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Up and Running with AutoCAD 2014: 2D and 3D Drawing and Modeling

Up and Running with AutoCAD 2014: 2D and 3D Drawing and Modeling

by Elliot Gindis
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    ISBN-13: 2900124104920
    Publisher: Elsevier Science
    Publication date: 09/05/2013
    Edition description: NE
    Pages: 784
    Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

    About the Author

    Elliot Gindis has used and taught AutoCAD in the New York City area since 1996, logging in well over 20,000 hours of screen time as a designer and consultant in a wide variety of architecture and engineering fields. From 1999 to 2008 he was on staff at the Pratt Institute of Design and as visiting instructor at the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT). He is currently president of Vertical Technologies Consulting and Design, an AutoCAD training firm, and has advised, consulted, or assisted more than 60 companies nationwide in using and optimizing AutoCAD. Elliot is part of the AutoDesk Developers Network and is a Certified Technical Trainer.

    Table of Contents


    LEVEL 1 - Chapters 1–10

    CHAPTER 1 - AutoCAD Fundamentals: Part I CHAPTER 2 - AutoCAD Fundamentals: Part II

    SPOTLIGHT ON: Architecture

    CHAPTER 3 - Layers, Colors, Linetypes, and Properties CHAPTER 4 - Text, Mtext, Editing, and Style CHAPTER 5 - Hatch Patterns

    SPOTLIGHT ON: Mechanical Engineering

    CHAPTER 6 - Dimensions  CHAPTER 7 - Blocks, Wblocks, Dynamic Blocks, Groups, and Purge CHAPTER 8 - Polar, Rectangular, and Path Arrays

    SPOTLIGHT ON: Electrical Engineering

    CHAPTER 9 - Basic Printing and Output CHAPTER 10 - Advanced Output - Paper Space

    Level 1 - Answers to Review Questions

    LEVEL 2 - Chapters 11–20

    CHAPTER 11 - Advanced Linework CHAPTER 12 - Advanced Layers

    SPOTLIGHT ON: Interior Design

    CHAPTER 13 - Advanced Dimensions CHAPTER 14 - Options, Shortcuts, CUI, Design Center, and Express Tools CHAPTER 15 - Advanced Design and File Management Tools

    SPOTLIGHT ON: Civil Engineering

    CHAPTER 16 - Importing and Exporting Data CHAPTER 17 - External References (Xrefs) CHAPTER 18 - Attributes

    SPOTLIGHT ON: Aerospace Engineering

    CHAPTER 19 - Advanced Output and Pen Settings CHAPTER 20 - Isometric Drawing

    Level 2 - Answers to Review Questions

    LEVEL 3 - Chapters 21–30

    CHAPTER 21 - 3D Basics CHAPTER 22 - Object Manipulation

    SPOTLIGHT ON: Chemical Engineering

    CHAPTER 23 – Boolean Operations and Primitives CHAPTER 24 - Solid Modeling CHAPTER 25 - Advanced Solids, Faces, and Edges

    SPOTLIGHT ON: Bio-Medical Engineering

    CHAPTER 26 - Surfaces and Meshes CHAPTER 27 – Slicing, Sectioning, Layouts and Vports CHAPTER 28 - Advanced UCS, Views, Text and Dimensions in 3D

    SPOTLIGHT ON: CAD Management

    CHAPTER 29 - Dview, Cameras, Walk and Fly, Path Animation CHAPTER 30 - Lighting and Rendering

    Level 3 - Answers to Review Questions


    APPENDIX A - Additional Information on AutoCAD  APPENDIX B - Other CAD Software and Design and Analysis APPENDIX C - File Extensions APPENDIX D - Custom Linetypes and Hatch Patterns APPENDIX E - Principles of CAD Management APPENDIX F - AutoLISP Basics and Advanced Customization Tools APPENDIX G - PC Hardware, Printers and Plotters, and Networks  APPENDIX H - What Are Kernels? APPENDIX I - Lighting, Rendering, Effects, and Animation APPENDIX J - AutoCAD Certification Exams APPENDIX K - AutoCAD Employment APPENDIX L - AutoCAD Humor, Oddities, Quirks, and Easter Eggs


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