Product Development using AutoCAD

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Getting introduced to AutoCAD web software

Drawing lines and circles

Learning about modes and how to utilize them

1.5 hours
Beginner
No download needed
Split-screen video
English
Desktop only

By the end of this 1-hour long project-based course, you will be able to design and draw 2D products customized to fit your needs using AutoCAD Design. Throughout the project, you will be equipped with the fundamentals of AutoCAD design, you will be able to draw lines and basic shapes . Afterwards, you will learn how to modify those shapes according to your product drawings. At the end, you will apply all this to create a 2D spinner drawing. Learning AutoCAD and being professional at it allows you to design a wide range of products, opens up freelancing opportunities for product design and lastly an asset that can be added for your design skills set. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.

Skills you will develop

  • Design

  • Product Development

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. By the end of Task 1, you will be able to create a free account on AutoCAD web and get introduced to the software user interface.

  2. By the end of Task 2, you will be able to draw lines with a certain length and angle.

  3. By the end of Task 3, you will be able to learn the orthomode and draw squares.

  4. By the end of Task 4, you will be able to use snap mode and draw circles. Additionally, you will be able to use the trim feature to customize your drawings. 

  5. By the end of task 5, you will be able to draw a 2D drawing of a spinner that can be laser cut to an actual product later on.

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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By purchasing a Guided Project, you'll get everything you need to complete the Guided Project including access to a cloud desktop workspace through your web browser that contains the files and software you need to get started, plus step-by-step video instruction from a subject matter expert.

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Yes, everything you need to complete your Guided Project will be available in a cloud desktop that is available in your browser.

You'll learn by doing through completing tasks in a split-screen environment directly in your browser. On the left side of the screen, you'll complete the task in your workspace. On the right side of the screen, you'll watch an instructor walk you through the project, step-by-step.