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AutoCAD® 2008 and AutoCAD LT® 2008

No Experience Required

AutoCAD 2008 and AutoCAD LT 2008: No Experience Required is the perfect step-by-step introduction to the world's leading CAD software. It provides concise explanations and practical tutorials that clearly show you how to plan and develop a customized AutoCAD project. Follow the tutorials sequentially or just jump in at any chapter by downloading the drawing files from the Sybex Web site, www.sybex.com/go/acadner2008. Either way, you'll master AutoCAD features, get a thorough grounding in its essentials, and see quick results.

Completely revised, refreshed, and better than ever, this perennial bestseller includes comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of the latest AutoCAD features, such as dynamic blocks, external references, and 3D design. It also offers a glossary and a supporting Web site with project files.

  • Utilize the AutoCAD interface as you learn basic commands and set up your own drawings
  • Build on your skills with groups, elevations, hatches, and by using text in drawings

  • Develop sophisticated drawings as you graduate to dimensioning, creating external references, using tables, leveraging dynamic blocks, and mastering layouts and printing

  • Take advantage of the 3D capabilities that make AutoCAD 2008 the complete design tool

Understand how to properly use hatch patterns to add a wealth of visual information to a drawing

Learn to define the appearance of working 3D drawings using the different visual styles

See how AutoCAD's dynamic block feature lets you create and adjust blocks to meet design requirements

Synopsis:

* AutoCAD is the leading drawing software, used by design and drafting professionals to create 2D and 3D technical drawings; this book presents novice AutoCAD users with the program's basics so that they can quickly achieve results

* Teaches AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT essentials to new users with concise explanations, focused examples, and a tutorial project throughout the book

* Introduces readers to the AutoCAD interface, basic commands, creating drawings, and advanced features (grouping, elevations, hatches, text in drawings)

* Features the most thorough update ever, fully incorporating such key technologies as sheet sets, dynamic blocks, Xrefs, and 3D design features

Synopsis:

Presenting you with the perfect step-by-step introduction to the world’s leading CAD software, this this perennial bestseller is completely revised and features comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of the latest AutoCAD features, such as dynamic blocks, external references, and 3D design. You’ll get concise explanations and practical tutorials that you can follow sequentially or jump in at any chapter by downloading the drawing files from the Sybex Web site, www.sybex.com/go/acadner2008. Either way, you’ll master AutoCAD features, get a thorough grounding in its essentials, and see quick results.

For Instructors: Teaching supplements are available for this title.

 

Synopsis:

* Features the most thorough update ever, fully incorporating such key technologies as sheet sets, dynamic blocks, Xrefs, and 3D design features

About the Author

David Frey ( San Rafael, California) has been working in the fields of architecture and construction for more than 20 years and teaching AutoCAD to AEC design professionals, engineers, students, and teachers for 14 years. He is the author of seven previous best-selling editions of AutoCAD: No Experience Required. David holds a Master’s degree in architecture from the University of California, Berkeley.

Jon McFarland (Cleveland) manages a design department at a property development company, where he uses AutoCAD and VIZ to create visualizations of proposed facility construction and expansions. He has also taught AutoCAD, VIZ, and 3ds Max courses at the university level.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

1. Getting to know AutoCAD.

2. Basic Commands to Get Started.

3. Setting Up a Drawing.

4. Gaining Drawing Strategies: Part 1.

5. Gaining Drawing Strategies: Part 2.

6. Using Layers to Organize Your Drawing.

7. Grouping Objects into Blocks.

8. Controlling Text in a Drawing.

9. Dynamic Blocks and Tables.

10. Generating Elevations.

11. Working with Hatches and Fills.

12. Dimensioning a Drawing.

13. Managing External References.

14. Using Layouts and Sheet Sets.

15. Printing an AutoCAD Drawing.

16. Creating 3D Geometry.

17. Materials and Animation.

Glossary.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780470126530
Subtitle:
No Experience Required
Author:
Frey, David
Author:
McFarland, Jon
Author:
Frey, David
Publisher:
Sybex
Subject:
CAD-CAM - AutoCad
Subject:
Computer graphics
Subject:
CAD-CAM - General
Subject:
AutoCAD LT,
Subject:
AutoCAD 2008
Subject:
autocad lt 2008
Subject:
Autodesk
Subject:
Autodesk AutoCAD
Subject:
CAD
Subject:
CAD-CAM
Subject:
dynamic blocks
Subject:
external references
Subject:
3D design
Subject:
Groups.
Subject:
elevations
Subject:
hatches
Subject:
Dimensioning
Subject:
Architecture
Subject:
Engineering
Subject:
David Frey
Subject:
Jon McFarland
Subject:
AutoCAD, AutoCAD LT, AutoCAD 2008, AutoCAD LT 2008, Autodesk, Autodesk AutoCAD, CAD, CAD-CAM, dynamic blocks, external references, 3D design, groups, elevations, hatches, dimensioning, architecture, engineering, David Frey, Jon McFarland
Subject:
Microsoft Windows-Windows 95 Applications
Subject:
Graphics & Design software (Non-Microsoft)
Copyright:
Edition Description:
WebSite Associated w/Book
Publication Date:
20070507
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
720
Dimensions:
9.27x7.39x1.51 in. 2.34 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , * AutoCAD is the leading drawing software, used by design and drafting professionals to create 2D and 3D technical drawings; this book presents novice AutoCAD users with the program's basics so that they can quickly achieve results

* Teaches AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT essentials to new users with concise explanations, focused examples, and a tutorial project throughout the book

* Introduces readers to the AutoCAD interface, basic commands, creating drawings, and advanced features (grouping, elevations, hatches, text in drawings)

* Features the most thorough update ever, fully incorporating such key technologies as sheet sets, dynamic blocks, Xrefs, and 3D design features

"Synopsis" by , Presenting you with the perfect step-by-step introduction to the world’s leading CAD software, this this perennial bestseller is completely revised and features comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of the latest AutoCAD features, such as dynamic blocks, external references, and 3D design. You’ll get concise explanations and practical tutorials that you can follow sequentially or jump in at any chapter by downloading the drawing files from the Sybex Web site, www.sybex.com/go/acadner2008. Either way, you’ll master AutoCAD features, get a thorough grounding in its essentials, and see quick results.

For Instructors: Teaching supplements are available for this title.

 

"Synopsis" by , * Features the most thorough update ever, fully incorporating such key technologies as sheet sets, dynamic blocks, Xrefs, and 3D design features
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