AutoCAD 3D Drawing and Modeling

The AutoCAD® 2017 (R1): 3D Drawing and Modeling student guides introduces users who are proficient with the 2D commands in the AutoCAD® software to the concepts and methods of 3D modeling. The student guide provides a thorough grounding in the fundamentals of 3D and explores the main features of the advanced 3D Modeling workspace in the AutoCAD software.

Topics Covered:

  • 3D viewing techniques
  • Working with simple and composite solids
  • Creating complex solids and surfaces
  • Modifying objects in 3D space
  • Editing solids
  • Creating sections, camera perspectives, and animations
  • Working with point clouds
  • Converting 3D objects
  • Setting up a rendering with materials and lights
  • Creating 2D drawings from 3D models
  • Working with the User Coordinate System
  • Set up a drawing for 3D Prints

Prerequisites
Before taking this course, students need to have a good working skill level in the AutoCAD software. A minimum of 80 hours of work experience with the AutoCAD software is recommended.

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