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Discovering AutoCAD 2006

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Lessons are broken down into tasks–listed at the beginning of each section.

  • Introduce readers to the AutoCAD commands using a structured, intuitive approach. 
  • Anticipate what information the student will need at each new phase of the learning curve. 

General Procedure boxes–appear as new commands are introduced.

  • Provide a simple overview of basic command procedures in a step-by-step format. 

Detailed graphics–appear throughout the text.

  • Demonstrate what students should expect to see on their screen and encourage self-paced study. 

Unique icons and typeface–appearwithin the chapter.

  • Identify hands-on AutoCAD instructions. 

Drawing problems–appear at the end of the chapter.

  • Require students to apply newly learned techniques immediately to realistic drawing situations.
  • Include drawing suggestions, timesaving tips, and meaningful explanations of how to use techniques in actual applications.

Working drawings–accompany drawing problems.

  • Appear in a large, clearly dimensioned format on each right-hand page.

Description

  • Copyright 2006
  • Dimensions: 8" x 10"
  • Pages: 752
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-171388-4
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-171388-8

Sample Content

Table of Contents

PART I            Basic Two-Dimensional Entities

Chapter 1            Lines

Commands:            ERASE, LINE, NEW, OPEN, REDO, SAVE, SAVEAS, U, UCSICON

Chapter 2            Circles and Drawing Aids

Commands:      CIRCLE, DDRMODES, DIST, ERASE, GRID, HELP, OOPS, PLOT, RECTANGLE, SNAP, UNITS

Chapter 3            Layers, Colors, and Linetypes

Commands:      CHAMFER, FILLET, LAYER, LTSCALE, PAN, PLOT, REGEN, ZOOM

Chapter 4            Template Drawings

Commands:            ARRAY (RECTANGULAR), COPY, LIMITS, MOVE

Chapter 5            Arcs and Polar Arrays

Commands:            ARC, ARRAY (POLAR), MIRROR, ROTATE

Chapter 6            Object Snap

Commands:            BREAK, EXTEND, LENGTHEN, OFFSET, OSNAP, STRETCH, TRIM

PART II            Text, Dimensions, and Other Complex Entities

Chapter 7            Text

Commands:      CHANGE, CHPROP, DDCHPROP, DDEDIT, DDEMODES, DDMODIFY, DTEXT, MATCHPROP, MTEXT, SCALE, SPELL, STYLE, TEXT

Chapter 8            Dimensions

Commands:      BHATCH, BPOLY, DDIM, DIMALIGNED, DIMANGULAR, DIMBASELINE, DIMCONTINUE, DIMLINEAR, DIMOVERRIDE, DIMSTYLE, DIMEDIT, PROPERTIES, QDIM, QLEADER

Chapter 9            Polylines

Commands:      DONUT, FILL, MLEDIT, MLINE, MSTYLE, PEDIT, PLINE, POINT, POLYGON, REVCLOUD, SKETCH, SOLID, SPLINE

Chapter 10        Blocks, Attributes, and External References

Commands:      ADCENTER, ATTDEF, ATTDISP, ATTEDIT, ATTTEXT, BLOCK, COPYCLIP, EXPLODE, GROUP, INSERT, WBLOCK, XATTACK, XCLIP, XOPEN, EREF

PART III            Isometric Drawing and Three-Dimensional Modeling

Chapter 11            Isometric Drawing

Commands:            ELLIPSE, SNAP (ISOMETRIC), VIEW

Chapter 12            Wireframe Models

Commands:            RULESURF, UCS, UCSICON, VPOINT

Chapter 13            Surface Models

 Commands:      3DFACE, 3DMESH, 3DORBIT, EDGESURF, HIDE, REVSURF, RULESURF, TABSURF, VPORTS

Chapter 14            Solid Models

 Commands:      BOX, CYLINDER, EXTRUDE, INTERSECT, LIGHT, MATLIB, RENDER, REVOLVE, RMAT, SCENE, SECTION, SHADE, SLICE, SPHERE, SOLIDEDIT, SUBTRACT, UNION, WEDGE, 3DORBIT

Appendixes

Appendix A            Drawing Projects

Appendix B            Creating Customized Toolbars

Appendix C            Menus and Macros

Appendix D            Data Exchange Formats

Appendix E            Additional Tools for Collaboration

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