Synopses & Reviews
Self-paced tutorials take readers all the way from one-view engineering drawings to geometric constructions, multi-view projections, section and auxiliary views, 3D solid modeling, and photorealistic rendering. Tutorials utilize a step-by-step approach, following traditional engineering drawing techniques and methods while teaching users how to make the most of AutoCAD 2006 to achieve professional results.
About the Author
Alan J. Kalameja is the CAD Department Head at Trident Technical College in Charleston, South Carolina. In addition to teaching various levels of AutoCAD, he provides instruction in Autodesk Inventor. A popular speaker at Autodesk University, Alan has written more than 10 AutoCAD books and been a co-author for several Autodesk Inventor books.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 - Getting Started with AutoCAD Chapter 2 - Drawing Setup and Organization Chapter 3 - AutoCAD Display and Basic Selection Operations Chapter 4 - Modify Commands Chapter 5 - Performing Geometric Constructions Chapter 6 - Adding Text to Your Drawing Chapter 7 - Object Grips and Changing the Properties of Objects Chapter 8 - Shape Description/Multiview Projection Chapter 9 - Section Views Chapter 10 - Auxiliary Views Chapter 11 - Dimensioning Basics Chapter 12 - The Dimension Style Manager Chapter 13 - Analyzing 2D Drawings Chapter 14 - An Introduction to Drawing Layouts Chapter 15 - Plotting Your Drawings Chapter 16 - Block Creation, AutoCAD DesignCenter, and MDE Chapter 17 - Using Attributes Chapter 18 - Working with External References and Raster Image Files Chapter 19 - Multiple Viewport Drawing Layouts Chapter 20 - Solid Modeling Fundamentals Chapter 21 - Editing Solid Models Chapter 22 - Creating 2D Multiview Drawings from a Solid Model Chapter 23 - Producing Photorealistic Renderings