Computer Aided Design for Construction

Computer Aided Design for Construction

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Design offices throughout the world are striving in competition with one another, to increase their efficiency and to improve their product. Increasingly they are considering computer-aided design. The economics are changing constantly and with rapid advances in available facilities, practising architects, engineers and draughtsmen can no longer remain aloof. This introduction to the techniques of computer-aided draughting and design concentrates on practical applications and on the installation and management of systems.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 210 x 280mm | 875g
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0246122013
  • 9780246122018

Table of contents

Introduction; Fundamentals of CAD; The workstation; Computers and plotters; CAD systems: operation and facilities; Some applications; More about equipment - configurations; Is there a need for CAD?; The options; Assessment and selection of turnkey systems; Financial and legal considerations of system acquisition; Management; Final thoughts.show more