This 3-day class introduces the user to MicroStation V8 3D main, Surface, and B-Spline toolbars. We also cover working, viewing and using AccuDraw in a 3D design file. Other topics covered are camera views and rendering in MicroStation V8.
Students are responsible for providing software licenses when attending any of EnvisionCAD’s open enrollment classes. Students who provide their own hardware are offered a $250 discount on registration fees.
Cancellation Policy for Open Enrollment Courses
Substitutions of attendees may be made at any time.
Cancellation requests must be received in writing, by email or fax. You are responsible for ensuring that EnvisionCAD receives your written request. EnvisionCAD will reply with a written acknowledgement.
Attendees must cancel more than 15 business days prior to the course date to receive a full refund.
Cancellations made 6 to 14 business days prior to the course date will result in forfeiture of 50% of the course fee.
Cancellations made 3 to 5 business days prior to the course date will result in forfeiture of 75% of the course fee.
Cancellations made 2 or less business days prior to the course date, or failure to appear for the course, will result in forfeiture of the entire course fee.
EnvisionCAD reserves the right to cancel or reschedule open enrollment courses at any time. If we cancel or reschedule a course due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances beyond our control, you are entitled to a full refund. But EnvisionCAD is not responsible for travel arrangements, travel fees, or any expenses incurred by you as a result of such cancellation. In the event we cancel a course in which you are enrolled, you will be contacted via email and/or phone using the information you provided when you registered. Please be sure to provide up to date contact information.
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Introduction: Introduction to the 3D Level 3 Course, Previous Skills, Work Habits, Units of Measure
Models and Views: File Settings, Design Cube, View Window Orientations, Rotating View Coordinates, View Controls/View Control Bar, Setting Active Depth, Clip Volume
AccuDraw In 3D: Define Compass Orientations, View Compass Orientations, Design Cube Orientations, ACS Orientations, 3D Point Input
3D Primitive Tools: Slab Solid tool, Sphere Solid tool, Cylinder Solid tool, Cone Solid tool, Torus Solid tool, Wedge Solid tool, Pyramid Solid tool, Elliptical Cone Solid tool, Ellipsoid tool, Polyhedron tool, Apply Standard Editing Tools to 3D Elements
Create Solids Tools: Solid by Extrusion tool, Solid by Revolution tool, Solid by Extrusion Along a Path tool, Solid by Thicken Surface tool, Linear Solid tool
Modify Solids Tools:, Draw On Solid tool, Modify solids using the Modify Solid Entity tool, Delete Solid Entity tool, Taper Solid tool, Shell Solid tool, Replace Face tool, Boolean Unite Solids tool, Intersect Solids tool, Subtract Solids tool, Trim Solids tool, Cut Solid tool, Fillet Edges tool, Chamfer Edges tool, Edit Primitive tool
Solids Utility Tools: Convert to Solid tool, Align 3D tool, Change Smart Solid Display tool, Extract Face or Edge Geometry tool, Remove Entity by Size tool
Create Surfaces: Review B-spline curve generation methods, Discuss methods of 3D surface display, Primitive surface creation, Create Surfaces tool box Free-Form Surfaces: Loft Surface tool, Loft Surface by Vertices tool, Swept Surface Along Curves tool, Helical Surface tool, Loft Rectangle to Circle tool, Surface by Network of Curves tool, Construct Surface by Edges tool, Surface by Corner Points tool, B-spline Surface by Points tool, Planar Surface by Points tool
Modify Surfaces: Trim Surfaces tool, Trim Surfaces by Curves tool, Untrim tool, Stitch Surfaces tool, Offset Surface tool, Change Normal direction tool, Extend Surface tool, Merge Surface to Edge tool, Fillet Surfaces tool, Fillet Surfaces Along Curves tool, Blend Surfaces tool, Modify B-spline Surfaces tool box, Surface Utilities tool box, Complete an exercise using the Compute Intersections tool, Mesh tools
2D/3D, Cells & Patterning: Import/Export 2D/3D Designs, Cells in 3D, Patterning in 3D, Google‚ Äôs 3D Warehouse tools
Drawing Composition: General Concepts, Sheet View Exercise, Create Dynamic Views Options, Apply Dimensions, Apply Annotations, Apply the Copy/Fold Reference tool Perspective Views and Basic Camera Setup: Basic Perspective Layouts, Change View Perspective Tool, Camera Tool
Lights & Advanced Camera Settings: Luxology Introduction, Lighting Types, Placing Lights, Area Lights, Saving Rendered Views, Advanced Camera Settings
Material Assignments New Base Drawing for Material Application, Material Options and Settings, Material Definitions, Color/Level Material Assignments, Attribute Material Assignments, Assigning Procedural Textures
Advanced Rendering Setup: Import House Design, 3D Cells Creation, Wall and Ceiling Materials, Window Insertion, Exterior Finishes, Multi-Layer Materials
=Luxology Photo-Realistic Rendering: Interactive vs Photo-Realistic Rendering, Photo-Realistic Rendering Methods, Luxology interiors rendering, Render special material effects, Luxology settings for exterior scenes, Environment settings for scenes, Sun image and fog effects
Solar Studies & FlyThrough: Solar Studies, FlyThroughs
At EnvisionCAD: Open enrollment classes are held at our training facility in Madison, WI, 8:30am to 5pm. Students are responsible for providing software licenses. Provide your own hardware and receive a $250 discount.
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