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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 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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
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  6. need project help for penn foster oleson village

    im stuck with the coordinates. i have lines and points all over the place few points near the origin then a point alll the way acroos the screen. these were the directions. the benchmark is...

    Started by Firligic‎, 19th Dec 2010 03:44 am
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  7. 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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  8. Need help on structural drafting project

    i've read this instructions like 1000x times and i dont understand it, can someone help me. pg 8 and before these instructions i was suppose to make a title block which i did...

    Started by Firligic‎, 28th Dec 2010 05:56 am
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  9. Question What is the best laptop for autocad 2012 under $1000?

    I am a new student this semester and want to purchase a laptop for all of my schoolwork. One of my instructors recommended a Toshiba but the laptops I looked at at best buy seem to all have small...

    Started by Deneyeone‎, 4th Feb 2012 05:38 pm
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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. -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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  13. Penn Foster Oleson Village Project Check

    I'm new to this site and I was wondering if someone could look over my drawing for my Penn Foster Oleson Village project and make sure I was on the right track. i have attached it here. By the way,...

    Started by Batman‎, 28th Mar 2011 05:24 pm
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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Question Project: Plat Map ~ Help please

    I'm working on a plat map using survey information and could really use some help: ~ Units are set to reflect decimal measurements to a hundredth of a ft and the direction (angle) is set to...

    Started by Brynn‎, 28th Jan 2009 05:36 pm
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  17. Exclamation Explain the relationship between CAD and other software/hardware used in construction

    Hi everyone. Could someone help please help me out with my assighnment please? The qeustion is: Explain the relationship between CADD and other software/hardware used in construction. thanks

    Started by deann3g‎, 3rd Oct 2013 04:22 pm
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  18. defining drawing limits

    my professor in college wants me to define my drawing limits to 120' wide*90' high, how do i do that? im using autocad 2013 Lt

    Started by badlander‎, 18th Aug 2012 03:20 pm
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  19. Penn and Foster Structural Project Help

    Hi all, I am hoping somebody has experience with this and can provide some insight. I have completed the first plate successfully and now am attempting to draw the second which consists of an...

    Started by robxfinch‎, 27th Feb 2010 09:40 pm
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  20. Structural drafting project Plate 2 (penn foster)

    :(I know this question has been asked several times on this site but I am having problems drafting this one. I started drafting this out but feel like what I am doing is completely wrong. I am just...

    Started by ANC2008‎, 13th Jul 2011 05:14 pm
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  21. penn foster autocad drawings help

    anybody have the drawings from penn fosters autocad structrual project to compare to see if what i'am doing is right.:(

    Started by mivshekwyo‎, 14th Jun 2009 11:38 pm
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  22. Penn Foster classes - Are they worth it?

    I keep seeing posts on here about the Penn Foster projects and I just gotta know if anyone who's taken these classes thinks that they are worth the money. I started digging into them a while back and...

    Started by SuperCAD‎, 26th Nov 2011 09:55 pm
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  23. 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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  24. Drawing a Curve Line

    I can't seem to get a curve line the way it should be using the "ARC command" Attached is an image and where the dashed line inside the red lines is what I am trying to draw using the ARC command. I...

    Started by Tony D‎, 8th Sep 2011 01:35 am
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  25. Contour Lines and Interpolating

    Does anyone have or is there an easy formula for interpolating to find the contour lines I guess is how you would put it. I am doing a Civil Drafting project and it has a grid of 18 horizontal and 12...

    Started by CADLee‎, 7th May 2011 07:48 pm
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    21st Sep 2012 10:36 am Go to last post

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