AutoCAD 2020 For Novices (Learn By Doing)

AutoCAD 2020 For Novices (Learn By Doing)

AutoCAD 2020 For Novices (Learn By Doing)

ISBN: 978-1-64057-067-2
Page Count: 222

The AutoCAD 2020 For Novices (Learn By Doing) book is written for beginners who want to learn AutoCAD. All basic commands and their applications to solve drafting and designing problems have been discussed in the book. In this textbook, AutoCAD commands are explained with the help of examples to make it easy for the users to understand the functions of the tools and their applications in the drawing. After reading this book, the user will be able to effectively use AutoCAD commands to make a drawing, dimension a drawing, apply constraints to sketches, insert symbols as well as create text and blocks.

The book also covers the basic concepts of drafting and designing for the users to enhance drafting skills to solve drawing problems in AutoCAD. These include dimensioning principles, and assembly drawings. While going through this textbook, you will discover some new unique applications of AutoCAD that will have a significant effect on your drawings.

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1: Introduction to AutoCAD
  • Chapter 2: Getting Started with AutoCAD
  • Chapter 3: Getting started with Advanced Sketching
  • Chapter 4: Working with Drawing Aids
  • Chapter 5: Editing Sketched Objects-I
  • Chapter 6: Basic Dimensioning, Geometric Dimensioning, and Tolerancing
  • Chapter 7: Editing Dimensions
  • Chapter 8: Dimension Styles, Multileader Styles, and System Variables
  • Chapter 9: Creating Texts and Tables
  • Chapter 10: Editing Sketched Objects-II
  • Chapter 11: Adding Constraints to Sketches
  • Chapter 12: Hatching Drawings
  • Chapter 13: Model Space Viewports, Paper Space Viewports, and Layouts
  • Chapter 14: Plotting Drawings
  • Chapter 15: Template Drawings
  • Chapter 16: Working with Blocks
  • Chapter 17: Defining Block Attributes
  • Chapter 18: Understanding External References
  • Chapter 19: Working with Advanced Drawing Options
  • Chapter 20: Grouping and Advanced Editing of Sketched Objects
  • Chapter 21: Working with Data Exchange & Object Linking and Embedding
  • Chapter 22: Isometric Drawings
  • Index

Salient Features

  • The textbook consists of 22 chapters that are organized in pedagogical sequence.
  • The topics covered in the chapter are briefly mentioned on the first page of the chapter.
  • The textbook contains hundreds of tutorials and illustrations for easy understanding of concepts.
  • Step-by-step instructions are provided to the users to make the learning process easier.
  • More than 30 real-world mechanical engineering designs as tutorials.
  • The concepts in the textbook are supported with notes and tips wherever required.
  • Every chapter in the textbook ends with exercises for self-assessment and practice.
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Power Point Presentation
Exercise Files & Instructor Guide
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