Autodesk Inventor Professional 2017 Basics
Hampton Christian Academy

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Tenth Week Overview, October 31-November 7

Assignments due from previous weeks!!!

1. Fillister Head Bolt (Due Friday October 28)
2. Socket Head Bolt (Due Friday October 28)
3. Hex Nut (Due Friday October 28)

Assignments due this weeks!!!

1. Amino Acid Model (Due Friday, November 4)

Alpha Carbon
Due Friday, November 4th - The difficulty with this part is the location of the 4 holes, which have to be positioned equal distance (109.47 degrees) from each other on a spherical surface. Basically, this creates a tetrahedral shape, like the points of a 4 sided shape of equilateral triangles. This will require creating sketches with the purpose to create the necessary axis's planes to locate the holes.

The other 4 parts
Due Friday, November 4th - These 5 parts are very easy. We will be creating a single sphere with one hole. To create the next part, we will just use "Save As" and give it an appropriate name and then change the color. The last item is a simple pin to hold everything together.

Amino Acid Model
Due Friday, November 4th - The assembly is also relatively simple. With the alpha carbon in the middle, you will insert 4 pins and then put the other four parts on the ends of each pin. Once you complete this, go ahead and submit the assignment. This will require a zipped folder that contains all 6 parts and the assembly file.

The Probabilities of Evolution
There is nothing to turn in, but I trust this article I wrote will be interesting to you. I first want you to compare your model with your fellow students. There is the possibility that you will see some differences. Neither is wrong, but it does set the stage for you to understand this article.

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