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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. 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
    • Replies: 4
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  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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  3. 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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  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
    • Replies: 2
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    14th Feb 2016 03:46 am Go to last post
  7. 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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    16th Jan 2016 11:51 pm Go to last post
  8. 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
  9. 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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    8th Dec 2015 04:20 pm Go to last post
  10. 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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  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
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    25th Oct 2015 11:45 pm Go to last post
  14. -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
  15. 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
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    5th Oct 2015 10:38 pm Go to last post
  16. 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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    5th Oct 2015 08:30 am Go to last post
  17. Angry Penn Foster Drafting with AutoCad Structural help with the rebar.

    Guys, I am having trouble picturing how this should look like. Page 11 in the book. The rebar in the bottom of the footings is #6 rebar at 8 OC both ways. The callout for the rebar is as...

    Started by Hondatek‎, 15th Jan 2015 06:15 am
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  18. Unhappy How do I approach this? - 3D Ergonomic Cup

    I have designed the Cup part, however I'm having a hard time on how to approach the handle part of it. I plan to design it in 2D and then use revolve, but I'm stuck on the 2D part... How do I make...

    Started by infernowheels‎, 21st Aug 2015 01:07 pm
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  19. Embarrassed One Point Perspective

    Hey guys, Okay I am a bit confused, thought I had this down, but the more I look into it the more confused I get. The book I am using has about 4 paragraphs on how to do this, and it leaves out...

    Started by Behemothrex‎, 5th Aug 2015 11:01 pm
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    6th Aug 2015 04:25 pm Go to last post
  20. Angry Teeth on a curve?

    Hey Guys, Once again my class is asking me to draw something I never have, with zero instruction. Did I mention the textbook has zero drawing instruction in it LOL. So I am drawing this part...

    Started by Behemothrex‎, 30th Jul 2015 02:57 am
    • Replies: 6
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    5th Aug 2015 10:19 pm Go to last post
  21. Exclamation Oleson village notation

    I know I saw it in one of the threads, but I can't find it again now that I need it. How do I get the degree symbol when I'm putting in the bearing text? For example, N87(degrees)W?

    Started by Legacy14‎, 27th Jul 2015 05:14 pm
    bearings, degrees, oleson village, project 4, text notation
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    4th Aug 2015 05:35 pm Go to last post
  22. Smile 'Safety First, Safety Always' Logo in AutoCad

    Hi! I'm a student that needs to make this logo in autocad. the problem is, I can't make the 'safety always' part. Please help me. Need to pass this, this week. Thanks.

    Started by aerine‎, 25th Jul 2015 04:02 pm
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    27th Jul 2015 02:04 pm Go to last post
  23. 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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  24. Smile Thank you!!!

    Thanks for all the help I finally finished the course!

    Started by ConfusedStudent‎, 19th Jul 2015 11:20 pm
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    25th Jul 2015 03:04 pm Go to last post
  25. Unhappy Doors and windows

    I have several floor plans drawn for my projects. This is probably a silly question, but I'm going to ask it anyway. I can't seem to find out. How do I draw the doors and windows on the floor plans?...

    Started by Legacy14‎, 13th Jul 2015 09:42 pm
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,225
    14th Jul 2015 07:12 pm Go to last post

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