software: AutoCAD 2014 | level: Beginner | released: Aug 26, 2013
In this installment of AutoCAD 2014 Essentials, author Jeff Bartels concentrates on the particulars of creating basic geometry in AutoCAD, including assigning imperial or metric units of measurement, using object snaps to control accuracy, and drawing and transforming basic lines and shapes. The last chapter in the course tests your newfound skills in a short project where you'll create a small mechanical part.
*Defining a unit of measure
*Locking to geometry with object snaps
*Drawing rectangles, circles, and polygons
*Applying hatch patterns
*Moving, copying, and rotating objects