AutoCAD Success Using Release 51

AutoCAD Success Using Release 51

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For Introductory and Intermediate courses in AutoCAD. Ideal both for students new to AutoCAD and for more experienced users who wish to add a new dimension, AutoCAD for Success covers the use of AutoCAD 2000 and AutoCAD2000i from the basics to the advanced topics-using an innovative combination of theory and practical applications in a hands-on, lab- and exercise-intensive tutorial. Broad in scope and rich in insight, it prepares students to be solid, skilled CAD operators with knowledge of the fundamentals, as well as efficient problem solvers, competent hardware troubleshooters, and confident software advisors-better equipped to ask the questions that will lead to the necessary answers for both their employers and themselves.show more

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  • Paperback | 736 pages
  • 208.28 x 269.24 x 27.94mm | 1,406.13g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • index
  • 0130853496
  • 9780130853493

Table of contents

I. AUTOCAD ESSENTIALS. 1. Interacting with AutoCAD. 2. An AutoCAD Overview. 3. Preparing the Drawing File. 4. Drawing Aids and Viewing. II. BASIC DRAWING. 5. Creating with Basic Objects. 6. Basic Editing. 7. Adding and Editing Text. 8. Basic Dimensioning. 9. Using Graphic Patterns. 10. Producing Plots. III. ADVANCED FEATURES. 11. Advanced Objects. 12. Special Objects. 13. Advanced Editing. 14. Advanced Dimensioning. 15. Advanced Viewing and Plotting. IV. MANAGEMENT. 16. Inquiry and Utilities. 17. Blocks and Xrefs. 18. Attributes. V. COMMUNICATION. 19. Image Importing and Exporting. 20. File Conversions. VI. CREATING IN THREE DIMENSIONS. 21. Understanding 3D. 22. Preparing for Construction of 3D Models. 23. Construction of 3D Models. 24. Presentation of 3D Models. VII. SOLID MODELING. 25. Concepts behind Solid Modeling. 26. Composite Solids: Creation and Modification. 27. Solid Display and Inquiry. 28. Advanced Solid Editing. VIII. CUSTOMIZING AUTOCAD. 29. Scripts. 30. Linetypes and Hatch Patterns. 31. Menus. IX. INTRODUCTION TO AUTOCAD PROGRAMMING. 32. A First Step in Programming. 33. Introduction to AutoLISP. 34. Introduction to Programmable Dialog Boxes. X. DRAWING APPLICATIONS. 35. Architectural Drawing Application. 36. Mechanical Drawing Application. 37. Electrical/Electronic Drawing Application. APPENDIXES. A. AutoCAD Command List. B. Drawing File Setup. C. Layer-Naming Standards. D. Drawing Limits Tables. Index.show more