AutoCAD for Architectural Drawing / Edition 1

AutoCAD for Architectural Drawing / Edition 1

by Beverly L. Kirkpatrick, James M. Kirkpatrick
     
 

This book helps readers learn AutoCAD by actually using it in planning and designing a wide variety of realistic situations. KEY TOPICS Using a non-technical writing style and hands-on PROMPT/RESPONSE tutorial approach, it takes readers step-by-step through the creation of all of the drawings necessary for an architectural project from floor plans, and elevations,See more details below

Overview

This book helps readers learn AutoCAD by actually using it in planning and designing a wide variety of realistic situations. KEY TOPICS Using a non-technical writing style and hands-on PROMPT/RESPONSE tutorial approach, it takes readers step-by-step through the creation of all of the drawings necessary for an architectural project from floor plans, and elevations, through power and lighting plans, to isometric and three-dimensional drawings. This was written specifically for architects.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130802637
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
11/30/1998
Pages:
514
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

I. PREPARING TO DRAW WITH AUTOCAD.

1. Introduction.
2. The Personal Computer and the AutoCAD Program.
3. Preparing to Draw with AutoCAD.

II. TWO-DIMENSIONAL AUTOCAD.

4. Drawing with AutoCAD: Basic Commands and Settings.
5. Drawing with AutoCAD: Conference and Lecture Rooms.
6. Using Raster Images in AutoCAD Drawings.
7. Adding Text to the Drawing.
8. Printing and Plotting.
9. Drawing the Floor Plan: Walls, Doors, and Windows.
10. Dimensioning and Area Calculations.
11. Drawing Elevations, Wall Sections, and Details.
12. Drawing and Adding Specifications to Furnishings.
13. Drawing the Reflected Ceiling Plan and the Power Plan.
14. Drawing a Plat.

III. SPECIAL TOPICS.

15. Isometric Drawing.
16. Presentation Capabilities.
17. Customizing Toolbars and Menus.

IV. THREE-DIMENSIONAL AUTOCAD.

18. Basic Three-Dimensional Models.
19. Solid Modeling.
Glossary.
Index.

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