AutoCAD 2002: A Problem-Solving Approach / Edition 1

AutoCAD 2002: A Problem-Solving Approach / Edition 1

by Sham Tickoo
     
 

ISBN-10: 0766838536

ISBN-13: 9780766838536

Pub. Date: 10/01/2001

Publisher: Cengage Learning


From drafting basics through customization and the use of advanced features, this comprehensive how-to and reference manual guides readers to skillful use of AutoCAD 2002 commands while developing the drafting and design skills required to solve real-world drawing problems. Ideal for novices and industry professionals alike, this edition has been fully updated and…  See more details below

Overview


From drafting basics through customization and the use of advanced features, this comprehensive how-to and reference manual guides readers to skillful use of AutoCAD 2002 commands while developing the drafting and design skills required to solve real-world drawing problems. Ideal for novices and industry professionals alike, this edition has been fully updated and organized to enable users to take maximum advantage of the new heads-up design and state-of-the-art Internet features of AutoCAD 2002, including the use of toolbars, shortcut menus, and dialog boxes. In addition to screen captures that provide insight into essential AutoCAD 2002 features and functions, this edition also contains an extensive collection of live projects, detailed examples, and step-by-step exercises thoughtfully engineered to provide readers with a hands-on introduction to essential 3D modeling, rendering and customization techniques. Tips and notes are also located strategically throughout the book to help users avoid common pitfalls and minimize the learning curve. Serving equally well as an instructional text and long-lasting professional reference, AutoCAD 2002: A Problem-Solving Approach is a "must" for AutoCAD users of all abilities who want to learn how to save time and maximize their productivity using the newest release of today's most popular desktop drawing and design tool.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766838536
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/01/2001
Pages:
1408
Product dimensions:
7.82(w) x 8.76(h) x 2.09(d)

Table of Contents


Part1 Chapter 1: Getting Started - I Chapter 2: Getting Started - II Chapter 3: Draw Commands Chapter 4: Drawing Aids Chapter 5: Editing Commands Chapter 6: Controlling Drawing Display and Creating Text Chapter 7: Basic Dimensioning, Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing Chapter 8: Editing Dimensions and Dimension Styles Chapter 9: Model Space Viewports, Paper Space Viewports and Layouts Chapter 10: Hatching Chapter 11: Blocks Part 2 Chapter 12: Defining Block Attributes Chapter 13: External References Chapter 14: Plotting Drawings Chapter 15: More Draw Commands Chapter 16: Object Grouping and Editing Commands Chapter 17: Inquiry Commands, data Exchange, and Object Linking and Embedding Chapter 18: Technical drawing with AutoCAD Chapter 19: Isometric Drawing Chapter 20: Getting Started with 3D Chapter 21: User Coordinate System Chapter 22: Creating Solid Models Chapter 23: Editing Solid Models and Dynamic Viewing of 3D Objects Chapter 24: Rendering Chapter 25: Geometry Calculator Chapter 26: Accessing External Databases Chapter 27: AutoCAD on Internet Part 3, Customizing AutoCAD Chapter 28: Template Drawings Chapter 29: Script Files and Slide Shows Chapter 30: Creating Linetypes and Hatch Patterns Chapter 31: Customizing ACAD.PGP File Chapter 32: Pull-down, Shortcut, and Partial Menus and Customizing Toolbars Chapter 33: Tablet Menus Chapter 34: Image Tile Menus Chapter 35: Button and Auxiliary Menus Chapter 36: Screen Menus Chapter 37: AutoLISP Chapter 38: Visual LISP Chapter 39: DIESEL: A String Expression Language Appendices Appendix A: System Requirements and AutoCAD Installation Appendix B: Express Tools Appendix C: AutoCAD Commands Appendix D: AutoCAD System Variables Index

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