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AutoCAD 2006 Training Bundle

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This training bundle brings together the expertise of Kristen Kurland to help you understand the ins and outs of both AutoCAD 2D and 3D.

Learn to control the many features of AutoCAD 2D, including commands, plotting, crosshatching, and pallets. Follow along with Kristen Kurland as she shows you how to work with dimensions, regions, boundaries, as well as understanding isometrics and viewports.

Also learn about AutoCAD 3D including commands, objects, surfaces, and solids. Follow along with Kristen Kurland as she shows you how to manipulate backgrounds, light, material, and landscaping to your needs.

2 courses - 9 levels - 452 modules - 27 learning hours

 

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SINGLE USER: AutoCAD 2006 2D and 3D (9 levels)
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Course Instructor: Kristen Kurland

Kristen Kurland holds a joint faculty position at Carnegie Mellon University's Heinz School of Public Policy and Management and School of Architecture. She teaches Computer Aided Design (CAD), Building Information Modeling (BIM), Computer Aided Facilities Management (CAFM), and Geographical Information Systems (GIS). In addition to her technology courses, Kristen’s work includes built environment, urban design, and health care issues. She also has a strong interest in distance education and has been teaching through this medium for many years.

She is also the president of a consulting firm and her clients include architects, engineers, hospitals, universities, corporations, and government agencies.

Course Outline

AutoCAD 2006 2D
Level 1 Introduction

1.0 Introducing AutoCAD
  • 1.1 Launching AutoCAD
  • 1.2 Introducing Text and Graphics Screens
  • 1.3 Understanding the Cursor
  • 1.4 Canceling a Command
  • 1.5 Using Pulldown Menus
  • 1.6 Using Toolbars
  • 1.7 Using the Status Bar and Command Prompt
  • 1.8 Typing Command – Aliases
  • 1.9 Using the Mouse
  • 1.10 Understanding Undo and Redo
  • 1.11 Identifying the Function and Accelerator Keys
  • 1.12 Getting On-Line Help
2.0 Introducing Commands 2.1 HTML Elements
  • 2.1 Opening Existing Drawings
  • 2.2 Creating a New Drawing
  • 2.3 Saving Drawings
  • 2.4 Taking File Safety Precautions
  • 2.5 Exiting AutoCAD
3.0 Using Draw Command
  • 3.1 Learning Line Command
  • 3.2 Understanding the Cartesian Coordinate System
  • 3.3 Using Dynamic Input
  • 3.4 Creating Orthogonal Lines
  • 3.5 Using Polar Tracking
  • 3.6 Creating Circles
  • 3.7 Using Arc Command
4.0 Using Erase and Selection Sets
  • 4.1 Erasing Objects
  • 4.2 Learning Selection Set Options
  • 4.3 Using the Oops Command
  • 4.4 Defining the Selection Preview
5.0 Understanding Basic Display Commands
  • 5.1 Using Zoom
  • 5.2 Learning to Pan
  • 5.3 Using Redraw and Regen
  • 5.4 Using Blipmode
  • 5.5 Using Aerial View
6.0 Using Drawing Aids
  • 6.1 Learning the Snap Command
  • 6.2 Using Grid Command
7.0 Object Snapping
  • 7.1 Running Object Snaps
  • 7.2 Understanding Case by Case (Temporary Mode)
  • 7.3 Setting Osnap Settings
  • 7.4 Using Aperture
Level 2 Introduction

  • 1.0 Setting Up a Drawing
  • 1.1 Viewing a List Command
  • 1.2 Measuring Distances
  • 1.3 Calculating Areas
  • 1.4 Using Quick Calc
  • 1.5 Using ID Command
  • 1.6 Using Units Command
  • 1.7 Initiating Drawing Limits
  • 1.8 Setting Plot Scales and Paper Sizes
  • 1.9 Using the Scalelistedit Command
2.0 Plotting
  • 2.1 Using the Plot Command
  • 2.2 Altering Plot Settings
  • 2.3 Adding a Plotter via Plotter Manager Window
  • 2.4 Understanding Plot Styles
  • 2.5 Adding a Plot Style
  • 2.6 Using Named Plot Styles
3.0 Modifying Commands
  • 3.1 Move Command
  • 3.2 Using the Copy Command
  • 3.3 Working with Previous Selection
  • 3.4 Using the Offset Command
  • 3.5 Using Extend
  • 3.6 Using Trim
  • 3.7 Using Mirror
  • 3.8 Using Rotate
  • 3.9 Using Scale
4.0 Manipulating Text
  • 4.1 Using theText Command
  • 4.2 Justifying Text
  • 4.3 Using the Style Command
  • 4.4 Accessing Font Files
  • 4.5 Using Multiline Text & Mtext Command
  • 4.6 Editing Text
  • 4.7 Understanding Special Control Codes
  • 4.8 Initiating Spell Check
  • 4.9 Scaling Text
5.0 Understanding Layers, Linetypes and Colors
  • 5.1 Introducing Layers and Layer Dialog Box
  • 5.2 Learning Layer Shortcuts
  • 5.3 Using the Layer Previous Command
  • 5.4 Using Layer States
  • 5.5 Using the Color Command
  • 5.6 Understanding Linetypes
  • 5.7 Using Lineweights
  • 5.8 Object Properties
6.0 Using Sheet Sets
  • 6.1 Creating New Sheet Sets
  • 6.2. Managing Sheet Sets
  • 6.3 Opening Sheet Sets
Level 3 Introduction

1.0 Learning More Edit Commands
  • 1.1 Using Break
  • 1.2 Using the Stretch Command
  • 1.3 Using Fillet
  • 1.4 Using Chamfer
  • 1.5 Creating a Rectangular Array
  • 1.6 Drawing a Polar Array
  • 1.7 Using Lengthen
  • 1.8 Using the Join Command
2.0 Understanding Advanced Display Commands
  • 2.1 Using Transparent Commands
  • 2.2 Using the Multiple Command
  • 2.3 Using the Advanced Calculator Function
3.0 Working with Polylines
  • 3.1 Observing Pline Options
  • 3.2 Editing Polylines
  • 3.3 Editing Vertex Options
  • 3.4 Using the Explode Command
  • 3.5 Turning Lines into Polylines
4.0 Learning More Draw Commands
  • 4.1 Creating a Polygon
  • 4.2 Creating a Rectangle
  • 4.3 Using Spline
  • 4.4 Converting PLINE to Spline
  • 4.5 Creating a Donut
  • 4.6 Creating Ellipses
  • 4.7 Editing Multilines
  • 4.8 Using the Construction Line and Ray Command
5.0 Crosshatching
  • 5.1 Using the HATCH Command
  • 5.2 Defining Hatch Boundaries
  • 5.3 Understanding Hatch Origin
  • 5.4 Using Gradient Hatch
  • 5.5 Learning Hatch Options
  • 5.6 Editing Hatch Patterns
  • 5.7 Using Inherit Hatch
6.0 Understanding Regions and Boundaries
  • 6.1 Using the Boundary Command
  • 6.2 Using the Region Command
7.0 Understanding Grips
  • 7.1 Getting the Grips Overview
  • 7.2 Learning How To Use Grips
  • 7.3 Copying Multiple with Grips
  • 7.4 Working with Grips Settings (DDGRIPS Command)
Level 4 Introduction

1.0 Using Blocks
  • 1.1 Creating Local Blocks (BMAKE)
  • 1.2 Inserting Blocks
  • 1.3 Controlling the Color and Linetype of Blocks
  • 1.4 Initiating the Wblock Command
  • 1.5 Using Purge
2.0 Using Dynamic Blocks
  • 2.1 Creating Dynamic Blocks
  • 2.2 Manipulating Dynamic Blocks
  • 2.3 Understanding Dynamic Block Visibility States
3.0 Altering Attributes and Tables
  • 3.1 Defining Attributes
  • 3.2 Editing Attributes
  • 3.3 Blocking Attribute Manager
  • 3.4 Using Enhanced Attribute Extract Wizard
  • 3.5 Using Tables and Spreadsheets
4.0 Using Design Center and Tool Palettes
  • 4.1 Getting a Design Center Overview
  • 4.2 Using Design Center Blocks
  • 4.3 Hatching from the Design Center
  • 4.4 Learning Tool Palettes
5.0 Using the Point, Divide and Measure Styles
  • 5.1 Using Point Styles
  • 5.2 Using the Point Command
  • 5.3 Using Divide
  • 5.4 Using Measure
6.0 Understanding External References
  • 6.1 Getting an External Reference Files Overview
  • 6.2 Attaching Xrefs
  • 6.3 Creating Xref Layers
  • 6.4 Clipping Xrefs
  • 6.5 Binding Xrefs
  • 6.6 Editing Xrefs (Xref Manager)
  • 6.7 Overlaying an Xref
7.0 Using Raster Images
  • 7.1 Inserting Images
  • 7.2 Adjusting Image Appearance
  • 7.3 Clipping Images
8.0 Using Advanced Selection Commands
  • 8.1 Choosing Selection Modes
  • 8.2 Creating Groups
  • 8.3 Object Selection Cycling
  • 8.4 Using the Draw Order
  • 8.5 Creating Object Filters
  • 8.6 Using Quick Select
  • 8.7 Using Layer Filters
  • 8.8 Using Point Filters
Level 5 Introduction

1.0 Learning Dimensions
  • 1.1 Using Linear Dimensions
  • 1.2 Using Aligned Dimensions
  • 1.3 Using Arclength Dimensions
  • 1.4 Using Radial Dimensions
  • 1.5 Using Angular and Jogged Dimensions
  • 1.6 Using Baseline Dimensions
  • 1.7 Using Continued Dimensions
  • 1.8 Using Leaders
  • 1.9 Using Quick Dimensions
  • 1.10 Modifying Dimensions
  • 1.11 Using Ordinate Dimensions
2.0 Understanding Dimension Styles
  • 2.1 Creating Dimension Styles
  • 2.2 Creating Lines
  • 2.3 Creating Symbols and Arrows
  • 2.4 Adding Text
  • 2.5 Setting up Primary Units
  • 2.6 Adding Alternate Units
  • 2.7 Creating Tolerances
  • 2.8 Using Fit and Dimscale
  • 2.9 Typing Dimension Variables
  • 2.10 Using Dimension Override & Update
3.0 Learning Views and Viewports
  • 3.1 Named Views Using the DDView Command
  • 3.2 Plotting Named Views
  • 3.3 Understanding Viewports
4.0 Creating MSpace and PSpace Layouts
  • 4.1 Creating Layouts
  • 4.2 Using the Mview Command
  • 4.3 Creating Irregular Shaped Viewports
  • 4.4 Using Model Space and Paper Space
  • 4.5 Scales - Zooming in Model Space
  • 4.6 Adding Text in Paper Space
  • 4.7 Plotting in Paper Space
  • 4.9 Creating Viewport Layers
5.0 Using the Options Menu
  • 5.1 Creating Files
  • 5.2 Organizing Miscellaneous Display Settings
  • 5.3 Setting Open and Save Options
  • 5.4 Setting Plot and Publish Options
  • 5.5 Setting User Preferences
6.0 Drawing Utilities
  • 6.1 Using AUDIT
  • 6.2 Recovering and Drawing Recover Manager
  • 6.3 Using Rename
7.0 Maintaining Data Management
  • 7.1 Importing Files
  • 7.2 Exporting Files
  • 7.3 Copying from AutoCAD
  • 7.4 Using the Print Screen
Level 6 Introduction

1.0 Understanding OLE and External Applications
  • 1.1 OLE Linking to AutoCAD
  • 1.2 Creating Hyperlinks
  • 1.3 Opening a Hyperlink
2.0 Using Communication and Collaboration Tools
  • 2.1 Plotting to the WEB
  • 2.2 Configuring DWF Files
  • 2.3 Using the Publish Command
  • 2.4 Publishing WEB Pages
  • 2.5 Using e-Transmit
  • 2.6 Understanding i-Drop
3.0 Using AutoCAD Web
  • 3.1 Using AutoCAD DWF Viewer
  • 3.2 Using DWF Composer
4.0 Customizing
  • 4.1 Creating a Customized Workspace
  • 4.2 Customized User Interface (CUI Command)
  • 4.3 Exporting or Saving a CUI File
  • 4.4 Importing or Loading a CUI File
  • 4.5 Customizing Toolbars
  • 4.6 Customizing Menus
  • 4.7 Setting Keyboard Shortcuts
  • 4.8 Setting Mouse Buttons
5.0 Understanding External Applications and LISP Routines
  • 5.1 Loading LISP Files
  • 5.2 Customizing Menus with LISP Routines
6.0 Setting CAD Standards
  • 6.1 Configuring CAD Standards
  • 6.2 Check Drawing Standards
  • 6.3 Using the Layer Translator
  • 6.4 Using Redline Markup Language
  • 6.5 Revision Cloud
  • 6.6 Using Wipeout
7.0 Creating Slide Shows
  • 7.1 Using the MSlide Command
  • 7.2 Using Scripts
  • 7.3 Pausing a Slide
  • 7.4 Running a Script in AutoCAD
  • 7.5 Repeating a Script
8.0 Understanding Isometrics
  • 8.1 Using the Isometric Cursor
  • 8.2 Using the Isoplane Toggle
  • 8.2 Using the Isoplane Toggle
  • 8.3 Creating Isometric Circles
  • 8.4 Creating Isometric Text
  • 8.5 Creating Isometric Dimensions
AutoCAD 2006 3D
Level 1 Introduction

1.0 Controlling Views
  • 1.1 Viewports
  • 1.2 3D Viewports
  • 1.3 3D Viewports
  • 1.4 Vpoint Command (Tripod)
  • 1.5 Vpoint Command (Rotate)
  • 1.6 DDVpoint (3D) Command
  • 1.7 Vpoint Command (Vector Option)
  • 1.8 Other Preset Viewpoints
  • 1.9 Plan View
2.0 Thickness and Elevation
  • 2.1 Thickness Command
  • 2.2 Changing the Current Thickness
  • 2.3 Elevation Command
  • 2.4 Shortcut to Elevation & Thickness Control
3.0 Visualizing the Model
  • 3.1 Hide Command
  • 3.2 Shade Command
  • 3.3 Shadedge Variable
  • 3.3 Hidden Line Removal and Shade for Plots
4.0 Z Coordinates
  • 4.1 Entering 3D Coordinates
  • 4.2 Moving in the Z Direction
  • 4.3 3D Point Filters
5.0 User Coordinate System
  • 5.1 UCS ICON
  • 5.2 UCS Overview
  • 5.3 World UCS
  • 5.4 3 Point UCS
  • 5.5 Plan View and UCS
  • 5.6 UCS View
  • 5.7 UCS Object
  • 5.8 Saving the UCS
  • 5.9 Restoring the UCS
  • 5.10 UCS Dialog Box
6.0 3D Orbit
  • 6.1 Introduction to 3D Orbit Command
  • 6.2 Pan and Zoom in 3D Orbit
  • 6.3 Projection Mode
  • 6.4 Shading
  • 6.5 Camera Swivel and Distance
  • 6.6 Visual Aids
  • 6.7 Clipping Planes
  • 6.8 Continuous Orbit
7.0 Dynamic View and Perspective
  • 7.1 DView Camera Option
  • 7.2 DView Target Option
  • 7.3 Setting Camera Target with Points
  • 7.4 Setting Perspective Distance
  • 7.5 Turning Perspective Off
  • 7.6 Zooming in Dview
  • 7.7 Panning in Dview
  • 7.8 Clipping Objects
  • 7.9 Twisting Objects
  • 7.10 Hidden Line Removal
Level 2 Introduction

1.0 3D Model Objects
  • 1.1 Wire Frames
  • 1.2 Surfaces
  • 1.3 Solids
2.0 2D Solids and 3D Faces
  • 2.1 2D Solids
  • 2.2 2D Hatching
  • 2.3 3D Face
  • 2.4 Edge
  • 2.5 3D Invisible Face
  • 2.6 PFace
3.0 3D Surfaces
  • 3.1 3D Box
  • 3.2 Pyramid
  • 3.3 Wedge
  • 3.4 Dome
  • 3.5 Sphere
  • 3.6 Cone
  • 3.7 Torus
  • 3.8 Dish
  • 3.9 Mesh
4.0 Complex Surfaces
  • 4.1 Revolved Surface
  • 4.2 Suftab1 and Surftab2
  • 4.3 Tabulated Surfaces
  • 4.4 Ruled Surface
  • 4.5 Edge Surface
5.0 Solids
  • 5.1 Extrude
  • 5.2 Extrude with Taper
  • 5.3 Extrude Curves
  • 5.4 Extrude Along a Path
  • 5.5 Revolve
  • 5.6 Box Solid
  • 5.7 Sphere
  • 5.8 Isolines
  • 5.9 Facetres
  • 5.10 Cone
  • 5.11 Wedge
  • 5.12 Torus
6.0 3D Edits
  • 6.1 Rotate 3D
  • 6.2 Align
  • 6.3 Mirror 3D
  • 6.4 3D Array (Rectangular)
  • 6.5 3D Array (Polar)
7.0 Solid Composites
  • 7.1 Subtract
  • 7.2 Union
  • 7.3 Intersect
8.0 Modifying Solids
  • 8.1 Extruding Faces
  • 8.2 Tapered Faces
  • 8.3 Delete Faces
  • 8.4 Copy Faces
  • 8.5 Color Face
  • 8.6 Imprint
  • 8.7 Extrude Imprint to Create Openings
  • 8.8 Clean
  • 8.9 Shell
9.0 Enhancing the Draw Process
  • 9.1 Creating Sections
  • 9.2 Slice
  • 9.3 Create a SOLVIEW Viewport
  • 9.4 Create a 2D Section with Soldraw
  • 9.5 Create a 3D View Using UCS
  • 9.6 Create a SolProf
Level 3 Introduction

1.0 Rendering
  • 1.1 Render
  • 1.2 Render a Selection
  • 1.3 Render a Cropped Window
  • 1.4 Render without Dialog Box
  • 1.5 Render to File
  • 1.6 Print Screen
  • 1.7 Render to Render Window
  • 1.8 Light Scale Icon and Smoothing Angle
2.0 Materials
  • 2.1 Materials Command
  • 2.2 Materials Library
  • 2.3 Applying Materials with Attach
  • 2.4 Applying Materials by Layer
  • 2.5 Applying Materials by Color
  • 2.6 Complex Materials
  • 2.7 Adjusting Materials with Material Mapping
  • 2.8 New Materials
  • 2.9 Adjusting Material Appearances
  • 2.10 Advanced Material Options
3.0 Lights
  • 3.1 Point Light
  • 3.2 Spot Light
  • 3.3 Setting the Shadow Options in the Light Command
  • 3.4 Changing Shadow Options in Render Command
  • 3.5 Preferences
  • 3.6 Distant Light
4.0 Scenes
  • 4.1 Scene Command
  • 4.2 Adding a View to a Scene
5.0 Backgrounds
  • 5.1 Solid Background
  • 5.2 Gradient Background
  • 5.3 Image Background
  • 5.4 Merge Background
6.0 Landscaping
  • 6.1 Placing a New Landscape Object
  • 6.2 Editing an Existing Landscape Object
  • 6.3 Custom Landscape Library
7.0 Miscellaneous Render Commands
  • 7.1 Raytracing
  • 7.2 Set Antialiasing
  • 7.3 Adaptive Sampling
  • 7.4 Ray Tree Depth
  • 7.5 Change Subsampling Options
  • 7.6 Fog
  • 7.7 Render Statistics