2020

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Products Price
Learning Guide (Print) $80.00
Learning Guide (eBook) $80.00
Instructor Guide (Print) $115.00
Instructor Guide (eBook) $115.00

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Instructor Guide

An Instructor Guide provides you with all that you need to teach the training course. It contains all the same instructional content as a Learning Guide, along with the answers to the chapter review questions and timing suggestions to help you in delivering various sections of the course files in this guide.

Class Files

The class files for this training guide were released on September 3, 2019 (part number AS-ACD2001-3DM1MU-CF.exe). Please refer to the link in your training guide to download the latest class files.

AutoCAD 2020: 3D Drawing and Modeling (Mixed Units)

Total number of pages: 432
Total Hours: 24

Autodesk Authorized Publisher

Note: This guide is designed for the Windows version of AutoCAD® 2020 and may not be compatible with the Mac version of AutoCAD® 2020.

The AutoCAD® 2020: 3D Drawing and Modeling guide 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.

Topics Covered:

  • 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

Prerequisites:
  • Access to the 2020.0 version of the software, to ensure compatibility with this guide. Future software updates that are released by Autodesk may include changes that are not reflected in this guide. The practices and files included with this guide might not be compatible with prior versions (i.e., 2019).
  •  A good working skill level in the AutoCAD software, i.e. a minimum of 80 hours of work experience with the AutoCAD software, is recommended.

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