## March 2, 2010

### SEMESTER II ENGINEERING DRAWING LABORATORY SYLLABUS

ANNA UNIVERSITY TIRUCHIRAPPALLI 620 024
Regulations 2007 Syllabus Common to all B.E. / B.Tech. (Except B.E. Marine Engineering)
SEMESTER II ENGINEERING DRAWING LABORATORY

UNIT I BASICS OF CAD 8
Concepts - Loading AutoCAD - Main menu operations - Drawing editor usage – Data
entry - Coordinates - Absolute, Relative, Polar – Pointing – Keyboard - Using cursor
control keys-numeric values – angles – displacements – Modifiers - Filename - Special
Input Formats –Variables - Arithmetic expressions.

UNIT II UTILITY COMMANDS 8
Draw commands-Point, Line, Circle, Arc, Trace, Pline, Solid, Text, Shapes – Modifying
commands - Erase, Oops, Move, Copy, Mirror, Break, Fillet, Chamfer, Array, Repeat,
Endrep, Pedit, List, Oblist, Dist, Id, Area, Zoom, Pan, View, Redraw, Regen, Auto, Fill,
Qtext modes-blip, Drag.

UNIT III ADVANCED UTILITY COMMANDS 7
Dimensioning – Angular, Diameter, Radius - Utility Commands – Centre, Exit, Leader,
Redraw, Status, Undo, Dimvariables, Hatching – Pattern – Slide – Mslide – Attributes –
Attdisp, Attedit, Atttext - Advanced Features - Table Sketch.

UNIT IV LAYERS AND ISOMETRIC DRAWING 6
Colours - Line types - LT Scale - Drawing aids - Snap, Grid, Axis, Isoplane, Osnap,
Apeture, Block, Insert, Base - Simple practices on Isometric drawing.

UNIT V 3D MODELING 7
Slice - 3D Rotate – Union - Mass Properties of 3D Solids - Creation of Objects Like
Spheres, Box, Cylinder, Cone, Torus - Intersection of Solids – Intersection of Cylinder
and Cylinder, Cone and Cylinder, Prism and Prism, Cylinder and Prism.

Total: 36

TEXT BOOKS
1. George Omura, “Mastering AUTOCAD 2000”, BPB Publications, New Delhi, 1999.
2. Michael E. Beall and Howard M. Fulmer, “AUTOCAD 14 Fundamentals”, Techmedia, New Delhi, 1997.

REFERENCES
1. Michael E. Beall and Bill Burchard, “AUTOCAD 14 INSIDE”, Techmedia, New Delhi, 1997.
2. N. Poleshchuk, “AUTOCAD Developer’s Guide to Visual LISP”, Eswar Press, Chennai, 2003.

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