Up and Running with AutoCAD 2017

Up and Running with AutoCAD 2017 : 2D and 3D Drawing and Modeling

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Up and Running with AutoCAD 2017: 2D and 3D Drawing and Modeling presents Gindis' combination of step-by-step instruction, examples, and insightful explanations. The emphasis from the beginning is on core concepts and practical application of AutoCAD in engineering, architecture, and design. Equally useful in instructor-led classroom training, self-study, or as a professional reference, the book is written with the user in mind by a long-time AutoCAD professional and instructor based on what works in the industry and the classroom.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 776 pages
  • 216 x 276 x 40.64mm | 2,080g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0128110589
  • 9780128110584

Table of contents

Level 1: Chapters 1-10

Level 1. Chapters 1-10

Chapter 1. AutoCAD Fundamentals-Part I

Chapter 2. AutoCAD Fundamentals-Part II

Spotlight On: Architecture

Spotlight On: Architecture

Chapter 3. Layers, Colors, Linetypes, and Properties

Chapter 4. Text, Mtext, Editing, and Style

Chapter 5. Hatch Patterns

Spotlight On: Mechanical Engineering

Spotlight On: Mechanical Engineering

Chapter 6. Dimensions

Chapter 7. Blocks, Wblocks, Dynamic Blocks, Groups, and Purge

Chapter 8. Polar, Rectangular, and Path Arrays

Spotlight On: Electrical Engineering

Spotlight On: Electrical Engineering

Chapter 9. Basic Printing and Output

Chapter 10. Advanced Output-Paper Space

Level 1: Answers to Review Questions

Level 1. Answers to Review Questions

Level 2: Chapters 11-20

Level 2. Chapters 11-20

Chapter 11. Advanced Linework

Chapter 12. Advanced Layers

Spotlight On: Interior Design

Spotlight On: Interior Design

Chapter 13. Advanced Dimensions

Chapter 14. Options, Shortcuts, CUI, Design Center, and Express Tools

Chapter 15. Advanced Design and File Management Tools

Spotlight On: Civil Engineering

Spotlight On: Civil Engineering

Chapter 16. Importing and Exporting Data

Chapter 17. External References (Xrefs)

Chapter 18. Attributes

Spotlight On: Aerospace Engineering

Spotlight On: Aerospace Engineering

Chapter 19. Advanced Output and Pen Settings

Chapter 20. Isometric Drawing

Level 2: Answers to Review Questions

Level 2 Answers to Review Questions

Level 3: Chapters 21-30

Level 3. Chapters 21-30

Chapter 21. 3D Basics

Chapter 22. Object Manipulation

Spotlight On: Chemical Engineering

Spotlight On: Chemical Engineering

Chapter 23. Boolean Operations and Primitives

Chapter 24. Solid Modeling

Chapter 25. Advanced Solids, Faces, and Edges

Spotlight On: Biomedical Engineering

Spotlight On: Biomedical Engineering

Chapter 26. Surfaces and Meshes

Chapter 27. Slicing, Sectioning, Layouts, and Vports

Chapter 28. Advanced UCS, Views, Text, and Dimensions in 3D

Spotlight On: Drafting, CAD Management, Teaching, and Consulting

Spotlight On: Drafting, CAD Management, Teaching, and Consulting

Chapter 29. Dview, Camera, Walk and Fly, Path Animation

Chapter 30. Lighting and Rendering

Level 3: Answers to Review Questions

Level 3. Answers to Review Questions
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About Elliot Gindis

Elliot Gindis has used and taught AutoCAD in the New York City area since 1996, logging in well over 20,000 hours of screen time as a designer and consultant in a wide variety of architecture and engineering fields. From 1999 to 2008 he was on staff at the Pratt Institute of Design and as visiting instructor at the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT). He is currently president of Vertical Technologies Consulting and Design, an AutoCAD training firm, and has advised, consulted, or assisted more than 60 companies nationwide in using and optimizing AutoCAD. Elliot is part of the AutoDesk Developers Network and is a Certified Technical Trainer.
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