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Up and Running with AutoCAD 2011 by Elliot Gindis

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Chapter 8 Polar and Rectangular Arrays

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Learning Objectives

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” ...

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