AutoCAD Modeling – Basics

Product Method Length
Autodesk® AutoCAD®
Classroom
1 Day

Course Description

Prerequisites: Familiarity with Windows based computer operating system & an understanding of AEC Building terminology is an asset.  Students should have a good working skill level with a minimum of 80 hours of work experience with the AutoCAD software.

Expectations:  Students should take away from this class an understanding of the fundamentals of 3D & the main features of the advanced 3D modeling workspace in the Autodesk AutoCAD software.

Topics Covered:

  • Understanding & utilizing 3D viewing techniques
  • Working with simple & composite solids
  • Creating complex solids & surfaces
  • Modifying objects in 3D space
  • Editing solids & surfaces
  • Creating sections, camera perspectives, & animations
  • Working with point clouds
  • Converting 3D objects
  • Creating 2D views from 3D models
  • Working with the user coordinate system
  • Setting up a drawing for 3D prints