BeschreibungThis modern book 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.
InhaltsverzeichnisPART 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
PortraitPaul Richard has worked in the CAD field for over 19 years. He started his career as a CAD drafter in 1985 and has since worked his way up through the ranks of the industry holding positions as CAD designer, CAD manager, and CAD software developer. He is currently a certified Autodesk instructor and the author of VBA for AutoCAD. Jim Fitzgerald has worked with AutoCAD for over 16 years in a variety of CAD-related fields. He has experience in mechanical design, PCB layout, architectural drafting, CAD management, and 3D modeling and rendering. He has taught AutoCAD in both community college and corporate settings.
Untertitel: A Modern Perspective. illustrations. CD-ROM. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Prentice Hall
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2008
Seitenanzahl: 925 Seiten