Introduction to AutoCAD 2011: A Modern Perspective

Introduction to AutoCAD 2011: A Modern Perspective

By: Jim Fitzgerald (author), Paul F. Richard (author), Autodesk (author)Paperback

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INTRODUCTION TO AUTOCAD 2011: A MODERN PERSPECTIVE addresses advances in technology and introduces students to 2- dimensional drawing skills and commands using the current release of AutoCAD. It continuously builds on concepts covered in previous chapters, contains exercises combined with in-text notes, and offers examples that provide the "how and why" of AutoCAD fundamentals. Projects are included at the end of each chapter and provide hands-on experience creating various types of mechanical, architectural, civil and electrical drawings.

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PART ONE: AN INTRODUCTION TO AUTOCAD 1. Introduction to AutoCAD 2. Quick Start PART TWO: DRAFTING SKILLS: DRAWING WITH AUTOCAD 3. Controlling the Drawing Display 4. Basic Drawing Commands 5. Drawing Tools and Drafting Settings 6. Managing Object Properties PART THREE: UNDERSTANDING EDITING TECHNIQUES: BASICS THROUGH ADVANCED 7. Basic Editing Techniques 8. Advanced Editing Techniques PART FOUR: WORKING WITH COMPLEX OBJECTS 9. Drawing and Editing Complex Objects 10. Pattern Fills and Hatching PART FIVE: ANNOTATING DRAWINGS 11. Adding Text 12. Working with Tables 13. Dimensioning Drawings PART SIX: OUTPUTTING YOUR WORK 14. Managing Paper Space Layouts 15. Plotting and Publishing PART SEVEN: ADVANCED DRAWING AND CONSTRUCTION METHODS 16. Blocks and Block Attributes 17. Working with External References 18. File Management Tools and Object Linking and Embedding

Product Details

  • publication date: 22/06/2010
  • ISBN13: 9780138016364
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 816
  • ID: 9780138016364
  • weight: 1447
  • ISBN10: 0138016364

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