AutoCAD 2010

Brief Contents:

    1. Understanding the Auto Cad workspace and user interface
    2. Using basic drawing, editing, and viewing tools
    3. Organizing drawing objects on layers
    4. inserting reusable symbols (blocks)
    5. Preparing a layout to be plotted
    6. Adding text, hatching, and dimensions
    7. Model Space Viewports, Paper Space Viewports
    8. Understanding External References
    9. The User Coordinate System
    10. Getting Started with 3D
    11. Creating Solid Models
    12. Mesh Modeling
    13. Rendering and Animating Designs

Detailed Contents Getting Started with AutoCAD

    1. Starting AutoCAD
    2. AutoCAD's User Interface
    3. Working with Commands
    4. AutoCAD's Cartesian Workspace
    5. Opening an Existing Drawing File
    6. Viewing Your Drawing
    7. Saving Your Work

Basic Drawing & Editing Commands

    1. Drawing Lines
    2. Erasing Objects
    3. Drawing Lines with Polar Tracking
    4. Drawing Rectangles
    5. Drawing Circles
    6. Undo and Redo Actions

Projects - Creating a Simple Drawing

    1. Create a Simple Drawing
    2. Create Simple Shapes

Drawing Precision in AutoCAD

    1. Using Running Object Snaps
    2. Using Object Snap Overrides
    3. Polar Tracking at Angles
    4. Object Snap Tracking
    5. Drawing with Snap and Grid (Optional

Making Changes in Your Drawing

    1. Selecting Objects for Editing
    2. Moving Objects
    3. Copying Objects
    4. Rotating Objects
    5. Scaling Objects
    6. Mirroring Objects
    7. Editing with Grips

Organizing Your Drawing with Layers

    1. Creating New Drawings With Templates
    2. What are Layers?
    3. Layer States
    4. Changing an Object's Layer

Advanced Object Types

    1. Drawing Arcs
    2. Drawing Polylines
    3. Editing Polylines
    4. Drawing Polygons
    5. Drawing Ellipses

Getting Information from Your Drawing

    1. Working with Object Properties
    2. Measuring Objects

Advanced Editing Commands

    1. Trimming and Extending Objects
    2. Stretching Objects
    3. Creating Fillets and Chamfers
    4. Offsetting Objects
    5. Creating Arrays of Objects

Inserting Blocks

    1. What are Blocks?
    2. Inserting Blocks
    3. Working with Dynamic Blocks
    4. Inserting Blocks with Design Center

Setting Up a Layout

    1. Printing Concepts
    2. Working in Layouts
    3. Copying Layouts
    4. Creating Viewports
    5. Guidelines for Layouts

Printing Your Drawing

    1. Printing Layouts
    2. Printing from the Model Tab

Text

    1. Working with Annotations
    2. Adding Text in a Drawing
    3. Modifying Multiline Text
    4. Formatting Multiline Text
    5. Adding Notes with Leaders to Your Drawing
    6. Creating Tables
    7. Modifying Tables

Hatching

    1. Hatching
    2. Editing Hatches

Adding Dimensions

    1. Dimensioning Concepts
    2. Adding Linear Dimensions
    3. Adding Radial & Angular Dimensions
    4. Editing Dimensions