Week 4. Segment 2: Introduction to assemblies and assembly constraints
During this segment we will introduce assemblies and assembly constraints
Deliverable 1 is due (2% of the grade). For this deliverable you will design your first part in Inventor (or other CAD software of your choice). Your task is to develop a part that encloses/holds a major component of the Arduino Kit that is part of your course kit (Servo, stepper motor, LCD display, 8x8 display etc...you select your favorite part). Find and download a model of the Arduino kit part, and then design an enclosure 'around' it.
Items to be submitted:
1) A STEP file of the part together with the Arduino kit component model. STEP files can be read by most CAD packages, i.e. I can look at your part in Inventor, even if you designed it in Solidworks or another CAD package.
2) A gcode file showing your part on the printer bed ready for printing. Make sure it is oriented in a way that it would really print well.
Support: Watch this video before setting out to do the Deliverable. If you have no experience with CAD software this video will show you how to go about it in Inventor. It demonstrates how to do the deliverable by the example of the servo that is part of the kit.
Grading: For getting 100 pts...
...the chosen kit component must fit the designed part perfectly.
...the part needs to be designed neatly, and be shown on the printer bed in a way that it could really be printed.
This is the video for Deliverable 1. It shows how to design feature that holds the servo that is part of the Arduino kit.