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AutoCAD and Its Applications Advanced 2014, 21st Edition

AutoCAD and Its Applications Advanced 2014, 21st Edition
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By: Terence M. Shumaker, David A. Madsen, Jeffrey A. Laurich, J.C. Malitzke, and Craig P. Black

ISBN: 978-1-61960-447-6
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2014
Subject: CAD / Drafting
Grade Level: 9-14
Retail Price: $66.32
School Price: $49.74


AutoCAD and Its Applications: Advanced 2014 builds upon the fundamental skills and techniques taught in AutoCAD and Its Applications: Basics 2014. The Advanced text provides thorough instruction in 3D drafting/modeling and visualization. It includes comprehensive coverage of solid, surface, and mesh modeling. The text also includes detailed coverage of materials, lighting, rendering, and animation. The teaching package includes more than 120 step-by-step exercises providing hands-on reinforcement of topics covered in the text.
  • Many modeling problems supplement each chapter.
  • Problems are presented as 3D illustrations, actual plotted drawings, and engineering sketches.
  • Materials and rendering chapters are in full color.

Previous Edition
AutoCAD and Its Applications Advanced 2013, 20th Edition

Table of Contents

Three-Dimensional Design and Modeling
  1. Introduction to Three-Dimensional Modeling
  2. Creating Primitives and Composites
  3. Viewing and Displaying Three-Dimensional Models
  4. Understanding Three-Dimensional Coordinates and User Coordinate Systems
  5. Using Model Space Viewports
  6. Model Extrusions and Revolutions
  7. Sweeps and Lofts
  8. Creating and Working with Solid Model Features
  9. Mesh Modeling
10. Advanced Surface Modeling
11. Subobject Editing
12. Solid Model Editing
13. Text and Dimensions in 3D
14. Model Display, Documentation, and Analysis
Model Visualization and Presentation
15. Visual Style Settings and Basic Rendering
16. Materials in AutoCAD
17. Lighting
18. Advanced Rendering
19. Using Show Motion to View a Model
20. Cameras, Walkthroughs, and Flybys

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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.

Jeffrey A. Laurich - has been an instructor in Mechanical Design Technology at Fox Valley Technical College in Appleton, WI, since 1991. He has also taught business and industry professionals in the Autodesk Premier Training Center at FVTC. Jeff teaches drafting, AutoCAD, Design of Tooling, GD&T, and 3ds Max. He created a certificate program at FVTC entitled Computer Rendering and Animation that integrates the 3D capabilities of AutoCAD and 3ds Max. Jeff has professional experience in furniture design, surveying, and cartography and holds a degree in Natural Resources Technology. In his consulting business, Jeff uses 3ds Max to create renderings and animations for manufacturers and architects.

J.C. Malitzke - is the former department chair of Computer Integrated Technologies at Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills, IL. J.C. was a professor of Mechanical Design and Drafting/CAD and taught for the Authorized Autodesk Training Center at Moraine Valley. J.C. has been teaching for over 30 years and actively using and teaching Autodesk products for nearly 25 years. He is a founding member and past chair of the Autodesk Training Center Executive Committee and the Autodesk Advisory Board. J.C. has been the coauthor and principal investigator on two National Science Foundation grants. He has won numerous awards, including: Educator of the Year by the Illinois Drafting Educators Association; the Instructor Quality Award by Autodesk; Autodesk University Instructor Award; Professor of the Year, Co-Innovator of the Year, and Co-Master Teacher awards at Moraine Valley Community College; and the Illinois Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year awarded by the Illinois Community College Trustees Association. J.C. was also one of the recipients of the Top 10 Most Popular Autodesk University Classes Ever for his class Compelling 3D Features in AutoCAD.J.C. holds a Bachelor's degree in Education and a Master's degree in Industrial Technology from Illinois State University.

Craig P. Black - is an instructor in the Mechanical Design Technology department and the former manager of the Autodesk Premier Training Center at Fox Valley Technical College in Appleton, WI. He has been teaching at Fox Valley Technical College since 1990. In 2009, Craig created the CAD Management certificate program at FVTC. Craig has served two terms on the Autodesk Training Center Executive Committee (now known as the Autodesk Advisory Board) and chaired the committee in 2001. He has been working with Autodesk software products for more than 25 years. He has presented on various topics at a number of Autodesk University annual training sessions and has been contracted to teach training sessions on Autodesk products across the United States. In addition to teaching, Craig also does AutoCAD customization and AutoLISP and DCL programming for area businesses and industries. Prior to his current position, Craig worked in the civil, architectural, electrical, and mechanical drafting and design disciplines.


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