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.
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.
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.
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 :
‘Creating a Slot’
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 :
‘‘Inserting Doors and Windows’
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 :
‘‘3D Boolean Functions – Add and Subtract’
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 :
‘‘Sweeping a profile along a path’
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.
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: