site plan created in autocad

AutoCAD 101

This course provides an introduction to AutoCAD’s essential functions for first-time users and demonstrates how to create site plans, street sections, and other two-dimensional scaled diagrams.

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Course Info

  • Duration 8 video lessons (63 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2014
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  • 1. Introduction (2 mins)
  • 2. Getting Started (5 mins)
  • 3. Basic Drawing Functions (10 mins)
  • 4. Working With Layers (11 mins)
  • 5. Manipulating Objects (5 mins)
  • 6. Chamfer, Fillet, Trim, and Extend (12 mins)
  • 7. Arcs and Circles (4 mins)
  • 8. Dimensions and Plotting (9 mins)

Course Description

AutoCAD by Autodesk is a computer-aided drafting program used by planners, architects, and other design professionals. This course provides an introduction to the program's essential functions for first-time users and demonstrates how to create site plans, street sections, and other two-dimensional scaled diagrams. After taking AutoCAD 101, you'll be able to create and edit your own drawings beyond the site plan we use as an example in the course.

Learn these skills

  • Architecture
  • Drawing & Painting
  • Modeling & Simulation
  • Site Planning
  • Technology
  • AutoCAD

AICP CM

This course is approved for 1 AICP CM credit.

CNU-A

This course is approved for 1 CNU-A credit.

SACPLAN CPD

This course is approved for 1 SACPLAN CPD point.

Meet Your Instructor

Jaymes Dunsmore

Jaymes Dunsmore

Jaymes is a planner and urban designer who recently completed a Master in City Planning and Certificate in Urban Design at MIT’s Department Studies and Planning (DUSP). Prior to coming to MIT, Jaymes worked for the City of San Leandro Community Development Department, where he helped to draft the city’s first climate action plan, and for the East Bay Regional Park District.

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