Instant AutoCAD

Instant AutoCAD : Essential AutoCAD 2000+

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For courses in Computer Aided Drafting/Design, as well as for Engineering and Engineering Technology students and others who need to learn AutoCAD. This text provides users with an introduction to 2-dimensional drawing using AutoCADA (R). The light-hearted tone of the text makes it enjoyable and easy to use both in the classroom and as a self-paced learning tool. An integrated CD-ROM provides exercises, templates, and symbol libraries to help users in practicing the skills presented in the text and in completing useful drawings.show more

Product details

  • Mixed media product | 234 pages
  • 205.7 x 269.2 x 12.7mm | 567g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • index
  • 013094324X
  • 9780130943248

Table of contents

1. The Big Picture: Ready... 2. Always Be Prepared: ...Set... 3. Every Journey Begins with a Single Line:...Go! 4. Alterations Done Here: Modifying. 5. WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get): Viewing. 6. A New Slant on Your ABCs: Text. 7. How Big Was the One That Got Away?: Dimensions. 8. Living in a Material World: Hatching. 9. Paperless Society: Plotting. 10. Building a Better Mousetrap: Advanced Creation and Editing. 11. Cloning Dolly and Beyond: Symbol Creation and Application. 12. Virtual Cut and Paste: Advanced Viewing and Plotting. Appendix A: Put It There!: Installing CD-ROM Files. Appendix B: Taking a Shortcut: Identifying Aliases and Commands. Appendix C: You Sure Can Pick 'Em: Selecting Objects Options. Appendix D: Adding Printer/Plotters and Plot Style Tables. Appendix E: CAD Standards. Index. CD-ROM Drawing Exercise Files. Template Files. Symbol Files for: Mechanical, Architectural, Electrical, and Landscape. Symbol File Viewer.show more