TurboCAD Basic Training

TurboCAD 2018 2D/3D Basic Training

TurboCAD Basic Training

An introduction to Computer Aided Design with TurboCAD

TurboCAD 2D/3D Basic Training covers the basics of 2D drafting and 3D design using TurboCAD®. It offers a range of exercises covering both technical and architectural designs so you can more quickly accomplish your precision design goals.

$49.99


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Overview

Overview

TurboCAD 2D/3D Basic Training covers the basics of 2D drafting and 3D design using various editions of TurboCAD. It offers a range of exercises covering both technical and architectural designs so you can more quickly accomplish your precision design goals.

This versatile product can be used as a starter training program or as an intermediate training guide.

Key Features

2D3D Basic Training Guide for TurboCAD® 2018

This training program is designed around a self-paced instructional basis with each Session providing detailed, highly illustrated step-by-step instructions to complete each Task.   At the beginning of each Session, a Worksheet is provided which gives an overview of the commands used in the Session.  A printable drawing and a TurboCAD drawing sample is provided for each session.

The Sessions provide a complete start-to-finish video animation of each Task, allowing the user to understand each topic clearly. A comprehensive guide to frequently used 2D and 3D tools is supplied, complete with worked examples.

The Easiest Way to Learn 2D3D Computer-Aided Design with TurboCAD® 2018

The Work Sessions

All Sessions contain detailed, illustrated and animated instructions of a drawing, using a sequential, task-based structure. 

In Session 1-2D you will learn how to draw a small part using various Draw, Modify and Zoom tools. Dimensions will also be inserted onto the drawing and a drawing layout will be created suitable for printing the drawing.  In this Session, you will also learn about :

  • Sketch tools : Rectangle, Lines & Parallel Lines, Circles
  • Modify tools : Fillet & Chamfer, Meet 2 Lines, Line Length, Trim
  • Inserting Center Point Marks
  • Changing Object Properties
  • Snap Modes
  • Dimensions
  • Drawing layout/print
  • Block Attributes
2d3d

Link to video sample

 ‘Creating a Slot’

https://www.tricad.co.za/2018/TurboCAD%20Basics/Movies/2D_Session_01_11.mp4

Ribbon UI

In Session 2-2D you will learn about the subject of conceptual sketching and how an image can be inserted into the drawing over which a floor plan can be sketched. In this Session, you will also learn about :

  • The Wall, Arc Wall, Door and Window tool will be used.
  • Walls, doors and windows will be modified.
  • Standard (Front, Top, Side) and Isometric views.

Link to video sample

 ‘‘Inserting Doors and Windows’

https://www.tricad.co.za/2018/TurboCAD%20Basics/Movies/2D_Session_02_04.mp4

In Session 3-3D you will learn about creating a solid model from the sketch produced earlier.  In this Session, you will also learn about :

  • Creating a Block of a sketch.
  • Using Isometric Views and Workplanes.
  • Using the Join Polyline tool to create a profile.
  • Extruding a profile.
  • Moving objects onto the Workplane.
  • Using Boolean Facet tools such as 3D Add and 3D Subtract.
  • Applying material properties to a solid object.
  • Creating a drawing layout.
Training

Link to video sample

 ‘‘3D Boolean Functions – Add and Subtract’

https://www.tricad.co.za/2018/TurboCAD%20Basics/Movies/3D_Session_03_07.mp4

Training

In Session 4-3D you will learn about designing a modular chair by creating, manipulating and extruding profiles. In this Session, you will also learn about :

  • Creating and modifying a sketch profile suitable for extrusion.
  • Rotating 2D objects in a 3-dimensional plane.
  • Duplicating 3D objects using the Mirror Copy tool.
  • Adding and subtracting 3D objects
  • Modifying the profile of a solid to be used as a sweep path.
  • Sweeping a profile along a path.
  • Applying material properties to objects.

Link to video sample

 ‘‘Sweeping a profile along a path’

https://www.tricad.co.za/2018/TurboCAD%20Basics/Movies/3D_Session_04_05.mp4

How it’s delivered:

This training program is presented in a browser-based html electronic version which is downloaded and installed onto your PC or Laptop. 

No internet connection is required to view this training guide; it is installed locally onto your device.  An internet connection is only required to stream the video content. All movies are provided in an MP4 format which is compatible with most browsers. Superior indexing and search facility allows you to quickly find your favourite topic. Sample drawings are provided in a range of TurboCAD formats so you can check your designs against the recommended standard. A printable pdf is provided of each Session drawing.

System Requirements

System Requirements:

This training program is installed onto your hard drive and is activated from a desktop shortcut.

It will operate on any laptop or pc under the following conditions:

  • A browser such as Chrome, FireFox or Edge is required.
  • An internet connection is required to view the media content and download the relevant drawing samples.
  • TurboCAD v21 Deluxe or higher should be pre-installed.  All drawings are accessible from TurboCAD v21 Deluxe upwards.

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