AutoCAD

About the Course/Course Objective

This course is designed for learners with Architectural or Engineering Background or for those who have keen interest in Computer Aided Designs (CAD). He/she can create and edit Architectural Floor Plans for Residential and Commercial Buildings, Interior Layout, Landscape Gardens, Location Plans etc. with AutoCAD. Learner will be able to draft 2D drawings. At the end of the course, learner can appear for International AutoCAD Certification and become AutoCAD Certified User.

Syllabus

The syllabus covers the following aspects –

1.Introduction to AutoCAD
2.Data input using Cartesian and Polar Method
3.How to create objects?
4.How to modify objects?
5.Object snap, selection, properties
6.Zoom and Pan
7.Annotations
8.Layers and blocks

Detailed Syllabus:

AutoCAD

Introduction to AutoCAD
1.Introduction to CADMAN
2.Introduction to AutoCAD
3.User Interface of AutoCAD
4.File Formats used in AutoCAD

Working with AutoCAD
1.Introduction
2.Working with Line object
3.Erasing Objects
4.Using the Grid
5.Snap
6.Setup Drawing Units & Limits

Input Data: Cartesian & Polar Method
1.Introduction
2.Coordinates & Coordinate System
3.Using Absolute Cartesian Method
4.Using Relative Cartesian Method
5.Using Polar Coordinate Method
6.Using Polar Tracking Method
7.Using Dynamic Input to Draw Objects

Creating Objects
1.Drawing an ARC
2.Drawing SPLINE n POLYLINE
3.Drawing CIRCLE n DONUT
4.Drawing an ELLIPSE
5.Drawing a RECTANGLE & POLYLINES
6.Using POINT
7.Using HATCH and GRADIENTS

Modifying Objects
1.Modify Objects – MOVE
2.Modify Objects – COPY
3.Modify Objects – ROTATE
4.Modify Objects – OFFSET
5.Modify Objects – MIROR
6.Modify Objects – SCALE n STRETCH
7.Modify Objects – TRIM n EXTEND
8.Modify Objects – CHAMFER
9.Modify Objects – FILLET
10.Modify Objects – BREAK n JOIN
11.Modify Objects – ARRAY

Object Snap, Selection & Properties
1.Object Snap - OSNAP
2.Running OSnap & OSnap Tracking
3.Different Methods of Object Selection
4.Using GRIPS & Object Properties

Navigation Controls: Zoom & Pan
1.Objectives
2.Concept of Zoom & Pan
3.Zoom All
4.Zoom Extents
5.Zoom Real time
6.Zoom Center
7.Zoom Scale
8.Zoom Previous
9.Zoom Window
10.Zoom Object
11.Zoom Dynamic
12.Using Pan

Annotation: Text & Dimensioning
1.Adding Text to Drawing
2.Creating Text Style
3.Creating Multiline Text
4.Adding Dimensions
5.Dimension Styles
6.Editing Dimensions

Working with Layers & Blocks
1.Creating & Using Layers
2.Creating & Using Blocks