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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. 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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  2. 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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    Yesterday 11:32 am Go to last post
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Moved: Break line

    Started by mknj61‎, 20th May 2016 04:27 am
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  6. 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
  7. 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
    • Replies: 6
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    18th May 2016 07:18 pm Go to last post
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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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    11th May 2016 07:11 pm Go to last post
  11. 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
  12. 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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    19th Apr 2016 11:09 pm Go to last post
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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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    14th Feb 2016 03:46 am Go to last post
  16. 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
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  17. 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
  18. 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
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  19. 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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    4th Nov 2015 12:44 pm Go to last post
  20. Penn-foster electrical grade report

    HELLO EVERYONE, Got a 100 on the electrical project. post screen shots. I have submitted the Civil and Elective Electrical. finally finished the course. my average is now a 92. now we wait to see...

    Started by Hondatek‎, 2nd Jun 2015 06:26 am
    • Replies: 7
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    3rd Nov 2015 02:55 pm Go to last post
  21. I need simple road project

    Hi Can someone sand me pattern of simple road project i need it very much

    Started by mamuka‎, 26th Oct 2015 12:24 am
    • Replies: 2
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    31st Oct 2015 03:32 am Go to last post
  22. looking for feedback on my structural project for penn foster

    Hello all, wanna start by saying you guys are extremely helpful... I find a lot of answers here...these forums saved my life on the oleson village project....that being said I'm looking for some...

    Started by justrideemall‎, 25th Oct 2015 04:44 pm
    • Replies: 6
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    25th Oct 2015 11:45 pm Go to last post
  23. -Penn Foster? HVAC transition piece

    Hello! Does Any One Know How To Draft A 10"x14"x6" RECTANGULAR Hvac Pattern THATS 14"X6" ON ONE SIDE AND10"X6" ON THE OTHER

    Started by drafterjohn773‎, 15th Nov 2009 02:40 am
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    7th Oct 2015 11:37 pm Go to last post
  24. Penn Foster Structural Elective

    hello, i have completed everything thus far in this project, but i am lost with the elective, i have another week to finish so i can go to school in the fall (sponsored by work safe because of an...

    Started by coreyjaywilliams‎, 12th Aug 2013 06:52 pm
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 54
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    5th Oct 2015 10:38 pm Go to last post
  25. Drawing objects with UTM Coordinates

    For my course I have to learn some basic autoCAD, and for a task I've been given a rough site map (3 roads and a river making an enclosed rectangular area, there's a couple of gates and a couple of...

    Started by Zigster‎, 8th Sep 2014 12:30 pm
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    • Replies: 17
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    5th Oct 2015 08:30 am Go to last post

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