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Introduction to Autocad 2006: A Modern Perspective / Edition 1

Introduction to Autocad 2006: A Modern Perspective / Edition 1

by Paul F. Richard, Jim Fitzgerald
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This modern book addresses advances in technology and introduces students to 2- dimensional drawing skills and commands using the current release of AutoCAD. It continuously builds on concepts covered in previous chapters, contains exercises combined with in-text notes, and offers examples that provide the “how and why” of AutoCAD fundamentals, Projects created using the software will give learners hands-on experience, a thorough understanding, of how to use AutoCAD in the 21st century. A seven-part organization covers an introduction, drafting skills, editing techniques, working with complex objects, annotating drawings, outputting work, an advanced drawing and construction methods. For AutoCAD users and learners in a variety of design disciplines-Architectural, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, and Plumbing HVAC.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780131193338
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 06/01/2005
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 928
Product dimensions: 8.23(w) x 10.88(h) x 1.71(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE – An Introduction to AutoCAD

Chapter 1 - Introduction to AutoCAD

Chapter 2 – Quick Start

PART TWO – Drafting Skills: Drawing with AutoCAD

Chapter 3 – Controlling the Drawing Display

Chapter 4 - Basic Drawing Commands

Chapter 5 - Drawing Aids and Drafting Settings

Chapter 6 – Managing Object Properties

PART THREE – Understanding Editing Techniques: Basics through Advanced

Chapter 7 – Basic Editing Techniques

Chapter 8 – Advanced Editing Techniques

PART FOUR – Working with Complex Objects

Chapter 9 – Drawing and Editing Complex Objects

Chapter 10 - Pattern Fills and Hatching

PART FIVE – Annotating Drawings

Chapter 11 – Adding Text and Tables

Chapter 12 – Dimensioning DrawingsDimensioning Drawings Chapter Objectives Introduction The Dimension

PART SIX – Outputting Your Work

Chapter 13 – Managing Paper Space Layouts

Chapter 14 – Plotting and Publishing

PART SEVEN – Advanced Drawing and Construction Methods

Chapter 15 - Blocks and Block Attributes

Chapter 16 – Working with Xrefs and Images

Appendix A - Drafting Standards Overview

Appendix B - Command Reference

Appendix C - Command Aliases

Appendix D - System Variables

Appendix E - Express Tools



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