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AutoCAD Mechanical 2014 Tutorial

A professionally created, self-study video training course
Includes 8 hours of easy to follow AutoCAD Mechanical 2014 video tutorials presented by an industry expert.
The training is delivered to your desktop allowing you to learn at a time that suits you and at your own pace.
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  • Tutor: Nicholas Bouray
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Video lessons: 126
  • Product code: 24713
  • In stock: YES
  • Available on: DVD
  • Work files included: YES
  • Works on: MS Windows PC & Mac
  • Latest AC Mechanicial Course: Mechanical 2015 tutorial
Learn how to take control of this innovative mechanical design and drafting software and start to improve your manufacturing processes with the help of this beginners AutoCAD Mechanical 2014 tutorial.

Commencing from the absolute basics, expert Autodesk trainer Nicholas Bouray presents step by step training videos that provide explanations and demonstrations of the complete Mechanical toolset, how to use the new features for the 2014 release and to share widely recognized industry best practices that will help you to work faster and faster.

Through almost eight hours of professionally created video training, the tuition starts with a tour of the 2014 interface, help with layer management and the location of the most commonly used tools. Throughout the course, tutor Nicholas demonstrates with, and makes frequent reference to Autodesk Mechanical work files that are included with the CD/DVD purchase helping you to easily follow along with his on-screen actions. Once the basic concepts have been covered, the course gathers pace and moves on to explaining about creating your designs, how to manage and use content libraries, lessons on annotations, designing assemblies using layer groups, working with Autodesk 360, how to document parts and assemblies and so much more.

The complete training course contents is listed below and you can start learning right away. Click any of the blue linked lessons to sample the free Mechanical 2014 video tutorials and discover how effective this practical teaching guide is...
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The AutoCAD Mechanical Environment
Getting Started
Introducing the Default User Interface
Enabling the Alternate User Interfaces
Enabling and Disabling the File Tab Feature
Accessing the Help Resources
Understanding Layer Management
Using the Layer Management Tools
Working with the Layer Management Tools

Creating Designs
Creating and Manipulating Geometry
Drawing Rectangles and Squares
Drawing Centerlines
Drawing More Centerlines
Adding Standard Holes
Adding Slots
Adding Counterbore and Countersunk Holes
Drawing Section Lines
Drawing Zig-Zag and Symmetrical Lines
Using Construction Line Tools
Using Basic Construction Lines
Using Construction Line Circles
Using Inferred Constraints to Draw Simple Shapes
Projecting Construction Lines
Using Contour Tracing
Using Hatch Commands
Adding Fillets
Adding Chamfers
Using the Offset Command
Using the Move, Copy and Rotate Command
Using the Join and 2D Hide Commands
Editing and Erasing Mechanical Objects
Using Power Copy
Creating Shafts with Shaft Generator
Editing Shafts with Shaft Generator
Creating Shaft Side Views and Section Views
Using Spring Utilities
Creating Chain and Belt Designs
Creating Chain and Belt Designs and Calculating Their Length
Creating Shaft Parts
Inserting Structural Steel Shapes
Using the Power View and Change Representation Tools

Managing and Using Content Libraries
Using Content Libraries
Inserting Objects from Content Libraries
Using Content Manager
Creating Custom Content Libraries
Adding Content to Custom Libraries
Importing Data from Excel for Content Libraries

Annotations and Documentation
Introducing Annotation and Documentation
Using the Power Dimensioning Dialog Box
Using Power Dimensioning
Using Power Dimensioning for Radial and Diametrical Dimensions
Using Power Dimensioning for Angle and Chamfer Dimensions
Using Power Dimensioning Fits and Tolerances
Configuring the Power Dimensioning Settings
Using Power Dimensioning to Place Multiple Dimensions
Editing Automatic Dimensions
Editing Power Dimensions
Joining, Inserting and Checking Dimensions
Breaking Dimensions
Using Weld Representations
Creating Leader Notes
Using Surface Texture Symbols
Creating Simple Hide Situations
Editing a Simple Hide Situation
Creating Hole Charts
Using Hole Chart Settings
Creating Detail View
Creating and Editing Viewports
Creating Title Blocks and Borders
Using Dimension and Symbol Scale Factor
Creating and Editing Scale Area
Creating Weld Symbols
Using Leaders
Using the Annotation Monitor

Designing Assemblies with Layer Groups
Introducing Layer Groups
Creating Layer Groups
Using Layer Group Tools
Using Additional Layer Group Tools and Techniques
Understanding the Concepts of Creating Layer Groups

Designing Assemblies with Structure
Understanding Structure Concepts
Understanding the Organization of Structure
Creating Structure Bill of Material Tools
Creating Folders
Creating an Assembly with Structure
Creating Structure Annotation Views
Browsing Structure Tools

Documenting Parts and Assemblies
Understanding the Bill of Material
Creating and Editing Part References
Working with the Bill of Material Database
Using the Bill of Material Database Settings
Creating and Editing Parts Lists
Using Parts List Filters and Groups
Adding Balloons
Using Balloon Settings

Analysis and Validation
Introducing Analysis
Using Moment of Inertia
Calculating Deflection Line
Calculating Shafts
Performing a Finite Element Analysis
Applying Finite Element Analysis Meshing and Understanding the Results
Using the Cam Profile Generator
Understanding the Cam Profile and Analysis

Implementing Preferences and Standards
Understanding Preferences and Standards
Configuring Standards Settings
Configuring Structure Settings
Configuring Drawing Settings
Configuring Content Settings
Configuring Shaft Settings
Configuring Calculation Settings
Configuring Preferences Settings
Configuring the Associative Hide Settings
Configuring the Power Snap Settings
Configuring Object Property Settings

Interoperability and Collaboration
Using Autodesk Synergy
Understanding the Interoperability of AutoCAD and Mechanical
Using AutoCAD Designs in Mechanical
Mapping AutoCAD Layers
Removing Mechanical Structure - Lesson 1
Removing Mechanical Structure - Lesson 2
Migrating Title Blocks and Parts Lists
Working with Autodesk 360
Syncing Your Settings Online
Choosing Which Settings Are Synchronized
Configuring Online Options
Saving and Opening Drawings Using Autodesk 360
Uploading Multiple Drawings to Your Autodesk 360 Account
Sharing Documents with Others
Collaborating Using AutoCAD WS
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