Fully updated based on the newest release of this popular drawing application from Autodesk, Inc., AutoCAD LT 2000: A Problem-Solving Approach is a comprehensive how-to and reference that will provide you with a solid introduction to ins and outs of using AutoCAD LT 2000. Ideal for beginning through intermediate users, this book offers a success-proven blend of conceptual learning, step-by-step examples, and hands-on tutorials that have been engineered to guide you to proficient use of your AutoCAD LT 2000... fast! Every AutoCAD LT 2000 command is discussed thoroughly in this new edition, and accompanied by an example of how it is used , to ensure that you master key features and functions of the software. Topics such as the Multiple Design Environment and AutoCAD DesignCenter are also presented in detail- along with customization and advanced techniques- to boost your productivity as you learn to apply the full power of AutoCAD LT 2000 to your own drawing and design projects.
Tickoo (manufacturing engineering, Purdue) explains AutoCAD LT 2000 commands and how to use them in solving drafting and design problems. At the end of each topic, there are examples that illustrate the function of the command and how it can be used in a drawing. Included are commands used to create text, make and insert symbols, write script files, define linetypes and hatch patterns, and customize the status line with DIESEL. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Sham Tickoo is a professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering Technology at Purdue University Calumet in Hammond, Indiana. He has been teaching CAD/CAM, AutoCAD, AutoLISP, drafting, and design since 1981. In addition to his academic career, he has worked as a machinist, quality control engineer, design engineer, and software developer. Mr. Tickoo's general research interests are in the design and development of new products, such as windmill turbines. He has authored and coauthored several books on CAD/CAM software and systems, including CATIA, NX, Pro/ENGINEER, SolidWorks, Solid Edge, Autodesk Inventor and 3ds Max. He received his M.S. in industrial technology from Northern Illinois University and his M.S. in industrial and management engineering from the University of Iowa.