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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. 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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  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. Geometric shape construction assignment help.

    Hello, I need some help on how to proceed with the assignment I'm working on. Here's an image of the object I'm currently working on the top one. Or since I can't get it to rotate the left hand side...

    Started by Derpicusx‎, 25th Sep 2016 10:12 pm
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    26th Sep 2016 12:12 pm Go to last post
  4. Help student create an Arc on Ellipse to Ogee Curve.

    Hello, I'm a student taking a CAD class. Using AutoCAD 2017. The drawing I'm working on is basically of a wrench. An "S" curve wrench. I used "Ellipses" to make the ends of the wrench and an...

    Started by NRotaryTech‎, 2nd Sep 2016 09:39 pm
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    3rd Sep 2016 08:39 am Go to last post
  5. Question Is It Wise To Double Up On AutoCAD Courses. Also Have Some Question.

    Hopefull I put this in the right thread, I believe I have if not please move it. Sorry if this is a little long. A little bit about me, I've been working in an architectural firm for a little...

    Started by MrMarc‎, 1st Jun 2014 03:01 am
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    21st Jul 2016 10:42 pm Go to last post
  6. Help making oblique projection

    need help in my final plate, make this figure into oblique view with the upper right part removed similar to this one

    Started by shadowblitz3‎, 21st Jul 2016 11:06 am
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  7. 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
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  8. -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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    5th Jul 2016 10:56 am Go to last post
  9. 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
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    28th Jun 2016 11:10 pm Go to last post
  10. 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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  11. 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
  12. 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
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    3rd Jun 2016 08:54 pm Go to last post
  13. 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
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  14. 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
  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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
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  18. 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
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  19. 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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  20. 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
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    19th May 2016 11:07 am Go to last post
  21. 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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  22. 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
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  23. 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
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    10th May 2016 08:16 am Go to last post
  24. 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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  25. 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

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