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Up and Running with AutoCAD 2021
Author : Elliot J. Gindis,Robert C. Kaebisch
Publisher : Academic Press
Release Date : 2020-07-25
ISBN 10 : 0128231181
Pages : 862 pages
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Up and Running with AutoCAD 2021: 2D and 3D Drawing, Design and Modeling presents a combination of step-by-step instruction, examples and insightful explanations. The book emphasizes core concepts and practical application of AutoCAD in engineering, architecture and design. Equally useful in instructor-led classroom training, self-study, or as a professional reference, the book is written with the user in mind by a long-time AutoCAD professional and instructor. Strips away complexities and reduces AutoCAD to easy-to-understand, basic concepts Teaches the essentials of operating AutoCAD that build student confidence Documents commands with step-by-step explanations, including what the student needs to type in and how AutoCAD responds Includes new exercises and projects for the AutoCAD 2021 version

Up and Running with AutoCAD 2020
Author : Elliot J. Gindis,Robert C. Kaebisch
Publisher : Academic Press
Release Date : 2019-07-16
ISBN 10 : 012819863X
Pages : 592 pages
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Up and Running with AutoCAD 2020 uses a combination of step-by-step instruction, examples and insightful explanations to emphasize core concepts and practical application of AutoCAD in engineering, architecture, and design. Equally useful in instructor-led classroom training, self-study, or as a reference, the book is written with the user in mind by long-time professional AutoCAD instructors based on what works in the industry and the classroom. The book focuses on 2D drafting and design, making it more appropriate for a one-semester course. Strips away complexities and reduces learning AutoCAD to easy-to-understand concepts Teaches the essentials of AutoCAD first, immediately building student confidence Provides all basic commands documented step-by-step: What the student inputs and how AutoCAD responds is spelled out in discrete and clear steps with numerous screenshots Presents extensive supporting graphics and a summary with a self-test section and topic specific drawing exercises at the end of each chapter Covers the essentials of 2D AutoCAD, updated for the 2020 release

Up and Running with AutoCAD 2019
Author : Elliot J. Gindis,Robert C. Kaebisch
Publisher : Academic Press
Release Date : 2018-08-02
ISBN 10 : 0128166231
Pages : 614 pages
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Up and Running with AutoCAD 2019: 2D Drafting and Design focuses on 2D drafting and design, making it more appropriate for a one-semester course. The book provides step-by-step instruction, examples and insightful explanations. From the beginning, the book emphasizes core concepts and the practical application of AutoCAD in engineering, architecture and design. Equally useful in instructor-led classroom training, self-study, or as a professional reference, the book is written with the user in mind by a long-time AutoCAD professional and instructor based on what works in the industry and the classroom. Strips away complexities and reduces AutoCAD to easy-to-understand, basic concepts Teaches the essentials of operating AutoCAD first, immediately building student confidence Documents commands in a step-by-step explanation, including what the student needs to type in and how AutoCAD responds Includes new exercises and projects for the AutoCAD 2019 version Offers online bonus content on AutoCAD 3D basics

Up and Running with AutoCAD 2020
Author : Elliot J. Gindis,Robert C. Kaebisch
Publisher : Academic Press
Release Date : 2019-07-16
ISBN 10 : 012819863X
Pages : 592 pages
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Up and Running with AutoCAD 2020 uses a combination of step-by-step instruction, examples and insightful explanations to emphasize core concepts and practical application of AutoCAD in engineering, architecture, and design. Equally useful in instructor-led classroom training, self-study, or as a reference, the book is written with the user in mind by long-time professional AutoCAD instructors based on what works in the industry and the classroom. The book focuses on 2D drafting and design, making it more appropriate for a one-semester course. Strips away complexities and reduces learning AutoCAD to easy-to-understand concepts Teaches the essentials of AutoCAD first, immediately building student confidence Provides all basic commands documented step-by-step: What the student inputs and how AutoCAD responds is spelled out in discrete and clear steps with numerous screenshots Presents extensive supporting graphics and a summary with a self-test section and topic specific drawing exercises at the end of each chapter Covers the essentials of 2D AutoCAD, updated for the 2020 release

Up and Running with AutoCAD 2017
Author : Elliot Gindis
Publisher : Elsevier
Release Date : 2016-08-18
ISBN 10 : 0128110597
Pages : 776 pages
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Up and Running with AutoCAD 2017: 2D and 3D Drawing and Modeling presents Gindis’ combination of step-by-step instruction, examples, and insightful explanations. The emphasis from the beginning is on core concepts and practical application of AutoCAD in engineering, architecture, and design. Equally useful in instructor-led classroom training, self-study, or as a professional reference, the book is written with the user in mind by a long-time AutoCAD professional and instructor based on what works in the industry and the classroom. Strips away complexities and reduces AutoCAD to easy-to-understand basic concepts Teaches only what is essential in operating AutoCAD, thereby immediately building student confidence Fully covers the essentials of both 2D and 3D in one affordable easy to read volume Presents basic commands in a documented, step-by-step guide on what to type in and how AutoCAD responds Includes several complementary video lectures by the author that accompany both 2D and 3D sections

Autodesk AutoCAD Certified User Study Guide (AutoCAD 2021 Edition)
Author : William Wyatt
Publisher : SDC Publications
Release Date : 2020-06
ISBN 10 : 1630573612
Pages : 400 pages
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The Autodesk AutoCAD Certified User Study Guide is designed for the AutoCAD user who is already familiar with AutoCAD. It provides a series of hands on exercises and tutorials in the use of AutoCAD to help you prepare for the Autodesk AutoCAD Certified User Exam. The text covers all the exam objectives for the AutoCAD Certified User Exam. Each topic is covered in detail, and then is followed up with tutorials and quizzes to reinforce the material covered. The emphasis of the tutorials is to focus on the use of the ribbon and contextual menus rather than keyboard entry in the command line. The tutorials will strengthen your ability to use the software without reliance upon tool tips. Passing the AutoCAD Certified User Exam establishes that you have a basic aptitude in AutoCAD. This credential can be added to job applications and your resume to help you stand out from the crowd. Once you pass the Certified User Exam you can continue your journey and begin working toward the next level of certification. Practice Exam Software Included with your purchase of this book is practice exam software. The practice exam software is meant to simulate the actual Autodesk AutoCAD Certified User exam. It can be downloaded and run from any computer and it will get you familiar with the official exam and check your skills prior to taking the official exam. The practice exam software requires you to use Autodesk AutoCAD to perform actions in order to formulate the answer to questions, just like the actual exam.

Mastering AutoCAD 2019 and AutoCAD LT 2019
Author : George Omura,Brian C. Benton
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2018-05-30
ISBN 10 : 1119495032
Pages : 1088 pages
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The world’s favorite guide to everything AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT—updated for 2019! Mastering AutoCAD 2019 and AutoCAD LT 2019 is the world’s all-time best-selling guide to the world’s most popular drafting software. Packed with tips, tricks, techniques, and tutorials, this guide covers every inch of AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT—including certification. This new edition has been fully updated to align with the software’s 2019 update, featuring the same expert instruction augmented by videos of crucial techniques. Step-by-step walk-throughs, concise explanations, specific examples and plenty of hands-on projects help you learn essential AutoCAD skills by working directly with the necessary tools—giving you a skill set that translates directly to on-the-job use. AutoCAD is the dominant design and drafting software for 2D and 3D technical drawings, while AutoCAD LT is the more affordable version often used by students and hobbyists. Professional designers need complete command of the software’s tools and functions, but a deeper exploration of more complex capabilities can help even hobbyists produce work at a higher level of technical proficiency. This book is your ultimate guide to AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT, whether you’re seeking certification or just looking to draw. Get acquainted with the workspace and basic drafting tools Gain greater control of your drawings with hatches, fields, fills, dynamic blocks, and curves Explore the 3D modeling and imaging tools that bring your drawing to life Customize AutoCAD to the way you work, integrate it with other software, and more As certification preparation material, this book is Autodesk-endorsed; as a self-study guide to AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT mastery, this book is the gold-standard, having led over a half million people on the journey to better design. If you’re ready to learn quickly so you can get down to work, Mastering AutoCAD 2019 and AutoCAD LT 2019 is your ideal resource.

Up and Running with AutoCAD 2016
Author : Elliot Gindis
Publisher : Academic Press
Release Date : 2015-07-11
ISBN 10 : 0128035730
Pages : 730 pages
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Get up and running with AutoCAD using Gindis’ combination of step-by-step instruction, examples and insightful explanations. The emphasis from the beginning is on core concepts and practical application of AutoCAD in engineering, architecture, and design. Equally useful in instructor-led classroom training, self-study, or as a professional reference, the book is written with the user in mind by a long-time AutoCAD professional and instructor based on what works in the industry and the classroom. Strips away complexities and reduces AutoCAD to easy-to-understand basic concepts. Fully covers the essentials of both 2D and 3D in one affordable easy to read volume All basic commands are documented step-by-step: what the student needs to type in and how AutoCAD responds is all spelled out in discrete and clear steps with screen shots added as needed. Companion website with full series of video lectures that follow all 30 chapters New to Up and Running with AutoCAD 2016: New end-of-chapter exercises, with a special focus on Level II and III (3D) sections Addition of several new civil engineering drawing examples to address that special interest of users. An expanded and clarified treatment of Materials and Rendering (Chapter 30). New Appendix titled "3D Printing Technologies" to address this growing technology field.

Practical Autodesk AutoCAD 2021 and AutoCAD LT 2021
Author : Yasser Shoukry,Jaiprakash Pandey
Publisher : Packt Publishing Ltd
Release Date : 2020-05-15
ISBN 10 : 1789803764
Pages : 826 pages
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Learn 2D drawing and 3D modeling from scratch using AutoCAD 2021 and its more affordable LT version to become a CAD professional Key Features Explore the AutoCAD GUI, file format, and drawing tools to get started with CAD projects Learn to use drawing management tools for working efficiently on large projects Discover techniques for creating, modifying, and managing 3D models and converting 2D plans into 3D models Book Description AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT are one of the most versatile software applications for architectural and engineering designs and the most popular computer-aided design (CAD) platform for 2D drafting and 3D modeling. This hands-on guide will take you through everything you need to know to make the most out of this powerful tool, starting from a simple tour of the user interface through to using advanced tools. Starting with basic drawing shapes and functions, you'll get to grips with the fundamentals of CAD designs. You’ll then learn about effective drawing management using layers, dynamic blocks, and groups and discover how to add annotations and plot like professionals. The book delves into 3D modeling and helps you convert your 2D drawings into 3D models and shapes. As you progress, you’ll cover advanced tools and features such as isometric drawings, drawing utilities for managing and recovering complex files, quantity surveying, and multidisciplinary drawing files using xRefs, and you'll learn how to implement them with the help of practical exercises at the end of each chapter. Finally, you’ll get to grips with rendering and visualizing your designs in AutoCAD. By the end of the book, you’ll have developed a solid understanding of CAD principles and be able to work with AutoCAD software confidently to build impressive 2D and 3D drawings. What you will learn Understand CAD fundamentals using AutoCAD’s basic functions, navigation, and components Create complex 3d solid objects starting from the primitive shapes using the solid editing tools Working with reusable objects like Blocks and collaborating using xRef Explore some advanced features like external references and dynamic block Get to grips with surface and mesh modeling tools such as Fillet, Trim, and Extend Use the paper space layout in AutoCAD for creating professional plots for 2D and 3D models Convert your 2D drawings into 3D models Who this book is for The book is for design engineers, mechanical engineers, architects, and anyone working in construction, manufacturing, or similar fields. Whether you’re an absolute beginner, student, or professional looking to upgrade your engineering design skills, you’ll find this AutoCAD book useful. No prior knowledge of CAD or AutoCAD is necessary.

Up and Running with AutoCAD 2022
Author : Elliot J. Gindis,Robert C. Kaebisch
Publisher : Academic Press
Release Date : 2021-07-15
ISBN 10 : 9780323899239
Pages : 862 pages
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Up and Running with AutoCAD 2022: 2D and 3D Drawing, Design and Modeling presents a combination of step-by-step instruction, examples and insightful explanations. The book emphasizes core concepts and practical application of AutoCAD in engineering, architecture and design. Equally useful in instructor-led classroom training, self-study, or as a professional reference, the book is written with the user in mind by a long-time AutoCAD professional and instructor. Strips away complexities and reduces AutoCAD to easy-to-understand, basic concepts Teaches the essentials of operating AutoCAD that build student confidence Documents commands with step-by-step explanations, including what the student needs to type in and how AutoCAD responds Combines 2D and 3D content in one affordable volume Includes new exercises and projects

Up and Running with AutoCAD 2018
Author : Elliot J Gindis,Robert C Kaebisch
Publisher : Academic Press
Release Date : 2017-08-11
ISBN 10 : 0128141115
Pages : 582 pages
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Up and Running with AutoCAD 2018: 2D Drafting and Design provides a combination of step-by-step instruction, examples and insightful explanations on the topic. It emphasizes core concepts and practical application of AutoCAD in engineering, architecture and design. Equally useful in instructor-led classroom training, self-study, or as a professional reference, the book is written by a long-time AutoCAD professional and instructor who presents topics that work in the industry and classroom. The book has been pared down to focus on 2D drafting and design, making it appropriate for a one-semester course. Strips away complexities and reduces AutoCAD to basic, easy-to-understand concepts Teaches the essentials of operating AutoCAD first, immediately building student confidence Documents all basic commands, giving the student what they need to type in and how AutoCAD responds Includes new exercises and projects for the AutoCAD 2018 version Offers online bonus content on AutoCAD 3D basics

Mastering AutoCAD for Mac
Author : George Omura,Richard (Rick) Graham
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2010-11-09
ISBN 10 : 9781118010976
Pages : 768 pages
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The Best Resource on the Market for Learning AutoCAD for Mac software! This comprehensive Autodesk Official Training Guide has everything you need to quickly become proficient with every aspect of Autodesk’s new AutoCAD for Mac software. Award-winning author George Omura, whom most CAD designers know and respect from his all-time bestselling Mastering AutoCAD books, now applies his legendary AutoCAD expertise, approachable style, and thorough Mastering coverage to Mastering AutoCAD for Mac. You’ll quickly and efficiently build skills, whether you’re just beginning or are already a seasoned AutoCAD user. Teaches you to design and draft using AutoCAD for Mac Helps you quickly master basic, intermediate, and advanced skills Covers using hatches, fields, and tables effectively; manipulating dynamic blocks and attributes; rendering 3D views with lighting and materials; exploring parametric modeling; transforming 2D drawings into 3D renderings; and more Provides step-by-step instruction and exercises, as well as real-world examples and case studies Functions as both a detailed tutorial and also a one-stop, stand-alone reference Mastering AutoCAD for Mac is also an Autodesk Official Training Guide The world's best AutoCAD resources—George Omura and the Mastering AutoCAD series from Sybex—are now available to help you master AutoCAD for Mac.

AutoCAD 2021: Fundamentals - Part 2 (Mixed Units): Autodesk Authorized Publisher
Author : Ascent -. Center For Technical Knowledge
Publisher : AutoCAD 2021: Fundamentals (Mi
Release Date : 2020-03-25
ISBN 10 : 9781951139841
Pages : 392 pages
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Note: This learning guide is the second of a two-part series, with each guide sold separately. AutoCAD(R) 2021: Fundamentals - Part 2 guide is designed for AutoCAD(R) 2021 software running on Windows. This guide is not designed for the AutoCAD for Mac. The objective of AutoCAD(R) 2021: Fundamentals - Part 2 is to enable you to create, modify, and work with a 2D drawing in the AutoCAD software. AutoCAD(R) 2021: Fundamentals - Part 2 guide continues on from the topics covered in the AutoCAD(R) 2021: Fundamentals - Part 1 guide. It covers more sophisticated techniques that extend your mastery of the software. For example, here you go beyond the basic skill of using a template to understand the process of setting up a template, creating annotation styles, and how to work with external references. You learn such skills as: Using more advanced editing and construction techniques Adding parametric constraints to objects Creating local and global blocks Setting up layers, styles, and templates Attaching External References Prerequisites Access to the 2021.0 version of the software, to ensure compatibility with this guide. Future software updates that are released by Autodesk may include changes that are not reflected in this guide. The practices and files included with this guide are not compatible with prior versions (e.g., 2020). A working knowledge of basic design/drafting procedures and terminology. A working knowledge of your operating system.

AutoCAD For Dummies
Author : Bill Fane
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2019-06-12
ISBN 10 : 1119580080
Pages : 544 pages
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Simple steps for creating AutoCAD drawings AutoCAD is the ubiquitous tool used by engineers, architects, designers, and urban planners to put their ideas on paper. It takes some AutoCAD know-how to go from a brilliant idea to a drawing that properly explains how brilliant your idea is. AutoCAD For Dummies helps you de-mystify the handy software and put the tools in AutoCAD to use. Written by an experienced AutoCAD engineer and mechanical design instructor, it assumes no previous computer-aided drafting experience as it walks you through the basics of starting projects and drawing straight lines all the way up through 3D modeling. Conquer the first steps in creating an AutoCAD project Tackle drawing basics including straight lines and curves Add advanced skills including 3D drawing and modeling Set up a project and move into 3D It's true that AutoCAD is tough, but with the friendly instruction in this hands-on guide, you'll find everything you need to start creating marvelous models—without losing your cool.

AutoCAD Workbook
Author : Phil Metherell
Publisher : Elsevier
Release Date : 2014-05-12
ISBN 10 : 1483182541
Pages : 158 pages
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AutoCAD Workbook helps new users learn the basics of AutoCad, providing guidance on most of the commonly used functions in which the program operates. This book discusses loading AutoCad and starting a drawing; drawing and erasing lines, circles, and arcs; and setting up the drawing environment. The topics on drawing and editing polylines; entering text and text styles; and layers, linetype, and color are also considered. This publication likewise covers creating and using blocks, hatching and extracting information, dimensioning drawings, 3D visualization, and plotting a drawing. Other topics include saving and quitting a drawing, OSNAP drawing aids, measuring distance and area of objects, and sending a drawing to the plotter. This workbook is recommended for both professional and inexperienced AutoCad users.

Advanced AutoCAD 2021: A Problem-Solving Approach, 3D and Advanced
Author : Prof. Sham Tickoo
Publisher : CADCIM Technologies
Release Date : 2020-07-30
ISBN 10 : 1640570551
Pages : 608 pages
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The Advanced AutoCAD 2021: A Problem Solving Approach, 3D and Advanced book contains detailed explanation of AutoCAD commands and their applications to solve design problems. Every AutoCAD command is thoroughly explained with the help of examples and illustrations. This makes it easy for the users to understand the functions and applications of the tools and commands. After reading this book, you will be able to create 3D objects, apply materials to objects, generate drafting views of a model, create surface or mesh objects, and render and animate designs, and understand 3D Printing. This book covers designing concepts in detail as well as provides elaborative description of technical drawing in AutoCAD including orthographic projections, dimensioning principles, sectioning, auxiliary views, and assembly drawings. While going through this book, you will discover some new unique applications of AutoCAD that will have a significant effect on your drawings and designs. The book also covers the 3D printing tools introduced in AutoCAD. Salient Features: Comprehensive book with chapters that are organized in a pedagogical sequence. Detailed explanation of all commands and tools. Tutorial approach to explain the concepts. Summarized content on the first page of the topics that are covered in the chapter. Step-by-step instructions to guide the users through the learning process. Real-world mechanical engineering designs as tutorials and projects. Additional information throughout the book in the form of notes and tips. Self-Evaluation Tests and Review Questions at the end of the chapters to help the users assess their knowledge. Table of Contents Chapter 1: The User Coordinate System Chapter 2: Getting Started with 3D Chapter 3: Creating Solid Models Chapter 4: Editing 3D Objects-I Chapter 5: Editing 3D Objects-II Chapter 6: Surface Modeling Chapter 7: Mesh Modeling Chapter 8: Rendering and Animating Designs Chapter 9: AutoCAD on Internet and 3D Printing Chapter 10: Script Files and Slide Shows Chapter 11: Creating Linetypes and Hatch Patterns Chapter 12: Customizing the acad.pgp File Chapter 13: Conventional Dimensioning and Projection Theory Using AutoCAD Chapter 14: Isometric Drawings Index Free Teaching and Learning Resources: CADCIM Technologies provides the following free teaching and learning resources with this book: Technical support by contacting '[email protected]' Part files used in tutorials, exercises*, and illustrations Instructor Guide with solution to all review questions and instructions to create the models for exercises* Additional learning resources at 'allaboutcadcam.blogspot.com' (*For Faculty only)

Tutorial Guide to AutoCAD 2021
Author : Shawna Lockhart
Publisher : SDC Publications
Release Date :
ISBN 10 : 1630573639
Pages : 702 pages
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Tutorial Guide to AutoCAD 2021 provides a step-by-step introduction to AutoCAD with commands presented in the context of each tutorial. In fifteen clear and comprehensive chapters, author Shawna Lockhart guides you through all the important commands and techniques in AutoCAD 2021, from 2D drawing to solid modeling and finally finishing with rendering. In each lesson, the author provides step-by-step instructions with frequent illustrations showing exactly what appears on the AutoCAD screen. Later, individual steps are no longer provided, and you are asked to apply what you've learned by completing sequences on your own. A carefully developed pedagogy reinforces this cumulative-learning approach and supports you in becoming a skilled AutoCAD user. Tutorial Guide to AutoCAD 2021 begins with three Getting Started chapters that include information to get readers of all levels prepared for the tutorials. The author includes tips that offer suggestions and warnings as you progress through the tutorials. Key Terms and Key Commands are listed at the end of each chapter to recap important topics and commands learned in each tutorial. Also, a glossary of terms and Commands Summary list the key commands used in the tutorials. Each chapter concludes with end of chapter problems providing challenges to a range of abilities in mechanical, electrical, and civil engineering as well as architectural problems.

Mastering AutoCAD 2021 and AutoCAD LT 2021
Author : Brian C. Benton,George Omura
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2021-01-07
ISBN 10 : 1119715350
Pages : 1120 pages
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Master New Skills in AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT with this Best-Selling Guide Every year, Mastering AutoCAD appears at the top of the AutoCAD book sales charts because of the comprehensive instruction and concise explanations found within. The expert authors the newest edition continue that tradition of excellence in Mastering AutoCAD 2021 and AutoCAD LT 2021, the leading reference and tutorial offering a thorough treatment of AutoCAD tools, functions, and techniques. You'll learn the most straightforward ways to tackle design tasks with the accompanying real-world examples, downloadable project files, and step-by-step instructions. The book covers CAD interface basics, drafting tools, how to use hatches, fields, and tables, and advanced skills like attributes, dynamic bocks, drawing curves, and solid fills. It also helps you prepare for Autodesk AutoCAD certification. Coverage includes: Creating and developing AutoCAD drawings Drawing curves and applying solid fills Effectively using hatches, fields, and tables Manipulating dynamic blocks and attributes Applying 3D modeling and imaging techniques Customizing and integrating your AutoCAD software Mastering interface basics and drafting tools Organizing objects with blocks and groups Selecting objects and editing with grips Displaying object properties Design a Wide Variety of Architectural Projects Effectively use Hatches, Tables, and Fields Use 3D Modeling and Imaging Configure Default Template Settings and Custom Styles Prepare for the Autodesk AutoCAD Certification Exams

AutoCAD 2015 and AutoCAD LT 2015 Bible
Author : Ellen Finkelstein
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2014-08-13
ISBN 10 : 1118915593
Pages : 1296 pages
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The perfect reference for all AutoCAD users AutoCAD 2015 and AutoCAD LT 2015 Bible is the book you want to have close at hand to answer those day-to-day questions about this industry-leading software. Author and Autodesk University instructor Ellen Finkelstein guides readers through AutoCAD 2015 and AutoCAD LT 2015 with clear, easy-to-understand instruction and hands-on tutorials that allow even total beginners to create a design on their very first day. Although simple and fundamental enough to be used by those new to CAD, the book is so comprehensive that even Autodesk power users will want to keep a copy on their desks. Here is what you'll find inside the book: Part I: Introducing AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT Basics Part II: Drawing in Two Dimensions Part III: Working with Data Part IV: Drawing in Three Dimensions Part V: Organizing and Managing Drawings Part VI: Customizing AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT Part VII: Programming AutoCAD Part VIII: Appendixes Appendix A: Installing and Configuring AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT Appendix B: AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT Resources In addition, the book also explores advanced techniques like programming with AutoLISP and VBA, and demonstrates AutoCAD 2015 customization that can smooth workflow. The companion website contains real-world drawings for each tutorial, plus bonus chapters and video tutorials. If you need to become an AutoCAD guru, AutoCAD 2015 and AutoCAD LT 2015 Bible is the one resource that will get you there quickly.

Mastering AutoCAD 2018 and AutoCAD LT 2018
Author : George Omura,Brian C. Benton
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2017-04-10
ISBN 10 : 1119414202
Pages : 1088 pages
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30th Anniversary of the bestselling AutoCAD reference - fully updated for the 2018 release Mastering AutoCAD 2018 and AutoCAD LT 2018 is the complete tutorial and reference every design and drafting professional needs. Step-by-step instructions coupled with concise explanation walk you through everything you need to know about the latest AutoCAD tools and techniques; read through from beginning to end for complete training, or dip in as needed to for quick reference—it's all here. Hands-on projects teach you practical skills that apply directly to real-world projects, and the companion website features the accompanying project files and other bonus content to help you master every crucial technique. This new edition has been updated to include the latest AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT capabilities, so your skills will transfer directly to real-world projects. With expert guidance and a practical focus, this complete reference is your ultimate resource for mastering this powerful software. AutoCAD is a critical skill in the design fields; whether you're preparing for a certification exam, or just want to become more productive with the software, this book will help you: Master the basic drafting tools that you'll use in every project Work with hatches, fields, tables, attributes, dynamic blocks, and other intermediate tools Turn your 2D drawing into a 3D model with advanced modeling and imaging techniques Customize AutoCAD to fit the way you work, integrate outside data, and much more If you're new to AutoCAD, this book will be your "bible;" if you're an experienced user, this book will introduce you to unfamiliar tools and techniques, and show you tips and tricks that streamline your workflow.