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Up and Running with AutoCAD 2010
 
 

Up and Running with AutoCAD 2010, 1st Edition

 
Up and Running with AutoCAD 2010, 1st Edition,Elliot Gindis,ISBN9780123757197
 
 
 

  

Academic Press

9780123757197

520

276 X 216

An easy to learn introduction to AutoCAD, featuring step-by-step instruction that explains both the why and the how for using this industry-standard software package

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USD 58.95
 
 

Key Features

  • Strips away complexities, both real and perceived, and reduces AutoCAD to easy-to-understand basic concepts; using the author's extensive multi-industry knowledge of what is widely used in practice, the material is presented by immediately immersing the reader in practical, critically essential knowledge
  • Explains the why and how of AutoCAD commands:  all concepts are explained first in theory and then covered in step-by-step detail
  • Extensive use of screen shots, chapter summaries, and a self-test section at the end of each chapter
  • Includes drawing examples and exercises, and two running projects that the reader works on as he/she progresses through the chapters
  • Each chapter features a "Spotlight On..." section, highlighting the use of AutoCAD in various industries 
  • Fully updated for AutoCAD 2010 release, including introduction of the ribbon menu structure in chapter 1

Description

Gindis introduces AutoCAD with step-by-step instructions, stripping away complexities to begin working in AutoCAD immediately. All concepts are explained first in theory, and then shown in practice, helping the reader understand what it is they are doing and why before they do it.

The book contains supporting graphics (screen shots) and a summary with a self-test section at the end of each chapter. Also included are drawing examples and exercises, and two running projects that the reader works on as they progresses through the chapters

  • Explains the why and how of AutoCAD commands:  all concepts are explained first in theory and then covered in step-by-step detail
  • Extensive use of screen shots, chapter summaries, and a self-test section at the end of each chapter
  • Includes drawing examples and exercises, and two running projects that the reader works on as he/she progresses through the chapters
  • Each chapter features a "Spotlight On..." section, highlighting the use of AutoCAD in various industries 
  • Fully updated for AutoCAD 2010 release, including introduction of the ribbon menu structure in chapter 1
  • Strips away complexities, both real and perceived, and reduces AutoCAD to easy-to-understand basic concepts; using the author's extensive multi-industry knowledge of what is widely used in practice, the material is presented by immediately immersing the reader in practical, critically essential knowledge
  • Readership

    Beginner through intermediate users of AutoCAD. Architectural engineers, drafting, civil/construction engineers, mechanical engineers. Students taking drafting/engineering drawing courses in engineering and engineering technology programs.

    Elliot Gindis

    Elliot Gindis has used and taught AutoCAD in the New York City area since 1996, logging in well over 20,000 hours of screen time as a designer and consultant in a wide variety of architecture and engineering fields. From 1999 to 2008 he was on staff at the Pratt Institute of Design and as visiting instructor at the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT). He is currently president of Vertical Technologies Consulting and Design, an AutoCAD training firm, and has advised, consulted, or assisted more than 60 companies nationwide in using and optimizing AutoCAD. Elliot is part of the AutoDesk Developers Network and is a Certified Technical Trainer.

    Affiliations and Expertise

    President of Vertical Technologies Consulting and Design, an AutoCAD training firm

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    Up and Running with AutoCAD 2010, 1st Edition

    Part One Beginner to Intermediate

    Chapter One AutoCAD Fundamentals 1

    Chapter Two AutoCAD Fundamentals 2

    Chapter Three Layers, Colors, Linetypes and Properties

    Chapter Four DText, MText, Style and Editing

    Chapter Five Bhatch

    Chapter Six Dimensions

    Chapter Seven Blocks and Wblocks

    Chapter Eight Polar and Rectangular Arrays, Polygon and Circle/TTR

    Chapter Nine Isometric

    Chapter Ten Basic Printing and Output

    Part II Intermediate to Advanced

    Chapter Eleven Advanced Linework

    Chapter Twelve Advanced Layers

    Chapter Thirteen Advanced Dimensions

    Chapter Fourteen Options, Shortcuts, CUI, Design Center & Exp. Tools

    Chapter Fifteen Miscellaneous Topics

    Chapter Sixteen Importing and Exporting Data

    Chapter Seventeen External References

    Chapter Eighteen Paper Space

    Chapter Nineteen Attributes

    Chapter Twenty Advanced Output and Pen Settings

     
     
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