapter, you will be able to: Start a new template file to draw sketches. Set up the sketching environment. Use various

More information

Shaft Hanger - SolidWorks

Shaft Hanger - SolidWorks ME-430 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN Shaft Hanger - SolidWorks BY: DR. HERLI SURJANHATA ASSIGNMENT Submit TWO isometric views of the Shaft Hanger with your report, 1. Shaded view of the trimetric

More information

Engineering Technology

Engineering Technology Engineering Technology Introduction to Parametric Modelling Engineering Technology 1 See Saw Exercise Part 1 Base Commands used New Part This lesson includes Sketching, Extruded Boss/Base, Hole Wizard,

More information

Engineering & Computer Graphics Workbook Using SolidWorks 2014

Engineering & Computer Graphics Workbook Using SolidWorks 2014 Engineering & Computer Graphics Workbook Using SolidWorks 2014 Ronald E. Barr Thomas J. Krueger Davor Juricic SDC PUBLICATIONS Better Textbooks. Lower Prices. www.sdcpublications.com Powered by TCPDF (www.tcpdf.org)

More information

Diane Burton, STEM Outreach.

Diane Burton, STEM Outreach. 123D Design Tutorial: LED decoration Before using these instructions, it is very helpful to watch this video screencast of the CAD drawing actually being done in the software. Click this link for the video

More information

SolidWize. Online SolidWorks Training. Simple Sweep: Head Scratcher

SolidWize. Online SolidWorks Training. Simple Sweep: Head Scratcher SolidWize Online SolidWorks Training Simple Sweep: Head Scratcher Step 1: Creating the Handle: Sketch Using Inches as the unit create a sketch on the Front plane. Start with the sketch shown below: Create

More information

LAB 1A: Intro to SolidWorks: 2D -> 3D Brackets

LAB 1A: Intro to SolidWorks: 2D -> 3D Brackets LAB 1A: Intro to SolidWorks: 2D -> 3D Brackets Set units Create Sketch Add relations Linear patterns Mirror Fillet Extrude Extrude cut First, set units. click Option on top of main menu Open Document Properties

More information

Feature-Based Modeling and Optional Advanced Modeling. ENGR 1182 SolidWorks 05

Feature-Based Modeling and Optional Advanced Modeling. ENGR 1182 SolidWorks 05 Feature-Based Modeling and Optional Advanced Modeling ENGR 1182 SolidWorks 05 Today s Objectives Feature-Based Modeling (comprised of 2 sections as shown below) 1. Breaking it down into features Creating

More information

J. La Favre Fusion 360 Lesson 5 April 24, 2017

J. La Favre Fusion 360 Lesson 5 April 24, 2017 In this lesson, you will create a funnel like the one in the illustration to the left. The main purpose of this lesson is to introduce you to the use of the Revolve tool. The Revolve tool is similar to

More information

Introduction to 3D CAD with SolidWorks. Jianan Li

Introduction to 3D CAD with SolidWorks. Jianan Li Introduction to 3D CAD with SolidWorks Jianan Li Create a New Part The first time you launch SolidWorks, it asks you to set the default units and dimension standard. Make sure you have IPS and ANSI selected,

More information

When you complete this assignment you will:

When you complete this assignment you will: Objjectiives When you complete this assignment you will: 1. sketch and create models using new work planes and the loft command. 2. sketch and create models using the revolve command. 3. sketch and dimension

More information

Datum Tutorial Part: Cutter

Datum Tutorial Part: Cutter Datum Tutorial Part: Cutter Objective: Learn to apply Datums in different ways Directions 1. Datum Axis Creation a. First we need to create a center axis for the cutter b. Model Tab > Datum > Select Axis

More information

PRODIM CT 3.0 MANUAL the complete solution

PRODIM CT 3.0 MANUAL the complete solution PRODIM CT 3.0 MANUAL the complete solution We measure it all! General information Copyright All rights reserved. Apart from the legally laid down exceptions, no part of this publication may be reproduced,

More information

SDC. SolidWorks Tutorial 2001Plus. A Competency Project Based Approach Utilizing 3D Solid Modeling. David C. Planchard & Marie P.

SDC. SolidWorks Tutorial 2001Plus. A Competency Project Based Approach Utilizing 3D Solid Modeling. David C. Planchard & Marie P. 2001Plus A Competency Project Based Approach Utilizing 3D Solid Modeling David C. Planchard & Marie P. Planchard SDC PUBLICATIONS www.schroff.com www.schroff-europe.com Project 2 Below are the desired

More information

Architecture 2012 Fundamentals

Architecture 2012 Fundamentals Autodesk Revit Architecture 2012 Fundamentals Supplemental Files SDC PUBLICATIONS Schroff Development Corporation Better Textbooks. Lower Prices. www.sdcpublications.com Tutorial files on enclosed CD Visit

More information

UNIT 11: Revolved and Extruded Shapes

UNIT 11: Revolved and Extruded Shapes UNIT 11: Revolved and Extruded Shapes In addition to basic geometric shapes and importing of three-dimensional STL files, SOLIDCast allows you to create three-dimensional shapes that are formed by revolving

More information

CREO.1 MODELING A BELT WHEEL

CREO.1 MODELING A BELT WHEEL CREO.1 MODELING A BELT WHEEL Figure 1: A belt wheel modeled in this exercise. Learning Targets In this exercise you will learn: Using symmetry when sketching Using pattern to copy features Using RMB when

More information

Getting Started. Before You Begin, make sure you customized the following settings:

Getting Started. Before You Begin, make sure you customized the following settings: Getting Started Getting Started Before getting into the detailed instructions for using Generative Drafting, the following tutorial aims at giving you a feel of what you can do with the product. It provides

More information

Introduction To Modeling

Introduction To Modeling Introduction To Modeling Introduction ProEngineer Wildfire2 is a computer aided design (CAD) program that is used to create models on a computer in three-dimensions. Since three dimensions are used the

More information

WEEK 5: Shaft Modeling (C51X01, C51X02) Revolved Features, Chamfer

WEEK 5: Shaft Modeling (C51X01, C51X02) Revolved Features, Chamfer WEEK 5: Shaft Modeling (C51X01, C51X02) Revolved Features, Chamfer 1. Creating the Shaft Model 1. File> New> Part, Name: C51X01> OK 2. Insert> Revolve> Placement> Define> select TOP datum plane> Sketch

More information

Siemens NX11 tutorials. The angled part

Siemens NX11 tutorials. The angled part Siemens NX11 tutorials The angled part Adaptation to NX 11 from notes from a seminar Drive-to-trial organized by IBM and GDTech. This tutorial will help you design the mechanical presented in the figure

More information

Made Easy. Jason Pancoast Engineering Manager

Made Easy. Jason Pancoast Engineering Manager 3D Sketching Made Easy Jason Pancoast Engineering Manager Today I have taught you to sketch in 3D. It s as easy as counting ONE, TWO, FIVE...er...THREE! When your sketch only lives in Y and in X, Adding

More information

Appendix B: Autocad Booklet YR 9 REFERENCE BOOKLET ORTHOGRAPHIC PROJECTION

Appendix B: Autocad Booklet YR 9 REFERENCE BOOKLET ORTHOGRAPHIC PROJECTION Appendix B: Autocad Booklet YR 9 REFERENCE BOOKLET ORTHOGRAPHIC PROJECTION To load Autocad: AUTOCAD 2000 S DRAWING SCREEN Click the start button Click on Programs Click on technology Click Autocad 2000

More information

Introduction to Circular Pattern Flower Pot

Introduction to Circular Pattern Flower Pot Prerequisite Knowledge Previous knowledge of the sketching commands Line, Circle, Add Relations, Smart Dimension is required to complete this lesson. Previous examples of Revolved Boss/Base, Cut Extrude,

More information

Evaluation Chapter by CADArtifex

Evaluation Chapter by CADArtifex The premium provider of learning products and solutions www.cadartifex.com EVALUATION CHAPTER 2 Drawing Sketches with SOLIDWORKS In this chapter: Invoking the Part Modeling Environment Invoking the Sketching

More information

Chapter 7 Isometric Drawings

Chapter 7 Isometric Drawings Chapter 7 Isometric Drawings In this assignment, we are going to look at creating isometric drawings with AutoCAD. These drawing appear to be three dimensional but they are not. An AutoCAD isometric drawing

More information

10/14/2010. Chevy Malibu. Vehicle Design with Solidworks. Start SolidWorks Create a New SolidWorks Document. Miles, Rowardo B

10/14/2010. Chevy Malibu. Vehicle Design with Solidworks. Start SolidWorks Create a New SolidWorks Document. Miles, Rowardo B Chevy Malibu Vehicle Design with Solidworks Start SolidWorks Create a New SolidWorks Document Miles, Rowardo B 1 Click: Part and then OK Now you are ready to make a Part. 2 Right Toolbar: Document Properties:

More information

Product Modelling in Solid Works

Product Modelling in Solid Works Product Modelling in Solid Works In the following exercise you will use solid works to construct the computer mouse shown opposite. In this exercise you will use a number of advanced features to achieve

More information

NX 7.5. Table of Contents. Lesson 3 More Features

NX 7.5. Table of Contents. Lesson 3 More Features NX 7.5 Lesson 3 More Features Pre-reqs/Technical Skills Basic computer use Completion of NX 7.5 Lessons 1&2 Expectations Read lesson material Implement steps in software while reading through lesson material

More information

Lesson 10: Loft Features

Lesson 10: Loft Features 10 Goals of This Lesson Your students will be able to create the following part: profiles chisel This lesson plan corresponds to the Loft Features chapter of SolidWorks Getting Started. SolidWorks Student

More information

Activity 5.2 Making Sketches in CAD

Activity 5.2 Making Sketches in CAD Activity 5.2 Making Sketches in CAD Introduction It would be great if computer systems were advanced enough to take a mental image of an object, such as the thought of a sports car, and instantly generate

More information

FUSION 360: SKETCHING FOR MAKERS

FUSION 360: SKETCHING FOR MAKERS FUSION 360: SKETCHING FOR MAKERS LaDeana Dockery 2017 MAKEICT Wichita, KS 1 Table of Contents Interface... 1 File Operations... 1 Opening Existing Models... 1 Mouse Navigation... 1 Preferences... 2 Navigation

More information

Introduction to Revolve - A Glass

Introduction to Revolve - A Glass Introduction to Revolve - A Glass Design & Communication Graphics 1 Object Analysis sheet Design & Communication Graphics 2 Prerequisite Knowledge Previous knowledge of the following commands are required

More information

Toothbrush Holder. A drawing of the sheet metal part will also be created.

Toothbrush Holder. A drawing of the sheet metal part will also be created. Prerequisite Knowledge Previous knowledge of the following commands is required to complete this lesson; Sketch (Line, Centerline, Circle, Add Relations, Smart Dimension,), Extrude Boss/Base, and Edit

More information

MODELING AND DESIGN C H A P T E R F O U R

MODELING AND DESIGN C H A P T E R F O U R MODELING AND DESIGN C H A P T E R F O U R OBJECTIVES 1. Identify and specify basic geometric elements and primitive shapes. 2. Select a 2D profile that best describes the shape of an object. 3. Identify

More information

Introduction to ANSYS DesignModeler

Introduction to ANSYS DesignModeler Lecture 4 Planes and Sketches 14. 5 Release Introduction to ANSYS DesignModeler 2012 ANSYS, Inc. November 20, 2012 1 Release 14.5 Preprocessing Workflow Geometry Creation OR Geometry Import Geometry Operations

More information

An Introduction to Dimensioning Dimension Elements-

An Introduction to Dimensioning Dimension Elements- An Introduction to Dimensioning A precise drawing plotted to scale often does not convey enough information for builders to construct your design. Usually you add annotation showing object measurements

More information

Quick Start - ProDESKTOP

Quick Start - ProDESKTOP Quick Start - ProDESKTOP Tim Brotherhood ProDESKTOP page 1 of 27 Written by Tim Brotherhood These materials are 2000 Staffordshire County Council. Conditions of use Copying and use of these materials is

More information

Table of Contents. Lesson 1 Getting Started

Table of Contents. Lesson 1 Getting Started NX Lesson 1 Getting Started Pre-reqs/Technical Skills Basic computer use Expectations Read lesson material Implement steps in software while reading through lesson material Complete quiz on Blackboard

More information