Fundamentals of AutoCAD Using Release 14
©1999 |Peachpit Press |
Steven B. Combs, Ivy Technical State College
Jay H. Zirbel, Murray State University
©1999 |Peachpit Press |
For a first course in AutoCAD, an undergraduate design/industrial technology course in CAD Fundamentals, as well as an engineering/engineering technology course.
As practical as it is functional, this reader-friendly, hardbound text focuses on using AutoCAD as a drafting tool, helping students understand the foundations for the software's commands, learn basic skills, and progress into more advanced drawing areas such as dimensioning an object. Based on current standards, it offers a non-discipline approach that is equally accessible to students of mechanics, architecture or electronics, and weaves many examples and exercises throughout to expose users to real-world problems and situations.
Allows instructors to create their own assignments or choose a workbook featuring disciple-specific AutoCAD use and assignments based on the most current release information available. Ex.___
Provides students with the most current release information. Ex.___
Helps students build a skill set. Ex.___
Enables students to concentrate of the functions of AutoCAD that they are most likely to use. Ex.___
Allows instructors to easily organize the material and helps them to cover it all. Ex.___
Helps students understand specific functions or commands, clarifies difficult concepts, provides tips and important notes about the material being covered, teaches students how to be more productive, and enhances overall understanding.
Engages students and provides access to valuable resources. Ex.___
Gets students up and using AutoCAD quickly. Ex.___
1. Introduction to AutoCAD and Working with the Windows Environment.
2. Creating Your First Drawing.
3. Viewing and Plotting a Drawing.
4. Basic CAD Drawing Techniques.
5. Understanding Layers and Line Types.
6. Creating Basic Geometry.
7. Annotating a Drawing with Text and Hatching.
8. Drawing Accurately.
9. Creating Selection Sets.
10. Basic Editing Skills.
11. Editing With Grips.
12. Advanced Drawing Technique.
13. Dimensioning a Drawing.
14. Modifying Object Characteristics and Extracting Information from Your Drawing.
15. Using Symbols and Attributes.
16. Creating Isometric Drawings.
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