Aykut Dana

Tutorial how to make engine part 1

Question by Aykut Dana

I will generate tutorials that explains how to make car engine step by step

I used random dimensions. I want to explain the commands and the way to make an engine. You can use your dimensions

In this part we will start with connecting rod

part 1: http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-1
part 2: http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-2--1
part 3: http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-3
part 4: http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-4
part 5: http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-5
part 6: http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-6
part 7: http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-7
part 8: http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-8
part 9: http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-9
part 10: http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-10
part 11: http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-11
part 12: http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-12
part 13: http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-13
part 14: http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-14
part 15: http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-15
part 16: http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-16
part 17: http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-17
part 18: http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-18
part 19: http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-19
part 20: http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-20
part 21: http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-21
part 22: http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-22
part 23: http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-23
part 24: http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-24
part 25: http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-25
part 26: http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-26
semi final: http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-final
part 27: http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-27

FILE: V12 engine

semi final http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-27
cylinder head http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-28
cylinder head http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-29
cylinder head http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-30
cylinder head http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-31
cylinder head http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-32
cylinder head http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-33
cylinder head http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-34
cylinder head http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-35
cylinder head http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-36
camshaft http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-37
camshaft http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-38
valve seat, right side http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-39
retainer, valve seat http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-40
valve nails http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-41
intake valve http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-42
exhaust valve, springs http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-43
springs http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-44
springs http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-45
spag plug http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-46
spag plug http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-47
spag plug http://grabcad.com/questions/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-48

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114 Answers

Aykut Dana
Answered on 9 Aug, 2012 07:57 PM

New tutorials will be published next month!

Start to modelling your V12!

Answered with a tutorial: https://grabcad.com/tutorials/tutorial-how-to-make-engine-part-1--1

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Answered on 23 Feb, 2012 01:56 PM

That would be really helpful if you continue the tutorial on how to make engine.
Thanks Aykut!

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Answered on 16 May, 2012 05:45 AM

Dear all one thing I can not understand here you have drawn one hole worth 5 mm here after than you have drawn 7mm hole and both the holes has been extrude cut through out from their so you have shown both holes in drawings so how it is possible??

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Aykut Dana
Answered on 21 May, 2012 06:54 AM

connecting rod I uploaded your model as a format Amir. thank you

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Siva Praneeth V
Answered on 22 Apr, 2012 09:21 AM

Hello aykut, are there any drawing files of the dimensions?
can you upload them too... that would be very helpful for us to follow up with the dimensions.... I want to make an engine.
Thank you

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Muhammad sarkheil
Answered on 10 Oct, 2012 10:19 AM
Answered on 19 May, 2012 05:18 PM

very helpful tutorial indeed! thanks!

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Aykut Dana
Answered on 29 May, 2012 11:19 PM
Ahmad Hamdy
Answered on 29 Jun, 2012 02:51 PM
Marco Lopes
Answered on 10 Apr, 2013 11:59 PM

How come is the extrude of 11mm and in the drawing it shows thickness = 15mm ? Other than that , thank you very much... I'm using this to get some knowledge about combustion motors as I'll be introduced to them in a couple months in thermodynamics II.

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Cesar Iturbero Monroy
Answered on 1 Jun, 2012 02:01 AM

This tutorial is very well, If you are coaching o are learning

Thanks for your contributions

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dinesh arumugam
Answered on 1 Feb, 2015 01:51 PM
Manas Patnaik
Answered on 8 May, 2012 06:00 PM

The tutorial was really helpful. I am looking forward for more of this

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Answered on 25 May, 2012 08:44 AM
Kaushal Bhatt
Answered on 5 Jul, 2012 04:04 AM

Helpful & quite easy to understand . Thanx for ur Contributions

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Leo Kiviluoma
Answered on 19 Jul, 2012 06:04 AM

Very good tutorial. Part 1 is ready, I'll carry on right away. Thank You Aykut Danak.

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Answered on 19 Jul, 2012 05:41 PM

it's very useful to me as learning this software.
thank you.
please upload it as video tutorial.

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Answered on 6 Aug, 2012 06:47 AM
Answered on 6 Aug, 2012 10:33 AM
Hamidreza Rastan
Answered on 10 Aug, 2012 08:33 PM

this part have problem,e drawing does not equal to your part!!!!!please check it!!!!(if you sketch it,you can understand what i mean)

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paul sylvest
Answered on 17 Aug, 2012 08:26 PM

Props to the tutor. Gret tutorial!!. I look forward to the day when I can share one with fellow students of solidworks. Thanks

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Aykut Dana
Answered on 19 Aug, 2012 11:24 PM

As I see these tutorials can help another cad solfware users
Kaushal Bhatt created his own V12 on CATIA!

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Answered on 23 Aug, 2012 02:07 AM

Detailed tutorial! Thank you. I'll follow the rest tutorials.

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kumar ujjwal
Answered on 28 Aug, 2012 05:41 PM
Sompol Chaengsri
Answered on 31 Aug, 2012 03:06 AM
arun kumar
Answered on 31 Aug, 2012 04:28 AM
Answered on 2 Sep, 2012 06:12 AM

Its so awesome and extremely helpful for engineering study................again thanks....

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Cullen Williams
Answered on 5 Sep, 2012 11:33 PM

Great Job, Looks like a lot of fun.
I'll start on this tonight...

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Answered on 9 Sep, 2012 02:33 PM
Answered on 15 Sep, 2012 04:05 AM

its very helpful .thankz ..i like ur site

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Hadleigh Murad
Answered on 15 Sep, 2012 05:30 PM

Very nice tutorial so far after i enjoyed creating the first part, I assume the last fillet around the edge of the connecting rod was 0.5mm? that's what i used

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Answered on 19 Sep, 2012 10:50 AM

how to make tangent lines between two circles in solidworks 2010?

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Vaibhav Pattani
Answered on 4 Oct, 2012 08:31 AM

The filleting part is confusing.
The given file mentions something else compared to the tutorial...
Corrections to that section would make it easier =)

Great job on the tutorial (Y)

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fernando tomokame
Answered on 15 Oct, 2012 09:25 AM

nice tuto, in step 6 when i try to fillet , the system tell me its not possible becouse specified radius would eliminate one of the elements.
some know how to resolve, thanks

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mayank sharma
Answered on 20 Oct, 2012 09:54 AM

Helpful & quite easy to understand . Thanx for ur Contributions

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james lenane
Answered on 22 Oct, 2012 10:26 PM

one question to inventor users,when the crank has been built you can go in and turn the journals to the degs that they need to be,now you cant do that in inventor unless you made one piece and brought it in to the assembly files,any other way of doing it or should I just model the crank in a part file and make the changes there so its all one solid,ie just do it by constraining the sketch in the first place,built the whole crank and then found I could not change the angles in the part file or can I???

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Answered on 15 Nov, 2012 08:22 AM
Answered on 16 Nov, 2012 06:55 AM

Allah razı olsun kardeşim. ben kimya mühendisiyim, hobi olarak uğraşıyorum Solid ile.
Böyle uluslararası platformlarda sizin gibi yetenekli kardeşlerimizi görünce gurur duymamak içten değil.
İnşallah ben de çizmeyi deneyeceğim bu parçayı...

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siddharth surana
Answered on 4 Dec, 2012 06:00 PM

assembly of valves ,springs and cams

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RUI Fang
Answered on 18 Nov, 2013 07:38 PM

It is amazing .I will save it for future study.

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murat kahya
Answered on 1 Dec, 2013 08:46 PM

First of all big thanks for this extraordinary tutorial, it helps me my graduated project. Now I would like type a couple of turkish words.

abii eyvallah :))

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Answered on 7 Jan, 2014 03:11 PM
Answered on 10 Jan, 2014 12:50 PM
Edgar Gamiño
Answered on 9 Apr, 2014 07:54 PM

Awesome and well explained tutorial!!!

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binu sherbin
Answered on 1 Jun, 2014 01:19 PM
Akbar Teguh Prakoso
Answered on 16 Nov, 2014 01:45 PM
Mourad Mouelhi
Answered on 11 Feb, 2015 01:25 PM
dhananjay  rehere
Answered on 15 Mar, 2015 05:59 AM
Perdoro Jenny
Answered on 10 Jul, 2015 10:20 AM

Thank you for all of this tutorials. I'll try to all understand but that's not quite simple as I'm a french personn. I imagine there a not tutorials in french. Don' worry I better understand than I write :D

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The LeadeR
Answered on 19 Mar, 2016 07:09 AM
Answered on 6 Oct, 2016 08:15 AM
jairo luis
Answered on 3 Mar, 2012 09:13 PM

very good but I miss the distance of 5 mm diameter hole

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Answered on 6 May, 2012 03:09 PM

thanks for your advice very helpful !!!

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Answered on 21 May, 2012 05:21 AM

Thanks Aykut. The tutorial is pretty helpful. I made an Alibre Design version of this connecting rod.

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Answered on 25 May, 2012 07:27 PM
Istvan Borbely
Answered on 20 Jun, 2012 06:31 AM
ummed suthar
Answered on 26 Jun, 2012 04:58 PM

vary halpful & easy for designing my second car engine

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Spartak Sinadinoski
Answered on 10 Jul, 2012 06:55 PM

Well done Aykut. Very detailed tutorial. I am encouraging you to prepare other tutorials for Sheet Metal an for Welding for example.. Congrats !!!

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Andre Reuter
Answered on 13 Jul, 2012 06:00 PM

i didn't understand the step 12. i can't intersect the lines.

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Answered on 21 Oct, 2012 03:13 PM

Very detailed and helpful this tutorial.
Thank you !!!

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Alain Di Zeo
Answered on 22 Oct, 2012 01:34 AM

These tutorials look great and are detailed. Btw would you happen to know where I can find detailed dimensions for engine parts so that I can accurately model them?

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Answered on 23 Nov, 2012 09:14 PM
Jody Boston
Answered on 25 Nov, 2012 04:54 PM

Hello, very happy I have found this tutorial, thanks.

I done everything for this one apart from somewhere between step 12 & 13 where I cannot figure out how to mirror the groove shape into the opposite side?

Any help would be great...thanks.

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Momodou S. Ceesay
Answered on 8 Jan, 2013 04:05 PM

this is perfect in the line of STEM work I do with kids, I already have them using SolidWorks to model a Formula Lego Car, the engine tutorial will completely blow their mind to the power of CAD!
wonderful, many thanks

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Kaloumenos Giorgos
Answered on 18 Jan, 2013 05:25 PM

First of all Hi!My name is George and i have to say that i am newbie with solidworks so i have some questions. Why my sketch brings out some yellow lines when i trim in step 5 and 7?I do exactly what you show but i still get this lines. I do it over and over and the yellow lines is still there.i dont know if i dont do something right but i rly wanna do this tutorial.i cannot extrude and i believe this is from the yellow lines..i get an error that says "sketch contains more than one open contour"......... Plz any help it would be great. P.S.1. I get this yellow lines in tangents. P.S.2. I am from greece so i am sry about my bad english.

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Kaloumenos Giorgos
Answered on 18 Jan, 2013 05:26 PM

First of all Hi!My name is George and i have to say that i am newbie with solidworks so i have some questions. Why my sketch brings out some yellow lines when i trim in step 5 and 7?I do exactly what you show but i still get this lines. I do it over and over and the yellow lines is still there.i dont know if i dont do something right but i rly wanna do this tutorial.i cannot extrude and i believe this is from the yellow lines..i get an error that says "sketch contains more than one open contour"......... Plz any help it would be great. P.S.1. I get this yellow lines in tangents. P.S.2. I am from greece so i am sry about my bad english.

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Tiago Lopes
Answered on 26 Jan, 2013 04:04 AM

Hey, I'm doing this in AutoCAD 2013, and I can't seem to figure out Step 6 for the Fillet. I'm new to AutoCAD so if anybody could please tell me how to do that step I would be very grateful, Thanks.

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Answered on 29 Jan, 2013 06:47 PM

Aykut kardeş mükemmel paylaşım..Teşekkürler

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vikrant yadav
Answered on 25 Mar, 2013 07:45 PM

can u pls give some source where i can find real standard dimensions of all engine parts used practically somewhere...i badly need them to work on a designing project

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Answered on 8 Apr, 2013 03:49 PM
Hasan ismail
Answered on 10 Apr, 2013 12:00 PM
Answered on 21 Jul, 2013 01:14 AM

it's very nice work,of course I can use solidwork ,but I do not know engine knowlege,I want to study it

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Answered on 24 Jul, 2013 07:40 PM
Lino Veiga
Answered on 7 Aug, 2013 10:44 PM

can anyone tell me what is the value of the fillets on steps 6 and 8?

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Alex Taylor
Answered on 9 Aug, 2013 07:16 PM

This tutorial is very helpful and has given me a lot more knowledge and understanding of solidworks as a beginner.

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Answered on 27 Aug, 2013 11:54 AM
Answered on 4 Oct, 2013 10:53 AM

in the drawing you can use its
symmetrical entities easier

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Answered on 12 Oct, 2013 07:45 PM
Jason WANG
Answered on 13 Oct, 2013 01:15 PM

wow v12, great thank you for sharing!!

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Daniel zj
Answered on 7 Nov, 2013 05:52 AM

Wow! You are very nice,thank you for sharing the knowledge,this is very usefull!!

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Joseph ang
Answered on 1 Oct, 2014 08:38 AM
Mourad Mouelhi
Answered on 11 Feb, 2015 01:30 PM

why in the tutorial two holes drawn with different diameter andboth the holes has been extrude cut ?!!!

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A Kumara
Answered on 21 Apr, 2015 08:10 AM

Nicely done bro, just wanted to know can u upload all Images of tutorials at once as an pdf or book i will be better in a way to download and perform applications with a printed hand book. And thanks for the uploads.

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Fatih Sultan
Answered on 6 May, 2015 12:53 PM

how can we draw fillet at step 6.ı cant do this.please help me

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Samiru R.
Answered on 27 Jun, 2015 07:50 AM

could you post(download link) this as a single PDF file

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saurabh kulkarni
Answered on 11 Oct, 2015 11:34 AM

could u please giv methe cad draftig of each parts with dimension?

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saurabh kulkarni
Answered on 3 Nov, 2015 01:32 PM
saad mehmood
Answered on 17 Nov, 2015 02:56 PM

can you provide tutorial in testing this engine via simulations

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gunawan Jasuya
Answered on 26 Jan, 2016 01:06 AM

please share of eBook for it.?

I want to get it

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Phomolo  Modipane
Answered on 26 Jan, 2016 11:07 AM
Harsha vardhan
Answered on 31 May, 2016 09:36 AM

can u please post these in PDF format (if possible) so we can download and work offline

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Dave Bear
Answered on 11 Aug, 2016 10:49 AM

Don't bother building this engine if you ever want to fully complete it! The tutorial is incomplete and stops at step 49 basically leaving you with the bottom end and the cylinder heads. You can design the rest yourself if you feel capable but don't rely on Aykut Dana (the tutorial maker) for any assistance as he will ignore any and all contact!

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Answered on 15 Nov, 2016 09:33 AM

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Paul Kennedy
Answered on 15 Dec, 2016 03:26 PM
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