AutoCAD 2020: A Power Guide for Beginners and Intermediate Users

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AutoCAD 2020: A Power Guide for Beginners and Intermediate Users

AutoCAD 2020: A Power Guide for Beginners and Intermediate Users

by: CADArtifex, Sandeep Dogra, John Willis (Authors)

Product Details

  • Published On: July 14, 2019
  • Paperback: 556 Pages
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 978-1080494651
AutoCAD 2020: A Power Guide for Beginners and Intermediate Users textbook is designed for instructor-led courses as well as for self-paced learning. It is intended to help engineers, designers, and CAD operators interested in learning AutoCAD for creating engineering 2D drawings as well as 3D Models. This textbook is a great help for new AutoCAD users and a great teaching aid in a classroom training. This textbook consists of 13 chapters, total 556 pages covering major workspaces of AutoCAD such as Drafting & Annotation and 3D Modeling. This textbook teaches you how to use AutoCAD software for creating, editing, plotting, and managing real world engineering 2D drawings and 3D Models.

This textbook not only focuses on the usage of the tools/commands of AutoCAD but also on the concept of design. Every chapter of this textbook contains tutorials that instruct users step-by-step how to create mechanical designs and drawings with ease. Moreover, every chapter ends with hands-on test drives which allow users to experience themselves the ease-of-use and powerful capabilities of AutoCAD.
 
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1. Introduction to AutoCAD
  • Chapter 2. Creating Drawings - I
  • Chapter 3. Working with Drawing Aids and Layers
  • Chapter 4. Creating Drawings - II
  • Chapter 5. Modifying and Editing Drawings - I
  • Chapter 6. Working with Dimensions and Dimensions Style
  • Chapter 7. Editing Dimensions and Adding Text
  • Chapter 8. Modifying and Editing Drawings - II
  • Chapter 9. Hatching and Gradients
  • Chapter 10. Working with Blocks and Xrefs
  • Chapter 11. Working with Layouts
  • Chapter 12. Printing and Plotting
  • Chapter 13. Introducing 3D Basics and Creating 3D Models
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1. Introduction to AutoCAD
  • Chapter 2. Creating Drawings - I
  • Chapter 3. Working with Drawing Aids and Layers
  • Chapter 4. Creating Drawings - II
  • Chapter 5. Modifying and Editing Drawings - I
  • Chapter 6. Working with Dimensions and Dimensions Style
  • Chapter 7. Editing Dimensions and Adding Text
  • Chapter 8. Modifying and Editing Drawings - II
  • Chapter 9. Hatching and Gradients
  • Chapter 10. Working with Blocks and Xrefs
  • Chapter 11. Working with Layouts
  • Chapter 12. Printing and Plotting
  • Chapter 13. Introducing 3D Basics and Creating 3D Models
Main Features of the Textbook
  • Comprehensive coverage of tools
  • Step-by-step real-world tutorials with every chapter
  • Hands-on test drives to enhance the skills at the end of every chapter
  • Additional notes and tips
  • Customized content for faculty (PowerPoint Presentations)
  • Free learning resources for faculty and students
  • Additional student and faculty projects
  • Technical support for the book by contacting info@cadartifex.com
Free Resources for Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty can download all parts/models used in the illustrations, Tutorials and Exercises (Hand-on Test Drives) of the book by login to the account.

In addition, faculty can also download PowerPoint Presentation (PPTs)

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