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rickardwahlstrom
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Controlling the motion

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11-02-2012 07:27 AM

Hey, 

i'm doing the assembly to the part that i attatched, but i have problem when i'm "rotating it", as the parts break their axis, the crankrod moves into the oppisite direction, and also the reverse gear. But i dont know how to limit their motion. also the steam chest slide valve rod is out of control. 

 

Here is it, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-X7LswXveW8&feature=related

 

So how do i limit their motion?... via.. angle or between two locations/measurement..?

ps. I use inventor 2012

Thanks

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Re: Controlling the motion

11-02-2012 09:19 AM in reply to: rickardwahlstrom

An assembly file (*.iam) is simply a list of hyperlinks to the part files and a record of constraints.

You must inlcude the part (*.ipt) files.  This should have been covered in your class.

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Re: Controlling the motion

11-02-2012 09:35 AM in reply to: JDMather

I understand, So should i send everyone? Or how do i include them in the "iam? 

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Re: Controlling the motion

11-02-2012 09:42 AM in reply to: rickardwahlstrom

Place in folder.  (might have to use several)

Right click on folder and select Send to Compressed (zipped) Folder.

Attach the resulting *.zip file here (cannot be larger than 1.5 Meg, thus the reason it might take more than one folder).

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Re: Controlling the motion

11-02-2012 09:52 AM in reply to: JDMather

Well, i made the folder to an *zip* format, but it was 15 meg big .. maby couse it's around 40 parts in it 

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Re: Controlling the motion

11-02-2012 10:09 AM in reply to: JDMather

Here i made photo of it, becouse u maby dont need the parts to help me. 

you can see where it goes to ****t in the pictures, and i want to limit their motion so they cant "jump" away like that, (when i rotate). "just lock them from going beyond a certain position/angle . The video can be to much help. 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-X7LswXveW8&feature=related

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Re: Controlling the motion

11-02-2012 10:52 AM in reply to: JDMather
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Re: Controlling the motion

11-02-2012 10:53 AM in reply to: JDMather
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Re: Controlling the motion

11-07-2012 05:45 AM in reply to: rickardwahlstrom

BTW: Take a look at "Pack and Go" which is available in Inventor (if you did not use it before). http://wikihelp.autodesk.com/Inventor/enu/2012/Help/0073-Autodesk73/0684-Collabor684/0710-Design_A71...

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