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AutoCAD 3D Modeling & Rendering

Who Should Attend

Engineers, designers, drafters, and professionals who wish to do 3D drawings for a particular discipline or engineering application by using AutoCAD.


Taken AutoCAD 2D and AutoCAD 2D Advanced training or have a background in using the AutoCAD program.

COURSE includes

Instructor led training and required course materials.

Key Topics

Introduction to 3D

  • Why Use 3D?
  • Types of 3D Models
  • Wireframe Modeling
  • Solid Modeling
  • Basic Viewing in 3D
  • Rotating the View
  • Adding Thickness to 2D Objects
  • Setting the Elevation
  • Using Multiple Viewports
  • Working with 3D Coordinates
  • AutoCAD's 3D Coordinate System
  • Using Object Snaps in 3D
  • Point Filers
  • User Coordinate System
  • Moving the UCS Origin
  • The UCS View Option
  • UCS 3 Point Option
  • Working with Multiple UCSs

Creating Surfaces

  • Creating Flat 3D Surfaces
  • 3D Surface Primitives
  • Complex Surfaces
  • Extruded Surfaces
  • Revolved Surface
  • Creating Surfaces from Edges
  • Creating Ruled Surfaces
  • Editing 3D Surfaces

Solid Modeling

  • Creating Boxes and Wedges
  • Creating Cylinders and Cones
  • Creating Spheres and Tori
  • Boolean Operations
  • Joining Solids
  • Finding the Common Volume
  • Interference Checking
  • Swept Solids
  • Extruded Solids
  • Revolved Solids
  • The UCS Face Option

Editing Solids

  • Creating 3D Fillets
  • Creating 3D Chamfers
  • Slicing a solid along a Plane
  • Cross-Sectional views
  • Using the SOLIDEDIT command
  • Extruding and Offsetting Faces
  • Moving and Rotating Faces
  • Tapering a Face
  • Creating a Shell
  • Removing Faces
  • Imprinting and Cleaning

Manipulating 3D Objects

  • Advanced UCS Options
  • Aligning Objects in 3D
  • Mirroring Objects in 3D
  • Rotating Objects in 3D
  • Arraying Objects in 3D
  • Getting information about 3D Objects

Working Drawings and 3D Objects

  • Working with Layouts
  • 2D Views from 3D Solids
  • Creating Hidden Line Views
  • Creating Profiles from Solids
  • Inserting Rendered Images
  • Dimensioning in Layouts

Presenting the 3D Model

  • Refining the View
  • Perspective Views
  • Working with Camera and Target
  • Clip Planes
  • Rendering Concepts
  • Attaching Materials to the Model
  • Scenes and Lighting

This course is also available as ONLINE e-learning course

If your schedule is not allowing you to take the instructor-led classes, then register for the ONLINE e-learning course.

CLICK HERE for additional information.

Length of Training

2 Days (16 hours)


$359.00 (Includes instructor led hands-on training, access to online e-learning course and training materials)

( $329.00 if registered ONE week before the scheduled class date).

Last updated 8/17/2018 8:27 AM