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Forum: Student Project Questions

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  1. Angry Aux View question, where to start?

    Hey guys, Okay this problem has me stumped. We are supposed to be doing Aux views and we are not supposed to draw the pictorial view but only the views needed and the Aux views. But for the...

    Started by Behemothrex‎, 30th Nov 2016 07:59 pm
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  2. Block

    What does Symbol mean relating to Block? :unsure:

    Started by Baiksu‎, 16th Feb 2014 07:42 am
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  3. Smile Block Authoring Palettes

    Hi All, I will use Block Authoring Palette, But this is not Getting in MODEL i will use 2010 version of CAD. Please Solve my problem. Advance Thanx, SADIQ.

    Started by Muhammad Sadiq‎, 6th Mar 2015 08:57 am
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  4. Question Blocks

    Hi there, hope someone can help me. I have been asked to create some blocks using attributes from a drawings and then save them into the 'blocks folder' with all the others, however when I go to...

    Started by Leelee‎, 16th Feb 2012 02:50 am
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  5. AutoCAD Cad project

    i am a student of civil engineering,i got a project of making cad drawings of Faisal Mosque Islamabad,due to some circumstances i was not able to complete it.if some body has drawings in cad...

    Started by usman2k9‎, 8th May 2012 05:15 pm
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  6. 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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  7. can someone verify my work if this looks correct?


    Started by mikeyyy‎, 31st Mar 2014 01:45 am
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  8. Can You Chamfer a Circle in an Isometric Drawing?

    Can you chamfer a circle (used the ellipse command) in an isometric drawing, if so, how is it Done?

    Started by Tony D‎, 31st Aug 2011 09:45 pm
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  9. 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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  10. circle

    why the circle in my screen is not a perfect circle...some kind of oval shape?

    Started by saile‎, 26th Mar 2012 11:01 pm
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  11. Civil Drafting

    trying to draw cedar park drive. I have read over and over what you have in this forum, but my still dose not come out right. so this is what I'm working on 1 it's at the bottom of a hill side.the...

    Started by bracken2‎, 1st Jan 2012 05:14 pm
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  12. Civil Drafting

    ok, I needed to know how do you move the spot-elevatione with out it flying all over the place?

    Started by bracken2‎, 13th Jan 2012 05:12 pm
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  13. Civil drafting - section view?

    K, I've got the first 2 plates almost done in the Penn Foster Civil drafting course, but I'm having difficulty with drawing the 'section view', referenced for plate 3. I've looked through my project...

    Started by progman‎, 20th Sep 2011 02:51 am
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  14. Civil Drafting Plate 2

    Help... page 18 says: 1. Beginning at the center of the cul-de-sac of Ocean Ave, travel 50 feet at a bearing of s15dw to the PC. THE CENTERLINE THEN CURVES TO THE LEFT. ITS RADIUS IS 85 FEET AND...

    Started by wendymoose‎, 25th Aug 2011 01:19 am
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  15. civil drafting plates 3 and 4

    Hi there! please i am sicking for help on these two plates. can any one help me by sendin them to me through my mail so i can compere with what i have. any help from anyone will be much...

    Started by bego‎, 16th Jan 2014 10:46 am
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  16. Civil Drafting Project

    Hello all, Yes, I am also studying the Penn Foster program and have a question about the interpolation of the data points. I have already set up my grid and figured out how to calculate the...

    Started by progman‎, 24th Aug 2011 09:07 pm
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  17. 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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  18. Exclamation Civil Drafting With autoCAD, help

    Hello everyone its me paisis asking another question. In my booklet it asks me to "draw a 144.32' segment in a counter clock wise direction. then it asks to show the delta angle, the length, and...

    Started by paisis123‎, 29th Sep 2011 06:55 pm
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  19. Unhappy Color me Baffled

    Hey guys, Well when I get to the end of my rope I can always count on you guys to help me out. I am taking a 100 level cad class online and frankly the teacher is terrible, and I am not sure this...

    Started by Behemothrex‎, 30th Jun 2015 09:40 pm
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  20. 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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  21. Creating a block which uses 2 layers

    I have to create a block which uses 2 layers. The first one is for drawing a simple circle or a square. The second one is a green colored text which needs to be inside my circle or square. I should...

    Started by c2610960‎, 30th Dec 2014 04:50 pm
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  22. Creating a Mezzanine in MEP

    Hello, I need to design a trough beneath a mezannine in MEP, is there a tutorial on how to create a mezannine or a second floor in MEP?

    Started by Cadallac‎, 21st Jun 2012 03:21 am
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  23. 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
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  24. Creating arc

    Hello everyone. newbie here. i need some help. i'm quite new to AutoCAD. Currently using AutoCAD 2006. refer to above pic how to create those arc. i've been trying using the arc command, but this...

    Started by oceanmyth‎, 17th Oct 2011 06:23 am
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  25. Current Penn Foster Lessons.

    I took Drafting with AutoCAD in 2006 from Penn Foster. From the posts I can see that they have changed the lessons. My question is, that I was wondering if anyone has these new lessons on PDF. I...

    Started by CADLee‎, 5th Jan 2013 07:57 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    6th Jan 2013 03:19 pm Go to last post

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