1st Edition

AutoCAD 2020 for the Interior Designer

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ISBN 9781630572662
Published July 26, 2019 by SDC Publications
432 Pages

USD $74.00

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Book Description

Focused around a hotel suite project, AutoCAD 2020 for the Interior Designer provides the Interior Design student with a non-intimidating, tutorial-based approach to learning the AutoCAD program. It accomplishes this by taking students that have no computer design experience from simple commands to complete projects in this single-semester sized text. This well organized and progressive approach to learning AutoCAD sets this text apart from others. To support all users, this book now covers AutoCAD for both Macs and PCs.

The emphasis of this book is on easy to understand descriptions and instructions, allowing the non-technical, artistic, visual learning Interior Design student to quickly get past the fear of using the computer to produce drawings. The focus is entirely on the use of AutoCAD for the Interior Design field and not simply architectural drawings.


Table of Contents

1. Getting Started with AutoCAD  2. Setting up and Intro to AutoCAD  3. Commands - Set 1: Drawing Constructions - Getting Started  4. Hotel Suite Project - Tutorial 1  5. Commands - Set 2: Working with Your Drawing  6. Hotel Suite Project - Tutorial 2  7. Commands - Set 3: Laying out Your Drawing for Printing
8. Hotel Suite Project - Tutorial 3  9. Commands - Set 4: Re-Using Objects and Getting Organized  10. Hotel Suite Project - Tutorial 4  11. Commands - Set 5: Annotating Your Drawing  12. Hotel Suite Project - Tutorial 5  13. Commands - Set 6: Creating and Editing Schedules  14. Commands - Set 7: Creating Curves and Rendering  15. Miscellaneous - Techniques, Commands and Options

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Dean Muccio is an adjunct Assistant Professor at Fairfield University in Fairfield, CT, and has been teaching since the late 1980’s. He has taught a variety of Engineering Graphics and Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing courses, and for the past several years, has taught AutoCAD® for the Interior Design program. In addition to teaching part-time, Dean is a full-time Engineering Manager at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation in Stratford, CT. He holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Norwich University, and an M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Yale University.