Up and Running With AutoCAD 2010Book - 2010
Up and Running with AutoCAD 2010 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. The book provides extensive use of screen shots, chapter summaries, and a self-test section at the end of each chapter. Each chapter features a Spotlight On... section, highlighting the use of AutoCAD in various industries.
This text is designed for beginners and intermediate users of AutoCAD; architectural engineers, drafting, civil/construction engineers, mechanical engineers; and students taking drafting/engineering drawing courses in engineering and engineering technology programs.
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