AutoCAD® Mechanical is the design and drafting software from Autodesk with focus on mechanical design process. The program delivers a meticulous, CAD drafting platform for manufacturing, with highly resourceful tools to streamline documentation and ensures accuracy. AutoCAD Mechanical Training includes how to setup, create, and edit 2D drawings with the use of application and after becoming proficient with the basic techniques for creating and navigating a technical drawing, students will also learn advanced features & techniques like accurate drawing setup techniques, alteration editing functions, display, geometry creation, printing and plotting techniques etc. Below are the few applications of AutoCAD:
Design Production and Troubleshooting: At the earliest stages of a design project, mechanical engineers can use AutoCAD to start sketching ideas and analyzing them to determine the best solution for a given problem. The software makes the process quick and easy; it eliminates the need to draw new blueprints for each version of an idea and simplifies redesigns. The software additionally helps interpret these designs, locating flaws, errors and inconsistencies the mechanical engineer might miss. Alternatively, the mechanical engineer can use AutoCAD to determine the source of a malfunction in an existing product by putting in the specifications and allowing the software to find the problem, allowing the engineer to be more efficient by going straight to the problem and finding a fix.
Quality Assurance and Control: Thanks to the analysis components of AutoCAD, mechanical engineers can simulate a variety of environments and stresses upon a prototype. This allows them to determine the functionality of a part or machine in extreme environments or under high-stress conditions difficult to test outside simulation. These simulations also provide a demonstration of a prototype’s expected performance over time, allowing accurate estimates to be made on a machine’s functional life span before requiring maintenance or replacement. AutoCAD allows mechanical engineers to produce useful specifications and give clients exactly what they need in an efficient time frame.
Simulations and Scenarios: One of the most useful functions of AutoCAD Training is its ability to provide a graphic simulation of how a constructed machine will function. Once a design prototype is complete in the software, AutoCAD can generate a simulated version of the prototype and show it in action. This is a function impossible for the mechanical engineer to otherwise reproduce without investing the time and resources in developing a real-life prototype. With the help of this simulation, mechanical engineers can determine if the machine will work as intended and make any necessary tweaks or fixes before it goes into production.