Mastering AutoCAD 2008 and AutoCAD LT 2008

Mastering AutoCAD 2008 and AutoCAD LT 2008

by George Omura

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470137383
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/06/2007
Pages: 1000
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 2.30(d)

About the Author

George Omura is a licensed architect and Autodesk Authorized Author who has more than 30 years of experience in architecture and has been using AutoCAD for more than 20 years. As a CAD specialist, he has worked on design projects ranging from resort hotels to metropolitan transit systems to the San Francisco Library project. He is the all-time bestselling AutoCAD author and was cited as favorite CAD author by members of the Autodesk User Group International (AUGI) in AUGIWorld magazine's "Best of Everything CAD" issue.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part 1: The Basics.

Chapter 1: Exploring the AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT Interface.

Chapter 2: Creating Your First Drawing.

Chapter 3: Setting Up and Using AutoCAD’s Drafting Tools.

Chapter 4: Organizing Objects with Blocks and Groups.

Chapter 5: Keeping Track of Layers and Blocks.

Part 2: Mastering Intermediate Skills.

Chapter 6: Editing and Reusing Data to Work Efficiently.

Chapter 7: Mastering Viewing Tools, Hatches, and External References.

Chapter 8: Introducing Printing, Plotting, and Layouts.

Chapter 9: Understanding Plot Styles.

Chapter 10: Adding Text to Drawings.

Chapter 11: Using Fields and Tables.

Chapter 12: Using Dimensions.

Part 3: Mastering Advanced Skills.

Chapter 13: Using Attributes.

Chapter 14: Copying Existing Drawings into AutoCAD.

Chapter 15: Advanced Editing and Organizing.

Chapter 16: Laying Out Your Printer Output.

Chapter 17: Using Dynamic Blocks.

Chapter 18: Drawing Curves.

Chapter 19: Getting and Exchanging Data from Drawings.

Part 4: 3D Modeling and Imaging.

Chapter 20: Creating 3D Drawings.

Chapter 21: Using Advanced 3D Features.

Chapter 22: Rendering 3D Drawings.

Chapter 23: Editing and Visualizing 3D Solids.

Part 5: Customization and Integration.

Chapter 24: Using the Express Tools.

Chapter 25: Exploring AutoLISP.

Chapter 26: Customizing Toolbars, Menus, Linetypes, and Hatch Patterns.

Chapter 27: Managing and Sharing Your Drawings.

Chapter 28: Keeping a Project Organized with Sheet Sets.

Appendix A: Installing and Setting Up AutoCAD.

Appendix B: Hardware and Software Tips.

Appendix C: System Variables and Dimension Styles.

Index.

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Barnes and Noble AND the authorized sellers of this book clearly show that a CD is included, however, NO CD IS ACTUALLY INCLUDED. The book itself is fine, but you really need the CD to practice what the book instructs.