eBook Up and Running with AutoCAD 2014, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0124104215
  • ISBN-13: 9780124104211
  • DDC: 620.004202
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 784 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

Get "Up and Running" with AutoCAD using Gindis’s 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, self-study, or as a professional reference, the book is written with the user in mind by a long-time AutoCAD professional and instructor based on what works in the industry and the classroom.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Acknowledgments.
About the Author.
Preface.
1: Level 1: Chapters 1–10.
2: AutoCAD Fundamentals Part I.
3: AutoCAD Fundamentals Part II.
4: Spotlight on: Architecture.
5: Layers, Colors, Linetypes, and Properties.
6: Text, Mtext, Editing, and Style.
7: Hatch Patterns.
8: Spotlight on: Mechanical Engineering.
9: Dimensions.
10: Blocks, Wblocks, Dynamic Blocks, Groups, and Purge.
11: Polar, Rectangular, and Path Arrays.
12: Spotlight on: Electrical Engineering.
13: Basic Printing and Output.
14: Advanced Output—Paper Space.
15: Level 1: Answers to Review Questions.
16: Level 2: Chapters 11–20.
17: Advanced Linework.
18: Advanced Layers.
19: Spotlight on: Interior Design.
20: Advanced Dimensions.
21: Options, Shortcuts, CUI, Design Center, and Express Tools.
22: Advanced Design and File Management Tools.
23: Spotlight on: Civil Engineering.
24: Importing and Exporting Data.
25: External References (Xrefs).
26: Attributes.
27: Spotlight on: Aerospace Engineering.
28: Advanced Output and Pen Settings.
29: Isometric Drawing.
30: Level 2: Answers to Review Questions.
31: Level 3: Chapters 21–30.
32: 3D Basics.
33: Object Manipulation.
34: Spotlight on: Chemical Engineering.
35: Boolean Operations and Primitives.
36: Solid Modeling.
37: Advanced Solids, Faces, and Edges.
38: Spotlight on: Biomedical Engineering.
39: Surfaces and Meshes.
40: Slicing, Sectioning, Layouts, and Vports.
41: Advanced UCS, Views, Text, and Dimensions in 3D.
42: Spotlight on: Drafting, CAD Management, Teaching, and Consulting.
43: Dview, Camera, Walk and Fly, and Path Animation.
44: Lighting and Rendering.
45: Level 3: Answers to Review Questions.
Appendices.
Appendix A Additional Information on AutoCAD.
Appendix B Other CAD Software Design and Analysis Tools and Concepts.
Appendix C File Extensions.
Appendix D Custom Linetypes and Hatch Patterns.
Appendix E Principles of CAD Management.
Appendix F AutoLISP Basics and Advanced Customization Tools.
Appendix G PC Hardware, Printers/Plotters, Networks, and the Cloud.
Appendix H what are Kernels?.
Appendix I Lighting, Rendering, Effects, and Animation.
Appendix J AutoCAD Certification Exams.
Appendix K AutoCAD Employment.
Appendix L AutoCAD Humor, Oddities, Quirks, and Easter Eggs.
Index.