Chapter 9. Springs

Chapter Objectives

• Learn how to draw springs using the Coil tool and the tools on the Spring panel under the Design tab

• Learn how to draw compression springs

• Learn how to draw extension springs

• Learn how to draw torsion springs

• Learn how to draw Belleville springs

Introduction

This chapter shows how to draw springs. Both the Coil tool and the tools from the Spring panel are used to draw springs. Compression, extension, torsion, and Belleville springs are introduced.

Compression Springs

EXERCISE 9-1 Drawing a Compression Spring Using the Coil Tool

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