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Introducing AutoCAD 2008

Introducing AutoCAD 2008

by George Omura
     
 

Quickly Master AutoCAD 2008 Essentials

This practical guide helps users of all skill levels learn the basics of AutoCAD 2008 and AutoCAD LT 2008 easily and efficiently. In this fresh new take on the popular Just Enough AutoCAD, bestselling AutoCAD author and expert George Omura offers clear explanations, a task-based approach, and pages of real-world examples and

Overview

Quickly Master AutoCAD 2008 Essentials

This practical guide helps users of all skill levels learn the basics of AutoCAD 2008 and AutoCAD LT 2008 easily and efficiently. In this fresh new take on the popular Just Enough AutoCAD, bestselling AutoCAD author and expert George Omura offers clear explanations, a task-based approach, and pages of real-world examples and exercises to make this thorough book more valuable and useful than ever.

Whether you're new to AutoCAD or just looking for a quick refresher, you'll find the fast, focused introduction to AutoCAD you need to get quickly up to speed.

  • Discover what's new in AutoCAD® 2008 and AutoCAD LT® 2008
  • Master the basics of drawing and editing
  • Add and edit notes and dimensions
  • Learn the fundamentals of 2D drawings and 3D models
  • Understand layers, blocks, groups, and external references
  • Find areas and distances quickly
  • Extract hidden data

George Omura is the all-time bestselling AutoCAD author and was cited as favorite CAD author by members of the Autodesk User Group International (AUGI) in AUGIWorld magazine's "Best of Everything CAD" issue.

Generate 3D shapes from lines, arcs, and splines

Quickly convert 2D drawings into shaded 3D models

Create spiral shapes using the Helix command

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470121504
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/30/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.72(d)

Meet the Author

George Omura is a licensed architect, Autodesk Authorized Author, and CAD specialist with more than 20 years of experience in AutoCAD and over 30 years of experience in architecture. He has worked on design projects ranging from resort hotels to metropolitan transit systems to the San Francisco Library project. George has written numerous other AutoCAD books for Sybex, including Mastering AutoCAD 2007 and AutoCAD LT 2007, Just Enough AutoCAD 2007, and Mastering Autodesk VIZ 2007.

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