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CHAPTER TUTORIAL

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Learning Objectives After completing this tutorial, you will be able to: Construct and use coils Required Competencies Before starting this tutorial, you should have been able to: Construct, constraint and dimension Sketches Project Geometry on Sketch Planes Construct Work Features

Figure 1: Impeller

1.Openfileimpeller_shaft.ipt

Figure 2: Impeller_shaft

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2.ConstructanewWork PlaneparalleltothedefaultXYplaneatanoffsetdistanceof 4.25.

a.Clicktheworkplanetoolonthepartfeaturetoolbar.

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b.ExpandtheOriginintheBrowserandclickthedefaultXYplane.

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c.Dragthenewworkplanetoanoffsetdistanceof4.25.

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3.ProjectthedefaultY-Axisonthenewworkplane.

a.EnterSketch Modeandselectthenewlyconstructedworkplaneasasketch plane. b.ClicktheProject Geometrytool.

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c.ClicktheY-AxisintheBrowser.

Figure 7.a

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d.ExitSketch Mode. 4.ConstructanewWork Plane 2makinga24oanglewiththepreviouslyconstructed Work Plane 1andpassingthroughtheProjected Y-Axis.

a.ClicktheworkplanetoolandselecttheprojectedYAxis.

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b.ClickthepreviouslyconstructedWorkPlane1andchangetheangleto24oto createWorkPlane2..

Figure 9.a

Figure 9.b

5.ConstructanewWork Axis 1coincidingwiththeProjectedYAxis.

Figure 10.a

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6.TurnthevisibilityofWorkplane1andthepreviouslyconstructedSketchoff.

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7.ClicktheLook AtbuttonandclickWorkPlane2.

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8.Rotatetheimage90o.

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9.EnterSketch Modeandselectworkplane2asasketchplane.

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10.RightclickontheworkplaneandSlice Graphics.

Figure 14.b

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11. Use the Project Geometry tool and project Work Axis 1 and the ZAxis on the workplane.

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Figure 15.c

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12. Constructthefollowingsketch. Note:Thenextthree(3)pagesoutlinesuggestedconstructionsteps.

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Suggested Construction Steps a.

Figure 17.a

b.

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c.Trim

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d.

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e.TrimandverifythattheTangency Constraintsbetweenadjacentarcsare maintained.

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f.ThefollowingshouldbeDrivenDimensions.

Figure 17.f

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13. Exit Sketch Mode and Coil the drawn profile about the ZAxis, 1/3 of a revolution toacoilheightof2.923 a.ClicktheCoiltoolontheFeaturetoolbar.

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b.Selectthedrawnprofile.

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c. Select the ZAxis and the proper Direction and Rotation for the required coil shape.

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d.ClicktheCoil Sizetabandadjusttheparametersasshownbelow.

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e.ClicktheCoil EndstabandselectNaturalStartandEndandclickOK.

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Figure 22.b

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14.EnterSketch ModeandselectSurface Aasthesketchplane.ClicktheLookAt button.

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15.Constructthe.410diameterholeasshownbelowandexitSketch Mode.

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16.CoilandCutthedrawnprofilewiththesameparametersasinstep13.

Figure 25.a

Figure 25.b

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17.CreateaCircular PatternofthetwoCoilsabouttheZAxiswiththree(3) occurrencesinthepattern. a.ClicktheCircular PatterntoolontheFeaturetoolbarandselectthetwoCoilsas Features.

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b. Click the Rotation Axis button, select the ZAxis in the Browser and adjust the requiredparametersasshownbelow.

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18.Turnthevisibilityofthe YZplaneon.

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19.EnterSketch ModeandselecttheYZplaneasasketchplane.UsetheLook Atand Slice Graphicsfunctionsforeasyconstruction.Rotatetheimage.

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20. Use the Project Geometry tool and project Edge 1, the larger diameter portion of theshaft2and3,andtheZAxisonthesketchplane.

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21.Constructthefollowingsketch.

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22.ExitSketch Mode, Revolve and CuttheconstructedprofileabouttheZAxis.

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