+ Post New Thread
Page 1 of 9 1 2 3 ... LastLast
Threads 1 to 25 of 217

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. 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
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 214
    9th Oct 2014 03:28 am Go to last post
  2. 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
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 298
    6th Oct 2014 08:45 pm Go to last post
  3. 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
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 184
    1st Oct 2014 10:24 pm Go to last post
  4. 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
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 391
    20th Sep 2014 12:35 am Go to last post
  5. 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
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 492
    17th Sep 2014 04:05 pm Go to last post
  6. 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
    • Views: 294
    12th Sep 2014 03:44 am Go to last post
  7. 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
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 170
    11th Sep 2014 09:57 am Go to last post
  8. 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
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 560
    10th Sep 2014 07:11 pm Go to last post
  9. 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
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 59
    • Views: 7,398
    5th Sep 2014 10:44 am Go to last post
  10. 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
    22 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 22
    • Replies: 210
    • Views: 18,232
    28th Aug 2014 10:43 am Go to last post
  11. 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
    20 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 20
    • Replies: 196
    • Views: 16,247
    27th Aug 2014 11:17 am Go to last post
  12. 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
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 625
    22nd Jul 2014 07:24 am Go to last post
  13. 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
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 761
    14th Jul 2014 01:40 pm Go to last post
  14. 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
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 4,919
    14th Jul 2014 10:27 am Go to last post
  15. 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
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 728
    12th Jul 2014 11:51 am Go to last post
  16. -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
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 4,757
    1st Jul 2014 03:54 pm Go to last post
  17. 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
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,207
    1st Jul 2014 08:29 am Go to last post
  18. 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
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 51
    • Views: 7,220
    18th Jun 2014 11:07 am Go to last post
  19. 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
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 520
    14th Jun 2014 10:58 am Go to last post
  20. 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
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 1,746
    4th Jun 2014 03:39 pm Go to last post
  21. 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
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,081
    31st May 2014 08:42 am Go to last post
  22. 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
    • Views: 587
    29th May 2014 07:26 pm Go to last post
  23. Simple Drawing

    Hello everybody :) I m new to this forum.I just want to ask what commands do I use to finish my drawing Im having problems wih the highlighted part.Hopefully the quality is good enough Thanks a...

    Started by ducky29‎, 17th May 2014 11:56 pm
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 49
    • Views: 2,914
    22nd May 2014 09:03 pm Go to last post
  24. Viewport colour to Xrefs

    When I change the Xref colour using floating model space and viewport colour in layer manager, for a particular viewport, how can I keep that colour setting for when I replace that xref with a new...

    Started by Baiksu‎, 17th May 2014 03:38 am
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 394
    17th May 2014 03:38 am Go to last post
  25. HVAC School project

    I am trying to draft the 10x1406 hvac pattern and 10" diameter transition piece. Can you please post an image of them. Thank you.

    Started by Autocadstudent‎, 14th May 2011 07:18 pm
    8 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 8
    • Replies: 78
    • Views: 17,539
    16th May 2014 03:09 pm Go to last post

Thread Display Options

Use this control to limit the display of threads to those newer than the specified time frame.

Allows you to choose the data by which the thread list will be sorted.

Order threads in...

Note: when sorting by date, 'descending order' will show the newest results first.

Icon Legend

Contains unread posts
Contains unread posts
Contains no unread posts
Contains no unread posts
More than 15 replies or 250 views
Hot thread with unread posts
More than 15 replies or 250 views
Hot thread with no unread posts
Closed Thread
Thread is closed
Thread Contains a Message Written By You
You have posted in this thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts