Auto CAD 2D & 3D

Auto CAD 2D & 3D

Auto CAD 2D & 3D (for Civil, Mechanical & Electrical Engineers)

 

The Essentials

  • Drawing Objects
  • Object Selection
  • Modifying Objects
  • Joining Lines, Poly lines and Arcs
  • Direct Distance Entry
  • The essential way of working with AutoCAD
  • Drawing Aids
  • All about drawing aids.
  • Units and Scales
  • Using Co-ordinates
  • All about the use of co-ordinates in AutoCAD.
  • Object Snap
  • Object Properties
  • Master plan Exercise
  • North Point Exercise
  • Site Layout Exercise 1

 

Beyond Basics

  • Advanced Techniques
  • Advanced Selection
  • User Co-ordinate Systems
  • Dimensioning
  • The UCS Icon
  • Using Images
  • Scaling Images
  • All About Images
  • ISO Paper Sizes
  • Paper Space Exercise

 

Techniques

  • AutoCAD to Photoshop
  • Joining Lines, Poly lines and Arcs
  • Setting up a PostScript Plotter
  • Scaling Images
  • Adding Sunlight to your Drawings
  • Creating Custom Bitmap Materials
  • Creating Seamless Tiles
  • Perspectives, Slides and Scripts
  • Entering Survey Data using AutoCAD

 

3D Basics

  • Getting Ready for 3D
  • The 3D Primitives
  • Basic 3D Editing with Grips & Gizmos
  • The View Cube
  • Ground Shadows
  • Sub object Editing with Filters
  • Extrude & Press/Pull
  • 3D Move & 3D Rotate
  • 3D Scale & 3D Align
  • 3D Mirror
  • 3D Array

 

Modeling and Rendering

  • Getting Ready for 3D
  • Basic 3D and Surface Modeling
  • 3D Tree Exercise
  • Adding Sunlight to your Drawings
  • All About Shadows
  • Creating Custom Bitmap Materials
  • Creating Seamless Tiles
  • AutoCAD to Bryce
  • Perspectives, Slides and Scripts
     

Exercises

  • Site Layout Exercise 1
  • Site Layout Exercise 2
  • North Point Exercise
  • Using Images
  • Master plan Exercise
  • 3D Tree Exercise
  • Paper Space Exercise