AutoCAD Book: Drawing, Modeling and Applications Using AutoCAD 2004, The / Edition 1

AutoCAD Book: Drawing, Modeling and Applications Using AutoCAD 2004, The / Edition 1

by James M. Kirkpatrick
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131136046

ISBN-13: 9780131136045

Pub. Date: 08/01/2003

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Written in response to the need for a book with an easy-to-follow format designed for people with various educational backgrounds and at differing levels of computer experience.The new features of AutoCAD 2004 such as gradient hatch, plotting of rendered drawings using the new Shade Plot option in the Plot dialog box, smaller file size, multiple redo,

Overview

Written in response to the need for a book with an easy-to-follow format designed for people with various educational backgrounds and at differing levels of computer experience.The new features of AutoCAD 2004 such as gradient hatch, plotting of rendered drawings using the new Shade Plot option in the Plot dialog box, smaller file size, multiple redo, reconfigured AutoCAD DesignCenter with the DC Online feature are covered in detail.For Architects, Contractors, Designers, Engineers, and anyone interested in learning AutoCAD 2004 for computer-aided drawing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131136045
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
08/01/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
768
Product dimensions:
8.16(w) x 10.76(h) x 1.11(d)

Table of Contents

I. PREPARING TO DRAW.

1. Introduction.

2. The AutoCAD® 2004 Program.

3. Preparing to Draw with AutoCAD® 2004.

II. BASIC AUTOCAD®.

4. Block Diagrams.

5. Plotting.

6. Adding Text 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 and Menus.

III. ADVANCED AUTOCAD®.

18. Advanced 3-D.

19. Advanced 3-D: Blocks and 3-D Orbit.

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

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

22. 3-D Tutorial 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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