1st Edition

AutoCAD 2020 Instructor

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ISBN 9781630572570
Published July 26, 2019 by SDC Publications
1250 Pages

USD $90.00

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Book Description

This book is your AutoCAD 2020 Instructor. The objective of this book is to provide you with extensive knowledge of AutoCAD, whether you are taking an instructor-led course or learning on your own.

AutoCAD 2020 Instructor maintains the pedagogy and in-depth coverage that have always been the hallmark of the Leach texts. As the top-selling university textbook for almost a decade, the AutoCAD Instructor series continues to deliver broad coverage of AutoCAD in a structured, easy-to-comprehend manner.

AutoCAD 2020 Instructor is command-oriented, just like AutoCAD. Chapters are structured around related commands, similar to the organization of AutoCAD’s menu system.

The sequence of chapters starts with fundamental drawing commands and skills and then progresses to more elaborate procedures and specialized applications. The writing style introduces small pieces of information explained in simple form, and then builds on that knowledge to deliver more complex drawing strategies, requiring a synthesis of earlier concepts. Over 2000 figures illustrate the commands, features, and ideas.

Table of Contents

1. Getting Started  2. Working with Files  3. Draw Command Concepts  4. Selection Sets  5. Helpful Commands  6. Basic Drawing Setup  7. Object Snap and Object Snap Tracking  8. Draw Commands I  9. Modify Commands I  10. Viewing Commands  11. Layers and Object Properties  12. Advanced Drawing Setup  13. Layouts and Viewports  14. Printing and Plotting  15. Draw Commands II  16. Modify Commands II  17. Inquiry Commands  18. Text and Tables  19. Grip Editing  20. Advanced Selection Sets  21. Blocks, DesignCenter, and Tool Palettes  22. Block Attributes and Data Links  23. Internet Tools and Collaboration  24. Multiview Drawing  25. Pictorial Drawings  26. Section Views  27. Auxiliary Views  28. Dimensioning  29. Dimension Styles and Variables  30. Xreferences  31. Geometric Constraints  32. Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)  33. Advanced Layouts, Annotative Objects, and Plotting  34. 3D Basics, Navigation, and Visual Styles  35. User Coordinate Systems  36. Solid Model Construction  37. Solid Model Editing  38. Creating 2D Drawings from 3D Models

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Eric Tilleson, Shawna Lockhart, James A. Leach