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Chapter 1

A. Sketch Path.
Step 2. Click Top Sketch Step 3. Click Line

Spring

Step 1. Click File Menu > New, click Part and OK. (plane) in the Feature Manager and click from the Content toolbar, Fig. 1. (L) on the Sketch toolbar. Fig. 1 Step 4. Draw a line starting at the Origin appears when you draw the line. Step 5. Click Smart Dimension the Sketch toolbar. , Fig. 2. Use the inferencing line, the dotted line that

(S) on

Origin

Fig. 2

Step 6. Add dimensions as shown in Fig. 3. To Smart dimension angle, click both lines then move the cursor between lines and click. Key-in 1.9 for the dimension and press ENTER. Step 7. Press Escape to unselect Smart Dimension. Step 8. Delete the dimension, Fig. 4. To delete, click the dimension and press the Delete key. Step 9. Click Exit Sketch on the Sketch toolbar.

Fig. 3

Fig. 4

B. Save as "SPRING".

Step 1. Click File Menu > Save As. Step 2. Key-in SPRING for the lename and press ENTER.

C. Sketch Profile.
Step 1. Click Top (plane) in the Feature Manager and click Sketch from the Content toolbar, Fig. 5. Step 2. Click Circle (S) on the Sketch toolbar. Fig. 5

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Step 3. Draw a circle directly below the Origin , Fig. 6. Use the inferencing line, the dotted line that appears when you draw the circle. Step 4. Click Zoom to Fit Step 5. Click Smart Dimension

Origin

Fig. 6

(F) on the View toolbar. (S) on the Sketch toolbar.

Step 6. Add dimensions as shown in Fig. 7. Step 7. Click Exit Sketch Sketch toolbar. on the

Fig. 7

D. Sweep.
Step 1. Click Features Step 2. Click Swept Boss/Base Step 3. In the Swept Boss/Base Property Manager: for Prole eld, click circle in Sketch2, Fig. 9 for Path eld, click line in Sketch1, Fig. 9 expand Options Fig. 8 , Fig. 8 Fig. 10 on the Command Manager toolbar. on the Features toolbar.
Path (line)

Prole (circle)

Fig. 9

under Orientation/twist type: set Twist Along Path under Dene by: set Turns set Number of Turns 8 click OK Step 4. Save. Use Ctrl-S.

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E. Show Sketch1.

Step 1. Expand Sweep1 in Feature Manager. Click Sketch1(line sketch) and click Show Content menu, Fig. 11. on the

F. Cut Ends of Spring.


Step 1. Click Front (plane) in the Feature Manager from the Content toolbar, and click Sketch Fig. 12. Step 2. Click Normal To toolbar. (Ctrl-8) Step 3. Click Rectangle toolbar. Fig. 11 Fig. 12

on the Standard Views

(S) on the Sketch

Step 4. Draw a rectangle away from the spring, Fig. 13. Step 5. Press Escape to unselect Rectangle tool. Step 6. Ctrl click left vertical line of rectangle and Origin to select both. To Ctrl click, click the line and hold down Ctrl key and click Origin, Fig. 14. Step 7. Click Make Midpoint menu, Fig. 14.

Fig. 13

Ctrl click line and Origin

Fig. 14

on the Content

Step 8. Click Smart Dimension the Sketch toolbar.

(S) on

Step 9. Dimension rectangle .8 and 1.9, Fig. 15. Step 10. Click Features Step 11. Click Extruded Cut on the Command Manager toolbar. on the Features toolbar.

Fig. 15

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Step 12. In the Cut-Extrude Property Manager: under Direction 1 End Condition to Through All The Direction arrow should point towards area to be cut away, Fig. 32. If arrow is pointing in wrong direction, click Flip side to cut, Fig. 31. check Direction 2 Click OK . on the Standard Views Fig. 16

Direction arrow

Fig. 17

Fig. 18

Step 13. Click Isometric toolbar. (Ctrl-7) Step 14. Save. Use Ctrl-S.

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