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.
- 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