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The Autodesk Architectural Desktop 3 Book: A Comprehensive Guide / Edition 1
     

The Autodesk Architectural Desktop 3 Book: A Comprehensive Guide / Edition 1

by H. Edward Goldberg
 

ISBN-10: 0130406449

ISBN-13: 9780130406446

Pub. Date: 11/28/2001

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This book teaches Autodesk Architectural Desktop 3, enabling learners to relate commands to producing drawings—presenting topics in the order in which they are actually used. Numerous conceptual, modeling, drawing, dimensioning, and documentation exercises are provided throughout. A five-part organization provides detailed topics on the program concepts, concept

Overview

This book teaches Autodesk Architectural Desktop 3, enabling learners to relate commands to producing drawings—presenting topics in the order in which they are actually used. Numerous conceptual, modeling, drawing, dimensioning, and documentation exercises are provided throughout. A five-part organization provides detailed topics on the program concepts, concept menu, design, documentation, and desktop. For architects, and interior and environmental designers who use Architectural Desktop.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130406446
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
11/28/2001
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 10.75(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Autodesk Architectural Desktop Release 31
How to Use This Book7
The Display System15
Templates21
Part IConcept27
Section 1Mass Elements and Mass Groups29
Mass Elements29
Mass Groups34
Section 2Spaces37
Creating Space Styles38
Generating Spaces40
Dividing Spaces42
Interference Condition43
Section 3Space Boundaries45
Solid Form and Area Separation45
Creating and Modifying Space Boundaries46
Boundary Conditions Determined from Spaces47
Add, Edit, and Remove Boundary Edges--Insert Joint52
Generating Walls54
Section 4Slice Floorplates57
Part IIDesign61
Section 5Design Content63
Content64
Using the AutoCAD Design Center to Create a Kitchen65
Section 6Walls79
Adding Walls80
Ortho Close83
Modifying Walls84
Convert to Walls84
Wall Styles84
Section 7Wall Tools89
Wall Modifiers90
Add Wall Modifier90
Modifying the Wall Modifiers93
Roof Line, Floor Line Commands94
Project and Auto Project94
Interference Condition95
Sweep Profile98
Section 8Curtain Walls and Curtain Wall Units101
Adding Curtain Walls102
Converting Linework to Curtain Wall104
Converting Layout Grid to Curtain Wall107
Curtain Wall Styles109
Section 9Doors, Windows, and Openings115
Doors and Windows115
Modifying Doors, Windows, and Openings117
Customized Doors, Windows, and Openings118
Add Opening121
Predefined Shape and Custom Shape121
Door Thresholds and Window Sills121
Section 10Window Assemblies125
Grids126
Section 11Structural Members133
Adding Bar Joists139
Section 12Slabs143
Direct and Projected Modes144
Modifying the Slab Object and Editing Edges147
Section 13Slab Tools151
Trim Slab152
Miter Slab156
Section 14Roofs159
Adding Roofs160
Convert to Roof and Surfu163
Convert to Roof Slabs165
Section 15Roof Slab Tools167
Roof Slab Hole168
Creating the Skylight171
Placing the Skylight in the Roof171
Section 16Stairs177
Stair Defaults178
Stair Styles178
Customized Edges186
Generate Polyline188
Section 17Railings193
Setting Railing Defaults194
Adding Railings196
Attached to Stair (Automatic)197
Attached to Stair (Not Automatic)198
Attaching to Stair Flight (Automatic)199
Attach to None200
Convert to Railing201
Section 18Grids203
Creating Grids204
Layout Mode207
Dimensions and Labels209
Using the Grid211
Part IIIDocumentation213
Section 19Documentation Content215
Break Marks215
Trim, Scale, or Stretch216
Detail Marks217
Elevation Marks219
Section Marks222
Making Custom Documentation Symbols222
Section 20Set Drawing Scale229
Section 21AEC Dimension235
AEC Automatic Dimensions237
Adding a Manual AEC Dimension244
Detaching Objects246
The AEC Dimension Wizard247
Section 22Schedule Tags, Schedule Data, and Schedule Tables249
Schedule Tags250
Schedules253
Creating Custom Schedules254
Section 23Elevations263
Creating the Building264
Making the Elevation267
Modifying the Elevation268
Section 24Perspectives275
How to Create a Movie276
Part IVDesktop281
Section 25Layer Management283
The Layer Manager284
Layer Standards284
Section 26Live Section Display291
Using Add Section Line to Add a Section Line293
Using Documentation Content to Add Section Marks294
Making a Live Section Configuration296
Section 27Layout Tools and Anchors303
Layout Tools304
Section 28Create AEC Content313
Section 29Multi-View Blocks319
The Chair320
Creating the Content321
Creating the Multi-View Block323
Testing the Multi-View Block326
Section 30Mask Blocks329
Creating a Custom Fluorescent Fixture Called New Fixture330
Using Create AEC Content to Place the New Fixture in the Design Center334
Section 31AEC Polygon337
Section 32Utilities339
Notes340
Object Viewer341
Quick Slice342
Reference AEC Objects342
Hidden Line Projection343
Explode AEC Objects343
Index345

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