AutoCAD Mechanical fundamentals

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Course Overview

AutoCAD Mechanical includes the very best of AutoCAD along with industry-specific libraries of parts and tools for mechanical engineering, making it a must-learn application for anyone involved in the design and construction of machinery. AutoCAD Mechanical is one of the toolsets available in one AutoCAD.

Course Prerequisites

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

Exams and Certifications

• Autodesk Certified Exams

Who should attend

Course Price

  • R6 500 Excl VAT

Course Duration

  • 3 Days

Skill Level

  • Beginner

Industry Accreditations

  • 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.

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