Learning AutoCAD 2D

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Course Duration: 3 Days

Cost: £695 + Vat


Who should attend?

Learning AutoCAD training is ideal for:

• Newcomers to AutoCAD and CAD drawing
• Users with a small amount of AutoCAD experience.
• Users who have previously used a different CAD tool and are looking to migrate to AutoCAD.

Pre-requisites

• Delegates should have a working knowledge of Microsoft® Windows®. No prior CAD knowledge is necessary.

Course Outline


• The basic rules of AutoCAD and some useful function key short cuts

• Applying these rules to the simple draw commands of line and circle

• Using object snap points (OSNAP) for accuracy

• How to create and use selection sets

• How to use ZOOM and PAN including mouse wheel short cut…

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Course Duration: 3 Days

Cost: £695 + Vat


Who should attend?

Learning AutoCAD training is ideal for:

• Newcomers to AutoCAD and CAD drawing
• Users with a small amount of AutoCAD experience.
• Users who have previously used a different CAD tool and are looking to migrate to AutoCAD.

Pre-requisites

• Delegates should have a working knowledge of Microsoft® Windows®. No prior CAD knowledge is necessary.

Course Outline


• The basic rules of AutoCAD and some useful function key short cuts

• Applying these rules to the simple draw commands of line and circle

• Using object snap points (OSNAP) for accuracy

• How to create and use selection sets

• How to use ZOOM and PAN including mouse wheel short cuts

• How to draw LINES at angles in orthangonal (ORTHO) mode with direct distance entry and then check them with the DISTANCE command

• How to draw RECTANGLES using relative coordinates.

• How to draw lines at angles using relative coordinates or DYNAMIC MODE (DYN)

• The difference between VECTOR and RASTER graphics and their relevance to scanned drawings

• Exercise introduction to the TRIM and EXTEND commands with useful short cuts

• 2 ways to use the OFFSET command with either values or points for the OFFSET distance.

• Exercise: Practical example of using the OFFSET command with 2 points to specify distance and introduction to layer creation.

• Exercise: A practical use of using OFFSET with 2 points and introduction to SINGLE LINE TEXT and TEXT STYLES

• Walk through of an Exercise to create a schematic plan of an office layout which re-visits many of the previous topics.

• How to make BLOCKS (symbols)so that items drawn can be re-used

• How to extract useful blocks, layers etc. from existing drawings using DESIGN MANAGER

• How to move and rotate blocks with GRIPS

• How to EXPLODE blocks

• Using COPY command and understanding base points.

• Understanding mirror lines and the MIRROR command.

• Using COPY command and enclosing box selection

• Creating middle centred MULTILINE text.

• MATCH PROPERTIES command

• Setting up DIMENSION STYLES suitable for UK use.

• LINEAR DIMENSIONS and useful tips

• CONTINUED DIMENSIONS

• BASELINE DIMENSIONS

• ALIGNED DIMENSIONS

• Re-visit drawing lines at an angle

• Allocating UCS (User coordinates system) to objects to draw at the same angle as an object.

• INSERTING BLOCKS (symbols) at this angle

• Feeding values for Dist 1 and Dist 2 into the CHAMFER command

• Setting up DIMENSION STYLES as an alternative to DIMENSION OVERRIDES

• How to turn LAYERS off correctly and avoid errors of objects drawn "disappearing"

• How to use CONSTRUCTION lines correctly

• How to create a simple elevation starting with CONSTRUCTION lines

• How to use the HATCH command with preview and scale setting

• Using the MOVE command and associative hatching

• Difference between OFFSET and the offset option of the CONSTRUCTION line command

• Creation of a suspended ceiling with the offset option of the CONSTRUCTION line command and the use of FILLET as a short cut to create 90 deg. corners.

• How to change the POINT STYLE from it's default to a visible alternative.

• How to DIVIDE lines into equal segments

• How to MEASURE lines into segments of a stated length.

• Re-visit of RECTANGLE command.

• How to COPY a rectangle from its Mid point.

• How to use the ARRAY command and set vertical and horizontal distances of rows and columns

• How to copy objects through the clipboard with EDIT AND COPY WITH BASE POINT.

• How to paste these objects as a block into a RESTORED UCS.

• Using a CONSTRUCTION line to line up the inserted block with the mid point of a wall.

• How to COPY objects with a displaced base point to preserve an existing Distance between objects.

• Creation of VIEWPORTS and the use of MODEL SPACE, PAPER SPACE and FLOATING MODEL SPACE

• How to PLOT to scale using AutoCAD's paper space and model space

• How to set up and use TEMPLATES to simplify plotting

• XREFS.

• How to create blocks with ATTRIBUTES

• How to measure areas with POLYLINES

• How to access symbols such as "squared" in MULTILINE text

• How to use LEADER lines with MULTILINE TEXT

• How to use the REVCLOUD function

• Using the CALULATOR for conversions

• Using the SCALE command with calculated results from the CALCULATOR

• How to create simple 3D views in AutoCAD LT

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