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MEC 1011 - Design Communication I
Assignment 9
Electronic Notebooks

Due at the end of our ‘Lecture’ meeting in Week 10 (extended from Week 9)

It’s time to show off your work.

Your electronic notebook will present your work.

Procedure:

1.      Start by making a folder named after you (formally and with no spaces ex. Paul_Johnson) in V:/MEC/1011/Fall_05/Electronic_Notebooks/TX/

2.      With Microsoft Word use File/Save as Web Page to put a page in your folder

3.      Make folders for each assignment and the Mid-term Project

4.      Put any files that represent your work inside the appropriate electronic notebook folder

5.      Make your links (see ‘Your electronic notebook should:’ below)

6.      Check the list of notebooks and let me know if I need to fix the link to your file.

Your electronic notebook should:

        Link back to ENotebooks.htm in the Fall_05 folder. Make backward (upward) links absolute when they exit your electronic notebook.

And

        Contain links to assignment and project pages (in chronological order) like this.

Or

        Contain headings over links to assignment content files (like .dwf, .jpg etc.) like this.

Or

        Use some combination of the two

Consider adapting Assignments.htm found in V:/MEC/1011/Fall_05.

Either way, you will be linking to all relevant material:

        Scanned hand drawings (.jpg)
(see scanning tips below)

        Whip (.dwf) files of all drawings and appropriate models (.idw, .ipt, .iam, .dwg)
Use File/Publish from Inventor or AutoCAD.

        Rendered Images (.jpg). like this
From Inventor use Applications/Inventor Studio to render a file.
Note that .dwf files of 3D Inventor models will not display work geometry. Where work geometry is relevant (models like T_with_centerplane.ipt.), use the Print Screen key and paste into Paint (then select a region, copy, start a new image, paste again and save as .jpg).

Consider a Bill of Material table format like this:

ITEM

NAME

VENDOR

QTY

NOTE

Drawing

3D Model

 

BEARINGPLATE

In-House

1

Rendering

1

Plate

In-House

1

 

2

B4-14

1

Oil-less Flange Bearing

3

ANSI B18.3 - No. 10 - 24 UNC - 1

STANDARD

1

 

Autodesk’s DWF Viewer may be needed to view the drawings and 3D models:

Rules of Thumb:

Avoid spaces in file and folder names

Advice:

1.      Keep it simple!

Scanning Tips:

HP Scanner (psc 13xx)

1.      Run HP Image Zone (desktop icon).

2.      Place paper face down on glass.

3.      Select ‘From Scanner’. Hp scanning window will open.

4.      Rotate (icons lower left) and adjust rectangular region as necessary.

5.      Select Basic/Resize.

6.      In the upper right region select units in pixels and set the output width to 800 (finish with the enter key).

7.      Select Output Type/256 Gray Shades.

8.      Select Accept (large Icon bottom center).

9.      No, you do not want to scan another image.

10. Back in HP Image zone select Edit tab/Save As (make sure file type is .jpg).