Applying AutoCAD® 2013

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-07-16
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
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Applying AutoCADŽ 2013presents each feature of the AutoCADŽ 2013 software in a logical, sequential format by introducing new features along with continued enhancements to existing capabilities. It offers step-by-step exercises, examples, illustrations, problems, and activities that make it easy to use and versatile for almost any style of teaching and learning. The student will build skills as they read about and apply techniques, solve problems, and practice computer-aided drafting and design.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Groundwork

Chapter 1 Exploring AutoCAD

Chapter 2 User Interface

Chapter 3 Workspaces, Toolbars, and Palettes

Chapter 4 Command Entry

Chapter 5 Basic Objects

Chapter 6 Object Selection

Chapter 7 Entering Coordinates

Chapter 8 Help and File Maintenance

Part 2 Drawing Aids and Controls

Chapter 9 Object Snap

Chapter 10 Helpful Drawing Features

Chapter 11 Construction Aids

Chapter 12 Zooming

Chapter 13 Panning and Viewing

Part 3 Drawing and Editing

Chapter 14 Solid and Curved Objects

Chapter 15 Adding and Altering Objects

Chapter 16 Moving and Duplicating Objects

Chapter 17 Modifying and Maneuvering

Chapter 18 Hatching and Sketching

Part 4 Text and Tables

Chapter 19 Notes and Specifications

Chapter 20 Text Editing and Spell Checking

Chapter 21 Tables

Part 5 Preparing and Printing a Drawing

Chapter 22 Drawing Setup

Chapter 23 Layers and Linetypes

Chapter 24 Plotting and Printing

Chapter 25 Multiple Viewports

Part 6 Dimensioning and Tolerancing

Chapter 26 Basic Dimensioning

Chapter 27 Advanced Dimensioning

Chapter 28 Fine-Tuning Dimensions

Chapter 29 Tolerancing

Chapter 30 Calculations

Part 7 Groups and Details

Chapter 31 Groups

Chapter 32 Blocks

Chapter 33 Dynamic Blocks

Chapter 34 Symbol Libraries

Chapter 35 Attributes

Chapter 36 Bills of Materials

Part 8 Working in Three Dimensions

Chapter 37 Isometric Drawing

Chapter 38 The Third Dimension

Chapter 39 Drawing Objects in 3D

Chapter 40 User Coordinate Systems

Part 9 Solid and Surface Modeling

Chapter 41 Solid Primitives

Chapter 42 Mesh Modeling

Chapter 43 Basic Modeling

Chapter 44 Surface Modeling

Chapter 45 Boolean Operations

Chapter 46 Modifying Solid Models

Chapter 47 Documenting Solid Models

Chapter 48 Visualization and Navigation

Chapter 49 Benefits of Solid Modeling

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