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Learn how to use computed-aided design (CAD) software like AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp, and SolidWorks to create 3D models for architectural, industrial design, and engineering projects.
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  • view course page for 3D Architectural Modeling with AutoCAD

    Take your drawings from 2D to 3D with AutoCAD. Learn to model a building, complete with doors, windows, a staircase, a roof, and surrounding terrain, with AutoCAD 2015.

    3h 12m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for 3D Surface Model Design with AutoCAD

    Learn how to design surface models like the ebike shown in these tutorials, with AutoCAD.

    3h 41m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Basic Roadway Design with Civil 3D

    Learn the basics of roadway design with Civil 3D, the powerful civil engineering software.

    2h 47m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Civil 3D

    Up and Running with Civil 3D with Jon Michael Roberts

    Get Civil 3D up and running and start designing and documenting engineering projects with this powerful CAD program.

    2h 31m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD MEP Essential Training

    Learn to design the systems—mechanical, electrical, and plumbing—that connect buildings to the outside world with AutoCAD MEP.

    3h 11m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Revit Architecture 2015 Essential Training

    Build your Revit skills from the ground up. Learn the building information modeling (BIM) techniques you need to complete solid architectural projects in Revit 2015.

    11h 4m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Inventor 2014 Essential Training

    Learn about the key processes behind sketching, part modeling, creating assemblies, and drawing in Autodesk Inventor.

    8h 36m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Revit: Family Curves and Formulas

    Tame unruly parametric curves with the Revit Family Editor, and start controlling circles, arcs, arches, splines, and even complex curves like cyma moldings.

    3h 51m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Revit Architecture 2014 Essential Training

    Teaches the core building information modeling (BIM) skills you need to complete solid architectural drawings in Revit 2014.

    10h 52m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD 2014 New Features

    AutoCAD 2014 New Features with Jeff Bartels

    Start incorporating all the new features from AutoCAD 2014 into your CAD workflow, including command-line data access, georeferencing, and reality capture.

    2h 4m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Migrating from AutoCAD to Revit

    Shows AutoCAD drafters and designers how to migrate their CAD workflow to Revit.

    2h 18m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Autodesk Inventor

    Introduces the interface and key processes of Inventor, the parametric design system from Autodesk.

    2h 50m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Revit Architecture 2013 Essential Training

    Create compelling architectural designs using the modeling and documentation tools in Revit.

    10h 27m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Data Management with AutoCAD 2013

    Teaches you how to build intelligence into drawing objects so that the symbols used in your drawings carry meaning beyond simple geometric representations.

    1h 19m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with 3D in AutoCAD 2013

    Explore techniques for creating and designing three-dimensional models in AutoCAD 2013.

    2h 37m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD 2013 Essentials: 06 Sharing Drawings with Others

    Shows how to transition designs from concept to construction, by preparing drawings to be printed or shared with others.

    1h 24m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD 2013 Essentials: 05 Working with References

    Explore the world of references—a tool that allows you to link and reuse external content in AutoCAD.

    1h 12m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD 2013 Essentials: 04 Annotating a Drawing

    Shows how to create and edit text and dimensions in your drawings, and control the appearance of those annotations using styles.

    1h 35m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD 2013 Essentials: 03 Editing and Organizing Drawings

    Concentrates on the AutoCAD tools and features dedicated to organizing and editing geometry in this design program.

    2h 10m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD 2013 Essentials: 02 Drawing Fundamentals

    Concentrates on the particulars of creating basic geometry in AutoCAD, including drawing and editing lines and shapes.

    1h 56m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Advanced Modeling in Revit Architecture

    Elaborates on the basics of core elements in Revit such as walls and floors, and digs into more specialized features such as in-place families, adaptive components, and the massing environment.

    7h 16m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Revit Architecture: Rendering

    Explore the rendering features of Revit, including photometric lighting, sun, and exposure, and its basic animation tools such as walk-throughs.

    4h 26m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Revit Architecture: The Family Editor

    Create standardized content such as furniture, doors, and many other architectural components using the Family Editor in Revit.

    6h 41m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD: Tips, Tricks, and Industry Secrets

    Shows AutoCAD users how to reduce the amount of time it takes to accomplish a task, increase profit margins, and more.

    3h 48m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD 2011 Essential Training

    Covers the most important features of this industry-standard 2D drafting and design application.

    6h 48m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Revit Architecture 2011 Essential Training

    Shows how to create compelling architectural designs using the building information modeling tools in Revit.

    8h 30m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD 2011 New Features

    AutoCAD 2011 New Features with Jeff Bartels

    Highlights additions to the AutoCAD 2011 toolset for increased creativity and productivity.

    3h 46m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD 2010 New Features

    AutoCAD 2010 New Features with Jeff Bartels

    Highlights the cutting-edge tools that can make any designer more productive and creative in AutoCAD.

    2h 5m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD 2010 Essential Training

    Introduces the AutoCAD 2010 application and covers several of its major features, equipping viewers with the tools to produce, annotate, and plot designs.

    6h 51m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD 2009: Mastering References

    Teaches how to maintain project data, automate parts lists, make global changes using external references, and incorporate imagery.

    2h 3m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD 2009: Annotation

    AutoCAD 2009: Annotation with Jeff Bartels

    Demonstrates how to create dynamic annotations that react to viewport scales and update themselves.

    2h 38m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD 2009: 2D Drafting Techniques

    Professional drafter Jeff Bartels takes an in-depth look at features used to communicate design.

    3h 36m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD 2009 Essential Training

    Gives a thorough explanation of the interface and explains the commands as they would be encountered in a typical workflow.

    6h 50m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD 2009 New Features

    AutoCAD 2009 New Features with Jeff Bartels

    Covers every new and updated aspect of the interface, drafting tools, and visualization features.

    2h 59m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD 2008 Essential Training

    Focuses on the difficult concepts that matter most to professional AutoCAD users.

    6h 58m
    Beginner
     
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