AutoCAD with 2D and 3D Lab Applications: Release 13 For DOS and Windows / Edition 2

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AutoCAD with 2D and 3D Lab Applications is the comprehensive guide for learning AutoCAD Release 13. Whether you're just beginning or advancing into 3D design, AutoCAD with 2D and 3D Lab Applications will make learning this powerful software easier and more productive.

Concise text and clear illustrations of drawings-in-progress explain AutoCAD commands for both DOS and Windows. Each chapter focuses on a key aspect of the software. A set of objectives is listed at the beginning of every chapter, allowing instructors and self learners to determine their area of focus. Classroom-tested exercises follow each chapter, reinforcing the specific areas covered.

Providing comprehensive coverage of Release 13 for both DOS and Windows, this complete learning package is especially for the individual who is working with the two different platforms at home, work, and school.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780201766578
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley
  • Publication date: 1/28/1997
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 784
  • Product dimensions: 8.35 (w) x 10.79 (h) x 1.68 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introductory Geometry and Setting Up
Ch. 3 Entity Commands with Width
Ch. 4 Object Selection and Editing
Ch. 6 Entity Properties: Layers, Colors, and Linetypes
Ch. 7 Dimensioning
Ch. 8 Text
Ch. 10 Blocks and Wblocks
Ch. 11 Setting Up Drawings and PSPACE
Ch. 12 2D Review and Final Drawings
Ch. 13 POINTS, DIVIDE, MEASURE, INQUIRY, and System Variables
Ch. 14 Creating Attributes
Ch. 15 Editing and Extracting Attributes
Ch. 16 Isometric and Orthographic Drawings
Ch. 17 File Formats and Management
Ch. 18 Advanced Blocking and Xrefs
Ch. 19 Final Tests and Projects
Ch. 20 Moving into 3D and Views
Ch. 21 User Coordinate System
Ch. 22 3DFACE and X, Y, and Z Filters
Ch. 23 Extruding 2D Shapes into 3D Shapes
Ch. 24 Dynamic View, Scripts and Slides
Ch. 25 Surfacing
Ch. 26 Paper Space, Model Space and Drawings
Ch. 27 3D Shapes, PFACE and Mesh
Ch. 28 Three-Dimensional Solids
Ch. 29 Revolving, Extruding and Sectioning in 3D Solids
Ch. 30 Editing Solids, Regions, and 3D Objects
Ch. 31 Regions and Mass Properties Calculations
Ch. 32 Managing and Exporting Models
Ch. 33 Dimensioning 3D Parts
Ch. 34 Final Projects
Appendix A Glossary of Terms
Appendix B File Extensions
Appendix C Abbreviations and Aliases
Appendix D Plotting and Printing
Appendix E Configuring AutoCAD
Appendix F AutoCAD's Standard Hatch Patterns
Appendix G AutoCAD's Standard Fonts
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