Up and Running with AutoCAD 2010

Up and Running with AutoCAD 2010

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Gindis introduces AutoCAD with step-by-step instructions, stripping away complexities to begin working in AutoCAD immediately. All concepts are explained first in theory, and then shown in practice, helping the reader understand what it is they are doing and why before they do it.

The book contains supporting graphics (screen shots) and a summary with a self-test section at the end of each chapter. Also included are drawing examples and exercises, and two running projects that the reader works on as they progresses through the chapters

Explains the why and how of AutoCAD commands:  all concepts are explained first in theory and then covered in step-by-step detail Extensive use of screen shots, chapter summaries, and a self-test section at the end of each chapter Includes drawing examples and exercises, and two running projects that the reader works on as he/she progresses through the chapters Each chapter features a "Spotlight On..." section, highlighting the use of AutoCAD in various industries  Fully updated for AutoCAD 2010 release, including introduction of the ribbon menu structure in chapter 1 Strips away complexities, both real and perceived, and reduces AutoCAD to easy-to-understand basic concepts; using the author's extensive multi-industry knowledge of what is widely used in practice, the material is presented by immediately immersing the reader in practical, critically essential knowledge

Strips away complexities, both real and perceived and reduces AutoCAD to easy-to-understand basic concepts Explains the why and how of AutoCAD commands:  all concepts are explained first in theory, and only then is AutoCAD introduced and the actual button pushing discussed. All basic commands are documented step-by-step, meaning that what the reader needs to type in and how AutoCAD responds is all spelled out in discrete and clear steps with screen shots added as needed. Using the author's extensive multi-industry knowledge of what is important and widely used in practice the material is presented by immediately immersing the reader in practical, critically essential knowledge, with no padding of text or filler material.  
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Product details

  • Electronic book text | 500 pages
  • United States
  • English
  • 0123757207
  • 9780123757203