Tutorial how to make engine part 1

Connecting Rod

file: connecting rod

  1. Step 1:

    draw two circles like shown on the front plane

  2. Step 2:

    add two tangent line

  3. Step 3:

    add two more circle

  4. Step 4:

    draw a line and mirror it

  5. Step 5:

    draw a centerline and use trim command

  6. Step 6:

    use fillet command like shown

  7. Step 7:

    go up side and use trim command

  8. Step 8:

    use fillet command again

  9. Step 9:

    extrude the sketch in two directions. (5,5 mm for each way, total 11mm)

  10. Step 10:

    open a sketch on the body and draw a line. make parallel the line with the shown edge

  11. Step 11:

    mirror the line and add this two circle

  12. Step 12:

    Intersect the lines and use trim command

  13. Step 13:

    use trim command and mirror it

  14. Step 14:

    draw two circles and cut the body

  15. Step 15:

    draw two circles more and cut the body again. use offset feature

  16. Step 16:

    draw a sketch on the body like shown

  17. Step 17:

    extrude it 2mm and use mirror command

  18. Step 18:

    now use fillet command

  19. Step 19:

    your connecting rod is ready to use ( create a folder and save into it, firstly we will generate the V12 engine parts )

  20. Step 20:

    from Luis :)