Introduces AutoCAD with detailed instructions, stripping away complexities to begin working in AutoCAD. This book explains the AutoCAD commands: all concepts are explained first in theory and then covered in detail. It includes drawing examples and exercises and running projects that the reader works on as he/she progresses through the chapters.
Up and Running with AutoCAD 2010 introduces AutoCAD with step-by-step instructions, stripping away complexities to begin working in AutoCAD immediately. All concepts are explained first in theory, and then shown in practice, helping the reader understand what it is they are doing and why before they do it. The book contains supporting graphics (screen shots) and a summary with a self-test section at the end of each chapter. Also included are drawing examples and exercises, and two running projects that the reader works on as they progresses through the chapters. The book provides extensive use of screen shots, chapter summaries, and a self-test section at the end of each chapter. Each chapter features a Spotlight On... section, highlighting the use of AutoCAD in various industries. This text is designed for beginners and intermediate users of AutoCAD; architectural engineers, drafting, civil/construction engineers, mechanical engineers; and students taking drafting/engineering drawing courses in engineering and engineering technology programs.
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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
Part One Beginner to Intermediate Chapter One AutoCAD Fundamentals 1 Chapter Two AutoCAD Fundamentals 2 Chapter Three Layers, Colors, Linetypes and Properties Chapter Four DText, MText, Style and Editing Chapter Five Bhatch Chapter Six Dimensions Chapter Seven Blocks and Wblocks Chapter Eight Polar and Rectangular Arrays, Polygon and Circle/TTR Chapter Nine Isometric Chapter Ten Basic Printing and Output Part II Intermediate to Advanced Chapter Eleven Advanced Linework Chapter Twelve Advanced Layers Chapter Thirteen Advanced Dimensions Chapter Fourteen Options, Shortcuts, CUI, Design Center & Exp. Tools Chapter Fifteen Miscellaneous Topics Chapter Sixteen Importing and Exporting Data Chapter Seventeen External References Chapter Eighteen Paper Space Chapter Nineteen Attributes Chapter Twenty Advanced Output and Pen Settings
Up and Running with AutoCAD 2010 by Elliot Gindis
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