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AutoCAD and Its Applications Comprehensive 2018, 25th Edition

AutoCAD and Its Applications Comprehensive 2018, 25th Edition
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By: Terence M. Shumaker, David A. Madsen, David P. Madsen, Jeffrey A. Laurich, J.C. Malitzke, and Craig P. Black

ISBN: 978-1-63563-063-3
Format: Softcover
Copyright: ©2018
Subject: CAD / Drafting
Grade Level: 9-14
Retail Price: $126.64
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AutoCAD and Its Applications: Comprehensive 2018 brings together the complete contents of AutoCAD and Its Applications: Basics and AutoCAD and Its Applications: Advanced into one volume. It provides flexibility in course design and teaching approaches, supporting both introductory and advanced classes. This text provides a complete teaching program for 2D and 3D AutoCAD drafting and design.

Previous Edition
AutoCAD and Its Applications Comprehensive 2017, 24th Edition

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AutoCAD and Its Applications Basics 2018, 25th Edition

Table of Contents

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

Three-Dimensional Design and Modeling
34. Introduction to Three-Dimensional Modeling
35. Creating Primitives and Composites
36. Viewing and Displaying Three-Dimensional Models
37. Understanding Three-Dimensional Coordinates and User Coordinate Systems
38. Using Model Space Viewports
39. Model Extrusions and Revolutions
40. Sweeps and Lofts
41. Creating and Working with Solid Model Features
42. Mesh Modeling
43. Advanced Surface Modeling
44. Subobject Editing
45. Solid Model Editing
46. Text and Dimensions in 3D
47. Model Documentation, Analysis, and File Exchange
48. Point Clouds

Model Visualization and Presentation
49. Visual Style Settings and Basic Rendering
50. Materials in AutoCAD
51. Lighting
52. Advanced Rendering
53. Using Show Motion to View a Model
54. 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.

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.

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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