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

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

by Andrew Anderson
     
 

ISBN-10: 1585030805

ISBN-13: 9781585030804

Pub. Date: 01/28/2002

Publisher: Schroff Development Corporation

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585030804
Publisher:
Schroff Development Corporation
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
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
Introduction
Graphic Representation
Documentation Conventions
CAD Functions
Construction
Modification
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
Workspace
Mouse Functions
Data and Tentative Points
Cursor
Loading a Design File
The User Interface
Menus
Tools Tool Settings
Status Bar
View Window
View Border
Unit of Measure
Entering Units
Grid
Default and Active Settings
Closing Design and Exiting
Microstation

Chapter 3
Working with Elements
Introduction
Drawing Elements
Complex Chains and Shapes
Creating Chains and Shapes
Drop Elements
Working with Regions
Linear Elements
Line Style
SmartLine
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
Fence
Selection Options

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

Chapter 5
Modifying Design Elements
Introduction
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
Introduction
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
Dimensioning
Introduction
Dimensions
Display of Dimensions
Dimension Settings
Dimension Text
Stack Offset
Units
Terminators
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
Text Editor
Hatch and Patterns

Chapter 8
Structure and Management
Introduction
Drawing Elements
Planar Elements
Surfaces
Drawing Features
Solids Organizational Components
Models
Groups
Levels
Element Attributes
Modifying Element Attributes
Level Symbology

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

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

Index

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