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The CAD-pendium

The book of everything you need to know in order to digitally build the robot (and understand what mechanical is trying to have modeled).

Chapter 0: What is CAD Anyway?

Before you can actually use a CAD software, it is best to understand how one actually works in th...

Chapter 1: Getting Started

Now that you have learned what CAD is, now we can learn how to use CAD/Onshape. Topics covered in...

Chapter 2: Advanced Part Studio Techniques

You should have mastery by now of some of the most basic concepts in CAD, but you also need to le...

Chapter 3: The Wide World of Assemblies

We don't just make singular parts in CAD, we also put those parts together in CAD, using what Ons...

Chapter 4: Other Tips and Tools for the CAD Document

Since you now know how to create parts and assemblies, its best to learn the little things that g...

Chapter 5: Applying CAD to Robotics

While most of this guide has been focused on learning CAD, this chapter will begin to delve into ...

Chapter 6: Other CAD Stuff to Know for Robotics

At this point, you should be ready to tackle almost everything that comes your way in robotics, b...