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My first CAD drawings

Posted in University stuff by Ulf on March 26, 2009

Varsha (an Indian Ph.D. student in our group) and I have started taking some self-guided tutorials on CAD software, especially SolidWorks. This is what we created so far:
ding1 ding2 ding1

The first two pictures show some part which we created when we followed a step-by-step tutorial (the second picture is the drawing for the part from the first picture). The third image finally shows a part which we created completely on our own. That means that the tutorial only told us how the resulting part was expected to look like, so we created it :-). The calculated weight and inertias of our part exactly match those of the desired solution :-).

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  1. elke said, on March 29, 2009 at 9:13 am


  2. […] Posted in University stuff by Ulf on April 24, 2009 You’ll probably remember that I created my first CAD drawings not long ago. Well, I wanted to find out how much I could do without following any kind of […]

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