The Autocad Book: Drawing, Modeling, and Applications Using AutoCAD 2005 / Edition 1

The Autocad Book: Drawing, Modeling, and Applications Using AutoCAD 2005 / Edition 1

by James M. Kirkpatrick
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131190238
Publisher:
Peachpit Press
Publication date:
07/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
784
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

I. PREPARING TO DRAW.

1. Introduction.

2. The AutoCAD® 2005 Program.

3. Preparing to Draw with AutoCAD® 2005.

II. BASIC AUTOCAD®.

4. Block Diagrams.

5. Plotting.

6. Adding Text and Tables to the Drawing.

7. Geometric Constructions.

8. Using 2D Commands to Draw Orthographic Views.

9. Drawings, Formats, Blocks, and Attributes.

10. The AutoCAD® DesignCenter.

11. External References (XREFs).

12. Using Raster Images in AutoCAD® Drawings.

13. Dimensioning and Tolerancing.

14. Sectional Drawings and Hatching.

15. Isometric Drawing and Gradient Hatch Rendering.

16. Basic 3-D.

17. Customizing Toolbars, Menus, and Palettes.

III. ADVANCED AUTOCAD®.

18. 3-D Surface Modeling.

19. Surface Modeling: Blocks and 3-D Orbit.

20. Using Model Space, Paper Space, Layouts, and Sheet Sets to Create, Document, and Present 2-D and 3-D Shapes.

21. 3-D Solid Modeling: Solids, Regions, and 3D Models from the Design Center OnLine.

22. 3-D Solid Modeling Exercises, Including Rendering and Publishing to the Web.

APPLICATIONS AND SKETCHES FOR INDUSTRY.

A. Architectural Applications.

B. Civil Applications.

C. Electronic Applications.

D. Electromechanical Packaging Applications.

E. Technical Illustrating Applications.

F. Sketches for Industry for All Drawing Chapters.

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