Fundamentals of AutoCAD - Using AutoCAD 2000

Fundamentals of AutoCAD - Using AutoCAD 2000

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For a first course in AutoCAD, an undergraduate design/industrial technology course in CAD Fundamentals, as well as an engineering/engineering technology course.

As practical as it is functional, this reader-friendly, hardbound text focuses on using AutoCAD as a drafting tool, helping students understand the foundations for the software's commands, learn basic skills, and progress into more advanced drawing areas such as dimensioning an object. Based on current standards, it offers a non-discipline approach that is equally accessible to students of mechanics, architecture or electronics, and weaves many examples and exercises throughout to expose users to real-world problems and situations.
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  • Hardback | 496 pages
  • 215.9 x 284.7 x 29.7mm | 1,443.17g
  • Peachpit Press Publications
  • Berkeley, United States
  • English
  • 0130168181
  • 9780130168184

Table of contents

1. Introduction to AutoCAD and Working with the Windows Environment.

2. Creating Your First Drawing.

3. Viewing and Plotting a Drawing.

4. Basic CAD Drawing Techniques.

5. Understanding Layers and Line Types.

6. Creating Basic Geometry.

7. Annotating a Drawing with Text and Hatching.

8. Drawing Accurately.

9. Creating Selection Sets.

10. Basic Editing Skills.

11. Editing With Grips.

12. Advanced Drawing Technique.

13. Dimensioning a Drawing.

14. Modifying Object Characteristics and Extracting Information from Your Drawing.

15. Using Symbols and Attributes.

16. Creating Isometric Drawings.
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