AutoCAD 2013 and AutoCAD LT 2013: Essentials

Author : Scott Onstott
Price : Rs 599.00
ISBN 13 : 9788126540471
ISBN 10 : 8126540478
Pages : 400
Type : Paperbound

AutoCAD 2013 and AutoCAD LT 2013 Essential


AutoCAD Essentials is a unique learning resource that features concise, straightforward explanations and real world, hands on exercises and tutorials to teach new users the software's core features and functions. Each chapter opens with a quick discussion of concepts and learning goals and then briskly moves into an approachable hands-on exercise that readers can follow to gain confidence using the software. Each chapter features compelling full-color screenshots to illustrate tutorial steps and chapters conclude with a related and more open-ended project to further reinforce the chapter's lessons. 


Chapter 1 Getting Started

Chapter 2 Basic Drawing Skills

Chapter 3 Using Drawing Aids

Chapter 4 Editing Entities

Chapter 5 Shaping Curves

Chapter 6 Controlling Object Visibility and Appearance

Chapter 7 Organizing Objects

Chapter 8 Hatching and Gradients

Chapter 9 Working with Blocks and Xrefs

Chapter 10 Creating and Editing Text

Chapter 11 Dimensioning

Chapter 12 Keeping In Control with Constraints

Chapter 13 Working with Layouts and Annotative Objects

Chapter 14 Printing and Plot ting

Chapter 15 Storing, Presenting, and Extracting Data

Chapter 16 Navigating 3D Models

Chapter 17 Modeling in 3D

Chapter 18 Presenting and Documenting 3D Design

Appendix Autodesk AutoCAD 2013 Certification



AutoCAD Essentials concise discussions and real world tutorials make it the perfect resource for architects, other professionals and students needing to quickly learn the software.

Scott Onstott is a consultant, former university professor, author and independent video producer who has more than 12 years of experience teaching and writing about AutoCAD and other architectural and design visualization software. He's a columnist at Photoshop User magazine as well as a frequent contributor to such popular industry websites.