Tutorial Guide to AutoCAD 2020 provides a step-by-step introduction to AutoCAD with commands presented in the context of each tutorial. In fifteen clear and comprehensive chapters, the author guides you through all the important commands and techniques in AutoCAD 2020, from 2D drawing to solid modeling and finally finishing with rendering. In each lesson, the author provides step-by-step instructions with frequent illustrations showing exactly what appears on the AutoCAD screen. Later, individual steps are no longer provided, and you are asked to apply what you've learned by completing sequences on your own. A carefully developed pedagogy reinforces this cumulative-learning approach and supports you in becoming a skilled AutoCAD user.
Tutorial Guide to AutoCAD 2020 begins with three Getting Started chapters that include information to get readers of all levels prepared for the tutorials. The author includes tips that offer suggestions and warnings as you progress through the tutorials. Key Terms and Key Commands are listed at the end of each chapter to recap important topics and commands learned in each tutorial.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to AutoCAD 2. Basic Construction Techniques 3. Basic Editing and Plotting Techniques 4. Geometric Constructions 5. Template Drawings and More Plotting 6. 2D Orthographic Drawings 7. Dimensioning 8. Advanced Dimensioning 9. Section and Auxiliary Views 10. Blocks, DesignCenter, and Tool Palettes 11. Introduction to Solid and Surface Modeling 12. Changing and Plotting Solid Models 13. Creating Assembly Drawings from Solid Models 14. Solid Modeling for Section and Auxiliary Views 15. Rendering