1st Edition

Tutorial Guide to AutoCAD 2022 2D Drawing, 3D Modeling

By Shawna Lockhart Copyright 2021
    700 Pages
    by SDC Publications

    Tutorial Guide to AutoCAD 2022 provides a step-by-step introduction to AutoCAD with commands presented in the context of each tutorial. In fifteen clear and comprehensive chapters, author Shawna Lockhart guides you through all the important commands and techniques in AutoCAD 2022, 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 2022 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. Also, a glossary of terms and Commands Summary list the key commands used in the tutorials. Each chapter concludes with end of chapter problems providing challenges to a range of abilities in mechanical, electrical, and civil engineering as well as architectural problems.

    Getting Started: Preparing for the Tutorials

    Getting Started: AutoCAD Basics

    Getting Started: Studying for the AutoCAD Certification Exam

    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

    Appendix A: AutoCAD Command Summary


    Shawna Lockhart