AutoCAD Mechanical Fundamentals Training

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AutoCAD Mechanical Fundamentals

Course Objectives:

Identify the main interface elements, their setup and what Help information is available, and to create and use drawing template files.

Describe the object property management system in which layers are configured and the tools for manipulating layers

Describe the workflows for organizing drawing geometry and create a mechanical structure in a drawing by creating components, component views, and folders.

Describe the core mechanical design tools of rectangle, hatch, fillet, chamfer, holes, slots, and threads and how to use them to create and modify geometry in your drawings.

Modify and edit drawing objects by creating multiple offset copies, scaling them with separate values for the X and Y direction, or using a power command.

Insert industry standard parts into you assembly designs

Create production-ready drawings in model space and layouts of structured and non-structured geometry and insert title blocks and borders.

Notate a drawing through the creation and editing of dimensions, hole charts, fits list and mechanical symbols

Explain how to create and edit a bill of materials, parts list and balloons.

Describe the tools that you can use to verify whether or not the standard part or custom parts within your design meet or exceed the requirements of operational use.

Exchange data between CAD systems in the form of Mechanical DWG and IGES files and create Mechanical drawings using inventor Link

Create a custom drawing template that includes the configuration settings for layers, object properties, symbols, text, BOMs, parts list, balloons, and other annotation tools.

*** Scheduled on Demand


  • A basic understanding of Mechanical drafting of design
  • A working knowledge of the AutoCAD Software