In this chapter we introduce the concept of an array and discuss the following:
Creating a Polar Array
Object, Center, Quantity, Degrees
Creating a Rectangular Array
Object, Rows and Columns, Distances
At the end of this chapter you will be able to create polar and rectangular arrays. You then start a new in class mechanical project.
Estimated time for completion of chapter (lesson + project): 3 hours.
Arrays are a very useful tool in AutoCAD to create patterns of objects. These patterns can be of a circular or linear type, hence the “Polar Array” and “Rectangular Array” ...