Mastering AutoCAD Architecture 2010 / Edition 7

Mastering AutoCAD Architecture 2010 / Edition 7

by Paul F. Aubin
     
 

ISBN-10: 143905729X

ISBN-13: 9781439057292

Pub. Date: 11/11/2009

Publisher: Cengage Learning

MASTERING AUTOCAD ARCHITECTURE 2010 explains the process of creating professional-quality building design projects using the newest release of AutoCAD Architecture (formally Autodesk Architectural Desktop). Using a project-based approach, this text goes beyond a simple rundown of tools and commands to focus on the rationale and practicality of the software through

Overview

MASTERING AUTOCAD ARCHITECTURE 2010 explains the process of creating professional-quality building design projects using the newest release of AutoCAD Architecture (formally Autodesk Architectural Desktop). Using a project-based approach, this text goes beyond a simple rundown of tools and commands to focus on the rationale and practicality of the software through life-tested, practical lessons that emphasize the "why" as well as the "how" in order to help users complete projects successfully. Text and lessons combine to deliver a clear sense of the value of the tools introduced as well each tool's potential. The result is a fully up-to-date resource that shortens the learning curve and builds confidence and comfort in using the software as a tool to create architecture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781439057292
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
11/11/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1168
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. 1. The User Interface. 2. Conceptual Underpinnings of AutoCAD Architecture. 3. Work Space Setup. Part II. 4. Beginning a Floor Plan Layout. 5. Setting Up the Building Model. 6. Column Grids and Structural Layout. 7. Vertical Circulation. 8. The Building Shell. 9. Mastering Wall Cleanup. 10. Progressive Refinement—Part 1. 11. Progressive Refinement—Part 2. 12. Roofs and Slabs. Part III. 13. Creating Reflected Ceiling Plans. 14. Generating Annotation. 15. Generating Schedules. 16. Generating Sections and Elevations. 17. Generating Details and Keynotes. 18. Plotting and Publishing. Part IV. Appendix A Additional Exercises. Appendix B Wall Cleanup Checklist. Appendix C Online Resources. Appendix D Space Area Calculations. Appendix E Sharing Files with Consultants. Appendix F Wall Cleanup Solution.

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