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AutoCAD - Creating Construction Drawings

Video Description

In this AutoCAD - Creating Construction Drawing training course, expert author Shaun Bryant teaches you the fundamentals of construction drawings and how to create them using the tools available to you in AutoCAD. This video tutorial is designed for users that already have a solid understanding of AutoCAD. Shaun begins by introducing you the drawing settings. You will learn about the STARTUP variable, units, limits, and layers. You will then learn how to set up and work with title blocks, add text and use attributes and blocks. From there, this video tutorial will teach you about drawing creation, including creating plans, elevations, and sections. You will also learn about the layout setup, such as how to set up pages and use fields. Finally, Shaun will teach you about plotting and publishing in AutoCAD, including batch plotting, creating colour tables, and plot stamps. Once you have completed this video based training course on creating construction drawing in AutoCAD, you will have an in-depth understanding of this subject, and how to apply it to your own projects. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Introduction 00:01:06
    2. Using Construction Drawings 00:01:36
    3. Using The Working Files 00:01:33
  2. Drawing Settings
    1. STARTUP Variable 00:06:19
    2. Units 00:05:57
    3. Limits 00:05:42
    4. Layers 00:07:47
  3. Title Blocks
    1. Sheet Size 00:03:52
    2. Setting Up And Managing A New Site 00:06:21
    3. Adding Text 00:08:39
    4. Notes Column 00:06:53
    5. Using Attributes 00:06:05
    6. Using Blocks 00:03:54
    7. Page Setup And Viewports 00:08:11
    8. Saving As A Template 00:03:05
  4. Drawing Creation
    1. Bringing In A Template 00:03:43
    2. Setting Up Your Tabs 00:03:03
    3. Plans 00:05:01
    4. Elevations 00:04:48
    5. Sections 00:04:35
    6. Details 00:04:46
    7. Design Re-Use 00:07:56
    8. Dynamic Blocks 00:05:48
  5. Drawing Annotation
    1. Text Styles 00:07:29
    2. Labels 00:06:30
    3. Dimension Styles 00:09:32
    4. Annotative Dimensions 00:06:07
    5. Quick Dimension - QDIM 00:06:29
    6. Continue Dimension 00:02:48
    7. Baseline Dimension 00:03:15
    8. Leaders 00:04:22
    9. Tables 00:06:49
    10. Hatching - Part 1 00:06:30
    11. Hatching - Part 2 00:03:37
    12. Gradient Fill 00:02:55
  6. Layout Setup
    1. Layout Tabs 00:02:55
    2. Page Setups 00:05:12
    3. Viewport Scaling 00:07:16
    4. Annotation Scaling 00:05:52
    5. Viewport Freeze 00:04:31
    6. Viewport Layer Colors 00:04:27
    7. Using Fields 00:03:28
  7. Plotting
    1. Creating Colour Tables 00:04:58
    2. Plotting File Formats 00:03:29
    3. eTransmit 00:03:53
    4. Autodesk Design Review 00:03:27
    5. Markup Set Manager 00:03:30
  8. Publishing
    1. Batch Plotting 00:03:38
    2. Setting Up Sheets 00:02:57
    3. Batch Plot Settings 00:03:08
    4. Plot Stamps - Part 1 00:04:12
    5. Plot Stamps - Part 2 00:01:35
  9. Close
    1. Finishing Up 00:01:01
  10. Credits
    1. About Shaun Bryant 00:01:05