# ME250-f11-CAD4-tutorial - The University of Michigan...

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I. Introduction You are now able to create some fairly operations such as trim and extend. Howe like’ and ‘circle-like’, and thus you may ha Brace yourselves! We are now going to talk sections, we will create a bucket that can be II. Parametric Constraints 1. Create a new Solid Part. 2. Make sure that the unit system is IP 3. Create a “Corner Rectangle” on th “Vertical” with the origin. Set the d 4. Click on “Smart Dimension” and se bring up the “Modify” window. a. Instead of inputting the num i. Click on the downw type in the value. Th CAD Lab 4 1 complex parts by drawing complicated sketches ever, some of you may have noticed that the shape ave a deep yearning to create some freeform shape lk about some of the more advanced solid modeling e attached to the arm that you have created in the p IPS. the “Right Plane”, and constrain the top right corn dimension of the top edge to be 2 inches. Place a poi elect the top edge and the point you have just creat merical value, we will create a parametric constrain ward arrow to expand the drop down menu from w he University of Michigan MECHENG 250 F11 and by utilizing sketching s you create are all ‘block- es with complex contours. g features! In the following previous tutorial. ner of the rectangle to be int on the bottom edge. ted on the bottom edge to nt. where you would normally

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ii. Click on “Add Equa iii. Click on the dimens after the “=” sign. iv. Let us make the re "D1@Sketch1" and Click on “OK”. Th CAD Lab 4 2 ation…”. sion you have created on the top edge. The phrase rectangle twice as wide as it is tall. All you have t d the equation will look like the following: "D2@Ske he University of Michigan MECHENG 250 F11 "D1@Sketch1" will appear to do is to add /2 behind etch1" = "D1@Sketch1"/2.
v. The “Equations – Y also shows the valu will be able to add/ vi. Note the red ∑ sig associated equatio dimension of the to vii. The vertical edge c horizontal and vert b. What if you have a gazillio answer to that too. Much l link a value to a name. Let’s i. Double click on the Value…”. “Shared V Th CAD Lab 4 3 YourPartName” window lists all the equations you h lues that your equations evaluate to, so that you ca /delete/edit all your equations from this window. Cl ign in front of the value. This signifies the fact th on to it and the value will change according to the e top edge to be 1. changes it dimension so that the rectangle still reta tical edges. This is called a parametric constraint. ion sketches and it’s really hard to click on the righ

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## This note was uploaded on 10/05/2011 for the course MECHENG 250 taught by Professor Stevis during the Fall '09 term at University of Michigan.

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