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Introduction to AutoCAD 2011: A Modern Perspective, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Paul Richard, Jim Fitzgerald, - Autodesk

Published by Peachpit Press

Published Date: Jul 14, 2010

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This text is appropriate for Introductory and Intermediate AutoCAD courses.

 

This modern text 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 are included at the end of each chapter and provide hands-on experience creating various types of mechanical, architectural, civil and electrical drawings.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: AN INTRODUCTION TO AUTOCAD

1.      Introduction to AutoCAD

2.      Quick Start

 

PART TWO: DRAFTING SKILLS: DRAWING WITH AUTOCAD

3.      Controlling the Drawing Display

4.      Basic Drawing Commands

5.      Drawing Tools and Drafting Settings

6.      Managing Object Properties 

 

PART THREE: UNDERSTANDING EDITING TECHNIQUES: BASICS THROUGH ADVANCED

7.      Basic Editing Techniques

8.      Advanced Editing Techniques

 

PART FOUR: WORKING WITH COMPLEX OBJECTS

9.      Drawing and Editing Complex Objects

10.  Pattern Fills and Hatching

 

PART FIVE: ANNOTATING DRAWINGS

11.  Adding Text

12.  Working with Tables

13.  Dimensioning Drawings

 

PART SIX: OUTPUTTING YOUR WORK

14.  Managing Paper Space Layouts

15.  Plotting and Publishing

 

PART SEVEN: ADVANCED DRAWING AND CONSTRUCTION METHODS

16.  Blocks and Block Attributes

17.  Working with External References

18. File Management Tools and Object Linking and Embedding

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