Introduction

This practical training course covers the essentials of AutoCAD Civil 2D and 3D. Participants will gain skills on how to work with point data in AutoCAD, create and analyze a surface, model ways(roads) and import, export data. Practical exercises shall be administered so that the participants master how to create both 2D and 3D production drawings.

Course objectives:
The course intends to familiarize participants with the concepts and application of the essential function of AutoCAD Civil 3D and the outcomes of the course shall include:

  • Create, edit, analyze surfaces and view surfaces in 3D
  • Create horizontal alignments, profiles, corridors and cross-sections for roads
  • Calculate quantities for earthworks and layer works
  • Create sheets for plan, profiles and cross sections
  • Create intersection and road widening
  • Create grading solutions from multiple objects
  • Create setting out points

 Duration

10 days

Who should apply?

If you have at least a basic knowledge of AutoCAD and you want to hone your AutoCAD skills with lots of real life and practical practice drawings and projects then this course is for you

Module 1:Introduction and getting started

AutoCAD user interface

Navigation tools

Understanding Co-ordinate system

Limits and display units

Saving settings as drawing template

Practice Question

Getting Familiar with AutoCAD

Module 2:Creating Drawings

·        Making lines

·        Making lines using polar coordinates

·        Circle

·        Arcs

·        Ellipses

·        Rectangle

·        Polygons

·        Introduction to polyline and spline

·        Points and revision clouds

·        Construction line and ray

·        Practice Question

·        Creating Drawings

Module 3:Modifying Drawing

·        Making selection sets

·        Move and Copy command

·        Rotate command

·        Offset command

·        Mirror and Scale

·        Trim and extend

·        Erase, Explode and overkill

·        Stretch command

·        Break and Join

·        Fillet and chamfer

·        Practice Question

·        Modifying drawing

Module 4:Status bar toggles

·        Grid and Snap

·        Polar and Ortho mode

·        Dynamic input

·        Simple object snaps

·        More object snaps

·        From snap

·        More status bar options

·        Practice Question

·        Status bar toggles

Module 5:Drawing Tools

·        Rectangular array

·        Polar array

·        Path array

·        Divide and measure

·        Using multifunction grips

·        Align command

·        Finding Distance, Radius, angle and co-ordinates

·        Finding area

·        Making Isometric drawing

·        Centerline and center mark tools

·        Region and Boolean operations

·        Practice Question

·        Drawing Tools

Module 6:Drawing properties

·        Assigning object color and Linetype

·        Assigning lineweight and transparency

·        Checking object properties

·        Modifying properties using CHPROP command

·        Model space viewports

·        Creating named views

·        Practice Question

·        Drawing properties

Module 7:Hatch and gradient

·        Creating basic hatches

·        Set origin and Associative hatch

·        Using advance hatch features

·        Boundary and wipeout features

·        creating gradients

·        Practice Question

·        Hatch and gradient

Module 8:Managing drawing with layers

·        Creating and assigning layers

·        using layer properties manager

·        Working with layer states and Layer walk

·        Working with layer filters

·        Laymrg and laydel commands

·        Quick access layer tools

·        Hiding and isolating objects

·        Practice Question

·        Managing drawing with layers

Module 9:Dimensioning and annotations

·        Creating basic dimensions

·        DIM command

·        Modifying dimensions

·        Creating dimension style

·        Creating dimension style override

·        Continue, Baseline and ordinate dimensions

·        Adding tolerances and dual dimensioning

·        Adding feature control frame

·        Creating multileader

·        Modifying multileader

·        Creating Multileader style

·        Practice Question

·        Dimensioning and annotations

Module 10:Working with Text and Table

·        Creating single line text

·        Creating text style

·        Creating multiline text

·        Creating and formatting table

·        Creating table style

·        Adding fields and formulas in table

·        Exporting and Importing table to MS-Excel

·        Practice Question

·        Working with text and table

Module 11:Working with Blocks and Groups

·        Creating simple Blocks

·        Inserting Blocks

·        Modifying and redefining blocks

·        Write block and Global blocks

·        Inheritance in blocks

·        Creating and using groups

·        Working with group manager

·        Practice Question

·        Working with blocks and groups

Module 12:Using Attributes

·        Making and modifying attributes

·        Creating and inserting attributed blocks

·        Using fields as block attributes

·        Attribute manager

·        Extracting attribute data

·        Practice Question

·        Using Attributes

Module 13:Working with external references

·        Understanding external references

·        Attaching X-ref

·        Editing and clipping X-ref

·        Managing X-ref with External references palette

·        Attaching PDF and images

·        Transmitting X-ref with eTransmit

·        Practice Question

·        Working with external references

Module 14:Parametric feature

·        Introduction to parametric drawing

·        Infer constraints and auto constraint

·        Using Geometric constraints

·        Using Dimensional constraints

·        Using parameters manager

·        Practice Question

·        Parametric Feature

Module 15:Dynamic Blocks

·        Understanding dynamic blocks

·        Creating Dynamic block from simple block

·        Making and changing dynamic block properties

·        Adding Point and rotation parameters

·        Making dynamic blocks with constraints

·        Adding multiple constraints to Dynamic Block

·        Using Visibility parameter

·        Using Block Table in Dynamic Block

·        Using Array action in Dynamic Block

·        Practice Question

·        Dynamic Blocks

Module 16:Layout, Printing and Publishing

·        Introduction to paper space or layout

·        Page setup for layout

·        Making and clipping viewports

·        Setting scale of objects in viewports

·        Managing layer visibility in viewports

·        Inserting title block and ruler in layout

·        Plotting from model space with proper scale

·        Plotting a drawing from layout

·        Making and using color plot style table

·        Making and using named plot style table

·        Practice Question

·        Layout, Printing and publishing

Module 17:Sheet Set

·        Introduction to sheet set

·        Creating views in model drawings

·        Making title block and template

·        Making label block

·        Making callout block

·        Creating sheet set from scratch

·        Adding sheet views

·        Adding callout blocks

·        Publishing and etransmit sheet set

·        Customization and Collaboration

·        Autodesk design review tool

·        Making a custom AutoCAD panel

·        Layer translator tool

·        Action recorder tool

·        Modifying lin and shape file of linetype

Module 18:Advance Tools and Commands

·        Understanding Annotative property

·        Making annotative objects

·        Design center tool of AutoCAD

·        Using AutoCAD tool palettes

·        Using Quick select tool

·        Using Express tools

·        Troubleshooting drawing and AutoCAD issues

·        Licensing and A360

·        Practice Question

·        Advance tools and commands

Module 19:Making the Floor plan of a House

·        Making the outer and inner walls

·        Adding door window and other blocks

·        Adding wall thickness and text

·        Adding dimension and other annotations

Module 20:Making Elevations from floor plan

·        Adding front elevation

·        Finishing front elevation

·        Adding east elevation

·        Finishing east elevation

Module 21:Adding section views

·        Making East West section

·        Adding details in section view

·        Finishing east west section view

Module 22:Making stair Plan

·        Making top view of stair plan

·        Making front sectional view

·        Adding details in the view

·        Adding dimension and finishing

Module 23:Making Foundation plan

·        Creating Simple foundation plan

·        Adding details and finishing

Module 24:Door bell circuit diagram

·        Making the outline of circuit

·        Adding details and finishing

Module 25:Mechanical Couplings

·        Universal Coupling

·        Oldham's Coupling

 

Course Start Date: 10/06/2019
Course End Date: 21/06/2019
Fee in Kenya Shillings: 210,000
Fee in USA Dollars: 3,000
NB: Fee Exclusive of 16% VAT
NB: Fee Exclusive of 16% VAT

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