AutoCAD 2004 for Interior Design and Space Planning / Edition 1

AutoCAD 2004 for Interior Design and Space Planning / Edition 1

by Beverly L. Kirkpatrick, James M. Kirkpatrick
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131136038

ISBN-13: 9780131136038

Pub. Date: 08/28/2003

Publisher: Pearson

Teaching users how to make architectural drawings using a computer and the AutoCAD 2004 program, this easy-to-understand manual employs the prompt-response format in beginning exercises of all chapters to allow users to learn commands in a drawing situation and, then moves to an outline form in later exercises so they can apply the commands on their own. Applying all…  See more details below

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Teaching users how to make architectural drawings using a computer and the AutoCAD 2004 program, this easy-to-understand manual employs the prompt-response format in beginning exercises of all chapters to allow users to learn commands in a drawing situation and, then moves to an outline form in later exercises so they can apply the commands on their own. Applying all the new features of AutoCAD Release 2004—e.g. redesigned AutoCAD Design Center, modeless dialog boxes, new gradient hatchings for rendering two-dimensional drawings, 3dOrbit, solidedit and new Publish command for plotting large drawing sets without user interaction autotracking, the volume provides support information, and tips and articles throughout for a completely current examination of the system. The volume details preparing to draw with AutoCAD, two-dimensional AutoCAD, isometric drawing and gradient hatch rendering, creating presentations and creating a web page using AutoCAD, using raster images and grips, three-dimensional AutoCAD, and solid modeling. For Interior Designers, Interior Decorators, Architects, Interior Architects.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131136038
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
08/28/2003
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
8.22(w) x 10.76(h) x 0.92(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. IPreparing to Draw with AutoCAD1
1Introduction1
2An Overview of the AutoCAD Program13
3Preparing to Draw with AutoCAD29
Pt. IITwo-Dimensional AutoCAD53
4Drawing with AutoCAD: Basic Commands and Settings53
5Drawing with AutoCAD: Conference and Lecture Rooms93
6Adding Text to the Drawing139
7Printing and Plotting159
8Drawing the Floor Plan: Walls, Doors, and Windows181
9Dimensioning and Area Calculations219
10Drawing Elevations, Wall Sections, and Details257
11Drawing and Adding Specifications to Furnishings and the AutoCAD DesignCenter297
12Drawing the Reflected Ceiling Plan and Power Plan353
Pt. IIISpecial Topics377
13Isometric Drawing and Gradient Hatch Rendering377
14Creating Presentations and Creating a Web Page Using AutoCAD417
15Using Raster Images in AutoCAD Drawings447
16Customizing Toolbars and Menus457
Pt. IVThree-Dimensional AutoCAD491
17Basic Three-Dimensional Models491
18Solid Modeling533
Glossary591
Index599

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