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ISBN-10 128524916XISBN-13 9781285249162
Print: 
ISBN-10 1133946593ISBN-13 9781133946595
Author(s): Krishnan/Stellman
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 1200
Description

HARNESSING AUTOCAD®: 2013 AND BEYOND provides a comprehensive guide to the leading desktop design and drawing software from Autodesk®. The text covers core functionality and commands, features, and interface enhancements to the newest release ofAutoCAD, including updated drawing and editing commands and 3D modeling features. Discipline-specific exercises and projects throughout the text help readers hone skills relevant to fields such as architecture; piping; civil, mechanical, and electrical design.

The author employs a step-by-step instructional approach, with chapters that progress from 2D drawing to 3D and solid modeling and customization. Examples, illustrations, and hands-on activities also follow a step-by-step format, combining clear explanations and engaging visuals to support learning and retention. In addition, extensive online resources provide a wealth of information and tools to complement the text, including an additional chapter and appendices, numerous exercises for each discipline, and detailed updates provided for each AutoCAD release.

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