The Abcs of Architectural and Interior Design Drafting with an Introduction to Autocad 2000

The Abcs of Architectural and Interior Design Drafting with an Introduction to Autocad 2000 : Drafting Using Autocad 2000

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For entry-level courses in Architectural and Interior Design, and Introduction to AutoCAD. Written for architectural and interior design students with no technical background, this richly detailed text demystifies the art and science of drafting-offering a thoroughly integrated study of drafting basics with an introduction to AutoCAD, complemented by many supportive examples throughout to ensure more

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  • Paperback | 486 pages
  • 209.3 x 276.4 x 19.8mm | 1,055g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 2000 ed.
  • Illustrations (some col.)
  • 0130866377
  • 9780130866370

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The ABCs of Architectural and Interior Design Drafting with an Introduction to AutoCAD(R) 2000presents an introduction to the art and science of drafting, and provides the user with a solid working knowledge of both manual and computer-aided drafting. It includes information for and examples from a variety of fields, including interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, and construction. The last section of the text focuses on the use of AutoCAD(R) 2000 for architectural and interior design drafting.Some of the features of this text include: Step-by-step instructions for drafting and AutoCAD(R) commandsNumerous illustrations of materials, projects, and examplesChapter-ending review questions and exercisesDetailed drawing assignmentsTips, reminders, and examplesshow more

Table of contents

I. UNIVERSAL DRAFTING FOR EVERYONE. 1. Introduction to Drafting Fundamentals. 2. Learning the Basic Tools and Terminology of Drafting. 3. Manual Drafting Skills: A Masterly Art. 4. Drawing Basic Shapes and Patterns. 5. Introduction to Drawing Conventions. II. ARCHITECTURAL CONCEPTS. 6. Introduction to Architectural and Interior Drawing. 7. Pictorial Drawing and Sketching. III. AUTOCAD FOR BEGINNERS. 8. Introduction to Computer Basics. 9. Introducing Yourself to AutoCAD(R). 10. Beginning to Draw. 11. View Modification. 12. Creating Simple Geometric Entities. 13. Drawing Aids. 14. Editing and Altering Entities. 15. Moving and Duplicating Objects. 16. Layers. 17. Dimensioning. 18. Using AutoCAD Text Commands. 19. Learning to Create Blocks and WBlocks. Appendix A: Insight into Plotting and Paper Space. Appendix B: Settings for Sheet Sizes and Limits (Architectural and Civil Engineering Drawings). Appendix C: Typical Furniture Sizes. Appendix D: Landscape Symbols. Appendix E: Fraction and Decimal more