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$840.00 for 24 hours of training - 3 days
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AutoCAD 3D Drawing and Modeling introduces students who are proficient with AutoCAD’s 2D commands to the concepts and methods of 3D modeling. The course provides a thorough grounding in the fundamentals of 3D and explores the main features of AutoCAD’s advanced 3D Modeling workspace.



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

Class Outline   

    Day 1

    • Why use 3D?
    • Introduction to the 3D Modeling Workspace
    • Basic 3D Viewing Tools
    • 3D Navigation Tools
    • Introduction to the User Coordinate System
    • Working With Solid Primitives
    • Solid Primitive Types
    • Working With Composite Solids
    • Working With Mesh Models
    • Extruded Solids and Surfaces
    • Revolved Solids and Surfaces
    • Lofted Solids and Surfaces
    • 3D Gizmo Tools
    • Aligning Objects in 3D Space
    • 3D Modify Commands

    Day 2

    • Editing Components of Solids
    • Editing Faces of Solids
    • Fillets and Chamfers on Solids
    • Creating a Shell
    • Imprinting Edges of Solids
    • Slicing a Solid Along a Plane
    • Interference Checking
    • Converting Objects to Surfaces
    • Converting Objects to Solids
    • Working With Sections
    • Working With Cameras
    • Managing Views in 3D
    • Animating With ShowMotion
    • Creating ShowMotion Shots
    • Creating Animations

    Day 3

    • Creating Visual Styles
    • Working With Materials
    • Specifying Light Sources
    • Rendering Concepts
    • Creating Multiple Viewports
    • 2D Views from 3D Solids
    • Creating Technical Drawings with Flatshot
    • UCS Basics
    • UCS  X, Y, and Z Commands
    • Saving a UCS by Name