AutoCAD 2021 for Architectural Design: A Power Guide for Beginners and Intermediate Users

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AutoCAD 2021 for Architectural Design: A Power Guide for Beginners and Intermediate Users

AutoCAD 2021 for Architectural Design: A Power Guide for Beginners and Intermediate Users

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

Product Details

  • Published On: August 6, 2020
  • Paperback: 488 Pages
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 979-8672894782

AutoCAD 2021 for Architectural Design: 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 architects, designers, and CAD operators interested in learning AutoCAD for creating architectural 2D drawings. This textbook is a great help for new AutoCAD users and a great teaching aid in a classroom training. This textbook consists of 12 chapters, total 488 pages covering tools and commands of the Drafting & Annotation workspace of AutoCAD. The textbook teaches you to use AutoCAD software for creating, editing, plotting, and managing real world architectural 2D drawings.

This textbook not only focuses on the usage of the tools/commands of AutoCAD but also on the concept of design. Every chapter in this textbook contains tutorials that provide users with step-by-step instructions for creating architectural designs and drawings with ease. Moreover, every chapter ends with hands-on test drives which allow users to experience the user friendly and technical 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 Blocks and Xrefs
Chapter 7. Working with Dimensions and Dimensions Style
Chapter 8. Editing Dimensions and Adding Text
Chapter 9. Modifying and Editing Drawings - II
Chapter 10. Hatching and Gradients
Chapter 11. Working with Layouts
Chapter 12. Printing and Plotting

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 Blocks and Xrefs
Chapter 7. Working with Dimensions and Dimensions Style
Chapter 8. Editing Dimensions and Adding Text
Chapter 9. Modifying and Editing Drawings - II
Chapter 10. Hatching and Gradients
Chapter 11. Working with Layouts
Chapter 12. Printing and Plotting

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: 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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