BN.com Gift Guide

AutoCAD 2006 for Architecture / Edition 1

Paperback (Print)
Buy Used
Buy Used from BN.com
$85.95
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $6.95
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 94%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (11) from $6.95   
  • New (4) from $7.27   
  • Used (7) from $6.95   

Overview

Beginning with an exploration of the basic tools that control AutoCAD®, each subsequent chapter builds on the skills learned for a well-rounded exploration of each new command relating to 2D construction documentation. All the need-to-know information that current and future architects, engineers, and designers require is provided, affording readers the efficiencies and skills they need to apply AutoCAD 2006, and its improved application in the architectural and construction fields, using the previous release as its base in their professional environment. The book is an excellent resource for new users wishing to explore the computer skills needed to excel in the creation of drawings for architectural design, as well as for experienced CAD users adjusting to the new features and functions of AutoCAD 2006.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781418020507
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 8/2/2005
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 944
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Alan Jefferis, who obtained his BS degree from San Diego State University in 1972, has been an instructor of drafting technology at Clackamas Community College, an Authorized AutoCAD Training Center, for over thirty-one years. Prior to that, Mr. Jefferis taught for four years at Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon. His professional experience includes eight years of drafting for structural engineers and thirty years of residential designing. Currently, he is the owner of Residential Designs, as well as an Autodesk Developer Network member and a former member of the A.I.B.D. Mr. Jefferis is the co-author of numerous books from Delmar Cengage Learning, including RESIDENTIAL DESIGN, DRAFTING AND DETAILING, ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING AND DESIGN, COMMERCIAL DRAFTING AND DETAILING', AUTOCAD FOR ARCHITECTURE, and PRINT READING FOR ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION.

Mike Jones is CAD Systems Manager, Department Chairperson, and a CAD instructor at Clackamas Community College. Mike has introduced new users and experienced professionals alike to the commands and options of AutoCAD for 27 years. His training center experience is enhanced by more than two decades of professional drafting and CAD system management experience in industry.

Tereasa Jefferis, a graduate of Clackamas Community College and the Mechanical Systems Institute, has been an architectural drafter for 11 years. Tereasa has experience in architectural drafting, commercial plumbing drawings, and HVAC system design; she designed several of the homes shown in this text. Tereasa works as an independent contractor with structural engineering firms.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Exploring AutoCAD tools and displays
Ch. 2 Creating drawing aids
Ch. 3 Drawing and controlling lines
Ch. 4 Working with drawing files
Ch. 5 Drawing organization
Ch. 6 Drawing geometric shapes
Ch. 7 Controlling drawing accuracy
Ch. 8 Drawing display options
Ch. 9 Basic methods of selecting and modifying drawing objects
Ch. 10 Modifying the position and size of drawing objects
Ch. 11 Polylines
Ch. 12 Supplemental drawing commands
Ch. 13 Placing patterns in drawing objects
Ch. 14 Inquiry commands
Ch. 15 Placing text on a drawing
Ch. 16 Introduction to dimensions
Ch. 17 Placing dimensions on drawings
Ch. 18 Creating blocks, WBlocks and dynamic blocks
Ch. 19 Adding attributes to enhance blocks
Ch. 20 Oblique and isometric drawings
Ch. 21 Working with multiple drawings
Ch. 22 Combining drawings using XREF
Ch. 23 Working with layouts and viewports
Ch. 24 Working with sheet sets
Ch. 25 Controlling output
Ch. 26 AutoCAD and the Internet
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)