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Mike Thomas

MA2870: The ABC's of AutoCAD Mechanical

(Duration 01:01:15)

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Key Learning

Key Learning

  • Effectively use the AutoCAD Mechanical interface
  • Create BOM, use balloons, perform dimensioning, and use other mechanical detailing tools
  • Use Structure to define smart components within your 2D geometry
  • Use the Mechanical geometry creation tools and advanced layer management to more quickly and efficiently create your manufacturing drawings

Description

Description

Are you working with AutoCAD software but wish you had more tools designed specifically for manufacturing? Are you using the Autodesk® Product Design Suite but wonder what this included thing called AutoCAD® Mechanical is for? Ever wished you could take experienced AutoCAD users and use their skills to detail your Inventor® software 3D models? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this is the class for you. In this fast-paced, rapid-fire class, we look at the things that make AutoCAD Mechanical software special. We explore why you should be using it for your mechanical and manufacturing design and detailing, including examining the built-in calculators, component library, detailing and annotation tools, defining structure, and the other nuts and bolts contained within.

Target Audience

Target Audience

Anyone with AutoCAD experience who wants more mechanical specific functionality

Speakers

Speakers

Mike Thomas

Mike graduated as the Most Distinguished Graduate from CAD/CAM Engineering Technology at SIAST, Kelsey Campus. He is specialist in the manufacturing industry with strong knowledge on the Autodesk mechanical products supplemented with a solid understanding of document management, hardware, networking, and other Autodesk technologies.He is now the Technical Services Manager for Prairie Machine & Parts and is responsible for overseeing the engineering departments technical operations and the departments strategic technical growth. Primary duties include the ongoing support of critical computer systems and programs, the interactions between the department and between other departments, providing the engineering department with effective systems and technology, and working with the VP and Engineering Managers on the development and implementation of a cohesive strategic plan for the technical growth of the department

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Tags

Published

  • 2013
  • MA2870
  • AU Las Vegas, I3D

Software

  • Product Design Suite, Factory Design Suites

Industries

  • Aerospace & Defense Equipment
  • Process Manufacturing
  • Manufacturing Other
  • Life Sciences Manufacturing
  • Industrial Machinery
  • Automotive & Other Transportation

Topics

  • Product Design and Manufacturing