Synopses & Reviews
Introducing AutoCAD 2006 presents an organized assemblage of concise instructions for learning how to use today's leading desktop design and drawing software! Written specifically for first-time users of AutoCAD, this up-to-date manual sets novices up for success with its abundant easy-to-follow instructions and illustrations that relay the key AutoCAD commands and capabilities from basic installation through 2D drawing. State-of-the-art AutoCAD 2006 functionality is featured, including progressive examples of prompt-response sequences, accompanied by illustrations that reinforce understanding. A vast assortment of discipline-specific exercises and projects in this edition guide new users to proficient use of AutoCAD 2006.
About the Author
Thomas A. Stellman conducts AutoLISP seminars, has published in Cadence magazine, and recently retired as project coordinator for a state-of-the-art engineering firm. The author of Delmar's Practical AutoLISP, he has been teaching for more than 20 years. G. V. Krishnan is Director of the Applied Business and Technology Center at the University of Houston (Downtown). He has been teaching basic through advanced AutoCAD courses for than 20 years at one of the nation's largest authorized Autodesk Training Centers.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 - Out-Of-The-Box Chapter 2 - A World for Objects Chapter 3 - Creating Objects Chapter 4 - Exploration and Discovery Chapter 5 - Selecting, Copying, and Changing Objects Chapter 6 - The Flat Earth Society (Layer by Layer) Chapter 7 - Words and Tables Chapter 8 - The Size of it All Chapter 9 - Creating Complex Objects Chapter 10 - Duplication and Alteration Chapter 11 - Advanced Object Selection Chapter 12 - Hatching and Boundaries Chapter 13 - All About Styles Chapter 14 - ALL Sizes Fit One Chapter 15 - Creating and Modifying Layouts Chapter 16 - The Plot Thickens Chapter 17 - Assempling Symbols Chapter 18 - Drawings in Drawings Chapter 19 - Mission Control Chapter 20 - Deliverables Chapter 21 - Busy Bees and Workhorses