Introduction to AutoCAD 2007: A Modern Perspective / Edition 1

Introduction to AutoCAD 2007: A Modern Perspective / Edition 1

by Paul Richard, Jim Fitzgerald, Jim Fitzgerald
     
 

ISBN-10: 0132283433

ISBN-13: 9780132283434

Pub. Date: 09/08/2006

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This modern book addresses advances in technology and introduces users to 2-dimensional drawing skills and commands using the current release of AutoCAD. It continuously builds on concepts covered in previous chapters, contains exercises combined with in-text notes, and offers examples that provide the "how and why" of AutoCAD fundamentals, Projects

…  See more details below

Overview

This modern book addresses advances in technology and introduces users to 2-dimensional drawing skills and commands using the current release of AutoCAD. It continuously builds on concepts covered in previous chapters, contains exercises combined with in-text notes, and offers examples that provide the "how and why" of AutoCAD fundamentals, Projects created using the software will give readers hands-on experience and a thorough understanding of how to use AutoCAD in the 21st century.

"Quick Start" chapter - Allows users to get up to speed in no time to create and even plot AutoCAD drawings! Real world examples includes drawings from an actual 30 story office tower and condominium designed and built in Portland, OR. Coverage of advanced subjects explained in layman's terms often insufficiently addressed in other books.

Anyone involved with AutoCAD.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132283434
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
09/08/2006
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
944
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE – An Introduction to AutoCAD

Chapter 1 - Introduction to AutoCAD

Chapter 2 – Quick Start

PART TWO – Drafting Skills: Drawing with AutoCAD

Chapter 3 – Controlling the Drawing Display

Chapter 4 - Basic Drawing Commands

Chapter 5 - Drawing Aids and Drafting Settings

Chapter 6 – Managing Object Properties

PART THREE – Understanding Editing Techniques: Basics through Advanced

Chapter 7 – Basic Editing Techniques

Chapter 8 – Advanced Editing Techniques

PART FOUR – Working with Complex Objects

Chapter 9 – Drawing and Editing Complex Objects

Chapter 10 - Pattern Fills and Hatching

 

PARTFIVE – Annotating Drawings

Chapter 11 – Adding Text and Tables

Chapter 12 – Dimensioning Drawings

 

PART SIX – Outputting Your Work

Chapter 13 – Managing Paper Space Layouts

Chapter 14 – Plotting and Publishing

PART SEVEN – Advanced Drawing and Construction Methods

Chapter 15 - Blocks and Block Attributes

Chapter 16 – Working with Xrefs and Images

APPENDIX A - Drafting Standards Overview

APPENDIX B - Command Reference

APPENDIX C - Commanda Aliases

APPENDIX D - System Variables

APPENDIX E - Express Tools

GLOSSARY  

INDEX  

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >