Best Free Autocad Courses

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AutoCAD 2D and 3D practice drawings

A collection of AutoCAD practice drawings and projects

Created by Jaiprakash Pandey - Co-author of Learn AutoCAD Book

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Students: 111797, Price: Free

Who should take this course:

Any one with little knowledge of AutoCAD can take this course, this is made as a supplemental material for practicing skills learnt in my AutoCAD 2016 complete course of Udemy. 

About this course:

In this course you will learn methods of making actual 2D and 3D engineering drawings along with some representation drawings. 

The course is divided into four sections with each section dedicated to a specific type of drawings. The first section has 2D drawings, sections has 3D drawings, third section has advance 3D drawings like making a gear or a Slotted nut etc. 

The last section has a project in which I have taught method of making a coke bottle from scratch. The lessons include 2D sketching, 3D conversion adn rendering of the bottle.

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Apply skills learnt in AutoCAD to real world scenario.
  • Draw 2D and 3D complex drawings

All the lesson files containing PDF and DWG of drawings with dimensions are included with the respective lesson. 

MECHANISMS AND MOTION – ROBOTICS FOCUS

PREPARING FOR A CAREER IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING & 3D DESIGN - Solid Edge; Solidworks; Creo; Blender; AutoCad

Created by John Devitry - Mechanical Engineering and 3D Design

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Students: 26598, Price: Free

Robots use mechanisms to perform a rich variety of tasks and while building a robot in high school can be a lot of fun and a great learning experience, this alone will not prepare you for the introductory class in Mechanical Engineering at the University level.  To move to the next level students need to understand mechanism, 3D CAD and motion.  This is the foundation of Robotics design and countless other areas concerning machine design.  Understanding mechanisms and how they work is a critical part of Mechanical Engineering and Design. This class takes a look at various types of mechanism used to build machines and robots.

AutoCAD 2020 : Basic Drafting Techniques for Designers

For Basic and Intermediate users

Created by CADCIM Technologies - Leading eLearning Content for CAD, BIM, and Animation

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Students: 16471, Price: Free

This online course contains a detailed explanation of AutoCAD commands and their applications to solve drafting and design problems. Every command is thoroughly explained with the help of examples and illustrations. This makes it easy for users to understand the functions and applications in the drawing. After going through this course, you will be able to use AutoCAD Commands to make a drawing, dimension a drawing, insert texts and blocks in AutoCAD Software.

This course covers basic drafting and designing concepts such as dimension principles, and assembly drawing that equip the users with the essential drafting skills to solve problems in AutoCAD.

In this course, special emphasis has been laid on the usage of AutoCAD tools so that it serves beginners to understand the functions of the tools and their applications in the drawing.

Salient Features of this Course:

  1. Brief course consisting of 18 video lectures that are organized in a pedagogical sequence.

  2. Detailed explanation of all AutoCAD commands and tools.

  3. Step-by-step instructions to guide the users through the learning process.

Structural Frame Design & Weldments Using Solid Edge 3D CAD

Design Rigid Frame Structures for Machinery and Process Equipment - Creo - Solidworks - Fusion 360 - AutoCad - Blender

Created by John Devitry - Mechanical Engineering and 3D Design

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Students: 7443, Price: Free

Learn how to create structural frames and weldments that are commonly required for process equipment and mechanical machinery. This class guides you through the steps of creating a frame and weldments.  The Siemens Solid Edge software lets you do much of the work through simple menu picks and dialog boxes along with providing full support for creating and drawings of 3D frames.

Learn to Render AutoCAD Floor Plan in Adobe Photoshop.

Step by step process to learn 2D Floor Plan Rendering.

Created by Neetu Bhardwaj - Architectural Software Trainer

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Students: 5104, Price: Free

This  course contains a detailed explanation of using Adobe Photoshop software to render AutoCAD floor plans in a visually presentable way.  It consists mainly of taking a PDF of an Autocad Plan, adding an extra element of visual interest through colors, highlighting the different features like floor,tiles,wood etc. through textures.

Building construction Step by Step with Autocad Drawing

Practical Execution Of Building step by step and understanding of Architectural and Structural Drawings

Created by AKSHAY K - Civil Engineer l Structural Engineer l Academician

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Students: 2734, Price: Free

In this course students will be able to learn construction sequence & its practical application at site .

Students will be able to understand Architectural and structural Drawings .

Students will be able to understand and read Footing layout Drawings, Column Layout drawings, Column reinforcement drawings.

students will be able to understand the concepts of civil Engineering and its Practical Applications during execution.

Students will be able to read all Reinforcement details of  Footing, Column, Plinth beams, Ground Floor Beams  and slabs.

Advance AutoCAD Training

The most detailed course on AutoCAD

Created by Amardeep Singh - Product Designer and Trainer

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Students: 2409, Price: Free

In this course you are going to learn AutoCAD from the very basic level to an advance level. First we are going to teach you 2D where you will learn how to draw objects in 2D. How to make use of layers and blocks? How to annotate them?

Then we will learn how to draw in isometric.

To make sure that you have good hold on commands, we will give you simple drawings and once you have enough practice, we would provide drawings related to mechanical, civil and electrical domains.(If you are from other domain, do check with us before joining).

After our 2D is over, we will switch to 3D. We will learn solid modeling, surface modeling and mesh modeling. We will also learn ho wot apply materials , lights and do rendering.

Final we will cover the most important topic i.e plotting. How to print with correct drawing and annotation scale.

Many students find it difficult when they are asked to work on older versions during their tool test / interview so we are teaching it on 2015  But to make sure that you are aware of latest version, we would be  conducting lectures showing the difference between 2015 and 2019 version.

Also we are teaching it from Windows point of view. If you are MAC user, then do the free videos to get idea whether this course would be useful to you or not.

Basics of AutoCAD

Details of AutoCAD

Created by Samadhan Bodake - Engineer

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Students: 2279, Price: Free

In this Course students are going to learn all the basic AutoCAD commands like draw and modify.The market driven economy demands frequent changes in product design to suit the customer needs. With the introduction of computers the task of incorporating frequent changes as per requirement is becoming simpler. Moreover, the technology driven competitive environment in today's market is compelling design consulting engineering firms and manufacturing companies to seek CAD conversion of their existing paper based engineering documents. The Topics of this course is to provide the student with hands-on experience in dealing and cutting industrial production drawing one of the commercial Computer Aided Drafting software with particular emphasis on the application of CAD software.The aim of this course is to help the student to attain the following industry identified competency through various teaching learning experiences.Prepare digital drawings using computer aided drafting software.

This course map illustrates an overview of the flow and linkages of the topics at various levels of outcomes (details in subsequent sections) to be attained by the student by the end of the course, in all domains of learning in terms of the industry/employer identified competency depicted at the center of this map.

Hence this course is very useful to diploma students as well as ITI students. Also the students who are having some technical knowledge and want to improve the some drawing technique.

AutoCAD 2021: learn by drawing

AutoCAD 2021: efficient training and fast technical drawing samples in AutoCAD 2021

Created by Iman Kassab - Instructor in architectural programs and English

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Students: 1311, Price: Free

this course is a kind of a tip course for everyone who needs to get involved in drawing and get in touch with the program in a fast way. Also you can imagine yourself scanning the course from the first while by drawing small assignments which you can revolve around the meaning of each icon of the basic learning with some professional tip through it.

this type of a small technical drawings will help you get through the basic steps in drawing any draft that came across your mind and way.

Beside modules and lessons in this course you will need to work on the software by certain amount of time and hours to get better by time pass by.

As instructor

I support my students when they ask any questions and totally I understand THEIR needs and their comments to improve the product i deliver and get in touch with my clients very fast so i dedicate my own time from 2 to 3 hours per day for any comment.

so, I'm open to any discussions and argues to put up with any miscommunications or misunderstanding in any part of the module.

if you hesitate and felt hat the course failed to deliver you what you need, it is a 30 days money back guarantee as a refund.

thanks in advance

Learn AutoCAD Electrical from Scratch

If to want to Learn AutoCAD Electrical for your productivity

Created by Vikram Singh - FULL TIME ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

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Students: 1038, Price: Free

AutoCAD Electrical course is designed to give a clear understanding of AutoCAD

Electrical features, capabilities and the sound knowledge of the software to

enable the students to exploit the surplus availability of specially developed

electrical drafting tools to enhance productivity.

This is a Demo AutoCAD Electrical course which is divided in three different

sections. In the first section, we will discuss a short summary of the whole course,

short overview about AutoCAD Electrical software, its interface sections, some

useful commands, and different types of electrical drawings and electrical circuits.

The second section is about ACADE interface sections working. Before starting

deep learning, we will discuss some demo drawings and circuits in AutoCAD

Electrical software. On the basis of interface sections, some similarities and

differences of ACAD and ACADE drawings are discussed. Title bar, application

button, quick access toolbar, menu bar and ribbon sections are discussed in

detail. The concept of layers, dimensions, command window and multiple

techniques are explained to operate a command. Some of the working is

summarized as follows:

o How to hide/unhide Ribbon tab and command window.

o How to adjust size of crosshair, pick box and aperture size.

o Saving drawings in previous sections and plotting in pdf format.

o How to divide and object in different sections.

o Working on grip and snap settings.

o How to hide/unhide menu bar, schematic tab etc.

o How to create a new workspace for ease of access.

o Moving from one workspace to another.

The third section is a brief overview about project manager. Summary of its sub

topics are listed as below:

o Start working in ACADE project manager interface.

o Overview and opening of WDP file

o Importing/exporting of drawings.

o Creating a new project and setting its dialog box.

o Uses of Library and Icon menu paths in project properties.

o Creating, adding and removing drawings in a project.

o Working on different formats of templates are discussed in detail.

o Different standards of drawings are discussed.

o Working in new drawing dialog box.

o Differences in drawings due to different templates on the basis of Limits

and Units are explained.