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Autodesk AutoCAD

Autodesk AutoCAD 2017 Course

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Course Overview

This course provides a thorough understanding of Auto CAD, which is a leading design and drawing software. The course provides an essential skill for designers, architects, and engineers. This course provides a complete Auto CAD instruction.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will:

  • have mastered 2D drawing using splines, polylines, layers, and objects.
  • be able to add detail with hatching, gradients, text, and dimensions.
  • be able to convert their design into a 3D model for a walk-through tour.
  • Be able to import, print, edit, and present their final design.

Target Audience

  • It is designed for both students and the professional AutoCAD user. Concise,

Prerequisites

Participants must have a basic understanding of their computer’s operating system. For example, they should know how to launch an application, create and save files, and copy files from CDs and other media.

  • General knowledge of computer use.

Course Content

Chapter 1 Getting Started 1

  • Sign In to Autodesk 360 on the Start Tab 1 Configure Autodesk
  • Explore the AutoCAD 2017 for Windows User Interface
  • Explore the Graphical User Interface
  • Control the AutoCAD Ribbon
  • Set Drawing
  • Exercise 1.4: Set the AutoCAD Drawing

Chapter 2 Gaining Basic Drawing Skills 17

  • Navigate 2D Drawings
  • Navigate a Drawing
  • Draw Lines and Rectangles
  • Draw Lines
  • Draw Rectangles
  • Cancel, Erase, and Undo
  • Correct Mistakes
  • Use Coordinate Systems
  • Use Absolute Coordinates
  • Exercise 2.6: Use Relative Coordinates
  • Exercise 2.7: Use Polar Coordinates
  • Draw Circles, Arcs, and Polygons
  • Exercise 2.8: Create Circles
  • Exercise 2.9: Create Arcs
  • Exercise 2.10: Draw Polygons
  • Use Fillet and Chamfer
  • Exercise 2.11: Join Nonparallel Lines
  • Exercise 2.12: Join Crossed Lines with Fillet

Chapter 3 Using Drawing Aids

  • Use Grid and Snap
  • Exercise 3.1: Draw with Grid and Snap
  • Employ Ortho and Polar Tracking
  • Exercise 3.2: Draw with Ortho and Polar Tracking
  • Use PolarSnap
  • Exercise 3.3: Draw with PolarSnap
  • Select Running Object Snaps
  • Exercise 3.4: Draw with Running Object Snaps
  • Harness the From Snap
  • Exercise 3.5: Use the From Snap
  • Apply Object Snap Tracking
  • Exercise 3.6: Use Object Snap Tracking

Chapter 4 Editing Entities

  • Create Selection Sets
  • Exercise 4.1: Create a Selection Set at the Select Objects:
  • Exercise 4.2: Create a Selection Set Before Deciding on a Command
  • Use Move and Copy
  • Exercise 4.3: Move and Copy
  • Use Rotate and Scale
  • Exercise 4.4: Rotate and Scale
  • Work with Arrays
  • Exercise 4.5: Create a Rectangular Array
  • Exercise 4.6: Create a Polar Array Use Trim and Extend
  • Exercise 4.7: Trim and Measure
  • Use Lengthen and Stretch
  • Exercise 4.8: Lengthen and Stretch
  • Use Offset and Mirror
  • Exercise 4.9: Offset and Mirror
  • Edit with Grips
  • Exercise 4.10: Edit with Grips

Chapter 5 Shaping Curves 85

  • Draw and Edit Curved Polylines
  • Exercise 5.1: Draw and Edit Curved Polylines Draw Ellipses
  • Exercise 5.2: Draw Ellipses
  • Shape Splines
  • Exercise 5.3: Work with Control Vertices
  • Exercise 5.4: Work with Fit Points
  • Blend Between Objects with Splines
  • Exercise 5.5: Blend Splines

Chapter 6 Controlling Object Visibility and Appearance 105

  • Change Object Properties
  • Exercise 6.1: Edit Object Properties
  • Set the Current Layer
  • Exercise 6.2: Choose the Current Layer
  • Alter the Layer Assignments of Objects
  • Exercise 6.3: Assign Layers
  • Control Layer Visibility
  • Exercise 6.4: Toggle Layer Status
  • Exercise 6.5: Isolate Layers
  • Exercise 6.6: Save Layer States
  • Apply Linetype
  • Exercise 6.7: Use Linetype
  • Assign Properties by Object or by Layer
  • Exercise 6.8: Assign Properties
  • Manage Layer Properties
  • Exercise 6.9: Control Layer Properties
  • Isolate Objects
  • Exercise 6.10: Isolate and Hide Individual Objects

Chapter 7 Organizing Objects

  • Define Blocks
  • Exercise 7.1: Draw a Chair and Define It as a Block
  • Exercise 7.2: Draw a Door and Define It as a Block
  • Insert Blocks
  • Exercise 7.3: Use Blocks
  • Edit Blocks
  • Exercise 7.4: Edit Block Definitions
  • Exercise 7.5: Assign Floating Properties
  • Exercise 7.6: Nest Blocks
  • Exercise 7.7: Explode Blocks
  • Redefine Blocks
  • Exercise 7.8: Redefine Block Definitions
  • Work with Groups
  • Exercise 7.9: Create Groups

Chapter 8 Hatching and Gradients

  • Specify Hatch Areas
  • Exercise 8.1: Pick Points to Determine Boundaries
  • Exercise 8.2: Select Objects to Define Boundaries
  • Associate Hatches with Boundaries
  • Exercise 8.3: Associate Boundaries
  • Hatch with Patterns
  • Exercise 8.4: Specify Properties
  • Exercise 8.5: Separate Hatch Areas
  • Hatch with Gradients
  • Exercise 8.6: Create Gradients

Chapter 9 Working with Blocks and Xrefs

  • Work with Global Blocks
  • Exercise 9.1: Write a Local Block Definition to a File
  • Exercise 9.2: Insert a Drawing as a Local Block
  • Exercise 9.3: Redefine Local Blocks with Global Blocks
  • Access Content Globally
  • Exercise 9.4: Access Global Content
  • Store Content on Tool Palettes
  • Exercise 9.5: Add to the Tool Palettes
  • Reference External Drawings and Images
  • Exercise 9.6: Use Xrefs

Chapter 10 Creating and Editing Text

  • Style Text
  • Exercise 10.1: Create Text Styles
  • Write Lines of Text
  • Exercise 10.2: Create Text to Fit
  • Exercise 10.3: Justify Text
  • Exercise 10.4: Transform and Create Text
  • Write and Format Paragraphs Using MTEXT
  • Exercise 10.5: Write and Format with MTEXT
  • Edit Text
  • Exercise 10.6: Edit Content and Properties
  • Exercise 10.7: Work with Columns

Chapter 11 Dimensioning

  • Style Dimensions
  • Exercise 11.1: Create Dimension Styles
  • Add Dimensions Exercise 11.2: Use Inquiry Commands
  • Exercise 11.3: Add Dimension Objects
  • Exercise 11.4: Add and Style Multileaders
  • Edit Dimensions
  • Exercise 11.5: Alter Dimension Objects

Chapter 12 Keeping In Control with Constraints

  • Work with Geometric Constraints Exercise 12.1: Use Geometric Constraints
  • Apply Dimensional Constraints
  • Exercise 12.2: Create Dimensional Constraints
  • Constrain Objects Simultaneously with Geometry and Dimensions
  • Exercise 12.3: Use Simultaneous Constraints
  • Make Parametric Changes to Constrained Objects
  • Exercise 12.4: Alter Constraint Parameters

Chapter 13 Working with Layouts and Annotative Objects

  • Create Annotative Styles and Objects Exercise 13.1: Work with Annotative Text
  • Exercise 13.2: Work with Annotative Dimensions
  • Create Layouts
  • Exercise 13.3: Configure Layouts
  • Adjust Floating Viewports
  • Exercise 13.4: Work on Layout1
  • Exercise 13.5: Work on Layout2
  • Override Layer Properties in Layout Viewports
  • Exercise 13.6: Override Layer Properties
  • Draw on Layouts
  • Exercise 13.7: Lay Out Geometry

Chapter 14 Printing and Plotting

  • Configure Output Devices
  • Exercise 14.1: Set Up a System Printer
  • Exercise 14.2: Set Up an AutoCAD Plotter
  • Create Plot Style Tables
  • Exercise 14.3: Create a Named Plot Style Table
  • Use Plot Style Tables
  • Exercise 14.4: Configure New Drawings for Named Plot Style Tables
  • Exercise 14.5: Assign Plot Styles by Layer or by Object
  • Plot in Model Space Exercise 14.6: Plot from Model Space
  • Plot Layouts in Paper Space
  • Exercise 14.7: Plot from Paper Space
  • Export to an Electronic Format
  • Exercise 14.8: Export to DWF Exercise 14.9: Export to PDF Exercise 14.10: Share Design Views

Chapter 15 Working with Data

  • Geolocate Projects
  • Exercise 15.1: Geolocate a Drawing
  • Import SketchUp Models
  • Exercise 15.2: Import a SketchUp Model
  • Define Attributes and Blocks
  • Exercise 15.3: Define Attributes and a Block Insert Attributed Blocks
  • Exercise 15.4: Insert Block References with Attributes
  • Edit Table Styles and Create Tables Exercise 15.5: Alter a Table Style and Make a Table
  • Use Fields in Table Cells
  • Exercise 15.6: Create Fields
  • Edit Table Data
  • Exercise 15.7: Alter Table Data

Chapter 16 Navigating 3D Models

  • Use Visual Styles
  • Exercise 16.1: Explore Visual Styles
  • Work with Tiled Viewports
  • Exercise 16.2: Tile Viewports Navigate with the ViewCube
  • Exercise 16.3: Use the ViewCube to Navigate
  • Orbit in 3D
  • Exercise 16.4: Orbit
  • Use Cameras
  • Exercise 16.5: Utilize Virtual Cameras
  • Navigate with SteeringWheels Exercise 16.6: Use SteeringWheels to Navigate Save Views
  • Exercise 16.7: Save Views

Chapter 17 Modeling in 3D

  • Create Surface Models
  • Exercise 17.1: Make Planar Surfaces
  • Exercise 17.2: Revolve a 2D Profile to Create a 3D Model
  • Exercise 17.3: Sweep Out 3D Geometry
  • Exercise 17.4: Extrude 2D Geometry into 3D
  • Edit Surface Models Exercise 17.5: Trim Surfaces with Other Surfaces Exercise 17.6: Project Edges on Surfaces
  • Exercise 17.7: Trim Surfaces with Edges
  • Create Solid Models Exercise 17.8: Extrude Solid Objects
  • Exercise 17.9: Loft Solid Objects
  • Edit Solid Models
  • Exercise 17.10: Perform Boolean Operations Exercise 17.11: Edit Solids
  • Smooth Mesh Models
  • Exercise 17.12: Create, Edit, and Smooth Mesh
  • Live-Section Models
  • Exercise 17.13: Create and Edit a Section Plane

Chapter 18 Presenting and Documenting 3D Design