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

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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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780130406446
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 11/28/2001
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 350
  • Product dimensions: 8.25 (w) x 10.75 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

Autodesk Architectural Desktop Release 3 1
How to Use This Book 7
The Display System 15
Templates 21
Pt. I Concept 27
Sect. 1 Mass Elements and Mass Groups 29
Sect. 2 Spaces 37
Sect. 3 Space Boundaries 45
Sect. 4 Slice Floorplates 57
Pt. II Design 61
Sect. 5 Design Content 63
Sect. 6 Walls 79
Sect. 7 Wall Tools 89
Sect. 8 Curtain Walls and Curtain Wall Units 101
Sect. 9 Doors, Windows, and Openings 115
Sect. 10 Window Assemblies 125
Sect. 11 Structural Members 133
Sect. 12 Slabs 143
Sect. 13 Slab Tools 151
Sect. 14 Roofs 159
Sect. 15 Roof Slab Tools 167
Sect. 16 Stairs 177
Sect. 17 Railings 193
Sect. 18 Grids 203
Pt. III Documentation 213
Sect. 19 Documentation Content 215
Sect. 20 Set Drawing Scale 229
Sect. 21 AEC Dimension 235
Sect. 22 Schedule Tags, Schedule Data, and Schedule Tables 249
Sect. 23 Elevations 263
Sect. 24 Perspectives 275
Pt. IV Desktop 281
Sect. 25 Layer Management 283
Sect. 26 Live Section Display 291
Sect. 27 Layout Tools and Anchors 303
Sect. 28 Create AEC Content 313
Sect. 29 Multi-View Blocks 319
Sect. 30 Mask Blocks 329
Sect. 31 AEC Polygon 337
Sect. 32 Utilities 339
Index 345
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