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AutoCAD 2011 in 3D: A Modern Perspective, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Frank Puerta, - Autodesk

Published by Peachpit Press

Published Date: Jul 14, 2010

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This text is appropriate for Introductory and Intermediate AutoCAD courses.


Embracing the full capabilities of this powerful program, AutoCAD 2011 in 3D: A Modern Approach offers a complete guide to the creation and modification of 3D models. Using simple language and descriptive illustrations, it provides a foundation in the three basic modeling techniques and includes chapters on generating drawings, outputs and rendering. Each chapter is filled with aids to increase understanding–from command grids to job skills sections, to icons that show AutoCAD’s 2011 enhancements. Comprehensive projects, tutorials and exercises are geared to specific disciplines and help students develop an understanding of this software’s potential in their own professional life.

Table of Contents

1.      Introduction to 3D in the AutoCAD Program

2.      Quick-Start Tutorials

3.      Wireframe Modeling

4.      Creating and Modifying Faceted Surfaces

5.      Creating 3D Solids and Surfaces

6.      Editing 3D Solids and Surfaces

7.      Advanced Tutorials

8.      Generating Drawings and DWF Files

9.      Rendering and Other Presentations

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$51.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-512268-6