Beginning AutoCAD 2000 / Edition 1

Beginning AutoCAD 2000 / Edition 1

by Bob McFarlane, McFarlane, Robert McFarlane
     
 

ISBN-10: 0340760974

ISBN-13: 9780340760970

Pub. Date: 03/27/2000

Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books

AutoCAD 2000, the most popular CAD draughting package in the world, has several new features that allow the user to increase their draughting skills. Beginning Autocad 2000 introduces the reader to these latest amendments after ensuring the reader understands basic 2D draughting skills. Bob McFarlane then looks at more demanding topics such as 3D modelling,

Overview

AutoCAD 2000, the most popular CAD draughting package in the world, has several new features that allow the user to increase their draughting skills. Beginning Autocad 2000 introduces the reader to these latest amendments after ensuring the reader understands basic 2D draughting skills. Bob McFarlane then looks at more demanding topics such as 3D modelling, customisation and AutoLISP programming.

As with all Bob McFarlane's books, the reader learns by completing the worked examples and, as before, he includes additional activities to provide further draughting experience. Invaluable to any Autocad user, Beginning Autocad 2000 will also be useful to any undergraduate or postgraduate requiring Autocad draughting skills.

Accessible and popular style Contains a wide variety of worked examples and graded tutorial exercises Essential reading, both for new users and for those wishing to upgrade their skills to AutoCAD 2000

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780340760970
Publisher:
Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date:
03/27/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
7.88(w) x 10.67(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

What's new in Release 2000?
• System requirements and installation
• Using the book
• The Release 2000 graphics screen and terminology
• Drawing, erasing and the selection set
• The 2D drawing aids
• Saving and opening drawings
• Standards sheet 1
• Line creation and co-ordinate entry
• Circle creation
• Object snap
• Arc, donut and ellipse creation
• Layers and standard sheet 2
• User exercise 1
• Fillett and chamfer
• Offset, extend, trim and change commands
• User exercise 2
• Text
• Dimensioning
• Dimension styles 1
• Modifying objects
• Grips
• Drawing assistance
• Viewing a drawing
• Hatching
• Point, polygon and solid
• Polylines and splines
• Modifying polylines and splines
• Divide, measure and break
• Lengthen, align and stretch
• Interrogating a drawing
• Text fonts and styles
• Multiline text
• The array command
• Changing properties
• User exercise 3
• Dimension style 2
• Drawing to different sizes
• Multilines, complex lines and groups
• Blocks
• Wblocks
• Attributes
• External references
• Isometric drawings
• Model space and paper space
• Toolbar customisation
• Templates
• AutoCAD design center.

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