Getting Started in AutoCAD

Throughout this series of tutorials, we will learn how to work in AutoCAD. Software required: AutoCAD 2013.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Oct 14, 2013
Duration
1h 25m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Oct 14, 2013
Duration
1h 25m
Description

Throughout this series of tutorials, we will learn how to work in AutoCAD. We will use different drawing tools and options in the user interface, such as lines, guides, modifiers and layers, and also explore working in the 2D and the 3D environment. Then, we'll learn how to use the different features of the software to draw a floor plan and several 3D models and put them all together into one final 3D model where we can explore different options using view styles. Software required: AutoCAD 2013.

About the author
About the author

Francisco Castellanos is a Mexican architect who graduated from Tecnologico de Monterrey in Mexico.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Introduction and Project Overview
Hi everyone. My name is Francisco Castellanos. I'm an architect. I have broad experience working with different kinds of products and competitions, which have made me come up with very useful and time-saving techniques that I will gladly share with you. In this beginner lesson to AutoCAD I will introduce you to the software interface. Show you what are the basic drawing tools and what you can do with them. How to customize the working environment and other features. How to switch because 2D and 3D interfaces and even see how to make a basic 3D model. Through this tutorial you will start knowing how to use AutoCAD from scratch to become able to make your own 3D model. At the end of the tutorial you will see how much potential this software has and understand why so many people around the globe work with AutoCAD. Now, let's move on to the next lesson so I can introduce you to AutoCAD.