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AutoCAD 2018 For Novices (Learn By Doing)

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AutoCAD 2018 For Novices (Learn By Doing)

ISBN: 978-1-64057-038-2
Page Count: 220

The AutoCAD 2018 For Novices (Learn By Doing) textbook contains the explanation of AutoCAD commands and their applications to solve drafting and designing problems. In this textbook, AutoCAD commands are explained with the help of tutorials to make it easy for the users to understand the functions of the tools and their applications in the drawing. After reading this textbook, the user will be able to effectively use AutoCAD commands to make a drawing, dimension a drawing, apply constraints to sketches, insert symbols as well as create text, blocks and dynamic blocks.

The book also covers the basic concepts of drafting and designing for the users to enhance drafting skills to solve drawing problems in AutoCAD. These include dimensioning principles, and assembly drawings. While going through this textbook, you will discover some new unique applications of AutoCAD that will have a significant effect on your drawings.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to AutoCAD
Chapter 2: Getting Started with AutoCAD
Chapter 3: Getting started with Advanced Sketching
Chapter 4: Working with Drawing Aids
Chapter 5: Editing Sketched Objects-I
Chapter 6: Basic Dimensioning, Geometric Dimensioning, and Tolerancing
Chapter 7: Editing Dimensions
Chapter 8: Dimension Styles, Multileader Styles, and System Variables
Chapter 9: Creating Texts and Tables
Chapter 10: Editing Sketched Objects-II
Chapter 11: Adding Constraints to Sketches
Chapter 12: Hatching Drawings
Chapter 13: Model Space Viewports, Paper Space Viewports, and Layouts
Chapter 14: Plotting Drawings
Chapter 15: Template Drawings
Chapter 16: Working with Blocks
Chapter 17: Defining Block Attributes
Chapter 18: Understanding External References
Chapter 19: Working with Advanced Drawing Options
Chapter 20: Grouping and Advanced Editing of Sketched Objects
Chapter 21: Working with Data Exchange & Object Linking and Embedding
Chapter 22: Isometric Drawings
Index

Salient Features

  • Consist of 22 chapters that are organized in a pedagogical sequence.
  • Summarized content on the first page of the topics that are covered in the chapter.
  • Hundreds of illustrations for easy understanding of concept.
  • Step-by-step instructions to guide the users through the learning process.
  • More than 30 real-world mechanical engineering designs as tutorials.
  • Additional information throughout the book in the form of notes and tips.