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AutoCAD and Its Applications Basics 2010, 17th Edition


AutoCAD and Its Applications Basics 2010, 17th Edition
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By: Terence M. Shumaker, David A. Madsen, and David P. Madsen

ISBN: 978-1-60525-161-5
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2010
Subject: CAD / Drafting
Grade Level: 9-14
Retail Price: $69.00
School Price: $51.75

Description

AutoCAD and Its Applications—Basics 2010 provides instruction for mastering AutoCAD commands, tools, and drawing and dimensioning techniques. Step-by-step tutorial exercises provide hands-on reinforcement of topics covered in the text. The exercises are delivered with a Student Companion Web site, permitting students to refer to the steps on-screen while working in AutoCAD.




Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to AutoCAD
  2. Drawings and Templates
  3. Introduction to Drawing and Editing
  4. Basic Object Tools
  5. Line Standards, Layers, and Basic Plotting
  6. View Tools
  7. Object Snaps and AutoTrack
  8. Construction Tools and Multiview Drawings
  9. Text Styles and Multiline Text
10. Single-Line Text and Additional Text Tools
11. Tables
12. Basic Object Editing Tools
13. Polyline and Spline Editing Tools
14. Arranging and Patterning Objects
15. Grips, Properties, and Quick Select
16. Obtaining Drawing Information
17. Dimension Standards and Styles
18. Linear and Angular Dimensioning
19. Dimensioning Features and Alternate Practices
20. Dimensioning with Tolerances
21. Editing Dimensions
22. Parametric Drafting
23. Section Views and Graphic Patterns
24. Basic Pictorial Drawings
25. Standard Blocks
26. Block Attributes
27. Introduction to Dynamic Blocks
28. Additional Dynamic Block Tools
29. Layout Setup
30. Plotting Layouts
31. Annotative Objects
32. External References
33. Sheet Sets

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Text
   sample Chapter 14 (PDF, 2.07 MB)
   sample Chapter 21 (PDF, 2.71 MB)
Companion Website
   sample View Site (www.g-wlearning.com, CAD)
 
  Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.

About Author(s)

Terence M. Shumaker - is Faculty Emeritus, the former Chairperson of the Drafting Technology Department, and former Director of the Autodesk Premier Training Center at Clackamas Community College in Oregon City, Oregon Terence taught at the community college level for over 28 years He has professional experience in surveying, civil drafting, industrial piping, and technical illustration He is the author of Goodheart-Willcox's Process Pipe Drafting and coauthor of the AutoCAD and Its Applications series and AutoCAD Essentials.

David A. Madsen - is the president of Madsen Designs Inc. (www.madsendesigns.com) and an Authorized Autodesk Author David is Faculty Emeritus of Drafting Technology and the Autodesk Premier Training Center at Clackamas Community College in Oregon City, Oregon David was an instructor and department Chairperson at Clackamas Community College for nearly 30 years In addition to community college experience, David was a Drafting Technology instructor at Centennial High School in Gresham, Oregon. David is a former member of the American Design Drafting Association (ADDA) Board of Directors, and was honored by the ADDA with Director Emeritus status at the annual conference in 2005 David has extensive experience in mechanical drafting, architectural design and drafting, and building construction David holds a Master of Education degree in Vocational Administration and a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Education. David is the author of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing and coauthor of Architectural AutoCAD, Architectural Desktop and its Applications, Architectural Drafting Using AutoCAD, AutoCAD and Its Applications: Basics, Advanced, and Comprehensive, AutoCAD Essentials, and other textbooks in the areas of architectural drafting, mechanical drafting, engineering drafting, civil drafting, architectural print reading, and mechanical printing reading.

David P. Madsen - is the president of Engineering Drafting & Design, Inc., the vice president of Madsen Designs Inc. (www.madsendesigns.com), an Authorized Autodesk Author, and a SolidWorks Research Associate Dave provides drafting and design consultation and training for all disciplines Dave has been a professional design drafter since 1996, and has extensive experience in a variety of drafting, design, and engineering disciplines Dave has provided drafting and computer-aided design and drafting instruction to secondary and postsecondary learners since 1999, and has considerable curriculum, program coordination, and development experience Dave holds a Master of Science degree in Educational Policy, Foundations, and Administrative Studies with a specialization in Postsecondary, Adult, and Continuing Education; a Bachelor of Science degree in Technology Education; and an Associate of Science degree in General Studies and Drafting Technology Dave is the author of Inventor and its Applications, and coauthor of Architectural Drafting Using AutoCAD, AutoCAD and Its Applications:Basics and Comprehensive, Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, and other textbooks in the areas of architectural drafting, mechanical drafting, engineering drafting, civil drafting, architectural print reading, and mechanical printing reading.

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