Author : Terence M. Shumaker
Genre : Architecture
Publisher : Goodheart-Wilcox Publisher
ISBN : 1631264257
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AutoCAD and Its Applications: Basics 2016 provides instruction for mastering AutoCAD commands and drawing and dimensioning techniques. The text provides complete coverage of 2D AutoCAD drafting and design. Topics are presented in an easy-to-understand sequence, building upon prior chapter knowledge. ASME standards are referenced throughout the text and examples and illustrations focus on industry practices. Each chapter includes a large selection of drafting problems, including practice problems for the AutoCAD Certified Professional certification exam. More than 280 step-by-step tutorial exercises on the Companion Website provide hands-on reinforcement of topics. Template Development feature helps students build their own drawing templates as they learn about key template components. Supplemental Material and Reference Material documents on the Companion Website allow students to pursue topics of interest.

Author : Antonio Ramirez
Genre : Computers
Publisher : SDC Publications
ISBN : 9781585039630
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File Download : 508 page

Technical Drawing 101 covers topics ranging from the most basic, such as making freehand, multiview sketches of machine parts, to the advanced—creating an AutoCAD dimension style containing the style settings defined by the ASME Y14.5-2009 Dimensioning and Tolerancing standard. But unlike the massive technical drawing reference texts on the market, Technical Drawing 101 aims to present just the right mix of information and projects that can be reasonably covered by faculty, and assimilated by students, in one semester. Both mechanical and architectural projects are introduced to capture the interest of more students and to offer a broader appeal. The authors have also created extensive video training (120 videos, 15 hours total) that is included with every copy of the book. In these videos the authors start off by getting students comfortable with the user interface and demonstrating how to use many of AutoCAD's commands and features. The videos progress to more advanced topics where the authors walk students through completing several of the projects in the book. The CAD portion of the text incorporates drafting theory whenever possible and covers the basics of drawing setup (units, limits, and layers), the tools of the Draw, Modify, and Dimension toolbars, and the fundamentals of 3D modeling. By focusing on the fundamental building blocks of CAD, Technical Drawing 101 provides a solid foundation for students going on to learn advanced CAD concepts and techniques (paper space, viewports, xrefs, annotative scaling, etc.) in intermediate CAD courses. In recognition of the diverse career interests of our students, Technical Drawing 101 includes projects in which students create working drawings for a mechanical assembly as well as for an architectural project. We include architectural drawing because our experience has shown that many (if not most) first-semester drafting students are interested in careers in the architectural design field, and that a traditional technical drawing text, which focuses solely on mechanical drawing projects, holds little interest for these students. The multidisciplinary approach of this text and its supporting materials are intended to broaden the appeal of the curriculum and increase student interest and, it is hoped, future enrollments.

Author : Terence M. Shumaker
Genre : Architecture
Publisher : Goodheart-Wilcox Publisher
ISBN : 1631264281
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File Download : 592 page

AutoCAD and Its Applications: Advanced 2016 builds upon the fundamental skills and techniques taught in AutoCAD and Its Applications: Basics 2016. The Advanced text provides thorough, easy-to-understand instruction in 3D drafting/modeling and model visualization. It is appropriate for individual or classroom use. The text provides comprehensive coverage of solid, surface, and mesh modeling in addition to detailed coverage of materials, lighting, rendering, and animation. Features coverage on advanced AutoCAD topics, including model analysis, 3D printing, and point clouds. The companion website includes more than 120 step-by-step exercises. Text chapters contain a large selection of modeling problems.

Author : Cadfolks
Genre :
Publisher : CreateSpace
ISBN : 1511684461
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AutoCAD 2015 For Beginners is written to help a complete novice to learn AutoCAD Basics. The Author guides readers to create 2D drawings and 3D models with the help of brief explanations and step-by-step examples. This book starts with the introduction to Microsoft Windows-based user interface, 2D drawings, organizing and reusing data, plotting, and 3D modeling. In addition, there is a separate chapter on 2D Architectural drawings. Table of Contents 1. Introduction to AutoCAD 2. Drawing Basics 3. Drawing Aids 4. Editing Tools 5. Multi View Drawings 6. Dimensions and Annotations 7. Parametric Tools 8. Section Views 9. Blocks, Attributes and Xrefs 10. Layouts & Annotative Objects 11. Templates and Plotting 12. 3D Modeling Basics 13. Solid Editing & generating 2D views 14. Creating Architectural Drawings

Author : Ashleigh Fuller
Genre : Computers
Publisher : SDC Publications
ISBN : 9781630573423
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File Download : 558 page

Technical Drawing 101 covers topics ranging from the most basic, such as making freehand, multiview sketches of machine parts, to the advanced—creating an AutoCAD dimension style containing the style settings defined by the ASME Y14.5-2009 Dimensioning and Tolerancing standard. But unlike the massive technical drawing reference texts on the market, Technical Drawing 101 aims to present just the right mix of information and projects that can be reasonably covered by faculty, and assimilated by students, in one semester. Both mechanical and architectural projects are introduced to capture the interest of more students and to offer a broader appeal. The authors have also created extensive video training (137 videos, 18.5 hours total) that is included with every copy of the book. In these videos the authors start off by getting students comfortable with the user interface and demonstrating how to use many of AutoCAD's commands and features. The videos progress to more advanced topics where the authors walk students through completing several of the projects in the book. The CAD portion of the text incorporates drafting theory whenever possible and covers the basics of drawing setup (units, limits, and layers), the tools of the Draw, Modify, and Dimension toolbars, and the fundamentals of 3D modeling. By focusing on the fundamental building blocks of CAD, Technical Drawing 101 provides a solid foundation for students going on to learn advanced CAD concepts and techniques (paper space, viewports, xrefs, annotative scaling, etc.) in intermediate CAD courses. In recognition of the diverse career interests of our students, Technical Drawing 101 includes projects in which students create working drawings for a mechanical assembly as well as for an architectural project. We include architectural drawing because our experience has shown that many (if not most) first-semester drafting students are interested in careers in the architectural design field, and that a traditional technical drawing text, which focuses solely on mechanical drawing projects, holds little interest for these students. The multidisciplinary approach of this text and its supporting materials are intended to broaden the appeal of the curriculum and increase student interest and, it is hoped, future enrollments.

Author : Shawna Lockhart
Genre : Computers
Publisher : SDC Publications
ISBN : 9781585039562
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Tutorial Guide to AutoCAD 2016 provides a step-by-step introduction to AutoCAD with commands presented in the context of each tutorial. In fifteen clear and comprehensive chapters, author Shawna Lockhart guides readers through all the important commands and techniques in AutoCAD 2016, from 2D drawing to solid modeling and finally finishing with rendering. In each lesson, the author provides step-by-step instructions with frequent illustrations showing exactly what appears on the AutoCAD screen. Later, individual steps are no longer provided, and readers are asked to apply what they've learned by completing sequences on their own. A carefully developed pedagogy reinforces this cumulative-learning approach and supports readers in becoming skilled AutoCAD users. Tutorial Guide to AutoCAD 2016 begins with three Getting Started chapters that include information to get readers of all levels prepared for the tutorials. The author includes tips that offer suggestions and warnings as you progress through the tutorials. Key Terms and Key Commands are listed at the end of each chapter to recap important topics and commands learned in each tutorial. Also, a glossary of terms and Commands Summary list the key commands used in the tutorials. Each chapter concludes with end of chapter problems providing challenges to a range of abilities in mechanical, electrical, and civil engineering as well as architectural problems.

Author : Nighat Yasmin
Genre : Computers
Publisher : SDC Publications
ISBN : 9781585039517
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The main purpose of this book is to provide civil engineering students with a clear presentation of the theory of engineering graphics and the use of AutoCAD 2016. Each chapter starts with the chapter objectives followed by the introduction. The contents of each chapter are organized into well-defined sections that contain step-by-step instructions to carry out the AutoCAD commands. The drawings shown in this book are created using AutoCAD 2016 and Paint software. A new chapter titled Plotting from AutoCAD 2016 is included to introduce the concept of printing hard copies (paper print) and soft copies (pdf file). The index is improved. Smart Dimensions is a new feature in AutoCAD 2016; and in the dimensioning chapter, a detailed section is added to explain the usage of smart dimensions. The chapter titled Suggested In-Class Activities provides in-class activities (or ICAs). For some of the initial ICAs, it explains the drawing with the help of step-by-step instructions. Also, new problems are added to the ICA’s chapter. Furthermore, the contents and the drawings of every chapter are improved.

Author : Cyndy Davenport
Genre : Computers
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN : 9781119059479
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Utilize AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016 for a real-world workflow with these expert tricks and tips Mastering AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016 is a complete, detailed reference and tutorial for Autodesk's extremely popular and robust civil engineering software. With straightforward explanations, real-world examples, and practical tutorials, this invaluable guide walks you through everything you need to know to be productive. The focus is on real-world applications in professional environments, with all datasets available for download, and thorough coverage helps you prepare for the AutoCAD Civil 3D certification exam with over an hour's worth of video on crucial tips and techniques. You'll learn how to navigate the software and use essential tools, and how to put it all together in the context of a real-world project. In-depth discussion covers surveying, alignments, surface, grading, cross sections and more, and instructor support materials provide an ideal resource for training and education. This book will take you from beginner to pro, so you can get the most out of AutoCAD Civil 3D every step of the way. Understand key concepts and get acquainted with the interface Create, edit, and display all elements of a project Learn everything you need to know for the certification exam Download the datasets and start designing right away With expert insight, tips, and techniques, Mastering AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016 helps you become productive from the very beginning.

Author : Terence M. Shumaker
Genre : Architecture
Publisher : Goodheart-Wilcox Publisher
ISBN : 1631267396
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AutoCAD and Its Applications-Comprehensive is a useful tool for both classroom instruction and independent study. The heavily illustrated text not only tells you how to use AutoCAD, it also shows you how to use AutoCAD. In addition to teaching AutoCAD, this text serves as a valuable resource once you begin a career in the drafting and design industry. Whether you are learning AutoCAD for the first time or updating your skills, this book is a must. AutoCAD and Its Applications-Comprehensive combines two books into one. The Basics potion provides complete instruction in 2D drawing and editing commands and additional topics, including dimensioning, parametric drafting, hatching techniques, dynamics blocks, layouts and plotting, annotative objects, external references, and sheet sets. The Advanced portion provides detailed coverage of 3D modeling, including solid, surface, and mesh modeling. Thorough coverage of visual styles (shading), materials, lighting, rendering, and animation is also provided. Heavily illustrated to make learning easy. Step-by-step use of AutoCAD commands. Exercises on the companion website correlated to each chapter reinforce AutoCAD concepts. End-of-chapter review questions and drawing problems check comprehension. End-of-chapter practice questions and problems for the AutoCAD Certified Professional Exam help students prepare for professional-level certification.

Author : Elise Moss
Genre : Computers
Publisher : SDC Publications
ISBN : 9781585039821
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File Download : 598 page

Revit Architecture 2016 Basics is geared towards beginning architectural students or professional architects who want to get a jump-start into 3D parametric modeling for commercial structures. This book is filled with tutorials, tips and tricks, and will help you get the most out of your software in very little time. The text walks you through from concepts to site plans to floor plans and on through reflected ceiling plans, then ends with an easy chapter on how to customize Autodesk Revit to boost your productivity. The advantages of working in 3D are not initially apparent to most architectural users. The benefits come when you start creating your documentation and you realize that your views are automatically defined for you with your 3D model. Your schedules and views automatically update when you change features. You can explore your conceptual designs faster and in more depth. Learning to use Autodesk Revit will not make you a better architect. However, it will allow you to communicate your ideas and designs faster, easier, and more beautifully.