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Overview

INTRODUCTION TO AUTOCAD 2011: A MODERN PERSPECTIVE addresses advances in technology and introduces students 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 are included at the end of each chapter and provide hands-on experience creating various types of mechanical, architectural, civil and electrical drawings.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780138016364
  • Publisher: Peachpit Press
  • Publication date: 7/6/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 816
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: AN INTRODUCTION TO AUTOCAD

1. Introduction to AutoCAD

2. Quick Start

PART TWO: DRAFTING SKILLS: DRAWING WITH AUTOCAD

3. Controlling the Drawing Display

4. Basic Drawing Commands

5. Drawing Tools and Drafting Settings

6. Managing Object Properties

PART THREE: UNDERSTANDING EDITING TECHNIQUES: BASICS THROUGH ADVANCED

7. Basic Editing Techniques

8. Advanced Editing Techniques

PART FOUR: WORKING WITH COMPLEX OBJECTS

9. Drawing and Editing Complex Objects

10. Pattern Fills and Hatching

PART FIVE: ANNOTATING DRAWINGS

11. Adding Text

12. Working with Tables

13. Dimensioning Drawings

PART SIX: OUTPUTTING YOUR WORK

14. Managing Paper Space Layouts

15. Plotting and Publishing

PART SEVEN: ADVANCED DRAWING AND CONSTRUCTION METHODS

16. Blocks and Block Attributes

17. Working with External References

18. File Management Tools and Object Linking and Embedding

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