Up and Running with AutoCAD 2013
  • Author : Elliot Gindis
  • Release Date : 09 August 2012
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 544
  • ISBN 13 : 9780123984081

Download or read book entitled Up and Running with AutoCAD 2013 written by Elliot Gindis and published by Academic Press online. This book was released on 09 August 2012 with total pages 544. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: 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 Strips away complexities and reduces AutoCAD to easy-to-understand basic concepts Explains "why" something is done, not just "how": the theory behind each concept or command is discussed prior to engaging AutoCAD so the student has a clear idea of what they are attempting to do All basic commands are documented step-by-step: what the user types in and how AutoCAD responds is spelled out in discrete and clear steps with numerous screen shots Extensive supporting graphics (screen shots) and a summary with a self-test section and topic specific drawing exercises are included at the end of each chapter Also available in a 2D+3D version with 10 additional chapters covering 3D concepts. ISBN for the 2D+3D version is 978-012-387029-2