Using AutoCAD 2002 / Edition 1

Using AutoCAD 2002 / Edition 1

by Autodesk Autodesk Press, Autodesk
     
 

ISBN-10: 0766838501

ISBN-13: 9780766838505

Pub. Date: 08/23/2001

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This book is designed to lead the novice through the basics of AutoCAD® to more advanced features such as customizing, 3D, and AutoLISP. Step-by-step tutorials are provided to lead users through all the commands and make learning AutoCAD a snap. Additional reinforcement for beginning users and self-paced learners is supplied in the drawing exercises on the

Overview

This book is designed to lead the novice through the basics of AutoCAD® to more advanced features such as customizing, 3D, and AutoLISP. Step-by-step tutorials are provided to lead users through all the commands and make learning AutoCAD a snap. Additional reinforcement for beginning users and self-paced learners is supplied in the drawing exercises on the accompanying CD-ROM. All the components of AutoCAD 2002 are addressed in a logical, easy-to-understand order. New features such as enhanced associative dimensioning, updated DWF fomat, CAD Standards toolset, I-drop (insert trademark) technology, and Layer Translator, are also covered so learners can grasp the speed of AutoCAD 2002 and improve their design capabilities!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766838505
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/23/2001
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
1120
Product dimensions:
7.42(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Introductionxxxiii
Section IIntroducing AutoCAD 2002
Chapter 1A Quick Start in AutoCAD1
Chapter 2Hardware of an AutoCAD System21
Chapter 3The Windows Operating System33
Section IIBeginning With AutoCAD
Chapter 4General AutoCAD Principles43
Chapter 5Getting In and Around AutoCAD59
Chapter 6Setting Up a New Drawing85
Chapter 7Creating the Drawing103
Chapter 8Editing the Drawing183
Chapter 9Plotting Your Work227
Chapter 10Applying Text, Fonts, and Styles251
Chapter 11Working with Layers287
Chapter 12Introduction to Dimensioning301
Chapter 13Setting Dimension Styles and Variables347
Chapter 14Applying Dimensioning Practices373
Chapter 15Constructing Multiview Drawings393
Chapter 16Constructing Sectional and Patterned Drawings417
Chapter 17Using Inquiry Commands445
Section IIIIntermediate Operations
Chapter 18Learning Intermediate Draw Commands463
Chapter 19Applying Intermediate Edit Commands501
Chapter 20Working with Intermediate Operations559
Chapter 21Constructing Isometric Drawings575
Chapter 22Understanding Advanced Operations603
Chapter 23Working with Viewports and Layouts633
Chapter 24Attributes655
Chapter 25Attaching Externally Referenced Drawings675
Chapter 26Exploring the AutoCAD DesignCenter693
Chapter 27Inserting Clipboard and OLE Objects701
Chapter 28Transmitting Drawings and Publishing to the Web717
Chapter 29AutoCAD on the Internet731
Section IVThree Dimensions
Chapter 30Introduction to AutoCAD 3D757
Chapter 31Viewing 3D Drawings763
Chapter 32The User Coordinate System779
Chapter 33Drawing in 3D803
Chapter 34Constructing Solid Primitives831
Chapter 35Creating Custom Solids849
Chapter 36Modifying Solid Objects863
Chapter 37Creating a Composite Solid Model881
Chapter 38Making a Realistic Rendering899
Section VCustomizing AutoCAD
Chapter 39Tailoring AutoCAD923
Chapter 40Customizing the Menu933
Chapter 41Programming Toolbar Macros943
Appendices
Appendix AProfessional CAD Techniques951
Appendix BCommand Summary955
Appendix CSystem Variables969
Appendix DTemplate Drawing Settings1003
Appendix EHatch Patterns1009
Appendix FAutoCAD Linetypes1015
Appendix GTables1017
Appendix HGlossary1025
Index1029

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