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
CHAPTER 1 Introduction to AutoCAD CHAPTER 2 Quick Start Tutorial
Part Two Drafting Skills:Drawing with AutoCAD
CHAPTER 3 Controlling the Drawing DisplayCHAPTER 4 Basic Drawing Commands
CHAPTER 5 Drawing Tools 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 TextCHAPTER 12 Working with Tables
CHAPTER 13 Dimensioning Drawings Part Six Outputting Your Work
Part Six Outputting Your Work
CHAPTER 14 Managing Paper Space Layouts
CHAPTER 15 Plotting and Publishing
Part Seven Advanced Drawing and Construction Methods
CHAPTER 16 Blocks and Block Attributes
CHAPTER 17 Working with External References
CHAPTER 18 Drawing Management Tools and Utilities
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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