About the Author
Beverly Kirkpatrick (Port St. Lucie, FL) has worked with AutoCAD for over 30 years in Interior Design and Education. In the interior design field she was employed to do interior design, space planning and finish schedules for commercial projects such as elementary schools, banks, hospitals, churches, and car dealerships. She held the titles of Interior Designer, Project Manager and Design Director. She has taught AutoCAD in both community colleges and high schools. She is the co-author of AutoCAD for Interior Design and Space Planning which was published first in 1992. James Kirkpatrick (Port St. Lucie, FL) has worked with AutoCAD for over 40 years. He started his drawing career as a design drafter and technical illustrator. He has taught AutoCAD in community colleges and industry. James is the founder of a cooperative education program at El Centro College and began the AutoCAD Training Center at Eastfield College. He was the CAD Program Chair for 30 years and recently retired from full-time teaching. He is the author and co-author of over 30 books on drafting and design. James holds BIA, MEd and EdD degrees.Hossein Assadipour (Upper Montclair, NJ) is a CAD expert and has been teaching for over 30 years. He is currently Professor in the Engineering Technology & Computer Science Department at Essex County College, an adjunct professor in the Engineering & Computer Science Department at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) in Newark, NJ; and adjunct faculty in the Math & Computer Science Department at Rutgers University. He teaches courses in CAD, CNC, CAM, Manufacturing Materials & Processes, and Robotics. He is the author of Learning AutoCAD in 20 Projects and Learning MicroStation in 20 Projects with West Educational Publishing.