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AutoCAD 2D course details

Course level: basic entry level
Suited to: design engineers and draughts persons
Entry requirements: no previous CAD experience
Duration: 35hrs – flexible learning
Course content:
. User interface
. Entity selection
. Setting drawing limits
. Using the grid and snap
. Creating drawing geometry
. Modifying drawing geometry
. Typed input
. Using Ortho, polar and object tracking
. Object snapping
. Screen manipulation
. Transformation commands
. Layers
. Hatching
. Properties
. Text creation and editing
. Dimension creation and editing
. System variable settings
. Creating blocks and W.blocks
. Loading/running AutoLISP programmes
. Layouts/paperspace
. Plotting
. Template drawing creation
. Worked Solid Modelling examples

AutoCAD advanced
Level: advanced
Suited to: design engineers and draughts persons
Entry requirements: AutoCAD basic 2D
Duration: 30hrs – flexible learning
Course content:
. Line type creation
. Hatch pattern creation
. Attributed blocks
. Writing shape files
. Operating system manipulation
. File interchange IGES/DXF
. Tablet and screen menus
. Introduction to AutoLISP programming
. BOM generation
. Database interfacing
. Worked examples

AutoCAD 3D modelling
Level: advanced
Suited to: design engineers and draughts persons
Entry requirements: AutoCAD basic 2D
Duration: 30hrs
Course content:
. World co-ordinate system
. User co-ordinate system
. 3D Wireframe Modelling
. 3D Surface Modelling
. 3D Solid Modelling
. Worked Solid Modelling examples

AutoCAD AutoLISP programming
Level: advanced
Suited to: design engineers and draughts persons
Entry requirements: good practical experience and knowledge of
AutoCAD
Duration: 30hrs
Course content:
. What is AutoLISP
. Communicating with AutoCAD
. Program writing
. Variables and expressions
. Working with lists
. AutoLISP functions
. Getting and setting system variables
. Print functions
. Arguments
. Testing conditional values
. Logical functions
. Working with strings
. File handling
. Database manipulation
. Worked programming examples