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Intro to OnShape - MASS STEM Hub

Intro to OnShape - MASS STEM Hub

Hey there! Hope you can make it to the training on OnShape basics! In this training we will be going over Lesson 1.5.2: Sketches, Extrusions & Revolutions. In case you missed, or you would just like some more support, here is a slew of video tutorials to help you out! In the video below, make […]
How Does PWM Work?

How Does PWM Work?

Question: What is PWM, and how does it work to control a motor or any other output? Answer: PWM stands for Pulse Width Modulation and allows you to easily control an output in a digital system. Some things that you can control with it might be the speed of a DC motor, or the brightness […]
OnShape Assemblies

OnShape Assemblies

Question: Hello, Does anyone have a simple assembly video for OnShape?  Answer: Are you using a Chromebook? That makes it a bit more challenging, and you may want to try watching this video first. If not, watch the video below. Still having troubles? Check out the Methodology below, and watch the video clip! Follow this […]
Reading Drawings

Reading Drawings

Question: How do I read a drawing to make the parts for the bucket loader project? Answer: It’s a great skill to have if you are working on building stuff from a drawing for any project. Here’s a quick tutorial!  37 total views,  3 views today
Welcome Mass Teachers & Mass STEM Hub!

Welcome Mass Teachers & Mass STEM Hub!

So looking forward to discussing manufacturing with teachers from MA tonight about how to teach Computer Aided Manufacturing in today’s educational setting. Like manufacturing, the face of education is changing rapidly. Thank you to MassSTEMhub for supporting CIM teachers throughout the great state of Massachusetts and beyond! Tonight’s Program: Computer Integrated Manufacturing…without the computers? You […]
The History and Future of Manufacturing

The History and Future of Manufacturing

What better way to learn about history… with an old video about even older technology and innovators in manufacturing. Start with the first video about the history of manufacturing, then watch the second video that talks about “Rethinking” manufacturing, and think about where we fit in. Step 1- Made in America: Watch the video Step […]
OnShape Mass Properties

OnShape Mass Properties

Question: I am using OnShape this year, and I would like to know if you can find the mass properties of a part, and make them out of different materials like you can in Autodesk products? That would be very helpful! Answer: Of course you can, and it is very helpful indeed. It’s a great […]
Manufacturing Myths

Manufacturing Myths

There are many myths about manufacturing held by high school students and adults alike across the US, and right here at home in our high schools. How can high school students make choices about careers in manufacturing if they don’t even know what it is? Here are some of the myths your students hold about […]
OnShape-View Controls on a Chromebook

OnShape-View Controls on a Chromebook

Question: How do I use OnShape on a chromebook? It’s almost as bad a s a Mac! No right click or anything. Please help! Answer: It is a little trickier to do 3D modeling on a chromebook due to the lack of a few things that a real computer has. Luckily enough for us older […]

Chris & Jim CIM

Welcome to www.chrisandjimcim.com. Our mission is to make Computer Integrated Manufacturing more exciting and easier for students and educators alike. As you utilize the resources here, you will see how Science, Technology, Engineering & Math can be brought to life for your students, and possibly spark the interests of the next generation of manufacturers and makers...

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