Instant AutoCAD

Instant AutoCAD : ADT 3.3

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For intermediate to advanced-level courses in AutoCAD for Architecture, AutoCAD Architectural Desktop, Architecture Design and Drafting, and 3D Design Concepts.

This text on the use of Instant Architectural Desktop 3.3 combines theoretical information with "hands-on" practical application in a condensed, easy-to-learn format. It offers a look at architectural design in the world of Architectural Desktop-from concepts to construction documents, enabling students to make use of this complex interface in the most efficient manner possible.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 216 x 276 x 14mm | 521.64g
  • Peachpit Press Publications
  • Berkeley, United States
  • English
  • 013111106X
  • 9780131111066

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This is the next book in the Instant AutoCAD(R) series and it continues with the tradition of delivering technical information in a quick and easy format. With integrated Hands-On sessions to illustrate basic concepts and lots of questions, tests, and exercises, it will offer a look at architectural design in the world of Architectural Desktop from concepts to construction documents. The text contains a number of features that make the basic ideas more concrete and clear. These include: a list of "Key Concepts" at the start of each chapter an "In a Nutshell" conclusion of each chapter brief "Hands-On" labs throughout each chapter to reinforce newly learned concepts a "Testing . . . testing . . .1, 2, 3" section of fill-in-the-blank, true-false, multiple choice, and matching questions at the end of each chapter a "What?" question section at the end of each chapter a "Let's Get Busy" list of related assignments at each chapter end a number of "Tip" boxes to introduce important ideas font enlargement of key ideas hundreds of drawings, menus, and icons to add clarity An Integrated CD-ROM Learning Assistant is included with this text: hands-on practice for all concepts presented in the text models for the creation of building components An Instructor CD-ROM is included with this text. It provides: PowerPoint Presentation outlines for the entire book as an instructional aid
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Table of contents

1. Introduction to Architectural Desktop.

2. Viewing and Working in 3D.

3. Exterior Conceptual Design.

4. Spatial Planning.

5. Design Development.

6. Creating Openings.

7. Interior Components.

8. Representation Views.

9. Construction Documentation.

Appendix A: Installing the CD-ROM Files.

Appendix B: Advanced Applications.

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