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Mastering Autodesk Architectural Desktop "X" (Mastering)by Scott Onstott
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Mastering Autodesk Architectural Desktop 2006
Increase Your Design and Documentation Productivity
Harness Architectural Desktop's powerful drafting and building-information-management tools with this detailed book from ADT expert Scott Onstott. He combines thorough discussions with in-depth, real-world tutorials that reinforce what you've learned. The result is a perfectly paced, comprehensive tutorial for those new to the program, that also serves as an invaluable reference for seasoned ADT veterans.
featured on the DVD
The enclosed DVD contains project files for the book's tutorials, plus the Autodesk Architectural Desktop 2006 demo.
Master ADT's Newest Features, Including Improved Detailing, Display Themes, Project Standards, and CollaborationDiscover How ADT Can Help With the Conceptual Stages of the Design Process Speed the Development of Your Design and Communicate Your Ideas More Efficiently Automatically Generate and Update Construction Documentation
Autodesk Architectural Desktop (ADT) is the popular drafting and building-information-management (BIM) program that expands AutoCAD's feature set to include automatic documentation, "smart" objects, project-based palettes, and much more. All new from the world's best-selling AutoCAD publisher, this book is the ultimate resource for beginning through advanced ADT users. In the tradition of Sybex's illustrious Mastering series, you'll get the most comprehensive coverage in a mix of tutorials and detailed reference. The companion DVD includes the Autodesk Architectural Desktop demo as well as sample files and useful utilities. This book also features a foreword by Chris Yanchar, product planning manager.
About the Author
Scott Onstott is a consultant, former university CAD professor, creator of CAD-related video learning courses, and an author and technical editor. He has contributed to more than a dozen books on AutoCAD, Photoshop, Illustrator, Painter, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, 3ds max, and VIZ. He most recently wrote Enhancing CAD Drawings with Photoshop and co-authored Mastering VIZ 2005, both published by Sybex.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: The Basics.
Chapter 2: Display Systems.
Chapter 3: Object Styles.
Chapter 4: Mass Modeling.
Chapter 5: Project Management.
Chapter 6: Space Planning.
Chapter 7: Parametric Layouts, Anchors, and Structural Members.
Chapter 8: Walls.
Chapter 9: Doors, Windows, and Openings.
Chapter 10: Curtain Walls and Assemblies.
Chapter 11: Roofs and Slabs.
Chapter 12: Stairs, Ramps, and Railings.
Chapter 13: Annotating, Tagging, and Dimensioning.
Chapter 14: Schedules, Display Themes, and Areas.
Chapter 15: Floor and Ceiling Plans.
Chapter 16: Sections and Elevations.
Chapter 17: Details and Keynotes.
Chapter 18: Using VIZ Render.
Chapter 19: Printing, Publishing, and Data Exchange.
Appendix: Stand-Alone Utilities.
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