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sweeps?

gkling

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Well that's my problem, how do you sketch a 3d trajectory? That is, a sketch along the X, Y and Z planes?
 

gggggggggg

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there are a number a ways to sketch a 3-d trajectory.



you need to create a datum curve. you could do this by the 2 projection method, or project a curve onto a surface, or from equation.
 

nkpham

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i prefer using the equation method. you can input the trajectory using either the cartesian or the polar system. if not, so what hazmatt suggests using the 2 projection method. it will combine the two separate curves you make.
 

gggggggggg

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in response to nkpham:



a 3d curve created thru points will not work as the trajectory of a regular sweep. it is an invalid trajectory. a variable section sweep must be used to utilize a curve thru points.
 

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