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Projecting geometry onto a surface

In this lesson we're going to create the rear axle brace for our wagon. While working on this part, we're going to learn how we can project geometry onto a surface, and how we can use the projections as a way to trim a surface. On my screen I've got some polyline geometry. Let me orbit this a little bit, so you can see how it's oriented in 3D space. Generally speaking what I have is the cross-section for my brace and I have a path that I'd like to use to sweep this cross-section around. So I'm going to launch the Sweep command.

I will then select my cross-section and hit Enter, and then I'll select my sweep path, and if I orbit this, we can see that that one command was pretty much enough to create the general shape of my part. Let's zoom in a little bit, and I'm going to turn on a layer. So we'll go to the Layer Properties Manager, and I'm going to turn on the Surface_Hole layer. On this layer I have some circles. Eventually I'll be using t...

Projecting geometry onto a surface
Video duration: 5m 29s 3h 46m Intermediate

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Projecting geometry onto a surface provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2011 New Features

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