AutoCAD 3D Drawing & Modelling

The AutoCAD 3D Drawing and Modelling Course introduces users, who are proficient in 2D AutoCAD, to the concepts and methods of 3D modeling.
Course Duration
3 Days
+-7 hrs per day
Start Date
12/08/2024
+-08.30 am
Course Location
Online
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Course Price
R 4900
Including VAT

Course Overview

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The AutoCAD 3D Drawing and Modeling Course introduces users, who are proficient with the 2D commands in the AutoCAD software, to the concepts and methods of 3D modeling. The 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.

Course Objectives

After completing this course participants should be able to understand and/or create:

  • 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

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed to teach AutoCAD users who want to learn more about 3D Drawing and Modelling.

Pre-requisites

  • Completion of the AutoCAD Essentials course or equivalent experience using the AutoCAD software
  • Completion of the AutoCAD Advanced course is helpful

What's Included

e-Manual
Software Trial
Certificate
Certified Instructor
*Items may differ between courses, contact an agent for details

Qualifications

On completion of the course, you will be presented with an internationally recognized Autodesk Authorized Training Certificate.

Introduction
3D Foundations
  • Why Use 3D?
  • Introduction to the 3D Modeling Workspace
  • 3D Navigation Tools
  • Introduction to the User Coordinate System (UCS)
Simple Solids
  • Working with Solid Primitives
  • Solid Primitive Types
  • Working with Composite Solids
  • Working with Mesh Models
Working with the User Coordinate System
  • UCS Basics
  • UCS X, Y, and Z Commands
  • UCS Multi-functional Grips
  • Saving a UCS by Name
Creating Solids & Surfaces from 2D Objects
  • Complex 3D Geometry
  • Extruded Solids and Surfaces
  • Swept Solids and Surfaces
  • Revolved Solids and Surfaces
  • Lofted Solids and Surfaces
  • NURBS Surfaces
Modifying in 3D Space
  • 3D Gizmo Tools
  • Aligning Objects in 3D Space
  • 3D Modify Commands
Advanced Solid Editing
  • Editing Components of Solids
  • Editing Faces of Solids
  • Fillets and Chamfers on Solids
Additional Editing Tools
  • Creating a Shell
  • Imprinting Edges of Solids
  • Slicing a Solid along a Plane
  • Interference Checking
  • Converting Objects to Surfaces
  • Converting Objects to Solids
Refining the View
  • Working with Sections
  • Working with Cameras
  • Managing Views in 3D
  • Animating with ShowMotion
  • Creating ShowMotion Shots
  • Creating Animations
Point Clouds
  • Point Clouds
Visualization
  • Creating Visual Styles
  • Working with Materials
  • Specifying Light Sources
  • Rendering Concepts
Working Drawings from 3D Models
  • Creating Multiple Viewports
  • 2D Views from 3D Solids
  • Creating Technical Drawings with Flatshot
  • 3D Model Import
  • Automatic Model Documentation
  • 3D Printing
  1. Students are to be at the training venue by 08h00 in preparation for a 08h30 start time.
  2. Bookings can only be considered confirmation on receipt of payment.
  3. Bookings may be changed up to three weeks in advance of the course. A fee of 20% will be levied to cover charges.
  4. For full day courses, we will supply you with the relevant training material. A desktop computer to use for the training (where
    applicable) tea/coffee and a full lunch for full day InClass training hosted at the training center only. Catering is not included for OnSite training
  5. Cancellation or rescheduling requests must be in writing and reach us at least 5 (five) working days prior to the course commencement date.
    Full course fees may be retained for no shows or requests within 5 working days prior to commencement.
  6. Although we go to great lengths to ensure that all training proceeds as scheduled, we reserve the right to cancel or postpone\
    dates if we require to do so and undertake to inform clients in writing and telephonically of these changes.
  7. We suggest clients wait until a week prior to course commencement that a course has been confirmed to go ahead as scheduled
    before booking flight and accommodation. We are NOT responsible for cost associated with cancellation of classes such as flight
    and accommodation for clients.
  8. Full training fees will apply if the above condition is not complied with.
  9. Errors and Omissions Excepted.
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  11. For any queries our contact details may be found on mgfx.co.za/contact.
  12. All pricing INCLUDES VAT, unless otherwise stated to exclude VAT. Transactions originating from outside of South Africa will not be subject to VAT, however pricing shown online may still include VAT, dependent on individual Web Browser settings.
  13. Pricing is subject to the availability of stock and exchange rate fluctuations, and may change without prior notice.
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