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AutoCAD Essential Training

In this 2 days training on AutoCAD, you will learn everything you need to know to create precise 2D and 3D drawings. This course will show you how to use AutoCAD effectively in any industry—architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, or product design.

Topics include:

  • Exploring the AutoCAD interface
  • Converting drawing units
  • Using DWT template files
  • Zooming and panning around drawings
  • Drawing simple geometry and objects
  • Moving, scaling, and rotating
  • Using Fillet and Chamfer
  • Drawing with snapping and coordinates
  • Adding hatching and gradients
  • Adding text to drawings
  • Working with dimensions
  • Grouping objects
  • Creating reusable blocks
  • Designing tables
  • Working with XREFs
  • Creating layouts
  • Adding annotations
  • Outputting drawings

SkillsFuture Credit Applicable for Individual

WDA Training Grant Applicable for Company

Course Code: CRS-N-0035526

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We reserve the right to cancel or re-schedule the course due to unforeseen circumstances. If the course is cancelled, we will refund 100% to participants.
Note the venue of the training is subject to changes due to class size and availability of the classroom.
Note the minimal class size to start a class is 3 Pax.

Course Details

Module 1. User Interface

  • Exploring the user interface
  • Using the ribbon
  • Changing workspaces
  • Using the status bar
  • Using the drawing tabs
  • Using the navigation bar
  • Using the ViewCube
  • The shortcut menu

Module 2. Managing Files and Options

  • Opening, saving and closing files
  • Setting drawing units
  • Converting drawing units
  • Editing and managing options
  • Using template file - DWT

Module 3. Navigation Drawings

  • Using zoom commands
  • Using pan
  • Using the ViewCube
  • Using the navigation bar
  • Model and layout
  • Saving and restoring views

Module 4. Drawing Objects

  • Lines
  • Circles
  • Arcs
  • Ellipses
  • Polylines and Splines
  • Rectangles and Polygons
  • Points and Donuts

Module 5. Modifying Objects

  • Selecting objects
  • Using Move and Copy
  • Using Scale and Rotate
  • Creating and using arrays
  • Using Offset and Mirror
  • Using Trim and Extent
  • Using Sketch and Lengthen
  • Using Break and Join
  • Using grip and grid editing
  • Using boundaries
  • Using Fillet and Chamfer
  • Using Divide and Measure
  • Using Polylines and Splines

Module 6. Drawing Accurately

  • Using Grid and Snap
  • Working with co-ordinates
  • Using Polar Tracking
  • Using Dynamic Input
  • Using object snaps
  • Using object snap tracking

Module 7. Hatching and Gradients

  • Using the Hatch command
  • Using the Gradient command
  • Using hatches and gradients

Module 8. Using Texts

  • Working with text styles
  • Single line text
  • Multiline text
  • Aligning text
  • Framing text in a tilte block

Module 9. Dimensioning

  • Working with dimension styles
  • Using dimenions
  • Editing dimension and dimension overrides
  • Breakding dimensions
  • Spacing dimensions
  • Continue dimensions
  • Baseline dimensions
  • Automatic dimensioning
  • Using multileaders

Module 10. Object and Layer Properties

  • Working with object properties
  • Changing the linetype scale
  • Use hide and isolate
  • New layers and layer dropdown menu
  • Using the layer tools
  • Other layer tools

Module 11. Reusing Content

  • Grouping objects
  • Creating and using blocks
  • Redefining block definitions
  • Using the Explode command
  • Creating a simple dynamic block

Module 12. Attributes and Tables

  • Working with attribute definitions
  • Choosing a block with attributes
  • Working with table styles
  • Designing a table
  • Adding fields to a table

Module 13. External Reference

  • Working with XREFs
  • Attaching and overlaying XREFs
  • Clipping XREFs
  • Editing XREFs
  • Editing XREFs in place

Module 14. Layout and Annotation

  • Creating a layout and adding a viewport
  • Locking viewports
  • Freezing viewports layers
  • Adding a title block
  • Using annotation dimensions

Module 15. Creating Output

  • Page Setup
  • Plotting from models and layout tabs
  • Packing with eTransmit
  • Batch plotting
  • Outputting to different file formats

Who Should Attend

  • Mechanical engineers who use AutoCAD
  • 3D designers who use AutoCAD o
  • 3D modelers who use AutoCAD




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Sivamoorthy Kanagalingam is a passionate Aerospace Engineer with interest and experience in Aerodynamics, Fluid Dynamics, Fluid Structure Interaction, Computational Fluid Dynamics

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He has more over 2 and half years of experience in design and development of veterinary tissue sampling equipment, RFID animal and management tags, PCBA enclosures and conveyor systems. In addition to above stated He has experience in firmware development and Big data analytics using python, computer and android application development using Java

His is familiar with design tools such as SolidWorks, Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD.

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