Basic Drafting Using Pencil Sketches and AutoCAD

Basic Drafting Using Pencil Sketches and AutoCAD

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For freshman-level courses in Technical Drafting, Basic Drafting, Engineering Graphics, and Beginning AutoCAD.Totally self-contained, this book teaches the fundamentals of drafting through the use of sketches on gridded paper done with triangles, a circle template, and a minimum of other tools and supplies (only a pencil and eraser are absolutely necessary). In addition, this text integrates a practical [and empowering] introduction to AutoCAD, providing sample drawings on a CD-ROM that are the same as, or similar to, the pencil sketches found in the text.**Published in an earlier version as Learning Basic Drafting Using Pencil Sketches and AutoCAD .show more

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  • Mixed media product | 472 pages
  • 215.9 x 274.32 x 20.32mm | 1,133.98g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Peachpit Press Publications
  • Berkeley, United States
  • English
  • 0130940690
  • 9780130940698
  • 2,031,733

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Basic Drafting Using Pencil Sketches and AutoCAD(R) covers drawing fundamentals for creating both sketches and AutoCAD drawings. The AutoCAD commands presented are keyboard commands, which allow the text to be used with multiple versions of AutoCAD, including AutoCAD(R) 2002. "Basic Drafting Using Pencil Sketches and AutoCAD"(R) is an updated version of "Learning Basic Drafting Using Pencil Sketches and AutoCAD"(R) and includes the following features to help users learn, practice, and master sketching and AutoCAD skills: Easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions for sketchingAn easy-to-follow "prompt/response" format that takes users step by step through each new . AutoCAD command/activityPractice exercises in every chapterNumerous figures and illustrationsReview questions at the end of every chapter A CD-ROM of AutoCAD files to be used in tutorial exercises is also included with this text.show more

Table of contents

1. Introduction. 2. Sketching Tools, Supplies, and Their Uses. 3. AutoCAD Fundamentals. 4. Lettering for Pencil Sketches. 5. Sketching Line Weights and Drawing Constructions. 6. Linetypes and Drawing Construction Using AutoCAD. 7. Reading and Sketching Orthographic Views. 8. Making Orthographic Views with AutoCAD. 9. Sketching Sectional Views. 10. Making Sectional Views with AutoCAD. 11. Sketching Auxiliary Views. 12. Making Auxiliary Views with AutoCAD. 13. Sketching Pictorial Views. 14. Making Isometric Views with AutoCAD. 15. Sketching Dimensions. 16. Dimensioning with AutoCAD. 17. Sketching Threads and Fasteners. 18. AutoCAD Drawings of Fasteners Using Blocks and Attributes. 19. Sketching Development Drawings. 20. AutoCAD Developments with an Introduction to AutoCAD 3D. 21. The Drawing System. Appendix. Exercises to Chapters. Index.show more

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