Residential Design Using AutoCAD 2020 is an introductory level tutorial which uses residential design exercises as the means to teach you AutoCAD 2020. Each book comes with access to extensive video instruction in which the author explains the most common tools and techniques used when designing residential buildings using AutoCAD 2020. After completing this book you will have a well-rounded knowledge of Computer Aided Drafting that can be used in the industry and the satisfaction of having completed a set of residential drawings.
This textbook starts with a basic introduction to AutoCAD 2020. The first three chapters are intended to get you familiar with the user interface and the most common menus and tools. Throughout the rest of the book you will design a residence through to its completion.
Using step-by-step tutorial lessons, the residential project is followed through to create elevations, sections, details, etc. Throughout the project, new AutoCAD commands are covered at the appropriate time.
Table of Contents
1. Getting started with AutoCAD 2020 2. Crash Course Introduction (The Basics) 3. Drawing Architectural Objects (Draw & Modify) 4. Floor Plans 5. Exterior Elevations 6. Sections 7. Plan Layout & Elevations 8. Site Plan 9. Schedules & Sheet Set Up 10. Lineweights & Plotting 11. Introduction to Computers 12. Introduction: Must Know Commands
Daniel John Stine AIA, CSI, CDT, is a registered architect with over twenty years of experience in the field of architecture. He is the BIM Administrator at LHB, a 250-person full service design firm. In addition to providing training and support for four offices.