Omura G. - Mastering AutoCAD 2011 and AutoCAD LT 2011


Mastering AutoCAD 2011 and AutoCAD LT 2011

Год: 2010

Автор: George Omura

Издательство: Sybex

ISBN: 0470621974

Язык: Английский

Формат: PDF

Качество: Изначально компьютерное (eBook)

Количество страниц: 1248

Описание: Go beyond AutoCAD essentials to create amazing 2D and 3D technical drawingsAutoCADis the leading drawing software used by design and drafting professionals to create 2D and 3D technical drawings. Mastering AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT guides you through AutoCAD essentials using concise explanations, focused examples, step-by-step instructions, and hands-on projects for both AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT.

You’ll understand the basics of the interface and drafting tools, as well as how to effectively use hatches, fields, and tables.

Details attributes, dynamic blocks, drawing curves, and solid fills, as well as exploring 3D modeling and imaging

Explores the fully revised 3D rendering features and the new 3D Surface modeling tools

Covers the new 2D features like the updated Hatch tools, object transparency and Isolate/Hide objects

Discusses customization and integration, as well as useful tools and utilities

Includes a searchable PDF of the entire book, a trial version of AutoCAD, and before-and-after tutorial files

Accompanied by a DVD with more than a dozen video tutorials, this book will help you master AutoCAD and bring your technical drawings to life.

From the Back Cover

The World’s Bestselling AutoCAD Resource Fully Updated for 2011

There’s a reason why Mastering AutoCAD is so popular year after year. Loaded with concise explanations, step-by-step instructions, and hands-on projects, this comprehensive reference and tutorial from award-winning author George Omura has everything you need to become an AutoCAD expert.

If you’re new to AutoCAD, the tutorials will help you build your skills right away. If you’re an AutoCAD veteran,Omura’s in-depth explanations of the latest features, including the exciting new 3D Surface design tools and hatch capabilities, will turn you into an AutoCAD pro. Whatever your experience level and however you use AutoCAD, you’ll refer to this indispensable reference again and again.

Coverage includes:

Effectively using hatches, fields, and tables

Manipulating dynamic blocks and attributes

Linking drawings to databases and spreadsheets

Rendering realistic interior views with natural lighting

Giving a hand-drawn look to 3D views

Presenting 3D models with cutaway and x-ray views

Importing PDF documents as drawing backgrounds

Exploring parametric modeling with geometric constraints