This fundamentals text introduces you to Autodesk’s AutoCAD Architecture 2018 software. The book covers the Layer Manager, Design Center, Structural Members, Doors, Windows, and Walls. Step-by-step lessons take the reader from creation of a site plan, floor plan, and space planning, all the way through to the finished building - a standard three bedroom, two bathroom residence. By the end of the text, you should feel comfortable enough to create a standard model, and even know how to customize the interface for your own use. This text provides you with in-depth coverage of toolbars, dialog boxes and commands. Educators will appreciate the quizzes and practice exam included in the text.
Table of Contents
1. Desktop Features 2. Site Plans 3. Floor Plans 4. Space Planning 5. Roofs 6. Structural Members 7. Rendering & Materials 8. Documentation
Elise Moss has worked for the past thirty years as a mechanical designer in Silicon Valley, primarily creating sheet metal designs.