AutoCAD 2D

AutoCAD 2D

Duration: 24 hours

Teaching Methodolody: Hands on

OVERVIEW

In this course, participants learn how to use AutoCAD 2D commands to draw 2D drawings such as doors, windows, AC ducts, architectural and mechanical drawings, etc. By the end of the course, they should be able to draw large scale 2D drawings, add dimensions, add annotations, hatch areas, insert symbols, create layouts, and plot them to proper scale.

AUDIENCE

Architects, interior designers, decorators, mechanical engineers, draftsmen, etc.

PREREQUISITES

Basic computer skills.

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COURSE CONTENTS

01 - Introduction to the Interface

Introduction  to the Interface

02A - Drawing Techniques

  • Snap and grid
  • Object snaps
  • Object snap tracking
  • Absolute coordinates
  • Relative coordinates
  • Relative polar coordinates
  • Ortho mode(F8)
  • Download Exercise Files
Drawing  Techniques

02B - Drawing a Basketball Court Starting from Scratch

  • Staring new files based on metric units
  • Units setup - Meters
  • Drawing limits
  • Zoom all
  • Drawing the court
Drawing a Basketball Court Starting from Scratch

03A - Arcs and Circles

Arcs  and Circles

03B - Drawing an AC Duct

  • Staring new files based on metric units
  • Units setup - Centimeters
  • Drawing limits
  • Zoom all
  • Drawing the duct
Drawing an AC Duct

04A - Selection and Editing Techniques

  • Selection techniques
  • Grip editing
  • Move
  • Copy
  • Rotate
  • Scale
  • Extend
  • Trim
  • Break
  • Lengthen
  • Offset
  • Stretch
  • Mirror
  • Edit text
  • Download Exercise Files
Selection  and Editing Techniques

04B - Drawing an Oriental Door and Window

  • Staring new files based on metric units
  • Units setup - Millimeters
  • Drawing limits
  • Zoom all
  • Drawing the door using offset techniques
Drawing an Oriental Door and Window

05A - Advanced Drawing Techniques

  • Polyline
  • List
  • Boundary
  • Rectangle
  • Donut
  • Polygon
  • Pellipse
  • Ellipse
  • Spline
  • Xline
  • Solid
  • Point
  • Divide
  • Measure
  • Download Exercise Files
Advanced  Drawing Techniques

05B - Calculating the Area of a House

  • Pline
  • Pedit
  • List
Calculating the Area of a House

06A - Advanced Editing Techniques

  • Trimmode
  • Trim
  • Fillet
  • Chamfer
  • Pedit
  • Mirror
  • Explode
  • Join
  • Polyline grips
  • Array path
  • Array rectangular
  • Array polar
  • Distance
  • Align
  • Download Exercise Files
Advanced  Editing Techniques

06B - Named Views

  • Zoom in
  • Creating Named Views
  • Retrieving Named Views
Named Views

07 - Plotting

Plotting

08 - File and Object Properties

  • Object properties
  • Quick Select
  • Color
  • Linetype
  • Lineweight
  • List
  • ByLayer
  • Units
  • Distance
  • Area
  • Time
  • Drawing properties
  • Status
  • Download Exercise Files
File  and Object Properties

09 - Layers

  • Creating layers
  • Layer properties
  • Managing layers
  • Freeze/thaw
  • On/off
  • Lock/unlock
  • Layer filters
  • UCS
  • Plan
  • Download Exercise Files
Layers

10 - Hatching

  • Pattern hatch
  • User defined hatch
  • Snapbase
  • Gradient hatch
  • Hatch properties
  • Match properties
  • Wipeout
  • Download Exercise Files
Hatching

11 - Annotation

Annotation

12 - Dimensioning

Dimensioning

13 - Blocks

Blocks

14A - Templates

Templates

14B - Drawing a Full Scale Architectural Drawing

  • Setup
  • Layers
  • Axes
  • Walls
  • Hatch
  • Blocks
  • Furniture
  • Doors
  • Windows
  • Dimensions
  • Annotation
Drawing a Full Scale Architectural Drawing

15 - Layouts

Layouts