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Up and Running with AutoCAD 2011

2D Drawing and Modeling

Get "Up and Running" with AutoCAD using Gindis’ combination of step-by-step instruction, examples, and insightful explanations. The emphasis from the beginning is on core concepts and practical application of AutoCAD in architecture, engineering and design. Equally useful in instructor-led classroom training or self-study, the book is written with the student in mind by a long-time AutoCAD user and instructor, based on what works in the industry and the classroom.

Beginner through advanced users of AutoCAD.  Architectural engineers, drafting, civil/construction engineers, mechanical engineers.  Students taking drafting/engineering drawing courses in engineering and engineering technology programs. 

Paperback, 510 Pages

Published: August 2010

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-375715-9


  • Part One Beginner to Intermediate

    Chapter One AutoCAD Fundamentals 1

    Chapter Two AutoCAD Fundamentals 2

    Chapter Three Layers, Colors, Linetypes and Properties

    Chapter Four DText, MText, Style and Editing

    Chapter Five Bhatch

    Chapter Six Dimensions

    Chapter Seven Blocks and Wblocks

    Chapter Eight Polar and Rectangular Arrays, Polygon and Circle/TTR

    Chapter Nine Isometric

    Chapter Ten Basic Printing and Output

    Part II Intermediate to Advanced

    Chapter Eleven Advanced Linework

    Chapter Twelve Advanced Layers

    Chapter Thirteen Advanced Dimensions

    Chapter Fourteen Options, Shortcuts, CUI, Design Center & Exp. Tools

    Chapter Fifteen Miscellaneous Topics

    Chapter Sixteen Importing and Exporting Data

    Chapter Seventeen External References

    Chapter Eighteen Paper Space

    Chapter Nineteen Attributes

    Chapter Twenty Advanced Output and Pen Settings


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