Using AutoCAD 2005: Basics / Edition 2 available in Paperback
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- Cengage Learning
Thoroughly updated to AutoCAD 2005, this easy-to-understand essentials edition explains how to use all the commands required for 2D drafting of single drawings. All aspects of AutoCAD fundamentals are covered, from an introduction to computer hardware and CAD software, to learning to draw with objects, direct editing of objects, and plotting. Step-by-step tutorials make learning to use and apply AutoCAD 2005 and its commands a breeze, and will speed users to proficiency using the most current design capabilities of the software.
|Product dimensions:||8.52(w) x 10.98(h) x 1.49(d)|
About the Author
Ralph Grabowski is editor of upFront.eZine, a weekly e-newsletter that reports on the business of computer-aided design. Writing about CAD since 1985, he is the author of more than 140 books and e-books on CAD, graphics, and the Internet, and he has successfully served as both author and compositor for his books for several years. His renowned WorldCAD Access industry blog is widely respected in the industry. Grabowski earned a B.A.Sc. degree in civil engineering at the University of British Columbia.
Table of Contents
Unit 1 - Setting Up Drawings Chapter 1 - Quick Tour of AutoCad 2005 Chapter 2 - Understanding CAD Concepts Chapter 3 - Setting up Drawings Unit 2 - Drafting Essentials Chapter 4 - Drawing with Basic Objects Chapter 5 - Drawing with Precision Chapter 6 - Drawing with Efficiency Unit 3 - Editing Drawings Chapter 7 - Changing Object Properties Chapter 8 - Correcting Mistakes Chapter 9 - Direct Editing of Objects Chapter 10 - Constructing Objects Chapter 11 - Additional Editing Options Unit 4 - Text and Dimensions Chapter 12 - Placing and Editing Text Chapter 13 - Placing Dimensions Chapter 14 - Editing Dimensions Chapter 15 - Geometric Dimensions Chapter 16 - Tables and Fields Chapter 17 - Reporting on Drawings Unit 5 - Plotting Drawings Chapter 18 - Working with Layouts Chapter 19 - Plotting Drawings