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AutoCad 1

For architectural, interior, and product designers. Learn the basics, including drawing, editing, dimensioning, output, and presentation. Gain a practical understanding of AutoCAD’s relevance to professional practice. Take a project from sketch development and produce professional drawings. Prerequisites: basic drafting skills and familiarity with Windows/PC operating system.

  • Programs: Certificate Programs
  • Format: Online
  • Section: X2
  • Course Number: CRN 7830 - PCDD 0201 X2
  • Horath, Katharina
Oct 12 - Dec 19
Online
Fall 2020
CRN 7830
What you will learn
  • How to set up a drawing, units and layers
  • The interface: commands, preferences, osnap and coordinates
  • The Drawing entities and navigation: lines, polylines, circles, rectangles, ellipse, arc, pan and zoom
  • How to edit in AutoCad: erase, trim, extend, copy, move, offset, array, mirror, stretch, scale, break and fillet
  • Layout tabs, paper and model space, page set up and printing
  • Blocks and block management: creating blocks with block make and w-block, copy/paste, and editing blocks, design center, and tool pallets
  • Text and dimensions: annotative scaling, text styles, multiline text, editing text
  • Creation of dimensioning styles and dimensions tools
  • Drawing management: layer standards, management and hatches
  • Creating and editing attributed blocks
  • Creating drawing templates and file management of blocks, templates and drawings
  • Creation of a drawing that links to other drawings
Benefits
  • Developing a basic working knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Gain exposure to a variety of methods and practices to create digital drawings in cad
  • Begin to develop proficiency in motivated observation; Improve critical thinking, writing and presentation skills
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