Microstation V8: An Introduction to Computer-Aided Design / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781585030804
  • Publisher: Schroff Development Corporation
  • Publication date: 1/28/2002
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 241
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1
Introduction to Computer-Aided Design
Graphic Representation
Documentation Conventions
CAD Functions
Drawing Structure and Management
Viewing and Rendering Annotation
Input and Output
Inquiry and Analysis
System and Custom Setup
On-Line Help
Converting Previous Version Files
Overview of the Book
Support Files

Chapter 2
Introduction to Microstation
Getting Started
Microstation Manager
Seed File
Mouse Functions
Data and Tentative Points
Loading a Design File
The User Interface
Tools Tool Settings
Status Bar
View Window
View Border
Unit of Measure
Entering Units
Default and Active Settings
Closing Design and Exiting

Chapter 3
Working with Elements
Drawing Elements
Complex Chains and Shapes
Creating Chains and Shapes
Drop Elements
Working with Regions
Linear Elements
Line Style
Multi-lines Using Multi-line Tools
Finished Drawing
Create a New Drawing
Basic Drawing Setup
Setup of Multi-line Tool
Multi-line Joints
Selection Tool
PowerSelector Tool
Selection Options

Chapter 4
Indicating Position
Snaps and Locks
Axis Lock
Grid Lock
Unit Lock
Isometric Lock
Snap Options AccuSnap
Coordinate Positioning
Absolute Coordinate Positioning
Relative Coordinate Positioning
Polar Coordinate Positioning
AccuDraw Shortcuts
AccuDraw Settings
Using AccuDraw

Chapter 5
Modifying Design Elements
Create a New Drawing
Basic Drawing Setup
Move Vertex
Move Edge
Two-dimensional Boolean Manipulating Elements
Trim/Extend Elements
Saving the Design File
Extend, Trim and Cut
More Extend, Trim, and Cut

Chapter 6
View Control
Finished Drawing
Create a New Drawing
Basic Drawing Setup
View Attributes
Drawing the Base
Tentative to a Location
Fillets and Chamfer Copy Elements
Saving the Drawing
View Border Tools
Window Commands
Window Independence
Saving Views
View Groups
View Window Control Menu
Mouse Wheel

Chapter 7
Display of Dimensions
Dimension Settings
Dimension Text
Stack Offset
Dimension Styles
Dimensioning Elements
Associative Dimensions
Center Marks
Dimensioning Exercise Finished Drawing
Create a New Drawing
Basic Drawing Setup
View Attributes
Drawing Basic Shape
Dimensioning Drawing
Saving the Drawing
Adjusting Dimensions
Closing the Drawing
Text Editor
Hatch and Patterns

Chapter 8
Structure and Management
Drawing Elements
Planar Elements
Drawing Features
Solids Organizational Components
Element Attributes
Modifying Element Attributes
Level Symbology

Chapter 9
Input and Output
Design Files
Library Files
Cells and Models
Creating Cells Using Cells
Shared Cells
Cell Selector
Inserting Objects

Chapter 10
Printers and Plotters
Scaling to the Plotter Drawing a Border
Plot Procedures
Sheet Model

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