Up And Running With Autocad 2012: 2d Drawing And Modeling

Paperback | July 28, 2011

byElliot GindisEditorElliot Gindis

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Get "Up and Running" with AutoCAD using 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 architecture, engineering and design. Equally useful in instructor-led classroom training or self-study, the book is written with the student in mind by a long-time AutoCAD user and instructor based on what works in the industry and the classroom Strips away complexities and reduces AutoCAD to easy-to-understand basic concepts Explains "why" something is done, not just "how": the theory behind each concept or command is discussed prior to engaging AutoCAD so the student has a clear idea of what they are attempting to do All basic commands are documented step-by-step: what the user types in and how AutoCAD responds is spelled out in discrete and clear steps with numerous screen shots Extensive supporting graphics screen shots and a summary with a self-test section and topic specific drawing exercises are included at the end of each chapter Also available in a 2D+3D version with 10 additional chapters covering 3D concepts. ISBN for the 2D+3D version is 978-012-387029-2

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Get "Up and Running" with AutoCAD using 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 architecture, engineering and design. Equally useful in instructor-led classroom training or self-study, the book is w...

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 o...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:550 pagesPublished:July 28, 2011Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part One Beginner to Intermediate

Chapter One AutoCAD Fundamentals 1

Chapter Two AutoCAD Fundamentals 2

Chapter Three Layers, Colors, Linetypes and Properties

Chapter Four DText, MText, Style and Editing

Chapter Five Bhatch

Chapter Six Dimensions

Chapter Seven Blocks and Wblocks

Chapter Eight Polar and Rectangular Arrays, Polygon and Circle/TTR

Chapter Nine Isometric

Chapter Ten Basic Printing and Output

Part II Intermediate to Advanced

Chapter Eleven Advanced Linework

Chapter Twelve Advanced Layers

Chapter Thirteen Advanced Dimensions

Chapter Fourteen Options, Shortcuts, CUI, Design Center & Exp. Tools

Chapter Fifteen Miscellaneous Topics

Chapter Sixteen Importing and Exporting Data

Chapter Seventeen External References

Chapter Eighteen Paper Space

Chapter Nineteen Attributes

Chapter Twenty Advanced Output and Pen Settings