AutoCAD for Architectural Drawing Using AutoCAD 2000 / Edition 1

AutoCAD for Architectural Drawing Using AutoCAD 2000 / Edition 1

by Beverly L. Kirkpatrick, James M. Kirkpatrick
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130871591

ISBN-13: 9780130871596

Pub. Date: 02/28/2000

Publisher: Pearson Education

Written specifically for architects, this text helps readers learn AutoCAD by actually using it in planning and designing a wide variety of realistic situations. 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

Overview

Written specifically for architects, this text helps readers learn AutoCAD by actually using it in planning and designing a wide variety of realistic situations. 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. Covers the latest version of AutoCAD, Release 2000. Uses a Computer PROMPT/User RESPONSE format that leads readers through each new AutoCAD command. Features exercises that are geared to architects and that provide the opportunity to work with 'real world' situations. Follows the graphic development of an architectural project. Contains 500 line drawings. Features Margin Menus that show how to locate each new AutoCAD command within the AutoCAD menus or toolbars. Contains Learning Objectives and Review Questions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130871596
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
02/28/2000
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
8.24(w) x 10.83(h) x 1.08(d)

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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