Learn the basics of multiview sketching and dimensioning and then apply this knowledge to construct a multi-part assembly. Then, you will use your CAD skills to design and 3D print accessories for your assembly, keeping in mind important aspects of assembly such as tolerances.
(1) In the first phase of this assignment, students are responsible (in teams of 4) for converting 3D isometric drawings into 2D multiview drawings. They will then fully dimension these 2D drawings. (2) In the second phase, teams will exchange their “best” set of dimensioned drawings with another team and construct the pieces in the machine shop from 1×4 wood and dowels. (3) In the final phase, students (in teams of 4) will design and 3D print accessories for the wooden assembly using SolidWorks and MakerCommons. The accessories must attach to or fit the wooden assembly, requiring the students to understand assembly techniques (such as press fit).