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An engineering draftsman with over 25 years of AutoCAD drafting experience. Robert has worked for some of the most prestigious engineering firms in the United States preparing drawings. Notably Amman and Whitney, Edwards and Kelcey, and Motorola. His most memorable achievement was performed at Port Authority of New York and New Jersey after the first terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in 1993. As part of an emergency engineering team, he worked long hours to help restore 1 World Trade Center's damaged refrigeration plant in 30 days. Some of his drawings were used for an article in Engineering News Record magazine in the fall of 1993 to illustrate the damage and repair to the World Trade Center.
Now as owner of a drafting services company, Robert is looking to give people the opportunity to contribute to the building of their own infrastructure by teaching them the basics of Computer Aided Drafting using AutoCAD. This training will give the student an insight to how Engineering and Architecture shape the world around them. He is located in Englewood New Jersey and very familiar with the tri-state area. He currently teaches an introductory course to drafting at Englewood library.
Autocad is a symbol manipulation and drawing automation tool. The tool is used to ease the creation of architectural and engineering drawings by providing the operator with a host of processes that make everyday drafting task a breeze. Depending on the discipline, an operator can arrange commands in menus according to their personal drafting style. Simple task like drawing lines and shapes, copying multiple objects and measuring distances can be performed in seconds with a few clicks, which in the past could take hours. The greater the knowledge of the operator of drafting standards and practices the greater the Autocad tool becomes. Autocad is a high end automation package that I have been using for more than 20 years. I grew up with ACAD(Autocad). I never switched drawing programs for other competitors. There are no commands that I do not know. My motto is if you need to draw it, Autocad has provided a command or process to achieve it. 2D or 3D. I can make Autocad simple to understand even for some of the more complicated tasks. World Coordinate System, User Coordinate System, Paperspace, Modelspace, Dimensioning, Viewports. I have worked in nearly every discipline there is. Architectural, Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Process Piping and Power. You can tailor Autocad to any discipline and many expected parts are already drawn and in the symbol libraries.
Scaling and final presentation are conventions that need to be understood to make effective use of Autocad. A good tutor will make learning and using Autocad much easier.
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