AutoCAD (Basics)

AutoCAD (Basics)
Introduction
This AutoCAD (Basics) course is designed for new students who are getting started with using AutoCAD for 2D design work. This course will help you to create, edit, organize, annotate, and output your 2D designs. This course focuses on building your new skills through hands-on learning.

General Information
Course Industry:
AutoCAD (Basics)
Course duration:
60 credit hours (30 days)
Instructor:
Mr. Mubarak Ahmed Kiani
Prerequisites:
Intermediate or Graduate
Course availability:
Available at Rawalpindi, Lahore and Karachi campuses.
Course Fee:
5000 PKR ($100)

Desire Learning Objective


This course will help you to:
 

  • Understand the AutoCAD environment and understand CAD drawing scale.
     
  • Effectively move around a drawing, controlling AutoCAD’s display.
     
  • Use AutoCAD’s drafting tools for creating 2D geometry.
     
  • Organise information in your drawing using layers and blocks.
     
  • Annotate your drawing with text and dimensions.
     
  • Output your drawings using different printing and plotting options.


Instructional Techniques

We impart knowledge and Practical Training in following way:

Ethics, discipline, motivation, health and safety training:  Half an hour daily           (10%) 

Theoretical knowledge:                                                                      One (01) hour daily            (25%)

Hands on Training:                                                                                 Six (06) hour daily                (65%)
 

COURSE OUTLINE

Basics and Introduction

  • Learn Communicating with AutoCAD
  • AutoCAD user interface
  • Learn how to get out of trouble
  • starting a drawing options
  • drawing files management

Viewing a Drawing

  • drawing scale in AutoCAD
  • Moving around a drawing in “real time”
  • display tools aiding time-saving

Drafting Tools

  • different coordinate systems in CAD
  • object snaps to control accuracy
  • Saving time with running osnaps
  • electronic T-square

 2D Geometry

  • Learn Creating lines, circles,& arcs in AutoCAD
  • Erasing, copying, moving, scaling, & rotating objects
  • Utilizing grips for better editing

Object Properties management

  • windows Organizing drawing geometry utilizing layers
  • different line types
  • changing object properties options

Drawing Techniques basics

  • make objects parallel, repeat, longer or symmetrical
  • unwanted segments trimming, rounding object corners
  • orthographic views creation

Time-saving with Blocks

  • Drawing something & utilizing it many times over
  • library of drawing components
  • components from other drawings

Annotation Drawing

  • Using single & multiline text
  • dimension techniques learning
  • Dimensioning angles, circles & arcs
  • Quick dimensions

Layouts

  • sheets creation for plotting
  • Utilizing viewports
  • layouts setting to plot to scale

Improving Drawing Appearance

  • Utilizing hatch patterns to represent different parts/materials
  • Getting Your Drawings Out
  • Options for Plotting, plotting scale controlling