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How to use AutoCAD for Structural Drafting for Civil Engineers



Richard Walls comes up with this useful construction video that belongs to the part of the tutorial series based on the application of CAD software for creating the drawing of buildings & structures.


The construction video demonstrates the introduction to applying AutoCAD, generating drawings, performing structural layouts as well as steelwork and concrete details, design buildings, practical guidelines for designers etc.


This video is developed by Stellenbosch University towards undergraduate course.


Topics covered : Introduction to AutoCAD and Engineering Drawings-


  • Definition of a drawing and its content?
  • Definition of AutoCAD and other draughting packages.
  • Definition of a building and how one can draw it.
  • How to apply CAD for generating drawings - Model and paper space - CAD commands - Line types and layers - Pen Settings - Setting up a drawing (Introduction) - Title blocks and viewports - Dimension styles and layouts


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