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Forum: Student Project Questions

If you're a student learning AutoCAD and are following a course of study such as those at Penn Foster, you can get help with your project work by posting here.

  1. Door distance

    Hello all, I just have a general question. Im working on plate 1 of the electrical project, when I did the floor plan for the HVAC plates I just placed the doors where I was able to figure them out. ...

    Started by mknj61‎, 27th Jun 2016 01:57 pm
    • Replies: 8
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    28th Jun 2016 11:10 pm Go to last post
  2. Penn Foster Student Suffering with Oleson Village Map!!!

    I see lots of posts on this project but I'm getting no where. I completed all of the book tests and got no less than a 95 on every single one but when it came time to do the project at the end, it...

    Started by AutoCad Student‎, 5th Dec 2012 11:28 am
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    26th Jun 2016 10:25 pm Go to last post
  3. Unhappy Structural Drafting With Autocad, help with the last 3 plates

    HELLO AGAIN CAD TUTOR! (you guys are awesome):shock: As the title imply i finished the first 4 plates of my project and now im starting the last 3 plates. In these last three plates it involves...

    Started by paisis123‎, 8th Nov 2011 03:40 pm
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    17th Jun 2016 08:44 pm Go to last post
  4. Drawing Need help for penn foster civil drafting project

    Hi everyone I am working on civil drafting with Autocad proect and stumpted on drawing the proposed driveway and building site(plate2).I have also got through the old threads but couldn't get,how to...

    Started by HARPAL‎, 12th Feb 2012 03:07 am
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    10th Jun 2016 12:09 am Go to last post
  5. Appearaance of Dimensions in Layout Tab (Paperspace or Model Space)

    Hello. For some reason my dimensioning does not appear in my existing layout tabs (paper or model) that I have already created. However, if I created a new layout tab the dimensions do appear. ...

    Started by atoney‎, 3rd Jun 2016 08:14 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    3rd Jun 2016 08:54 pm Go to last post
  6. Question about a draftting with autocad diploma from Penn Foster along with an electr

    Hello nice to meet everyone. Im taking the online autocad drafting course offered by Penn Foster and I've also signed up for the online electronic technician course offerd by them also in which I...

    Started by brite1212‎, 28th May 2016 06:35 am
    • Replies: 4
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    30th May 2016 12:37 pm Go to last post
  7. Structural Drafting Project

    I just want to say thank you to all of you who had responded to some of my questions about this project. With the help and clarification I received, I earned a 100 on that project. Thanks again

    Started by mknj61‎, 26th May 2016 06:21 pm
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    26th May 2016 06:57 pm Go to last post
  8. Penn Foster Basketball autocad project

    I am working on the basketball project now. I can't seem to figure out the distance from the rim to the shot arm mounting block on the top view. Help??? There doesn't show this distance anywhere in...

    Started by shammarasimon‎, 4th May 2016 08:03 pm
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    26th May 2016 11:53 am Go to last post
  9. Civil drafting school project help

    Its me again with more questions. can you guys take a look at this image and tell me if am going in the right direction? am asking this assuming you guys have seen this before.

    Started by Autocadstudent‎, 2nd Apr 2011 02:34 am
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    25th May 2016 04:42 pm Go to last post
  10. orthographic to isometric help

    Hi, I am trying to draw an isometric version of this part from first angle orthographic projections. But I just can't do it :cry:

    Started by shadowblitz3‎, 24th May 2016 03:01 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    24th May 2016 10:39 pm Go to last post
  11. Scaling

    Hello again, Im working on the structural project 5 plate 6. the only thing Im having trouble with is the scaling. Maybe I didn't do it right on the other plates. In the beginning of the...

    Started by mknj61‎, 22nd May 2016 10:11 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    23rd May 2016 11:32 am Go to last post
  12. Cap and flashing on Plate 5 detail

    Im sorry for posting again here, I just cant get this part I have to draw the welded cap to the top of the column which is 13-3/4" wide the cap is 14" wide. It calls for a 1/2" fillet weld and the...

    Started by mknj61‎, 20th May 2016 08:34 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    20th May 2016 09:52 pm Go to last post
  13. Drawing 3D Motorbike

    So, I'm doing a CAD assignment and we've been asked to "Produce a 3D solid model of a mechanical vehicle assembly". So basically, make a 3D model of a car, motorbike, boat, etc. I've chosen to do a...

    Started by Ben_9_5‎, 19th May 2016 05:42 pm
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    20th May 2016 12:37 pm Go to last post
  14. Help with Penn Foster structural drafting 054040

    I do not understand how i must draw plate 3. I dont even know where to start.(starts on page 16) Can i please have help understanding this?

    Started by thekenbob1‎, 18th May 2016 09:29 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    19th May 2016 11:07 am Go to last post
  15. Plate 5 Section C

    Hi all, anyone have any issues trying to figure exactly what P-F is looking for in the detail drawing C on Plate 5? Im kind of confused as to what they are looking for.

    Started by mknj61‎, 18th May 2016 03:55 pm
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    18th May 2016 07:18 pm Go to last post
  16. Elevation P-F plate 4

    Hello all, first I want to say I love this forum,it has helped me with a lot of questions. My problem is I'm working on Plate 4 in structural drafting showing the e-w elevation. In the call outs...

    Started by mknj61‎, 17th May 2016 02:35 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    17th May 2016 09:59 pm Go to last post
  17. Can some one help me with stuctural drafting.Thank the lord is back

    Hello, Am doing the structural drafting project (online student) I placed the w12x152, w12x45 and c9x20. but i dont understand the following: the channel beams rest on the bottom flange of the...

    Started by Autocadstudent‎, 16th Mar 2011 06:26 pm
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    11th May 2016 07:32 pm Go to last post
  18. Section Views

    Hello all I am a student at community college in central New Jersey. Currently working on a small project for my AutoCAD class. I am given a drawing with appropriate dimensions and the following...

    Started by Rsantana18‎, 9th May 2016 12:26 am
    • Replies: 8
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    10th May 2016 08:16 am Go to last post
  19. Line's First Point Not Attaching

    03-26-2016 04:58 PM Hello, I'm doing a project for school and here are the starting directions: "The point of beginning (POB) of this survey is measured from BM#8332. This benchmark is...

    Started by spillerz‎, 27th Mar 2016 01:08 am
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    28th Mar 2016 12:18 am Go to last post
  20. Penn Foster Civil Plate 1 Help

    So I have all my contour lines in but am having trouble with the existing roadway Cedar Park Drive. The directions state: "its at the bottom of a hillside. The centerline radius of Cedar Park...

    Started by clark33‎, 17th Feb 2016 09:18 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    17th Feb 2016 11:45 pm Go to last post
  21. Data from shop for architects / CAD

    Hello everybody, currently I'm doing an internship at an online store. My task is now to find out which data and information we should provide to our different target groups (eg architects). ...

    Started by LisaMariaH‎, 10th Dec 2015 01:03 pm
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    • Replies: 2
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    14th Feb 2016 03:46 am Go to last post
  22. Drawing Thiessen polygons(rainfall)

    Hello there! I have a project due Tuesday and I have to calculate the precipitation using thiessens polygons.I have georeferenced the map , drawn the basin, connected the 6 points together and...

    Started by ducky29‎, 14th Jan 2016 10:17 pm
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
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    16th Jan 2016 11:51 pm Go to last post
  23. HELP:Autocad scale/print

    Hey i need some help with autocad...i use autocad 2005(we use this version in college).I have on a paper a 1:100 drawing which i should draw it in autocad on 1:50 scale.i finished the drawing but i...

    Started by Bill13‎, 4th Jul 2013 08:03 pm
    • Replies: 6
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    18th Dec 2015 04:48 pm Go to last post
  24. Exclamation Simple AutoCAD Assignment

    Hey everyone, I guess this is a simple project but I have absolutely 0 ideas on how to do it. I know the basics of AutoCAD, but I'm not good at it. This is my assignment. This is the example...

    Started by HREAM‎, 8th Dec 2015 04:20 pm
    autocad, help me, project, student
    • Replies: 0
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    8th Dec 2015 04:20 pm Go to last post
  25. Electrical Drafting School Project.

    Car5858 i am doing the elctrical project now. i think i finished plate 1 and pl 2 is 50% i cant figure out the other half of pl 2.. Can you post the images of pl 1 and 2 to compare. this are my 2...

    Started by Autocadstudent‎, 18th May 2011 01:10 am
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    • Replies: 21
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    4th Nov 2015 12:44 pm Go to last post

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