Tutorial : Introduction to mechanical engineering with FreeCAD

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Re: Tutorial : Introduction to mechanical engineering with FreeCAD

Postby jpg87 » Mon Aug 27, 2018 9:46 am

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Re: Tutorial : Introduction to mechanical engineering with FreeCAD

Postby chrisb » Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:15 am

Off topic here, but it was discussed concerning animated gifs vs. video.
The link shows wonderful usage for animated gifs, that's what they are made for. But mostly not for tutorial usage.
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Re: Tutorial : Introduction to mechanical engineering with FreeCAD

Postby realthunder » Mon Aug 27, 2018 11:02 am

jpg87 wrote:
Mon Aug 27, 2018 9:46 am
Two new pages have been added for assemblies:
About the PointOnLine constraint, with recent versions of asm3, the normal of a plane and the revolving axis of cylindrical surface can both be used as a 'Line'. In other word, for the second element of a PointOnLine constraint, you can simply use a cylindrical face, or the circular edge of the cylindrical face, or the circular edge of the sketch that creates the groove, and there is no need for an auxiliary sketch or manual setting of an offset.
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Re: Tutorial : Introduction to mechanical engineering with FreeCAD

Postby jpg87 » Mon Aug 27, 2018 6:09 pm

chrisb wrote:
Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:15 am
The link shows wonderful usage for animated gifs, that's what they are made for. But mostly not for tutorial usage.
As soon as I've developed a technique, I'll replace some gif images with small videos (hopefully!).
But if you've had a look at the animations in the PartDesign examples, they'll only play once when the mouse over the image, they do not see themselves at rest, and they are slow. This is not enough but ...
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Re: Tutorial : Introduction to mechanical engineering with FreeCAD

Postby jpg87 » Mon Aug 27, 2018 6:12 pm

realthunder wrote:
Mon Aug 27, 2018 11:02 am
About the PointOnLine constraint, with recent versions of asm3, the normal of a plane and the revolving axis of cylindrical surface can both be used as a 'Line'. In other word, for the second element of a PointOnLine constraint, you can simply use a cylindrical face, or the circular edge of the cylindrical face, or the circular edge of the sketch that creates the groove, and there is no need for an auxiliary sketch or manual setting of an offset.
OK, it's rectified. I did not have time to test the latest updates !
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Re: Tutorial : Introduction to mechanical engineering with FreeCAD

Postby jpg87 » Sat Sep 08, 2018 4:35 pm

Example 4 (wheel) has been updated with Webm videos.

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More videos will be added for the first examples.
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Re: Tutorial : Introduction to mechanical engineering with FreeCAD

Postby jpg87 » Fri Oct 05, 2018 5:45 pm

Videos have been added to all current examples.


Next goal: simple assemblies.
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