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Accessing AUTOCAD Architecture 2012, 1st Edition

  • William G. Wyatt, Sr. John Tyler Community College
  • ISBN-10: 111164831X  |  ISBN-13: 9781111648312
  • 800 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2011, 2010, 2009
  • © 2012 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $128.25
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About

Overview

ACCESSING AUTOCAD ARCHITECTURE 2012 has been updated to the new AutoCAD Architecture2012 user interface and Vista, with command access tables for each new command. These tables describe how to access the command from the menu bar, command line, tool palette and also from the short cut menu allowing the user clearer understanding and easier access of the commands. Users are given tips and techniques to increase drawing productivity by using the tool palette, display representations, Content Browser and the project navigator. The book contains 13 projects and 65 step-by-step tutorials that range in topic area from the development of roof dormers and custom applications of roof slabs to metric and imperial applications of space planning and mass modeling for residential and commercial buildings. For additional hands-on opportunities, bonus independent projects at the end of each chapter build skills and confidence.

Additional Product Information

Features and Benefits

  • Updated to the new AutoCADArchitecture 2012 user interface and Vista, with command access tables for each new command that describe how to access the command from the menu bar, command line, tool palette and short cut menu.
  • Effective techniques and tips for using the tool palette, display representations, Content Browser, and the project navigator show how to increase drawing productivity.
  • Step by step tutorials explain the development of roof dormers, custom applications of roof slabs and slabs.
  • Features metric and imperial tutorials with applications of space planning and mass modeling tools for residential and commercial buildings.
  • Bonus independent projects at the end of each chapter provide additional hands-on opportunities that build skills and confidence.

Table of Contents

Introduction to AutoCAD Architecture.
Creating Floor Plans.
Advanced Wall Features.
Space Planning and Mass Modeling.
Placing Doors and Windows.
Door Window Assemblies and Curtain Walls.
Creating Roofs and Roof Slabs.
Creating Slabs for Floors and Ceilings.
Placing Stairs and Railings.
Using and Creating Symbols.
Annotating and Documenting the Drawing.
Creating Elevations, Sections, and Details.
Creating Projects for Commercial Structures.

What's New

  • NEW! Tutorials to address new wall clean up and end cap editing from the Ribbon.
  • Coverage of new Space Separator tool and techniques to bound spaces by AutoCAD entities.
  • Online companion includes instructional video files on the use of commands and techniques as well as drawing files for each of the 65 step by step tutorials and 13 projects.
  • Integration of Auto Desk Seek to import web content.
  • NEW! 2D and 3D parametric design features are addressed.

Learning Resource Bundles

Choose the textbook packaged with the resources that best meet your course and student needs. Contact your Learning Consultant for more information.

Bundle: Text + AutoCAD 2012 Course Notes

ISBN-10: 1133261485 | ISBN-13: 9781133261483

List Price = $177.95  | CengageBrain Price = $177.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $134.00

This Bundle Includes:

  • Accessing AUTOCAD Architecture 2012
    List Price = $170.95  | CengageBrain Price = $170.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $128.25
  • AutoCAD Architecture 2012 Course Notes
    List Price = $7.95  | CengageBrain Price = $7.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $5.75


Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

AutoCAD Architecture 2012 Course Notes  (ISBN-10: 1111648336 | ISBN-13: 9781111648336)

A quick reference card that reinforces the critical knowledge related to AutoCADĀ® Architecture 2012 in a visual and user-friendly format. CourseNotes will serve as a great reference tool during and after the student completes the course.

List Price = $7.95  | CengageBrain Price = $7.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $5.75

Architectural Drafting and Design  (ISBN-10: 1435481623 | ISBN-13: 9781435481626)

ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING AND DESIGN, 6E is the classic text for all architectural drafters and CAD operators, whether beginning, intermediate, or advanced. This full-color, comprehensive edition provides the basics of residential design, using various types of projects that a designer or architect is likely to complete during the actual design process and is written to meet the most recent editions of IRC and IBC. This book begins with information on architectural styles that have dominated the field over the last four centuries, followed by basic design components related to the site and structure. Commercial drafting, basic materials used for construction, common construction methods and drawings typically associated with commercial construction are all covered. An important feature of this best-seller is its step-by-step instructions for the design and layout of each type of drawing associated with a complete set of architectural plans, with projects that can be completed using either CAD or manual drawing methods. Readers will gain the knowledge needed to complete the drawings required by most municipalities to obtain a building permit for a single-family residence.

List Price = $286.95  | CengageBrain Price = $286.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $215.25

Student Supplements

AutoCAD Architecture 2012 Course Notes  (ISBN-10: 1111648336 | ISBN-13: 9781111648336)

A quick reference card that reinforces the critical knowledge related to AutoCADĀ® Architecture 2012 in a visual and user--friendly format. CourseNotes will serve as a great reference tool during and after you complete the course.

List Price = $7.95  | CengageBrain Price = $7.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $5.75

Architectural Drafting and Design  (ISBN-10: 1435481623 | ISBN-13: 9781435481626)

ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING AND DESIGN, 6E is the classic text for all architectural drafters and CAD operators, whether beginning, intermediate, or advanced. This full-color, comprehensive edition provides the basics of residential design using various types of projects that a designer or architect is likely to complete during the actual design process and is written to meet the most recent editions of IRC and IBC. This book begins with information on architectural styles that have dominated the field over the last four centuries, followed by basic design components related to the site and structure. Commercial drafting, basic materials used for construction, common construction methods, and drawings typically associated with commercial construction are all covered. An important feature of this best-seller is its step-by-step instructions for the design and layout of each type of drawing associated with a complete set of architectural plans, with projects that can be completed using either CAD or manual drawing methods. Readers will gain the knowledge needed to complete the drawings required by most municipalities to obtain a building permit for a single-family residence.

List Price = $286.95  | CengageBrain Price = $286.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $215.25

Meet the Author

Author Bio

William G. Wyatt, Sr.

William G. Wyatt, Sr., Ed.D., is a professor at John Tyler Community College in Chester, VA. A certified Engineering Technician, Wyatt is an active member of the Institute for Certification of Engineering Technicians (ICET) and the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).