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"AutoCAD 2013 and Autocad 2013 LT: No Experience Required" by Donnie Gladfelter

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"AutoCAD 2013 and Autocad 2013 LT: No Experience Required" by Donnie Gladfelter

"AutoCAD 2013 and Autocad 2013 LT: No Experience Required" by Donnie Gladfelter
Sybex | 2012 | ISBN: 1118281748 9781118411261 9781118281741 | 1104 pages | epub | 63 MB

This book helps you learn to use AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT with ease and confidence. With this hands-on guide, you'll learn how to plan, develop, document, and present a complete AutoCAD project by working on summer cabin–a fun practice project that runs throughout the book. You can follow each step sequentially or jump in at any point by downloading the drawing files from the book's companion web site. You'll also master all essential AutoCAD features, get a thorough grounding in the basics, learn the very latest industry standards and techniques, and quickly become productive with AutoCAD.

Features concise explanations, focused examples, and step-by-step instructions for learning AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT with a hands-on project
Fully revised for the latest AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT as well as emerging techniques and standards in the industry
Offers the full range of basics such as the AutoCAD interface, basic commands, and creating drawings, and gradually progresses to more advanced topics, including grouping, elevations, hatches, and using text in drawings
Includes a supporting website the contains downloadable tutorial files, so readers can jump in at any point in the book
Introduces dimensioning, external references, layouts and printing, and using 3D

CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION
What Will You Learn from This Book?
CHAPTER 1: Getting to Know AutoCAD
CHAPTER 2: Learning Basic Commands to Get Started
CHAPTER 3: Setting Up a Drawing
CHAPTER 4: Developing Drawing Strategies: Part 1
CHAPTER 5: Developing Drawing Strategies: Part 2
CHAPTER 6: Using Layers to Organize Your Drawing
CHAPTER 7: Combining Objects into Blocks
CHAPTER 8: Controlling Text in a Drawing
CHAPTER 9: Using Dynamic Blocks and Tables
CHAPTER 10: Generating Elevations
CHAPTER 11: Working with Hatches, Gradients, and Tool Palettes
CHAPTER 12: Dimensioning a Drawing
CHAPTER 13: Managing External References
CHAPTER 14: Using Layouts to Set Up a Print
CHAPTER 15: Printing a Drawing
CHAPTER 16: Creating 3D Geometry
CHAPTER 17: Rendering and Materials
INDEX

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