Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Bevel Gear-Drive Constraint (Autodesk Inventor 2012)

Bevel Gear-Drive Constraint

 

Serial No. 4

Bevel Gear-Drive Constraint (Autodesk Inventor 2012)

Video Tutorial with Caption and Audio Narration

 

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Transcription of Video

Display motion in Bevel Gear through Drive Constraint.

  1. Create a ‘New Assembly’ and save it with the name ‘Bevel Gear - Drive Constraint’.
  2. Hold the Ctrl key, and click the Bevel Gear tool on the Power Transmission panel of the Design tab.
  3. The Bevel Gears Component Generator dialog box will open with its default values. Click ok.
  4. Click anywhere in the Design Window, to place the Bevel Gear 2 and Bevel Gear 1.
  5. Align the model in correct position by using View Cube.
  6. Make the Bevel Gear Assembly flexible from the Browser Bar.
  7. Apply a Mate Constraint between Z Axis of Bevel Gear 2 and the Y Axis of the Assembly.
  8. Place a Mate Constraint between Centre Point of Assembly and Top Point of Bevel Gear 2.
  9. Place another Mate Constraint between Z Axis of Assembly and Z Axis of Bevel Gear 1.
  10. Open the visibility of XZ Plane of Bevel Gear 2.
  11. Place an Angle Constraint between YZ Plane of Assembly and previously opened XZ Work Plane of Bevel Gear 2. In the solution field area, select Directed Angle option.
  12. Turn off the visibility of Work Plane to make the screen clear.
  13. Set the browser from Assembly View to Modeling View using the toggle at the top of the browser.
  14. Select the Angle Constraint in the Browser and change its name as ‘Drive’ by clicking twice slowly.
  15. Right click the Drive Constraint and select Drive Constraint Tool from the context menu.
  16. In the Drive Constraint dialog box, set the End value to 360 deg.
  17. Expand the dialog box and the set the value for Increment 0.25 deg.
  18. Clear the screen by activating the Clean Screen command, Click the Forward Button to display motion in Bevel Gear 2 and Bevel Gear 1.