Alf Yarwood’s best-selling text provides a comprehensive, step-by-step introduction to the latest release of AutoCAD. It covers all the requirements of City and Guilds courses in Computer Aided Design, Computer Aided Engineering and the drawing modules in BTEC Higher and National Higher Engineering.  After beginning with the basic principles and an introduction to 2D technical drawing, he continues with extensive coverage of all 3D topics such as 3D solid modelling and rendering, taking into account all the new features of the 2011 AutoCAD software. The full-colour, clear presentation makes this the best choice for all beginning students of AutoCAD.

Key Features

  • Accompanied by a comprehensive website with worked solutions, further exercises and multiple-choice questions and answers
  • A step-by-step approach using extensive full-color illustrations and screen shots throughout
  • Written by a prominent AutoCAD author who is a member of the Autodesk Developer Network
  • Readership

    Students taking vocational courses in engineering drawing and design, such as City and Guilds 4353 Computer Aided Design, City & Guilds 2303, Certificate in Computer-aided Engineering, the drawing modules in BTEC National and Higher National Engineering.
    Foundation degree and first year undergraduate students studying architecture, engineering and construction.
    Professional engineers learning AutoCAD for the first time


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    About the author

    Alf Yarwood

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Member of the Autodesk Developer Network