Using a minimal set of approximately 12 commands, we will focus on practical techniques, tips, principles, examples, and pitfalls of 3D solid modeling, both starting from scratch and reusing existing 2D drawings.
- Learn how to use the basic 3D solid modeling commands
- Discover the reasons for the practices presented
- Learn how to avoid common pitfalls
- Learn to apply the techniques presented to your work
Dieter Schlaepfer is a principal technical writer at Autodesk, Inc., creating a variety of AutoCAD documentation and quick-training materials. He holds a California standard secondary teaching credential in physical science and mathematics. In prior employment he provided on-site CAD/CAM, and CAE consultative training to manufacturing firms, and he provided CAD training to architecture, engineering, and construction firms. He has 34 years of experience in the field, and he specializes in 3D modeling.