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AutoCAD 2010 Fundamentals

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AutoCAD 2010 Fundamentals

AutoCAD is an industry standard design and documentation software program that is easy to learn, but complex to master. In this AutoCAD 2010 tutorial video, expert CAD author Brian Benton takes you through the fundamentals of AutoCAD 2010 and gives you the tools you need to be on your way to becoming an fully functioning CAD master. Starting with the basics of installation, Brian quickly teaches you the basics, and then dives right into applying them, with a chapter project that reviews everything you have learned in each section. Using a hands on approach, Brian allows you to more quickly learn how to apply the material, increasing your retention and understanding of AutoCAD 2010. By the completion of this over 9.5 hour video tutorial, you will be familiar and comfortable with AutoCAD 2010, and capable of drawing, decorating and annotating an AutoCAD project. Also included are CAD work files to allow you to work along side the author, and further understand what he is showing you, step by step, allowing you to learn AutoCAD at your own pace.

Download the working files for this course at: http://www.infiniteskills.com/01585

Table of Contents

  1. Getting Started
    1. What You Will Learn 00:02:42
    2. Introduction To AutoCAD 00:05:25
    3. Installation 00:03:01
    4. Turning On AutoCAD For The First Time 00:08:33
    5. Initial Setup 00:03:48
    6. Quick Run Thru 00:06:31
  2. Interfacing With AutoCAD
    1. AutoCADs Drawing Area - The Crosshairs And Your Mouse 00:06:49
    2. Using The Application Menu And The QAT 00:05:00
    3. Interfacing With The Ribbon 00:04:16
    4. Taking Advantage Of The Command Line And Dynamic Input 00:05:18
    5. Toolbars And The Menubar 00:04:07
    6. Pallets And Short Cut Menus 00:09:52
    7. Using Function Keys And Command Aliases 00:05:52
    8. Workspaces Set Things The Way You Want Them 00:04:54
    9. The Status Bar - A Busy Place 00:04:05
    10. An Introduction To Model Space And Paper Space 00:03:36
    11. Quickview Layouts And Drawings 00:04:02
  3. Basic Operations
    1. Start A New File / Open A File 00:04:08
    2. Quitting CAD And Saving Your Work 00:03:43
    3. Object Selection 00:07:30
    4. Advanced Operation Techniques 00:08:44
    5. How AutoCAD Interprets Units 00:03:42
    6. Working With Specific Units 00:04:22
    7. The User Coordinate System 00:04:00
    8. Working With The Coordinate System - Part 1 00:03:55
    9. Working With The Coordinate System - Part 2 00:01:46
    10. Using The Grid System With The Snap Feature 00:06:15
    11. Pan 00:03:30
    12. Zoom 00:08:32
    13. Chapter Project 00:07:47
  4. Drawing & Drafting Tools
    1. Lines - You Will Use Them Everywhere 00:11:09
    2. Polylines And Their Uses 00:08:35
    3. Circles 00:08:55
    4. Arcs 00:07:17
    5. Polygons 00:05:15
    6. Rectangles And Ellipses 00:08:47
    7. Points And Their Styles 00:05:52
    8. Methods To Create Precise Objects 00:03:08
    9. Chapter Project 00:06:36
  5. Editing Tools
    1. Erase 00:03:41
    2. The Move And Copy Commands 00:05:43
    3. Rotating Objects 00:04:37
    4. Scaling Objects 00:03:47
    5. Stretching Objects 00:04:38
    6. Offset 00:04:54
    7. Mirror 00:02:32
    8. Trim / Extend Lines 00:04:54
    9. Fillet / Chamfer 00:05:55
    10. Rectangular Array 00:05:55
    11. Polar Array 00:05:22
    12. Object Properties 00:06:50
    13. Chapter Project 00:08:01
  6. Utilities: Tools To Know What's Going On
    1. Listing Objects 00:05:19
    2. Measuring Tools 00:08:59
    3. Purging Unused Items 00:06:21
    4. Undo - The Most Important Command 00:04:15
    5. Chapter Project 00:06:09
  7. Precision Tools: Tricks To Help You Draw Accurately
    1. OSNAP 00:05:46
    2. ORTHO 00:02:22
    3. GRIPS 00:07:10
  8. AutoCAD: Using Layers
    1. Layer Properties 00:05:21
    2. The Layer Manager 00:04:00
    3. Freeze/Thaw/On/Off/Lock 00:06:35
    4. Creating And Editing Layers 00:06:24
    5. Using Layers To Control 00:06:36
    6. Chapter Project 00:04:45
  9. Annotations
    1. Dimensions 00:12:36
    2. Dimension Styles 00:06:35
    3. Leaders 00:02:44
    4. Multileaders 00:07:16
    5. Single Line Text 00:04:13
    6. Multi Line Text 00:04:55
    7. Multi Line Text Techniques 00:06:08
    8. Text Styles 00:07:54
    9. Tables 00:05:05
    10. Hatching 00:05:39
    11. Chapter Project 00:04:38
  10. Blocks
    1. What Is A Block 00:03:28
    2. Creating Blocks 00:06:58
    3. Inserting Blocks And Using Them 00:03:35
    4. Editing Blocks 00:08:38
    5. Attributed Blocks 00:09:07
    6. The Effect Of Exploding Blocks 00:06:52
    7. Introduction To Dynamic Blocks 00:05:40
    8. Chapter Project 00:09:00
  11. Model Space And Paper Space
    1. What's The Difference 00:06:42
    2. What Belongs In Where 00:08:12
    3. Viewports 00:11:00
  12. Plot & Publish
    1. Plotting 00:11:36
    2. Page Set Up 00:03:32
    3. Publish 00:05:05
    4. Export Your File 00:02:35
    5. Chapter Project 00:05:26
  13. Final Project
    1. Chapter Project Draw The Building 00:13:57
    2. Chapter Project Decoration 00:09:24
    3. Chapter Project Annotation 00:12:37
    4. About The Author 00:05:39