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Complete course in AutoCAD 2020 : 2D and 3D

For Architects, Engineers, and Designers
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CADCIM Technologies
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The AutoCAD 2020 course in Udemy contains a detailed explanation of AutoCAD commands and their applications to solve drafting and design problems.
In this course, every AutoCAD command is thoroughly explained with the help of examples and illustrations. This makes it easy for the users to understand the functions of the tools and their applications in the drawing.
After finishing this course, the user will be able to use AutoCAD commands to make a drawing, dimension a drawing, apply constraints to sketches, insert symbols as well as create text, blocks and dynamic blocks.
The course also covers basic drafting and design concepts such as dimensioning principles and assembly drawings that equip the users with the essential drafting skills to solve the drawing problems in AutoCAD.
In this video course, you will also learn about DWG Compare, Save to Web & Mobile, and Shared Views that will enhance the usability of the software.

This course contains a detailed explanation of AutoCAD commands and their applications to solve drafting and design problems. Every command is thoroughly explained with the help of examples and illustrations. This makes it easy for users to understand the functions and applications in the drawing. After going through this course, you will be able to use AutoCAD commands to make a drawing, dimension a drawing, applying constraints, insert texts and blocks, create 3D objects, generate drafting views of the model, 3d print a model, use CAD Standards, and advanced applications in AutoCAD software.

This course covers basic drafting and designing concepts such as dimension principles, and assembly drawing that equip the users with the essential drafting skills to solve problems in AutoCAD. While going through this course, the user will learn some advanced tools introduced in the recent versions of AutoCAD such as DWG Compare, Save to Web and Mobile, Shared View, CAD Standards, 3D Print, and more.

In this course, special emphasis has been laid on industrial applications and usage of AutoCAD tools so that it serves beginners as well as professionals to understand the functions of the tools and their applications in the drawing.

Salient Features of this Course:

  1. A comprehensive course consisting of 202 video lectures that are organized in a pedagogical sequence.

  2. Detailed explanation of all AutoCAD commands and tools.

  3. Step-by-step instructions to guide the users through the learning process.

  4. Tools explained in a manner that you can easily take on the Autodesk Certified Professional exam.

  5. Quizzes at the end of each section to help the users assess their knowledge.

  6. Practice Tests

Getting Started

1
Introduction

This lecture introduces you to the instructor who will be taking you through this course. Also, you will come to know about the application areas of AutoCAD and why you should go for this course.

2
Starting a New File and Opening an Existing One

This lecture will help you to understand how to start new drawing files and open already created files in AutoCAD.

3
User Interface In AutoCAD

This lecture makes you get familiar with user interface in AutoCAD.

4
Setting Up Drawing Units

This lecture will help you to set up drawing units before you start working on a project.

5
Setting Up Drawing Limits

This lecture will help you set the drawing limits to enhance the drawing abilities.

6
Using Various Zoom Options

This lecture will help you to work with various zooming options in AutoCAD.

7
Example - Units, Limits, and Zoom tools

This example will help you gain hands on experience in setting up drawing units, limits and using zoom options.

8
Saving Drawing Files as an AutoCAD Template

This lecture explains the procedure to save AutoCAD (.dwg) files as AutoCAD template files (.dwt).

Using Drawing Tools

1
Understanding Coordinate Systems and Line tool

This lecture explains the concept of coordinate systems in AutoCAD along with working of Line tool.

2
Example - Using Line tool

This example will help you to create lines in AutoCAD.

3
Example - Using Absolute Coordinate System

This example will help you to create sketches using Absolute Coordinate System.

4
Example - Using Relative Rectangular Coordinate System

This example will help you to create sketches using Relative Rectangular Coordinate System.

5
Example - Using Relative Polar Coordinate System

This example will help you to create sketches using Relative Polar Coordinate System.

6
Drawing Polylines and Splines

This lecture will help you in creating Polylines and Splines.

7
Drawing Circles

This lecture will help you in creating circles using different Circle tools.

8
Example - Using Circle tool

This example gives you hands on experience in creating circles by using different circle tools.

9
Drawing Arcs

This lecture will help you in creating Arcs using various Arc tools.

10
Example - Using Arc tool

This example gives you hands on experience in creating arcs by using different arc tools.

11
Drawing Rectangles

This lecture will help you in creating Rectangles using the Rectangle tool.

12
Example - Using Rectangle tool

This example gives you hands on experience in creating rectangles.

13
Drawing Polygons

This lecture will help you in creating different types of Polygons using the Polygon tool.

14
Example - Using Polygon tool

This example gives you hands on experience in creating polygons.

15
Drawing Ellipses

This lecture will help you in creating Ellipses using various Ellipse tools.

16
Example - Using Ellipse tool

This example gives you hands on experience in creating Ellipses.

17
Drawing Construction Lines, Rays, Points, and Multiple Points

This lecture will help you in creating Construction lines, Rays, Point, and Multiple Points.

18
Applying Hatches and Gradient Hatches

This lecture will help you to apply Hatches and Gradients to your sketches.

19
Creating Revision Clouds

This lecture will help you in marking up areas of your drawing by creating Revision clouds around them.

20
QUIZ - Draw tools

After taking on this quiz you will gain confidence in working with Draw tools.

Using Modify Tools

1
Making Selection Sets

This lecture helps you to create selection sets by using window selection methods.

2
Copying and Moving Objects

This lecture helps you in creating copies of objects and moving objects from one location to other.

3
Example - Using Copy tool

This example gives you hands on experience in using the Copy tool.

4
Example - Using Move tool

This example gives you hands on experience in using the Move tool.

5
Stretching, Scaling, and Offsetting Entities

This lecture will help you in stretching, scaling and offsetting entities as per your requirements.

6
Example - Using Stretch tool

This example gives you hands on experience in using the Stretch tool.

7
Example - Using Scale tool

This example gives you hands on experience in using the Scale tool.

8
Example - Using Offset tool

This example gives you hands on experience in using the Offset tool.

9
Rotating and Mirroring Entities

This lecture will help you in rotating and Mirroring entities as per your requirements.

10
Example- Using Rotate tool

This example gives you hands on experience in using the Rotate tool.

11
Example - Using Mirror tool

This example gives you hands on experience in using the Mirror tool.

12
Trimming and Extending Entities

This lecture will help you in trimming and extending entities as per your requirements.

13
Example - Using Trim tool

This example gives you hands on experience in using the Trim tool.

14
Example - Using Extend tool

This example gives you hands on experience in using the Extend tool.

15
Creating Fillets

This lecture will help you in creating fillets at the corners of the entities.

16
Creating Chamfers

This lecture will help you in creating chamfers at the corners of the entities.

17
Creating Blend Curves

This lecture will help you in creating a smooth continuous curve between two curves using the Blend Curves tool.

18
Using Erase tool

This lecture will help you in erasing entities from the screen using various erase options.

19
Using Explode tool

This lecture will help you in exploding entities so that you can select and use individual parts of the entities after exploding them.

20
Using Align tool

This lecture will help you in aligning 2D entities to each other.

21
Example - Using Align tool

This example gives you hands on experience in using the Align tool.

22
Using Break and Break at Point tools

This lecture will help you in using the Break and Break at point tools.

23
Example - Using Break tool

This example gives you hands on experience in using the Break tool.

24
Example - Using Break at Point tool

This example gives you hands on experience in using the Break at Point tool.

25
Using Join tool

This lecture will help you in joining various entities and convert them into a single polyline entity.

26
Example - Using Draw and Modify tools

This example gives you hands on experience in using the Draw and Modify tools.

27
Using Overkill command

This lecture will help you in deleting overriding entities in a sketch using the OVERKILL command.

28
Using Array tool

This lecture will help you in creating arrays of the entities.

29
Example - Using Rectangular Array tool

This example gives you hands on experience in using the Rectangular Array tool.

30
Example - Using Path Array tool

This example gives you hands on experience in using the Path Array tool.

31
Example - Using Polar Array tool

This example gives you hands on experience in using the Polar Array tool.

32
Using Divide, Measure, and Wipeout tools

This lecture will help you in creating divisions on the entities and wiping out the selected part of the sketch.

33
Example - Using Divide tool

This example gives you hands on experience in using the Divide tool.

34
Example - Using Measure tool

This example gives you hands on experience in using the Measure tool.

35
Using Region and Boundary tools

This lecture will help you in creating regions and boundaries which can be used for various purposes.

36
Example - Using Region tool

This example gives you hands on experience in using the Region tool.

37
Quiz - Modify tools

After taking on this quiz you will gain confidence in working with Modify tools.

Using Status Bar

1
Using Various Status Bar Toggles

This lecture will help you in using various toggle buttons available in the Status Bar.

2
Using Object Snaps and Object Snap Tracking

This lecture will help you in using object snaps and track geometries using object snap tracking.

3
Using From Snap and Other Snaps

This lecture will help you in placing objects using the From snap and other snaps.

4
Using Selection Cycling option

This lecture will help you in cycling your selection when large number of entities are present in a confined space.

5
Switching Workspaces

This lecture will help you in switching to different workspaces in AutoCAD.

6
QUIZ - Status Bar Toggles

After taking on this quiz you will gain confidence in working with Status Bar Options.

Working with Layers

1
Working with Layers

This lecture will help you in understanding the concept of layers and working with the Layer Properties palette.

2
Using Layer States

This lecture will help you in creating layer states which you can save for future use.

3
Using Layer Filters

This lecture will help you in creating layer filters that enable you to work effectively with layers.

4
Using Match Layer and Layer Walk tools

This lecture will help you in using the Match Layer and Layer Walk tools.

5
Using Layer Isolate, Unisolate, and Layer Merge tools

This lecture will help you in isolating, unisolating, and merging layers.

6
Using Layer Translator

This lecture will help you in translating layers using the Layer Translator tool.

7
Quiz - Layers

After taking on this quiz you will gain confidence in working with Layer tools.

Writing Standard and Annotative Texts

1
Writing Single Line and Multiline Texts

This lecture will help you in writing standard as well as annotative single line and multiline texts.

2
Example - Writing Single Line Text

This example gives you hands on experience in writing the Single Line text.

3
Example - Writing Multiline Text

This example gives you hands on experience in writing the Multi Line text.

4
Creating Text Styles

This lecture will help you in creating Text Styles for writing the text.

5
Quiz -Writing Texts

After taking this quiz you will be able to gain confidence in writing texts.

Adding Standard and Annotative Dimensions

1
Using Dimensioning tools - Dimensions Drop-Down

This lecture will help you to add dimensions to your sketches using various dimensioning tools available in dimension drop-down.

2
Managing Dimension Styles using Dimension Style Manager

This lecture will help you in working with Dimension Style Manager and manage dimension styles.

3
Creating a New Dimension Style

This lecture will help you in creating a new dimension style.

4
Importing Dimension Styles from a drawing into the other drawing

This lecture will help you to import dimension styles into your drawing from other drawings.

5
Using Quick tool

This lecture will help you in adding quick dimensions to your sketch using the Quick tool.

6
Using Continue and Baseline tools

This lecture will help you in creating continuous and baseline dimensions which save time while dimensioning.

7
Using Break and Inspect tools

This lecture will help you in using Break and Inspect tools along with their applications.

8
Using Adjust Space and Update tools

This lecture will help you in maintaining proper spacing between dimensions and updating them.

9
Using Breakline and Dimjogline tools

This lecture will help you in adding Breaklines and Joglines to the dimensions.

10
Associating and Disassociating Dimensions

This lecture will help you making dimensions associative or non associative as per your requirements.

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