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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. I don't completely understand what I need to accomplish with this.

    I have done all of my HW up until this point in 2D views. We are now given a 3D figure to reproduce. I have been out of it with my online classes because of two real difficult mid-terms I had to...

    Started by StudentOfComputers‎, Yesterday 08:14 pm
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    Yesterday 11:31 pm Go to last post
  2. Question Need help starting this

    The first one

    Started by aminkovskaya‎, Yesterday 01:14 am
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  3. Exclamation Need help asap

    I don't understand how to do it. Help?

    Started by aminkovskaya‎, 21st Oct 2014 06:43 pm
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    21st Oct 2014 11:25 pm Go to last post
  4. Help Identifying Dimensions of a Piece within a Drawing

    Hello. For my CAD assignment, I have been given the dimensions of a slide cap (see picture below). I was able to create the piece...with the exception of the part which I indicated with a red...

    Started by bobingham‎, 9th Oct 2014 12:05 am
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    9th Oct 2014 03:28 am Go to last post
  5. Help constraining the geometry of a Base Plate based on a given diagram

    Hello! I am a college student taking an Intro to CAD course. So far I've been doing well in the course. However, in the below assignment, I do not understand how to properly constrain object. I...

    Started by bobingham‎, 5th Oct 2014 11:11 pm
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    6th Oct 2014 08:45 pm Go to last post
  6. Penn Foster Structural Project (Not the Elective)

    I know there are threads for this project and I have looked through many of them. I am at the beginning and these instructions are confusing to me. I set the Units to what PF asks for but it does not...

    Started by Jefferson1776‎, 1st Oct 2014 09:37 pm
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  7. Help with an object that uses a circles edges which are all tangent

    So here is what I'm working with: I'm having trouble properly creating the arc of DE. I tried making it tangent to the initial circle of the first arc AB, but I'm not getting the correct arc...

    Started by kspabo‎, 19th Sep 2014 06:35 pm
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    20th Sep 2014 12:35 am Go to last post
  8. Help on Finding Centers

    Hey guys, Well its been a while since I posted, but that's a good thing, as I have been progressing in my AutoCad adventure without to many problems. But this semester I have run into a problem...

    Started by Behemothrex‎, 16th Sep 2014 07:29 pm
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  9. Creating an Elevation Profile of a Creek

    I need to create an elevation profile (example below) of a Creek. I have a map with contour lines, and I've drawn a polyline following the path of the creek. The only way I can think to do it is...

    Started by Zigster‎, 10th Sep 2014 06:18 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    12th Sep 2014 03:44 am Go to last post
  10. AutoCAD NVQ Level 2 Past Papers?

    Hi, I am currently doing my NVQ Level 2 course and would like to have more practice at the exams. I did my first mock yesterday and it was pretty nervewracking. I'd love to build up my confidence and...

    Started by Elysia‎, 11th Sep 2014 09:57 am
    autocad, exam practice, nvq level 2, past papers
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  11. 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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    10th Sep 2014 07:11 pm Go to last post
  12. Penn Foster Civil Drafting project plate 3 and 4

    Hello, I am working on the same civil drafting project from Penn Foster that I have read through some of these threads. I have completely finished plate 2 and my instructor informed me that...

    Started by sorsini‎, 19th Sep 2012 08:13 pm
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    5th Sep 2014 10:44 am Go to last post
  13. Penn Foster Oleson Village

    Does anyone know how long it takes to complete the project? I am just trying to finish the course, and apply for a job within my company. Any suggestions?

    Started by cosme017‎, 13th Jun 2012 04:15 pm
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    28th Aug 2014 10:43 am Go to last post
  14. 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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    27th Aug 2014 11:17 am Go to last post
  15. Smile how can my hand in fast on autocad?

    please tell me autocad new latest command? advance thanx. M.SADIQ.

    Started by Muhammad Sadiq‎, 30th Jun 2014 05:14 am
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    22nd Jul 2014 07:24 am Go to last post
  16. Thank you, and a question

    I've been lurking for some time and posted once. The advice and encouragement given then was very helpful; thank you. I'd thought I had posted a follow up including which book I'd purchased, but I...

    Started by BeckyW‎, 5th Jun 2014 01:48 am
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    14th Jul 2014 01:40 pm Go to last post
  17. Penn Foster Electrical Elective Plate 4-2

    Does anyone have a screen shot of this drawing?

    Started by randy3081‎, 1st Mar 2012 06:08 pm
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    14th Jul 2014 10:27 am Go to last post
  18. 3d solid colors

    Hi! How can I set different colors for 3d solid cube? (I don't want to explode, because I will lose the height/width/length data, from the properties window.) Thanks!

    Started by nagygabor679‎, 11th Jul 2014 07:30 am
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    12th Jul 2014 11:51 am Go to last post
  19. -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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    1st Jul 2014 03:54 pm Go to last post
  20. Penn Foster Career School

    Does anyone know anything about their AutoCAD courses? They have AutoCAD® Essentials Certificate Program and Drafting with AutoCAD® Career Diploma Are they good? Which one would be...

    Started by acbunker‎, 29th May 2008 01:55 am
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    1st Jul 2014 08:29 am Go to last post
  21. Pennfoster's Elecrical and electronic schematic drafting project

    Hi Car5858 Could please guide me find a symbols block library,I need for this project.I don't have any idea about there dimentions to creat my own blocks. Thanks

    Started by HARPAL‎, 4th Mar 2012 03:00 pm
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  22. Modeling Operation Error: Sweep self intersects - I can't work out how to fix it.

    I've done some reading and I vaguely understand the issue but I can't seem to find the problem with my drawing yet when I try to extrude it gives me one. Here is the file: And this is what I...

    Started by ThePastRecedes‎, 14th Jun 2014 03:58 am
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    14th Jun 2014 10:58 am Go to last post
  23. 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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  24. how I can draw this 2 line

    Hi Could please help me , I need drwa those two red line How I can drwa that which angle I will use ? http://www8.0zz0.com/2014/05/30/11/413126292.jpg

    Started by wanted90‎, 30th May 2014 12:52 pm
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    31st May 2014 08:42 am Go to last post
  25. 100' chord angle ??? Civil drafting Plate 1 Penn Foster

    Hello all, I am working on the civil drafting for penn foster. I am having trouble understanding how to show my 100' chord for the delta angle asked for on pg. 17. It says "10. The property...

    Started by J-stone‎, 29th May 2014 05:28 pm
    • Replies: 6
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    29th May 2014 07:26 pm Go to last post

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