AutoCAD Mechanical 2013 Beginner to Advanced Training


Course Code: LNCV17

AutoCAD Mechanical 2013 Tutorial Series Package Includes:-

> AutoCAD Mechanical 2013 and AutoCAD 2013 Essentials Training on DVD or Online

> Over 13 Hours of AutoCAD 2013 Essentials and 7 Hours of AutoCAD Mechanical 2013 training by Certified Autodesk Instructors

> Exercise Files

Enrolment Fee £366.00

Enrol today and pay only £305.00

A Distance Learning Course is the ideal way to gain a qualification without having the worry of trying to fit your studies around your everyday life.  You can complete your studies in your own time and we are on hand seven days a week to help you plan your future.

Course Description

CADLearning for AutoCAD Mechanical 2013 teaches you the 2D and 3D drawing and editing features used to create and modify content with industry-specific mechanical features. Learn powerful annotation tools and dimensioning, how to utilize intelligent objects to streamline design, and the basic customization of your user interface.

Please note that once the seal is broken on the DVD it is non-returnable as the key cannot be used again.


  • Microsoft Windows XP (32bit), Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8
  • 5.5 GB of Disk Space for installation
  • DVD-ROM Drive to load media
  • Internet Explorer 6.0+
  • Adobe Flash Plugin
  • 512 MB Ram
  • 1 GHz Processor or faster
  • 1024x768 color display
  • Mouse (or other pointing device) needed for navigation
  • Sound Card and Speakers

Course Features

Our training DVDs put the control in your hands. Use when wanted or needed to answer a question, and watch again and again as often as you need.

A full-featured training course DVD-ROM covering beginner to advanced concepts, and everything in between.

For instant technical support use our powerful search function to quickly locate and view short 'how-to' lessons. Get answers to all of your first level technical support issues 'instantly' with this in-house resource.

As a flexible CAD training solution, you can sort the lessons and progress from beginner to advanced topics; or just review seldom used commands and added functionality of new releases.

  • No Internet connection is needed because you install and authorize CADLearning directly on your PC.
  • No CAD software required.
  • Train at home, at the office or on the road.
  • Easy-to-use, visual interface for following step-by-step tutorials while listening to an actual instructor.
  • Built-in Help Desk with powerful keyword search functionality that easily and quickly answers CAD questions and addresses unique needs as they occur.
  • Intelligent History that tracks completed lessons allows users to resume where they left off and easily view and manage individual professional development.
  • Datasets and drawing files are included

Please Note: We do not provide a copy of the AutoCAD Mechanical Software. However, you can download a Free 30 Day Trial Version from the website. It aids learning if you can practice the techniques in your own software as you go through the video tutorials.

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In today's highly competitive world, organizations and individuals need to stay on top of their game. Our CADLearning DVDs empower users to: 

  • Increase productivity by providing lessons and courses that improve competencies, enabling more to be accomplished in less time.
  • Maximize the quality of their work. CADLearning lessons keep users up-to-date on the latest design software, sharpening the skills and expertise that drive better results.

Gain better control of time management by offering lessons that are:

  • Easily accessible from home or office, minimizing disruption from daily work.
  • Repeatable as often as needed to assure full understanding and retention.
  • Self-paced with real-world examples taught by industry experts.
  • Easily assess skills and measure competency gained through benchmarking against peers and competition.
  • Evaluate and pinpoint areas where improvement is needed.
  • With hosted eLearning Centers, corporate users can even tailor learning around identified areas of weakness.
  • Prepare for Autodesk Certification Exams.
Course Outline
> AutoCAD Mechanical Environment
Getting Started
Introducing the AutoCAD Mechanical Default User Interface
Enabling the Alternate User Interfaces
Accessing AutoCAD Mechanical Help
Understanding Layer Management - Basic Concepts
Using the Layer Management Tool
Further Working with the Layer Management Tool
> Creating Designs
Creating and Manipulating Geometry
Drawing Rectangles and Squares
Drawing Centerlines
Drawing More Centerlines
Adding Standard Holes
Adding Slots
Adding Counterbore and Countersunk Holes
Drawing Section Lines
Drawing Zig Zag and Symmetrical Lines
Using Construction Line Tools
Using Basic Construction Lines
Using Construction Line Circles
Using Inferred Constraints to Draw Simple Shapes
Projecting Construction Lines
Using Contour Tracing
Using Hatch Commands
Adding Fillets
Adding Chamfers
Using the Offset Command
Using the Move, Copy and Rotate Command
Using the Join and 2D Hide Commands
Editing and Erasing Mechanical Objects
Using Power Copy
Creating Shafts with Shaft Generator
Editing Shafts with Shaft Generator
Creating Shaft Side Views and Section Views
Using Spring Utilities
Creating Chain and Belt Design
Creating Chain and Belt Designs and Calculating their Length
Creating Shaft Parts
Inserting Structural Steel Shapes
Using Power View and Change Representation Tools
> Managing and Using Content Libraries
Using Content Libraries
Inserting Objects from Content Libraries
Using Content Manager
Creating Custom Content Libraries
Adding Content to Custom Libraries
Importing Data from Excel for Content Libraries
> Annotations and Documentation
Introducing Annotation and Documentation
Using the Power Dimensioning Dialog Box
Using Power Dimensioning
Using Power Dimensioning for Radial and Diametrical Dimensions
Using Power Dimensioning for Angle and Chamfer Dimensions
Using Power Dimensioning Fits and Tolerances
Configuring the Power Dimensioning Settings
Using Power Dimensioning to Place Multiple Dimensions
Editing Automatic Dimensions
Editing Power Dimensions
Editing Dimensions - Joining, Inserting and Checking Dimensions
Editing Dimensions - Breaking Dimensions
Using Weld Representations
Creating Leader Notes
Using Surface Texture Symbols
Creating Simple Hide Situations
Editing a Simple Hide Situation
Creating Hole Charts
Using Hole Chart Settings
Creating Detail View
Creating and Editing Viewports
Creating Title Blocks and Borders
Using Dimension and Symbol Scale Factor
Creating and Editing Scale Area
Creating Weld Symbols
Using Leaders
> Designing Assemblies with Layer Groups
Introducing Layer Groups
Creating Layer Groups
Using Layer Group Tools
Using Additional Layer Group Tools and Techniques
Understanding the Concepts of Creating Layer Groups
> Designing Assemblies with Structure
Understanding Structure Concepts
Structure Overview
Creating Structure Bill of Material Tools
Creating Folders
Creating an Assembly with Structure
Creating Structure Annotation Views
Browsing Structure Tools
> Documenting Parts and Assemblies
Understanding the Bill of Materials
Creating and Editing Part References
Working with the Bill of Material Database
Using the Bill of Material Database Settings
Creating and Editing Parts Lists
Using Parts List Filters and Groups
Adding Balloons
Using Balloon Settings
> Analysis and Validation
Introducing Analysis
Using Moment of Inertia
Calculating Deflection Line
Calculating Shafts
Performing a Finite Element Analysis
Applying Finite Element Analysis Meshing and Understanding the Results
Using the Cam Profile Generator
Understanding the Cam Profile and Analysis
> Interoperability with AutoCAD
Interoperability of AutoCAD and Mechanical
AutoCAD to Mechanical
Mapping AutoCAD Layers
Removing Mechanical Structure
Migrating Title Blocks and Parts Lists
> Implementing Preferences and Standards
Understanding Mechanical Preferences and Standards
Configuring Standard Settings
Configuring Structure Settings
Configuring Drawing Settings
Configuring Content Settings
Configuring Shaft Settings
Configuring Calculation Settings
Configuring Preferences Settings
Configuring the Associative Hide Settings
Configuring the Power Snap Settings
Configuring Object Property Settings


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