A Visual Introduction to AutoCAD and 3D Designing with Release 14

A Visual Introduction to AutoCAD and 3D Designing with Release 14

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For Technical Drawing, Engineering Drawing, Introductory Design and Introductory AutoCAD courses.Written to address ABET recommendations to include more design content in traditional engineering drawing courses, this straightforward, visual-driven text introduces students to the many features of AutoCAD while developing a basic understanding of design. Its comprehensive coverage is divided into three parts-an introduction to the fundamentals of AutoCAD Release 14; an explanation of many AutoCAD three-dimensional capabilities; and a demonstration of how to apply these three-dimensional capabilities to design problems.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 597 pages
  • 210 x 275 x 20mm | 1,182g
  • Peachpit Press Publications
  • Berkeley, United States
  • English
  • 0130203696
  • 9780130203694

Table of contents

1. Looking around the Drawing Screen. 2. Setting Up a Drawing. 3. Working with AutoCAD Commands. 4. The Draw Toolbar. 5. The Object Snap Toolbar. 6. The Modify Toolbars. 7. Two-Dimensional Tutorials. 8. The Dimensioning Toolbar. 9. Attributes, Layers, and Blocks. 10. Fundamentals of 3D Drawing. 11. The Surface Toolbar. 12. The Solids Toolbar. 13. The Render Toolbar. 14. Viewpoints. 15. Dimensioning in 3D. 16. Design: Clips and Brackets. 17. Design: Using Standard Fasteners. 18. Design: Working Drawings. Appendices.
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