Autodesk (R) Architectural Desktop 2004

Autodesk (R) Architectural Desktop 2004 : Basics Through Advanced

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For courses in Autodesk (R) Architectural Desktop (ADT).

Madsen's best-selling comprehensive, easy-to-use and understandable AutoCAD format is applied to Architectural Desktop to aid users through all phases of construction document creation-from the earliest stages of conceptual design, through design development, and finally to the finished set of drawings. This book explains commands and applications, and contains a variety of features that enable readers to effectively use Architectural Desktop 2004 to create real-world construction documents and drawings.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 992 pages
  • 210 x 276mm
  • Peachpit Press Publications
  • Berkeley, United States
  • English
  • 0131148427
  • 9780131148420

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Architectural Desktop.

2. Basic Drafting Techniques.

3. Drawing Walls.

4. Adding Openings.

5. Drawing Display Commands.

6. Architectural Desktop Display System.

7. Layer Management.

8. Using Design Center, Content Browser.

9. Structural Elements.

10. Creating Text and Dimensions.

11. Editing Walls.

12. Editing Doors and Windows.

13. Adding Stairs and Railings.

14. Creating Styles.

15. Curtain Walls.

16. Slabs.

17. Using Reference Files.

18. Roofs.

19. Creating Elevations.

20. Creating Sections.

21. Creating Schedules.

22. Advanced Scheduling.

23. Layout Space/Plotting.

24. Mass Modeling.

25. Spaces and Space Boundaries.

26. Using Areas.

27. Managing Products.

28. Intro to Vis Render.

29. Setting Up Options and Program Settings.


Appendix A: AIA Layer Standards.

Appendix B: Drawing Name Conventions.

Appendix C: Typical Sheet Numbering Conventions.

Appendix D: CSI Format.

Appendix E: File Management.

Appendix F: Standard Tables.

Appendix G: Wall Priorities.

Appendix H: AEC Object Display Representations.

Appendix I: Architectural Desktop Display Configurations.

Chapter Questions and Projects.

Sample AE Styles and Blocks.

Tool Palettes and Content.
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