AutoCAD 2007 for Architecture / Edition 1

AutoCAD 2007 for Architecture / Edition 1

by Alan Jefferis, Mike Jones, Tereasa Jefferis
     
 

ISBN-10: 1418049174

ISBN-13: 9781418049171

Pub. Date: 08/24/2006

Publisher: Cengage Learning

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

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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 2007, 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 2007.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781418049171
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/24/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1000
Product dimensions:
7.36(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.23(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Exploring AutoCAD tools and displays3
Ch. 2Creating drawing aids50
Ch. 3Drawing and controlling lines81
Ch. 4Working with drawing files116
Ch. 5Drawing organization144
Ch. 6Drawing geometric shapes209
Ch. 7Controlling drawing accuracy241
Ch. 8Drawing display options267
Ch. 9Basic methods of selecting and modifying drawing objects289
Ch. 10Modifying the position and size of drawing objects334
Ch. 11Polylines389
Ch. 12Supplemental drawing commands420
Ch. 13Placing patterns in drawing objects435
Ch. 14Inquiry commands463
Ch. 15Placing text on a drawing495
Ch. 16Introduction to dimensions551
Ch. 17Placing dimensions on drawings599
Ch. 18Creating blocks, Wblocks, and dynamic blocks653
Ch. 19Adding attributes to enhance blocks698
Ch. 20Oblique and isometric drawings723
Ch. 21Working with multiple drawings742
Ch. 22Combining drawings using Xref767
Ch. 23Working with layouts and viewports796
Ch. 24Working with sheet sets832
Ch. 25Controlling output855
Ch. 26AutoCAD and the Internet888

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