AutoCAD Mechanical Training Essentials Course

AutoCAD mechanical toolset. AutoCAD mechanical essentials training

Autodesk AutoCAD Mechanical Training Essentials Course

 Course Length: 16-Hours

  • 8-Hours – 2 x 4-hour training sessions and basic setup
  • Remote training over MS Teams
  • Sessions are recorded and download links for each session are provide for future use
  • Training for up to 1-3 People
  • Sessions can start within 7 days upon ordering
  • Flexible sessions (i.e. consecutive or Monday, Wednesday, Friday, etc.)
  • Courses are private and topics can be customised to suit
  • Includes Certificate of Completion
  • Training manuals are additional $159 each for soft copy

The AutoCAD Mechanical Essentials training course teaches students about the indispensable core topics required to use the AutoCAD® Mechanical software. Through a hands-on, practice-intensive curriculum, students acquire the knowledge needed to accelerate the mechanical design process.

 

With specific tools for creating and manipulating geometry, automatically acquiring bills of materials, generating mechanical components, and performing design calculations, the AutoCAD Mechanical software offers significant productivity gains that the student learns to maximise.

Topics Covered:

  • Identify the main interface elements, their setup and what Help information is available, and to create and use drawing template files.
  • Describe the object property management system in which layers are configured and the tools for manipulating layers.
  • Describe the workflows for organizing drawing geometry and create a Mechanical structure in a drawing by creating components, component views, and folders.
  • Describe the core mechanical design tools of rectangle, hatch, fillet, chamfer, holes, slots, and threads and how to use them to create and modify geometry in your drawings.
  • Modify and edit drawing objects by creating multiple offset copies, scaling them with separate values for the X and Y direction, or using a power command.
  • Insert industry standard parts into your assembly designs.
  • Create production-ready drawings in model space and layouts of structured and non-structured geometry and insert title blocks and borders.
  • Notate a drawing through the creation and editing of dimensions, hole charts, fits lists, and mechanical symbols.

Explain how to create and edit a bill of materials, parts list, and balloons.

  • Describe the tools that you can use to verify whether or not the standard parts or custom parts within your design meet or exceed the requirements for operational use.
  • Exchange data between CAD systems in the form of Mechanical DWG™ and IGES files and create Mechanical drawings using Inventor Link.
  • Create a custom drafting standard and drawing template that includes the configuration settings for layers, object properties, symbols, text, BOMs, parts list, balloons, and other annotation tools.

Prerequisites:

  • This course is designed for users who are new to the AutoCAD Mechanical software.
  • A basic understanding of mechanical drafting or design.
  • A working knowledge of the AutoCAD® software.
  • A working knowledge of the Microsoft® Windows® 10 or 11 operating system.

 

Contents

Chapter 1: Getting Started

  • Lesson: Interacting with the User Interface
  • Lesson: Common Drawing Setup

Chapter 2: Object Property and Layer Management

  • Lesson: Property Management
  • Lesson: Layer Control

Chapter 3: Organizing Drawing Geometry

  • Lesson: Drawing Creation Workflows and Organization
  • Lesson: Structuring Data in Drawings
  • Lesson: Reusing and Editing Structured Data

Chapter 4: Tools for Creating Key Geometry

  • Lesson: Core Design Tools
  • Lesson: Power Snaps
  • Lesson: Centerlines
  • Lesson: Construction Lines
  • Lesson: Designing with Lines
  • Lesson: Adding Standard Feature Data for Holes and Slots

Chapter 5: Tools for Manipulating Geometry

  • Lesson: Editing Tools
  • Lesson: Power Commands
  • Lesson: Associative Hide

Chapter 6: Mechanical Part Generators

  • Lesson: Standard Parts
  • Lesson: Chains and Belts
  • Lesson: Shaft Generator
  • Lesson: Standard Shaft Parts
  • Lesson: Springs

Chapter 7: Creating Drawing Sheets

  • Lesson: Model Space Views in Layouts
  • Lesson: Creating Drawing Sheets in Model Space
  • Lesson: Annotation Views When Using Structure
  • Lesson: Title Blocks and Drawing Borders

Chapter 8: Dimensioning and Annotating Drawings

  • Lesson: Annotation and Annotation Symbols
  • Lesson: Creating Dimensions
  • Lesson: Editing Dimensions
  • Lesson: Hole Charts and Fits Lists
  • Lesson: Revision Lists

Chapter 9: Bill of Materials, Parts Lists, and Balloons

  • Lesson: Part References
  • Lesson: Bill of Materials
  • Lesson: Inserting Parts Lists
  • Lesson: Ballooning Parts

Chapter 10: Design Calculations

  • Lesson: Design Calculations

Chapter 11: Leveraging Your Existing Data

  • Lesson: DWG Files
  • Lesson: IGES Files
  • Lesson: Model Documentation

Chapter 12: Mechanical Options for the CAD Manager

  • Lesson: Standards-Based Design
  • Lesson: Configure Layer, Text, and Object Properties
  • Lesson: Configure the Annotation Tools
  • Lesson: Configure Component Properties, BOMs, Parts Lists, and Balloons
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Autodesk Inventor: Fundamentals Training

Autodesk Inventor Professional 3D mechanical CAD software

Autodesk Inventor: Introduction to Solid Modeling Training

This introductory course for Autodesk Inventor Professional covers the fundamental topics for 2D sketching, 3D part and assembly modelling, 2D detailing and bills of materials.

Course Overview

  • 16-Hours – 8 x 2-hour sessions
  • Remote training over MS Teams
  • Sessions are recorded and download links for each session are provide for future use
  • Training for up to 1-3 People
  • Sessions can start within 7 days upon placing an order
  • Flexible sessions (i.e. consecutive or Monday, Wednesday, Friday, etc.)
  • Courses are private and topics can be customised to suit
  • Training manuals are additional $159 each for soft copy

Training Guide Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Autodesk Inventor

  • Introduction
  • Autodesk Inventor Fundamentals
  • Getting Started
  • Autodesk Inventor Interface
  • Model Manipulation

Chapter 2: Creating the Base Feature

  • Creating a New Part File
  • Sketched Base Features
  • Editing Sketched Features

Chapter 3: Additional Sketching Tools

  • Additional Entity Types
  • Basic Editing Tools
  • Additional Constraint Tools
  • Additional Dimension Tools

Chapter 4: Advanced Sketch Editing Tools

  • Advanced Editing Tools
  • Rectangular Sketch Patterns
  • Circular Sketch Patterns
  • Sketch Preferences

Chapter 5: Sketched Secondary Features

  • Sketched Secondary Features
  • Using Existing Geometry

Chapter 6: Creating Pick and Place Features

  • Edge Chamfer
  • Constant Fillets
  • Variable Fillets
  • Face Fillets
  • Full Round Fillets
  • Holes
  • Threads
  • Editing Pick and Place Features
  • Creation Sequence

 Chapter 7: Work Features

  • Work Planes
  • Work Axes
  • Work Points

Chapter 8: Equations

  • Equations
  • Parameters

Chapter 9: Additional Features

  • Face Draft
  • Splitting a Face or Part
  • Shells
  • Ribs

Chapter 10: Model and Display Manipulation

  • Reordering Features
  • Inserting Features
  • Suppressing Features
  • Section Views
  •  Design Views

Chapter 11: Fixing Problems

  • Sketch Failure
  • Feature Failure

Chapter 12: Sweep Features

  • Sweep Features

Chapter 13: Loft Features

  • Rail and Centre Line Lofts
  • Advanced Loft Options

Chapter 14: Duplication Tools

  • Rectangular Feature Patterns
  • Circular Feature Patterns
  • Sketched Driven Patterns
  • Mirror Parts or Features
  • Manipulate Patterns and Mirror Features

Chapter 15: Feature Relationships

  • Establishing Relationships
  • Controlling Relationships
  • Investigating Relationships
  • Changing Relationships

Chapter 16: Assembly Environment

  • Assembling Components Using Constraints
  • Assemble Mini-Toolbar
  • Content Centre
  • Assembly Browser
  • Saving Files

Chapter 17: Joint Connections

  • Assembling Components Using Joints

Chapter 18: Manipulating Assembly Display

  • Moving and Rotating Assembly Components
  • Suppressing Constraints
  • Component Display
  • Selection Options in Assemblies

Chapter 19: Model Information

  • Measurement Tools
  • Model Properties

Chapter 20: Presentation Files

  • Creating Presentations
  • Storyboards
  • Snapshot Views
  • Publishing a Presentation File

Chapter 21: Assembly Tools

  • Replacing Components
  • Duplicating Components
  • Restructuring Components
  • Driving Constraints
  • Contact Solver
  • Interference
  • Error Recovery

 Chapter 22: Assembly Parts and Features

  • Assembly Parts
  • Assembly Features

Chapter 23: Assembly Bill of Materials

  • Create Virtual Components
  • Create Bill of Materials

Chapter 24: Working With Projects

  • Project Files
  • Resolving Links

Chapter 25: Drawing Basics

  • Creating a New Drawing
  • Base and Projected Views
  • Additional Drawing Views
  • Manipulating Views

Chapter 26: Detailing Drawings

  • Dimensions
  • Drawing Sheets
  • Parts List
  • Balloons
  • Styles and Standards
  • Hatching

Chapter 27: Drawing Annotations

  • Text
  • Symbols
  • Hole and Thread Notes
  • Chamfer Notes
  • Centre Marks and Centre Lines
  • Hole Tables
  • Revision Tables and Tags

Chapter 28: Customising Autodesk Inventor

  • Application Options
  • Document Settings
  • File Properties
  • Changing Part Units
  • Command Customization

 Appendix A: Sketching Options

  • Sketch Geometry Creation Options
  • Sketch Editing Options
  • Sketch Constraint Options
  • Dimension Type Options

Appendix B: Primitive Base Features

  • Primitive Base Features

Appendix C: Additional Practices I Appendix D: Effective Modelling

  • Design Considerations
  • Modelling Tips and Techniques
  • Model Investigation

Appendix E: Additional Practices II Appendix F: Autodesk Inventor Certification Exam Objectives

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Autodesk Factory Design Utilities Training

Factory Design Utilities Training

AUTODESK FACTORY DESIGN UTILITIES: ESSENTIALS TRAINING

This essential course for the Factory Design Utilities in Autodesk Product Design & Manufacturing Collection will teach you how to run process analysis simulation for factory layouts and optimisation, create intelligent 2D/3D factory layouts and assets and model coordination, clash detection and scheduling.

Course Length: 4 Days

Training Guide Contents

The Autodesk Factory Design Utilities Essentials course instructs users in the best practices of developing a factory layout consisting of architectural elements and manufacturing assets. The course is an introduction to the basic practices and principles for each of the applications that utilize the Autodesk Factory Design Utilities. The Autodesk Factory Design Utilities are utilized in the following Applications:

  • AutoCAD Architecture
  • Autodesk Inventor
  • The Autodesk Factory Design Utilities
  • Autodesk Navisworks

Specific instruction is given to each of the four applications as a factory facility layout is designed from the ground up. This course is designed for new or novice users to develop a general understanding of the factory layout process used by the Autodesk Factory Design Utilities. It is not designed to deliver complete training in any of the core applications, but to instruct users in the applicable commands generally used in factory layout design.

Prerequisites:

  • As an introductory course, Autodesk Factory Utilities Essentials, does not assume prior knowledge of any 3D modeling or CAD software.
  • Students do need to be experienced with the Windows operating system and a background in drafting of 3D parts is recommended.
  • A familiarity with basic AutoCAD commands is assumed.

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Civil 3D Training – Fundamentals

Get Autodesk Civil 3D Autodesk, Civil 3D Pipe Network Training Essentials Course and other Civil 3D training courses from Design Consulting.

Civil 3D Training Fundamentals Course

Suited for Civil Engineers and Surveyors, the Civil 3D Fundamentals training course will teach you how to organise your projects, create, edit, analyse and work with points, surfaces, corridors (roads), parcel layouts, grading, volume calculation and layout pipe networks.

Civil 3D Training Topics Covered:

Learn the Autodesk Civil 3D user interface.
Create points and point groups and work with survey figures.
Create, edit, view, and analyse surfaces.
Create and edit alignments.
Create sites, profiles, and cross-sections.
Create assemblies, corridors, and intersections.
Create grading solutions.
Create gravity-fed and pressure pipe networks.
Use plan production tools to create plan and profile sheets.

Civil 3D Training Prerequisites:

Experience with AutoCAD® or AutoCAD-based products and a sound understanding and knowledge of civil engineering terminology.

Course Length: 16 Hours

  • 8-Hours – 4 x 2-hour sessions
  • Remote training over MS Teams
  • Sessions are recorded and download links for each session are provide for future use
  • Training for up to 1-3 People
  • Sessions can start within 7 days upon ordering
  • Flexible sessions (i.e. consecutive or Monday, Wednesday, Friday, etc.)
  • Courses are private and topics can be customised to suit
  • Includes Certificate of Completion
  • Training manuals are additional $159 each for soft copy

Civil 3D Training Learning Guide Contents

Chapter 1: The Autodesk Civil 3D Interface

1.1 Product Overview
1.2 Autodesk Civil 3D Workspaces
1.3 Autodesk Civil 3D User Interface
1.4 Autodesk Civil 3D Toolspace
1.5 Autodesk Civil 3D Panorama

Chapter 2: Survey, Points, and Linework

2.1 Survey Workflow Overview
2.2 Survey Figures
2.3 Points Overview
2.4 Point Settings
2.5 Creating Points
2.6 Reviewing and Editing Points
2.7 Point Reports
2.8 Importing Survey Data
2.9 Point Groups
2.10 Lines and Curves

Chapter 3: Surfaces

3.1 Surface Process
3.2 Surface Properties
3.3 Other Surface Data
3.4 Breaklines and Boundaries
3.5 Surface Editing
3.6 Surface Analysis Tools
3.7 Surface Labels
3.8 Surface Analysis Display

Chapter 4: Alignments

4.1 Roadway Design Overview
4.2 Autodesk Civil 3D Sites
4.3 Introduction to Alignments
4.4 Alignments Layout Tools
4.5 Alignment Properties
4.6 Labels and Tables

Chapter 5: Profiles

5.1 Profiles Overview
5.2 Create a Profile View Style
5.3 Create Profiles from Surface
5.4 Create Profile View Wizard
5.5 Finished Ground Profiles
5.6 Create and Edit Profiles

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Chapter 6: Corridors

6.1 Assembly Overview
6.2 Creating a Corridor
6.3 Corridor Properties
6.4 Designing Intersections
6.5 Corridor Surfaces
6.6 Sample Line Groups
6.7 Section Volume Calculations

Chapter 7: Grading

7.1 Grading Overview
7.2 Feature Lines
7.3 Grading Tools
7.4 Modifying Autodesk Civil 3D Grading

Chapter 8: Pipe Networks

8.1 Pipes Overview
8.2 Pipes Configuration
8.3 Creating Networks from Objects
8.4 The Network Layout Toolbar
8.5 Network Editing
8.6 Annotating Pipe Networks
8.7 Pressure Pipe Networks

Chapter 9: Project Explorer

9.1 Introduction to the Project Explorer
9.2 Project Explorer User Interface
9.3 Civil 3D Object Management
9.4 Reports and Object Sets

Chapter 10: Plan Production

10.1 Final Design
10.2 Plan Production Tools
10.3 Plan Production Objects
10.4 Plan Production Object Edits
10.5 Creating Sheets
10.6 Section Views


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AutoCAD: Fundamentals

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AutoCAD Fundamentals is the ultimate in AutoCAD training, with 32 topics covering everything in AutoCAD design and drafting that you need to know.

Building on the AutoCAD: Essentials course, Fundamentals goes into 2D drafting topics, advanced tools and work concepts, managing your project and parametrics.

Course Length: 5 Days

Training Guide Contents

Chapter 1: Getting Started with AutoCAD

  • Starting the Software
  • User Interface
  • Working with Commands
  • Cartesian Workspace
  • Opening an Existing Drawing File
  • Viewing Your Drawing
  • Saving Your Work

Chapter 2: Basic Drawing and Editing Commands

  • Drawing Lines
  • Erasing Objects
  • Drawing Vertical and Horizontal Lines
  • Drawing Rectangles
  • Drawing Circles
  • Undo and Redo Actions

Chapter 3: Projects: Creating a Simple Drawing

  • Create a Simple Drawing
  • Create Simple Shapes

Chapter 4: Drawing Precision in AutoCAD

  • Using Running Object Snaps
  • Using Object Snap Overrides
  • Polar Tracking at Angles
  • Object Snap Tracking
  • (Optional) Drawing with Snap and Grid

Chapter 5: Making Changes in Your Drawing

  • Selecting Objects for Editing
  • Moving Objects
  • Copying Objects ▪ 5.4 Rotating Objects
  • Scaling Objects
  • Mirroring Objects
  • Editing with Grips   

Chapter 6: Projects: Making Your Drawings More Precise

  • Schematic Project: Electronics Diagram
  • Architectural Project: Landscape
  • Mechanical Project: Using Polar and Tracking
  • Mechanical Project: Surge Protector
  • Mechanical Project: Satellite

Chapter 7: Organizing Your Drawing with Layers

  • Creating New Drawings With Templates
  • What are Layers?
  • Layer States
  • Changing an Object’s Layer

Chapter 8: Advanced Object Types

  • Drawing Arcs
  • Drawing Polylines
  • Editing Polylines
  • Drawing Polygons
  • Drawing Ellipses

Chapter 9: Analyzing Model and Object Properties

  • Working with Object Properties
  • Measuring Objects

Chapter 10: Projects: Drawing Organization and Information

  • Architectural Project
  • Mechanical Project
  • Civil Project

Chapter 11: Advanced Editing Commands

  • Trimming and Extending Objects
  • Stretching Objects
  • Creating Fillets and Chamfers
  • Offsetting Objects
  • Creating Arrays of Objects

Chapter 12: Blocks

  • What are Blocks?
  • Inserting Blocks using the Blocks Palette
  • Inserting Blocks using the Tool Palettes
  • Working with Dynamic Blocks
  • Inserting Blocks using the DesignCenter

Chapter 13: Projects: Creating More Complex Objects

  • Mechanical Project 1: Plate
  • Mechanical Project 2: Gasket
  • Mechanical Project 3: Plate
  • Mechanical Project 4: Rocker Arm
  • Architectural Project 1: Floor Plan
  • Architectural Project 2: Floor Plan
  • Civil Project: Parking Lot

Chapter 14: Setting Up a Layout

  • Working in Layouts
  • Creating Layouts
  • Creating Layout Viewports
  • Named Views
  • Guidelines for Layouts

Chapter 15: Printing Your Drawing

  • Printing Concepts
  • Printing Layouts
  • Print and Plot Settings

Chapter 16: Projects: Preparing to Print

  • Mechanical Project
  • Architectural Project

Chapter 17: Text

  • Working with Annotations
  • Adding Text in a Drawing
  • Modifying Multiline Text
  • Formatting Multiline Text
  • Adding Notes with Leaders to Your Drawing
  • Creating Tables
  • (Optional) Modifying Tables

Chapter 18: Hatching

  • Hatching
  • Editing Hatches

Chapter 19: Adding Dimensions

  • Dimensioning Concepts
  • Adding Linear Dimensions
  • Adding Radial and Angular Dimensions
  • Editing Dimensions

Chapter 20: Projects: Annotating Your Drawing

  • Mechanical Project
  • Architectural Project 1
  • Architectural Project 2
  • Civil Project

Chapter 21: Working Effectively with AutoCAD

  • Creating a Custom Workspace
  • Using the Keyboard Effectively
  • Object Creation, Selection, and Visibility
  • Working in Multiple Drawings
  • Copying and Pasting Between Drawings
  • Using Grips Effectively
  • Additional Layer Tools

Chapter 22: Accurate Positioning

  • Coordinate Entry
  • Locating Points with Tracking
  • Construction Lines
  • Placing Reference Points

Chapter 23: Projects: Productivity Tools

  • Schematic Project: Purifier Unit
  • Mechanical Project: 2 Views
  • Architectural/Civil Project: Formal Garden
  • Mechanical Project: Cover Plate
  • Architectural Project: Addition
  • Mechanical Project: Block
  • Mechanical Project: Plate

Chapter 24: Parametric Drawing

  • Working with Constraints
  • Geometric Constraints
  • Dimensional Constraints

Chapter 25: Working with Blocks

  • Creating Blocks
  • Editing Blocks
  • Removing Unused Elements
  • Adding Blocks to Tool Palettes
  • Modifying Tool Properties in Tool Palettes

Chapter 26: Projects: Creating and Organizing Blocks

  • Mechanical Project: Control Panel
  • Architectural Project: Furniture Layout
  • Civil Project: Utility Layout

Chapter 27: Creating Templates

  • Why Use Templates?
  • Controlling Units Display
  • Creating New Layers
  • Adding Standard Layouts to Templates
  • Saving Templates

Chapter 28: Working with Layouts

  • Creating and Using Named Views
  • Advanced Viewport Options
  • Layer Overrides in Viewports
  • Annotative Scale Features

Chapter 29: Annotation Styles

  • Creating Text Styles
  • Creating Dimension Styles
  • Creating Multileader Styles

Chapter 30: Projects: Drawing Setup and Utilities

  • Interiors Project
  • Mechanical/Schematic Project
  • Civil/Map Project
  • Mechanical Project: Dimension Styles

 Chapter 31: External References

  • Attaching External References
  • Modifying External References
  • Xref Specific Information

Chapter 32: Projects: Drawing

  • ISO A1 Title Block
  • Mechanical Project: Drill Press Base
  • Architectural Project: Office Tower
  • P&ID Project: Oil Lubrication System
  • Civil Project: Warehouse Site

Appendix A: Skills Assessment 1 Appendix B: Optional Topics

  • Using QuickCalc
  • Additional Zoom Commands
  • Additional Text Tools
  • Additional Dimensioning Tools
  • Creating Boundaries and Regions
  • Modifying Length

Appendix C: Skills Assessment 2 Appendix D: AutoCAD Certification Exam Objectives

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AutoCAD Training Essentials Course

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Autodesk AutoCAD Essentials Training Course

Course Length: 16-Hours

  • 8-Hours – 2 x 4-hour training sessions and basic setup
  • Remote training over MS Teams
  • Sessions are recorded and download links for each session are provide for future use
  • Training for up to 1-3 People
  • Sessions can start within 7 days upon ordering
  • Flexible sessions (i.e. consecutive or Monday, Wednesday, Friday, etc.)
  • Courses are private and topics can be customised to suit
  • Includes Certificate of Completion
  • Training manuals are additional $159 each for soft copy

 

Training Guide Contents

This AutoCAD: Essentials (Fundamentals – Part 1) training course is designed for those using AutoCAD with a Windows operating system. This guide is not designed for the AutoCAD for Mac software.

The objective of AutoCAD: Essentials (Fundamentals – Part 1) is to enable you to create, modify, and work with a 2D drawing in the AutoCAD software.

This course covers the essential core topics for working with the AutoCAD software. The course begins with learning the basic tools for creating and editing 2D drawings. It then continues to explore the tools used to annotate drawings by adding text, hatching, dimensions, and tables. More advanced tools, such as working with blocks and setting up layouts, are introduced to improve your efficiency with the software. Not every command or option is covered, because the intent is to show the essential tools and concepts, such as:

  • Understanding the AutoCAD workspace and user interface
  • Using basic drawing, editing, and viewing tools
  • Organizing drawing objects on layers
  • Using reusable symbols (blocks)
  • Preparing a layout to be plotted
  • Adding text, hatching, and dimensions

The AutoCAD: Essentials course is not recommended for users that have completed the AutoCAD: Fundamentals course, as the Essentials course makes up Part 1 of the Fundamentals course.

Prerequisites:

  • A working knowledge of basic design/drafting procedures and terminology.
  • A working knowledge of your operating system.

Contents

Chapter 1: Chapter 1: Getting Started with AutoCAD

  • 1.1 Starting the Software
  • 1.2 User Interface
  • 1.3 Working with Commands
  • 1.4 Cartesian Workspace
  • 1.5 Opening an Existing Drawing File
  • 1.6 Viewing Your Drawing
  • 1.7 Saving Your Work

Chapter 2: Basic Drawing and Editing Commands

  • 2.1 Drawing Lines
  • 2.2 Erasing Objects
  • 2.3 Drawing Vertical and Horizontal Lines
  • 2.4 Drawing Rectangles
  • 2.5 Drawing Circles
  • 2.6 Undo and Redo Actions

Chapter 3: Projects: Creating a Simple Drawing

  • 3.1 Create a Simple Drawing
  • 3.2 Create Simple Shapes

Chapter 4: Drawing Precision in AutoCAD

  • 4.1 Using Running Object Snaps
  • 4.2 Using Object Snap Overrides
  • 4.3 Polar Tracking at Angles
  • 4.4 Object Snap Tracking
  • 4.5 Drawing with Snap and Grid

Chapter 5: Making Changes in Your Drawing

  • 5.1 Selecting Objects for Editing
  • 5.2 Moving Objects
  • 5.3 Copying Objects
  • 5.4 Rotating Objects
  • 5.5 Scaling Objects
  • 5.6 Mirroring Objects
  • 5.7 Editing with Grips

Chapter 6: Projects: Making Your Drawings More Precise

  • 6.1 Schematic Project: Electronics Diagram
  • 6.2 Architectural Project: Landscape
  • 6.3 Mechanical Project: Using Polar and Tracking
  • 6.4 Mechanical Project: Surge Protector
  • 6.5 Mechanical Project: Satellite

Chapter 7: Organizing Your Drawing with Layers

  • 7.1 Creating New Drawings with Templates
  • 7.2 What Are Layers?
  • 7.3 Layer States
  • 7.4 Changing an Object’s Layer

Chapter 8: Advanced Object Types

  • 8.1 Drawing Arcs
  • 8.2 Drawing Polylines
  • 8.3 Editing Polylines
  • 8.4 Drawing Splines
  • 8.5 Drawing Polygons
  • 8.6 Drawing Ellipses

Chapter 9: Analysing Model and Object Properties

  • 9.1 Working with Object Properties
  • 9.2 Measuring Objects

Chapter 10: Projects: Drawing Organization and Information

  • 10.1 Architectural Project
  • 10.2 Mechanical Project
  • 10.3 Civil Project

Chapter 11: Advanced Editing Commands

  • 11.1 Trimming and Extending Objects
  • 11.2 Stretching Objects
  • 11.3 Creating Fillets and Chamfers
  • 11.4 Offsetting Objects
  • 11.5 Creating Arrays of Objects

Chapter 12: Introduction to Blocks

  • 12.1 What Are Blocks?
  • 12.2 Inserting Blocks Using the Blocks Palette
  • 12.3 Inserting Blocks Using the Tool Palettes
  • 12.4 Inserting Dynamic Blocks
  • 12.5 Inserting Blocks Using the DesignCenter

Chapter 13: Projects: Creating More Complex Objects

  • 13.1 Mechanical Project 1: Plate
  • 13.2 Mechanical Project 2: Gasket
  • 13.3 Mechanical Project 3: Plate
  • 13.4 Mechanical Project 4: Rocker Arm
  • 13.5 Architectural Project 1: Floor Plan
  • 13.6 Architectural Project 2: Floor Plan
  • 13.7 Civil Project: Parking Lot
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AutoCAD Training Beyond the Basics

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Part 2 of the AutoCAD Fundamentals course, Beyond the Basics covers design and drafting topics such as parametrics, blocks, templates, layers, and styles & standards.

Course Length: 2 Days

Prerequisites: A working understanding of AutoCAD.

Training Guide Contents

Chapter 1: Working Effectively with AutoCAD

  • 1 Creating a Custom Workspace
  • 2 Using the Keyboard Effectively
  • 3 Object Creation, Selection, and Visibility
  • 4 Working in Multiple Drawings
  • 5 Copying and Pasting Between Drawings
  • 6 Using Grips Effectively
  • 7 Additional Layer Tools

Chapter 2: Accurate Positioning

  • 1 Coordinate Entry
  • 2 Locating Points with Tracking
  • 3 Construction Lines
  • 4 Placing Reference Points

Chapter 3: Projects: Productivity Tools

  • 1 Schematic Project: Purifier Unit
  • 2 Mechanical Project: 2 Views
  • 3 Architectural/Civil Project: Formal Garden
  • 4 Mechanical Project: Cover Plate
  • 5 Architectural Project: Addition
  • 6 Mechanical Project: Block
  • 7 Mechanical Project: Plate

Chapter 4: Parametric Drawing

  • 1 Working with Constraints
  • 2 Geometric Constraints
  • 3 Dimensional Constraints

Chapter 5: Working with Blocks

  • 1 Creating Blocks
  • 2 Editing Blocks
  • 3 Removing Unused Elements
  • 4 Adding Blocks to Tool Palettes
  • 5 Modifying Tool Properties in Tool Palettes

Chapter 6: Projects: Creating and Organizing Blocks

  • 1 Mechanical Project: Control Panel
  • 2 Architectural Project: Furniture Layout
  • 3 Civil Project: Utility Layout

 

Chapter 7: Creating Templates

  • 1 Why Use Templates?
  • 2 Controlling Units Display
  • 3 Creating New Layers
  • 4 Adding Standard Layouts to Templates
  • 5 Saving Templates

Chapter 8: Working with Layouts

  • 1 Creating and Using Named Views
  • 2 Advanced Viewport Options
  • 3 Layer Overrides in Viewports
  • 4 Annotative Scale Features

Chapter 9: Annotation Styles

  • 1 Creating Text Styles
  • 2 Creating Dimension Styles
  • 3 Creating Multileader Styles

Chapter 10: Projects: Drawing Setup and Utilities

  • 1 Interiors Project
  • 2 Mechanical/Schematic Project
  • 3 Civil/Map Project
  • 4 Mechanical Project: Dimension Styles

Chapter 11: External References

  • 1 Attaching External References
  • 2 Modifying External References
  • 3 Xref Specific Information

Chapter 12: Projects: Drawing

  • 1 ISO A1 Title Block
  • 2 Mechanical Project: Drill Press Base
  • 3 Architectural Project: Office Tower
  • 4 P&ID Project: Oil Lubrication System
  • 5 Civil Project: Warehouse Site

 Appendix A: Optional Topics

  • 1 Using QuickCalc
  • 2 Additional Zoom Commands
  • 3 Additional Text Tools
  • 4 Additional Dimensioning Tools
  • 5 Creating Boundaries and Regions
  • 6 Modifying Length

Appendix B: Skills Assessment

Appendix C: AutoCAD Certification Exam Objectives

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