Bellingham AutoCAD User Group and Skagit-Whatcom Inventor Group joint meeting

Rescheduled – Autodesk Inventor presented by IMAGINiT Technologies

When: 7:00 pm
Thursday, March 26th
Where: Haskell Building, Room 108
Bellingham Technical College
3028 Lindbergh Ave.
Bellingham, WA 98225
Directions: www.btc.ctc.edu/ Welcome/CampusDirectory.html

BAUG is pleased to host Skagit-Whatcom Inventor Group’s (SWIG) inaugural meeting. IMAGINiT Technologies will be showing us the latest Inventor features.

Agenda: 7:00 to 7:45:

BAUG AND SWIG introductions

IMAGINiT’s demo of Inventor

7:45 to 8:00 Break with refreshments and treats.

8:00 to 8:45

Continuation of Inventor demo
Questions and answers

8:45 to 9:00

Extra feature: For those registered or planning on attending the BAUG sponsored Civil 3D class next month at Bellingham Technical College there will be a brief informational meeting to describe the course content and to answer questions. Please note that there are just a few openings available at this time. Attendance is limited !

This months sponsor is IMAGINiT Technologies www.rand.com/imaginit/1/ind ex.htm

For additional BAUG announcements visit www.baug.com

AutoCAD Civil 3D class at Bellingham Technical College

The Bellingham AutoCAD User Group is proud to sponsor the new AutoCAD Civil 3D class to be held at Bellingham Technical School this Spring. The course information is as follows:

Item 7405-4 ENGR 205, AutoCAD Civil 3D Level 1

Start Date April 13, End Date June 17

Monday and Wednesday evenings 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. in J7

Fee: $350.25

Instructor: David Bren, SP

Contact Hours: 60, 18.18%FTEF based on 330

Course Description:

This course is a practical hands-on civil/survey CAD Lab experience. Students will work through a basic road design project from beginning to end using Civil 3D, showing many different methods of using Civil 3D to accomplish certain tasks and solve problems along the way. The course covers the basics of basemap preparation, preliminary layout, survey plan, surfaces generation, horizontal alignments, profiles, corridor modeling, and grading. Students are encouraged to continue their learning with the Level 2 course. Prerequisite: Civil industry background with AutoCAD skills or instructor permission.

Course General Parameters:

• Meets in Civil / Survey CAD Lab Room J-7
• 10 Week Course – 60hours/5 Credits
• Monday and Wednesday Nights from 6-9 PM
• Typically (1) one hour classic lecture with the balance of time conducted as a hands-on
instructor driven lab to exercise the course materials each night.
• Proposed Textbook – Digging Into AutoCAD Civil 3D 2008- Level 1 Training by Rick
Ellis of Cadapult Software Solutions, Inc.
• Course prerequisites: AutoCAD experience and Civil Background. This course is for new
and starting users of Civil 3D. This course is not for moderate or advanced Civil 3D
users.
• If the course goes well, a Civil 3D – Level 2 course may be offered as a follow up.

Contact Bellingham Technical College to register at www.btc.ctc.edu/