Training Course Syllabus

Auto CAD

Session 1
1 Getting Started with AutoCAD * Starting AutoCAD * AutoCAD's Screen Layout * Working with Commands * Opening an Existing Drawing File * Saving Your Work * AutoCAD's Cartesian Workspace 2 Basic Drawing & Editing Commands * Drawing Lines * Erasing Objects * Drawing Lines with Polar Tracking * Drawing Rectangles * Drawing Circles * Viewing Your Drawing * Undoing and Redoing Actions
Session 2
1 Drawing Precision in AutoCAD * Using Object Snap * Object Snap Overrides * Polar Tracking Settings * Object Snap Tracking * Drawing with SNAP and GRID 2 Making Changes in Your Drawing * Selecting Objects for Editing * Moving Objects * Copying Objects * Rotating Objects * Scaling Objects * Mirroring Objects * Editing Objects with Grips
Session 3
1 Organizing Your Drawing with Layers * Creating New Drawings with Templates * What are Layers? * Layer State * Changing an Object's Layer 2 Advanced Object Types * Drawing Arcs * Drawing Polylines * Editing Polylines * Drawing Polygons * Drawing Ellipses 3 Getting Information from Your Drawing * Measuring Objects * Working with Properties
Session 4
1 A. Advanced Editing Commands * Trimming and Extending * Stretching Objects * Creating Fillets and Chamfers * Offsetting Objects * Creating Arrays of Objects 2 B. Inserting Blocks * What are the Blocks? * Inserting Blocks from Tool Palettes * Inserting Blocks using Insert * Inserting Blocks with Design Center
Session 5
1 A. Setting Up a Layout * Printing Concepts * Creating Viewports * Setting up Layouts * Guidelines for Layouts 2 B. Printing Your Drawing * Printing Layouts * Printing a Check Plot
Session 6
1 A. Text * Working with Annotations * Adding Text in a Drawing * Modifying Multiline Text * Formatting Multiline Text 2 B. Hatching * Hatching 3 C. Adding Dimensions * Dimensioning Concepts * Adding Linear Dimensions * Adding Radial and Angular Dimensions * Editing Dimensions * Adding Notes to Your Drawing
Session 7
1 A. Working Effectively with AutoCAD * Setting up the Interface * Using the Keyboard Effectively * Working in Multiple Drawings * Using Grips Effectively * Additional Layer Tools 2 B. Accurate Positioning * Coordinate Entry * Locating Points with Tracking * Construction Lines * Placing Reference Points
Session 8
1 A. Creating Blocks * Creating Blocks * Editing Blocks * Removing Unused Elements 2 B. Blocks in Tool Palettes * Adding Blocks to Tool Palettes * Modifying Tool Properties in Tool Palettes
Session 9
1 A. Creating Templates * Why Use Templates? * Controlling Units Display * Creating New Layers * Adding Standard Layouts to Templates * Saving Templates 2 B. Annotation Styles * Creating Text Styles * Creating Dimension Styles * Creating Multileader Styles
Session 10
1 A. Advanced Layouts * Creating and Using Named Views * Creating Additional Viewports * Layer Overrides in Viewports * Additional Annotative Scale Features 2 B. DWF Printing and Publishing * DWF Plotting and Viewing * Publishing Drawing Sets
Session 11
* How to Use Quick Calc * Additional Zoom Commands * Creating Model Space Viewports * Advanced Object Selection * Single-Line Text * Other Text Tools * Additional Dimensioning Tools * Creating Boundaries * Working with Regions * Temporary Overrides
Session 12
* Why use 3D? * Introduction to the 3D Modeling Workspace * Basic 3D Viewing Tools * 3D Navigation Tools * Introduction to the User Coordinate System
Session 13
* Working with Solid Primitives * Solid Primitive Types * Working with Composite Solids * Working with Mesh Models
Session 14
* Complex 3D Geometry * Extruded Solids and Surfaces * Swept Solids and Surfaces * Revolved Solids and Surfaces * Lofted Solids and Surfaces
Session 15
* Editing Components of Solids * Editing Faces of Solids * Fillets and Chamfers on Solids
Session 16
* Creating Multiple Viewports * 2D Views from 3D Solids

Revit Architecture

Session 1
1: Overview and Basic Drawing Tools * Building Information Modeling * Revit Terminology * Overview of the Revit Interface * Starting Revit Projects * Viewing Commands * General Drawing Tools * Editing Revit Elements * Modifying Tools 2: Datum Elements – Levels and Grids * Setting Up Levels * Importing CAD Files (Covered in more detail in a later class) * Creating Structural Grids * Adding Columns 3: Drawing and Modifying Walls * Drawing and Modifying Walls (Creating custom walls is in a later class) * Helpful Editing Tools 4: Adding Doors and Windows * Adding Doors and Windows * Loading Door and Window Types from the Library * Creating Additional Door and Window Sizes * Creating Storefront Windows
Session 2
1: Floors * Creating Floors * Creating Openings * Creating Building Sections 2: Roofs * Creating Roofs by Footprint * Setting Up a Roof Plan * Reference Planes and Work Planes * Creating Roofs by Extrusion * Cleaning Up Wall and Roof Intersections 3: Vertical Circulation * Adding Callout Views * Creating Standard and Custom Stairs * Creating Ramps * Adding and Modifying Railings 4: Reflected Ceiling Plans * Creating Ceilings * Adding Ceiling Fixtures
Session 3
1: Interiors * Duplicating Views * Setting the View Display * Adding Furniture and Fixtures to a Project * Creating Interior Elevations 2: Construction Documents * Setting Up Sheets * Placing and Modifying Views on Sheets * Printing Sheets 3: Annotating Construction Documents * Working with Text * Adding Detail Lines and Symbols * Working with Dimensions 4: Tags, Schedules & Quantities * Adding Tags * Working with Schedules (Creating custom schedules / Quantities)
Session 4
1: Project Phasing and Design Options * Project Phasing * Design Options 2: Groups and Links * Using Groups * Linking Revit Files * Links and Groups * Visibility and Graphic Overrides in Linked Views * Interference Checking 3: Importing and Exporting * Importing Vector Files * Working with Imported Files * Importing Raster Image Files * Exporting Files 4: Project Team Collaboration * Introduction to Worksets * Opening Workset-Related Projects * Working in Workset-Related Projects * Setting Up Worksets * Best Practices for Worksets
Session 5
1: Advanced Modeling Tools * Creating Sloped Floors, Roofs, and Slabs * Creating Dormers 2: Curtain Walls * Creating Curtain Walls * Adding Curtain Grids * Creating Curtain Wall Types with Automatic Grids * Working with Curtain Wall Panels louvers * Attaching Mullions to Curtain Grids 3: Site Design * Creating Topographical Surfaces * Property Lines and Building Pads * Modifying Toposurfaces * Annotating Site Plans * Site Components * Shared Coordinates
Session 6
1: Detailing in Revit Architecture * Setting Up Detail Views * Creating Details * Annotating Details * Patterning 2: Schedules * Creating Schedules * Creating Material Takeoff Schedules 3: Advanced Annotation * Keynoting and Keynote Legends * Creating Legends * Revision Tracking 4: Advanced View Setup * View Templates * Working with Dependent Views * Enhancing Views
Session 7
1: Massing Studies * Basic Mass Elements * Custom Mass Elements * From Massing to Building * Working with SketchUp Files 2: Space Planning & Area Analysis * Space Planning * Area Analysis * Creating Color Schemes 3: Visualization * Perspectives * Creating Walkthroughs * Solar Studies 4: Rendering * Basic Rendering * Working with Lighting * Enhancing Renderings
Session 8
1: Creating Custom Templates * Preparing Templates * Presetting Annotation Styles * Creating Titleblocks * Creating Object Styles * Materials and Fill Patterns 2: Custom Walls, Roofs, & Sections * Creating Wall, Roof, and Floor Types * Adding 3D Profiles * Vertically Stacked Walls * Vertically Compound Walls 3: Family Concepts & Techniques * Introduction to Families * Creating Parametric Dimensions * Creating Family Elements * Creating Family Types * Adding Family Parameters * Visibility Display Settings 4: Creating Specific Families * Creating Custom Doors and Windows * Creating In-Place Families * Creating Profiles * Creating Angled Cornices and Copings * Creating Custom Railings * Adding Custom Posts * Creating Annotation Families * Working with Shared Parameters

3Ds MAX

Introduction 1. Introduction 2. Basic interface and layout study 3. Basic and extended primitives 4. Basic layout setting for Architects Modeling 1. Edit Poly Modeling 2. Extrude 3. Chamfer 4. Cut and Slices 5. Symmetry Mirror Modeling 6. Designing a table and chair 7. Designing a house using box 8. Lines and Nurbs 9. Importing a plan from AutoCAD/Vector works 10. Making an interior space 11. Doors and Windows 12. AEC extended 13. Railing and Trees 14. Stairs Modifiers 1. Compound objects o Connect o Scatter o Pro Boolean o Loft o Terrain 2. Bend, Taper, Twist, Stretch, Skew 3. FFD 4. Lattice Lights 1. Omni, Spot, Direct Lights 2. Sky light and Light tracer rendering 3. Light effects Camera 1. Free and Target camera 2. Camera Animation Texturing 1. Diffuse and Bump Mapping 2. Ink and paint 3. Environment and back ground images 4. Material library/Architectural Materials
						

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