Understanding MicroStation 95/SE: A Basic Guide to MicroStation, MicroStation Modeler, and MasterPiece / Edition 1

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This easy-to-read guide covers the basics of MicroStation95 (both 2-D CAD drawings and 3-D models) providing readers with concise information and practical applications of this extremely powerful CAD software. Places numerous screen captures alongside discussions to illustrate dialog boxes for tools, settings and options, and provides specific notes that point directly to what is being discussed. Finely focuses discussions, paring down and simplifying the vast amount of information on MicroStation into the basic essentials needed to learn and use the software from a beginning level. Contains numerous examples and exercises which demonstrate software techniques and concepts used in a variety of disciplines, plus poses questions that directly refer to tools, settings, and options covered in the chapter. Considers the advance techniques of the newly released MicroStationSE. For engineers and architects; ideal for use in technical drafting and engineering graphics programs that include CAD.
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Covers essentials of MicroStation with a reader-friendly approach and concise explanations that point directly to screen captures of tools and dialog boxes. The first 15 chapters cover the use of CAD in two dimensions, and later chapters discuss three-dimensional topics, including parametric solid modeling using MicroStation Modeler. A final chapter explains how MicroStation SE differs from MicroStation 95. Includes examples and exercises. Can be used as a course text or for independent study, for engineering and architecture students and people working in industry, especially those in transportation. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780137926800
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 8/25/1998
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 524
  • Product dimensions: 8.25 (w) x 10.89 (h) x 1.05 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to MicroStation.
2. Starting Up.
3. Nitty Gritty Drawing.
4. Drawing Aids and Tools.
5. Printing a Hard Copy.
6. Lines, Circles, Arcs and Polygons.
7. Text.
8. Measurements and Information.
9. Changes and Modifications.
10. Manipulation.
11. AccuDraw and SmartLine.
12. Cells and Cell Libraries.
13. Patterning.
14. Dimensioning.
15. Reference Files.
16. Special Considerations of 3D Space.
17. Auxiliary Coordinate Systems and AccuDraw in 3D.
18. Rendering and Visualization.
19. Modeling with Parametric Solids.
20. Boolean Operations and Free-Form Solids.
22. Drawing Composition.
23. Sectioning a Model.
24. MicroStation SE Update.
Appendix A: Seed File Information.
Appendix B: AccuDraw Keyboard Shortcuts.
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