INTRO TO AUTOCAD

$395.00

This class teaches students basic AutoCAD skills while learning to draft residential-type floor plans and elevations using the software. Learn how to draw walls, windows and doors in plan view with elevations and furniture plans. Students will understand basic AutoCAD commands based on hand drafting skills developed in Drafting I.

Course Objectives:

  • Develop a room plan with a furniture layout to scale.
  • Design and draw elevations based on student’s plan view of a room.
  • Learn to import and export drawings for easy access within the design community.
SKU: CSIDDR203 Category:

Description

This class teaches students basic AutoCAD skills while learning to draft residential-type floor plans and elevations using the software. Learn how to draw walls, windows and doors in plan view with elevations and furniture plans. Students will understand basic AutoCAD commands based on hand drafting skills developed in Drafting I.

14 contact hours

Prerequisites: None

Required Textbook: None

Software link will be provided for student version of AutoCAD. Student must supply laptop.

Windows:

https://www.autodesk.com/support/technical/article/caas/sfdcarticles/sfdcarticles/System-requirements-for-AutoCAD-2023-including-Specialized-Toolsets.html

System requirements for AutoCAD 2023 including Specialized Toolsets (Windows)
Operating System 64-bit Microsoft® Windows® 11 and Windows 10 version 1809 or above. See Autodesk’s Product Support Lifecycle for support information.
Processor Basic: 2.5–2.9 GHz processor (base) ARM Processors are not supported.
Recommended: 3+ GHz processor (base), 4+ GHz (turbo)
Memory Basic: 8 GB
Recommended: 16 GB
Display Resolution Conventional Displays:
1920 x 1080 with True ColorHigh Resolution & 4K Displays:
Resolutions up to 3840 x 2160 (with capable display card)
Display Card

Basic: 1 GB GPU with 29 GB/s Bandwidth and DirectX 11 compliant
Recommended: 4 GB GPU with 106 GB/s Bandwidth and DirectX 12 compliant

DirectX 12 with Feature Level 12_0 is required for Shaded(Fast) and Shaded with edges(Fast) visual styles. Please be sure to use the latest video card manufacturer drivers from their website.

Disk Space 10.0 GB (suggested SSD)
Network See Autodesk Network License Manager for Windows
Pointing Device MS-Mouse compliant
.NET Framework .NET Framework version 4.8 or later

Mac:

https://www.autodesk.com/support/technical/article/caas/sfdcarticles/sfdcarticles/System-requirements-for-AutoCAD-2023-including-Specialized-Toolsets.html

System requirements for AutoCAD 2023 for Mac
Operating System Apple® macOS® Monterey v12
Apple macOS Big Sur v11
Apple macOS Catalina v10.15
Model Basic: Apple Mac Pro® 4.1, MacBook Pro 5.1, iMac® 8.1, Mac mini® 3.1, MacBook Air®, MacBook® 5.1

Recommended: Apple Mac® models supporting Metal Graphics Engine
Apple Mac models with M series chip are supported under Rosetta 2 mode.

CPU Type 64-bit Intel CPU
Apple M series CPU
Memory Basic: 4GB
Recommended: 8GB or higher
Display Resolution Basic: 1280 x 800 display
High Resolution: 2880 x 1800 with Retina Display
Disk Space 5 GB free disk space for download and installation
Pointing Device Apple-compliant Mouse, Apple-compliant Trackpad, Microsoft-compliant mouse
Display Card Recommended: Mac native installed graphics cards
Disk Format APFS, APFS(Encrypted), Mac OS Extended (Journaled), Mac OS Extended (Journaled, Encrypted)

 

Additional Requirements for large datasets, point clouds, and 3D modeling
Memory 16 GB RAM or more
Disk Space 6 GB free hard disk available, not including installation requirements
Display Card 3840 x 2160 (4K) or greater True Color video display adapter; 8 GB VRAM or greater; Pixel Shader 3.0 or greater; DirectX-capable workstation class graphics card.

Course Objectives:

  • Develop a room plan with a furniture layout to scale.
  • Design and draw elevations based on student’s plan view of a room.
  • Learn to import and export drawings for easy access within the design community.

Course Tuition:
$395.00

Attendance Requirements:
Do not miss more than 2 classes (Refer to Incomplete Grades/Attendance Requirements in the Course Catalog).

Grading Information:
Student will complete this course successfully by attendance and class participation on all presentations and projects. Upon successful completion a certificate of completion will be issued.

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