Author: Kevin Lang
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2012-09-28
Genre: Technology & Engineering
AUTOCAD TUTOR FOR ENGINEERING GRAPHICS: 2013 AND BEYOND is a thorough, practical guide featuring self-paced tutorials and a step-by-step approach to help students use and customize AutoCAD to achieve professional results. Tutorials follow traditional engineering drawing techniques and methods while guiding students from simple one-view engineering drawings to geometric constructions, multiview projections, section and auxiliary views, 3D solid modeling, and photorealistic rendering. This proven text emphasizes skill development to enable students to confidently translate layouts, specifications, and calculations from engineers and architects into detailed drawings, maps, plans, and other documents necessary to create products. Detailed coverage of AutoCAD features and capabilities, along with a strong emphasis on mechanical exercises and practical engineering applications, make this trusted text an ideal reference for students and professionals alike. In addition, extensive online resources offer additional information and tools, including detailed updates provided regularly between major new releases of the AutoCAD software. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Autodesk Inventor 2019 Essentials Plus provides the foundation for a hands-on course that covers basic and advanced Autodesk Inventor features used to create, edit, document, and print parts and assemblies. You learn about part and assembly modeling through real-world exercises. Autodesk Inventor 2019 Essentials Plus demonstrates critical CAD concepts, from basic sketching and modeling through advanced modeling techniques, as it equips you with the skills to master this powerful professional tool. The book walks you through every component of the software, including the user interface, toolbars, dialogue boxes, sketch tools, drawing views, assembly modeling, and more. Its unique modular organization puts key information at your fingertips, while step-by-step tutorials make it an ideal resource for self-learning. Packed with vivid illustrations and practical exercises that emphasize modern-day applications, Autodesk Inventor 2019 Essentials Plus will prepare you for work in the real world. Each chapter is organized into four sections. Objectives, which describe the content and learning objectives; topic coverage, which presents a concise review of the topic; exercises, which present the workflow for a specific command or process through illustrated step-by-step instructions; and finally a checking your skills section, which tests your understanding of the material. Who Should Use This Manual? The manual is designed to be used in instructor-led courses, although you may also find it helpful as a self-paced learning tool. It is recommended that you have a working knowledge of Microsoft® Windows® as well as a working knowledge of mechanical design principles.
Author: Eric Chappell
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2013-06-14
Quickly learn essential Civil 3D tools and techniques Get a thorough introduction to AutoCAD Civil 3D, the industry-leading engineering software used to design roads, highways, subdivisions, drainage and sewer systems, and more. This Autodesk Official Press book is a unique learning resource that features concise, straightforward explanations and real-world, hands-on exercises and tutorials. With compelling full-color screenshots and approachable exercises that demonstrate core features and functions, the book helps you gain understanding and confidence as you master this premiere civil engineering software. Introduces the software's interface and foundational concepts Follows a workflow-based approach that mirrors how projects progress in the real world, and guides you through importing and working with field survey data, managing point data with groups and styles, and modeling terrain using surfaces Covers creating and editing alignments and profiles, designing 3D road models, building and analyzing terrain models, designing and analyzing pipe networks, and much more Shows how to estimate quantities and create construction documentation Provides information to help you prepare for the Civil 3D certification exam AutoCAD Civil 3D Essentials is the perfect, real-world introduction to the powerful civil engineering software.
Author: Marcus Kim
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2016-06-10
The ultimate guide to Revit Architecture just got even better Mastering Autodesk Revit 2017 for Architecture is the bestselling guide for Revit Architecture users of all levels, with focused discussions, detailed exercises, and compelling real-world examples. This new edition has been completely revamped based on reader and Revit Architecture instructor feedback to be more useful, more complete, and more approachable than ever. Organized by real-world workflow, practical tutorials guide you through each phase of a project to help you understand BIM concepts and quickly start accomplishing vital Revit Architecture tasks. From templates, work-sharing, and project management, to modeling, documentation, annotation, and complex structures, this book provides full coverage of essential Revit Architecture tools and processes. The companion website features before-and-after tutorials, additional advanced content, and an hour of video instruction to help you quickly master crucial techniques. Learn up-to-date Revit Architecture workflows and processes Master modeling, massing, and other visualization techniques Work with complex structural elements and advanced detailing Prepare for Autodesk certification exams Building information modeling pairs the visual design representation with a parametric database that stores all geometry, spatial relationships, materials, and other data generated by the design process. Design changes instantly update all documentation, and it's this efficiency that makes BIM the new permanent paradigm. Whether you're studying for a certification exam or navigating the switch from CAD, Mastering Autodesk Revit 2017 for Architecture is your number-one guide to getting up and running quickly.
Delivering the most current and practical coverage available, The Illustrated Autocad Quick Reference: 2013 And Beyond is a powerful resource that equips your students with detailed information on AutoCAD commands and functions. This indispensable guide catalogs all standard AutoCAD commands in alphabetical order, concisely describing their functions and options. Each listing also includes cross - references to related commands, system variables, and/or files - taking the guesswork out of maximizing AutoCAD to its full potential. The book features every method of accessing each command, including commands not documented by Autodesk [registered]. With its comprehensive coverage and convenient format, this trusted reference remains a vital resource for students, educators, and design professionals alike.
AUTOCAD 2010 TUTOR FOR ENGINEERING GRAPHICS is a classic reference work featuring self-paced tutorials that lead students from simple one-view engineering drawings to geometric constructions, multiview projections, section and auxiliary views, 3D solid modeling, and photorealistic rendering. Tutorials utilize a step-by-step approach, following traditional engineering drawing techniques and methods while teaching students how to take full advantage of AutoCAD 2010 to achieve professional results. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Ellen Finkelstein
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2014-08-13
The perfect reference for all AutoCAD users AutoCAD 2015 and AutoCAD LT 2015 Bible is the book you want to have close at hand to answer those day-to-day questions about this industry-leading software. Author and Autodesk University instructor Ellen Finkelstein guides readers through AutoCAD 2015 and AutoCAD LT 2015 with clear, easy-to-understand instruction and hands-on tutorials that allow even total beginners to create a design on their very first day. Although simple and fundamental enough to be used by those new to CAD, the book is so comprehensive that even Autodesk power users will want to keep a copy on their desks. Here is what you'll find inside the book: Part I: Introducing AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT Basics Part II: Drawing in Two Dimensions Part III: Working with Data Part IV: Drawing in Three Dimensions Part V: Organizing and Managing Drawings Part VI: Customizing AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT Part VII: Programming AutoCAD Part VIII: Appendixes Appendix A: Installing and Configuring AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT Appendix B: AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT Resources In addition, the book also explores advanced techniques like programming with AutoLISP and VBA, and demonstrates AutoCAD 2015 customization that can smooth workflow. The companion website contains real-world drawings for each tutorial, plus bonus chapters and video tutorials. If you need to become an AutoCAD guru, AutoCAD 2015 and AutoCAD LT 2015 Bible is the one resource that will get you there quickly.
Author: K. L. Narayana
Publisher: New Age International
Release Date: 2009-06-30
Genre: Machine design
About the Book: Written by three distinguished authors with ample academic and teaching experience, this textbook, meant for diploma and degree students of Mechanical Engineering as well as those preparing for AMIE examination, incorporates the latest st
Author: Tom Nelson
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Release Date: 2013-09-25
Filled with practical, step-by-step instructions and clear explanations for the most important and useful tasks. An instruction-based guide with examples written in the C# programming language. VB.NET programmers can also take advantage of these examples by using one of the free conversion websites to convert the examples to VB.NET.Clear, step-by-step instructions and complete code examples illustrate the processes, making it easy to develop your own custom AutoCAD tools.This book is perfect if you are interested in customizing AutoCAD 2014 using the .NET API. You should have a basic familiarity with programming. Prior experience of customizing AutoCAD is helpful, but not required (as is a basic understanding of AutoCAD commands). If you have AutoCAD customization experience with another API, such as Lisp or VBA, you may find the examples in this book helpful when learning the .NET API.You should also have a basic familiarity with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 (the Express editions are fine).
Author: George Omura
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2015-04-23
The bestselling AutoCAD reference, with all new bonus video content Mastering AutoCAD 2016 and AutoCAD LT 2016 is a complete tutorial and reference, helping you design accurately and efficiently while getting the most out of the AutoCAD 2016 software. Concise explanations and focused examples strengthen your understanding of AutoCAD concepts, while step-by-step instruction and hands-on projects help you develop the skills you need for real-world projects. This new edition covers the latest AutoCAD capabilities, and gives you access to videos demonstrating crucial techniques. The companion website provides all of the project files necessary for the tutorials, and features additional video tutorials and other bonus content. You'll start with the basics of AutoCAD drafting, and gradually build your skills to an advanced level as you learn 3D modeling and imaging. Whether you're preparing for the Autodesk certification or just want to be an AutoCAD guru, this book provides the comprehensive information you need. Get acquainted with the AutoCAD 2016 interface and drafting tools Work with hatches, fields, tables, dynamic blocks, solid fills, and more Build an accurate, scalable 3D model of your design for reference Customize your AutoCAD and integrate it with other software Packed with expert tips, tricks, techniques, and tutorials, Mastering AutoCAD 2016 and AutoCAD LT 2016 is your essential guide to get up to speed quickly.
Author: Donna Kay
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Release Date: 2015-04-09
Genre: Business & Economics
Using a hands-on approach, Computer Accounting with QuickBooks® 2015 integrates understanding accounting with mastery of QuickBooks software. The text provides proven instructional techniques based throughout the new edition to make students mastery of QuickBooks as effortless as possible. The Sixteenth Edition offers a complete package to learn the leading small business accounting software: QuickBooks software, comprehensive text, Student Blog, and LIVE Projects. The text uses a highly effective three-step approach to streamline your learning: 1. Chapter Tutorials. Providing numerous screen shots and detailed instructions, chapters in Computer Accounting with QuickBooks are designed as tutorials for the student to initially learn the accounting software features. All chapters are based on realistic, virtual company cases to enhance your understanding of the business environment in which QuickBooks is used. YouTube videos @ www.myquickbooks.me reinforce chapter tutorials. 2. Learning Activities. To improve long-term retention of student software skills and mastery of QuickBooks, learning activities are included at the end of the chapters. Designed with fewer instructions to test the understanding and, when needed, to develop skills at quickly seeking out additional information to complete tasks, the activities consist of exercises, projects and web quests. JIT Learning, the ability to seek out information as needed, is an increasingly important skill in a rapidly changing business environment. Computer Accounting with QuickBooks is designed to seamlessly facilitate your development of this crucial skill. In addition, the virtual cases challenge you to apply and develop both software and problem-solving skills. 3. Reflection. Reflection improves learning and retention. A reflection exercise, A Wish and A Star, appears at the end of each chapter to highlight what the student has learned. New with QuickBooks 2015, we are pleased to include a Quick Guide in Section 3 to streamline your review for the QuickBooks User Certification examination.
Author: Paul F. Aubin
Publisher: AutoDesk Press
Release Date: 2012
THE AUBIN ACADEMY MASTER SERIES: REVIT® ARCHITECTURE 2013 AND BEYOND combines a straightforward, reader-friendly style with project-focused exercises that encourage learning by doing. Students will gain practical, firsthand experience with the powerful, popular Revit Building Information Modeling (BIM) software, which leading architects and engineers are using to move beyond traditional Computer-Assisted Design (CAD) to manage complex projects, foster collaboration, and boost productivity. In addition to managing extensive data related to project phasing, construction requirements, internal systems, and ongoing maintenance, Revit supports sophisticated modeling to predict building performance and energy use, enabling teams to analyze and optimize performance for clients increasingly focused on sustainability.
This book uses the latest technology to address the basic theories involved in solving descriptive geometry problems. By incorporating the practical use of computer-aided drafting and design software into the theories and solutions, Descriptive Geometry: An Integrated Approach Using AutoCAD, 2E gives readers an edge that traditional descriptive geometry textbooks don?t provide. Structured to be compatible with various releases of AutoCAD, is ideal for anyone entering the work force. A section has been added to the end of each chapter in this book that covers the use of AutoLISP programming to solve a specific spatial problem. In addition, Autodesk Inventor has been incorporated into the solution of advanced problem-solving, as well as flat pattern development (sheet metal). This unique integration of current technology, plus fundamental instruction in descriptive geometry principles make this a valuable addition to every successful design-oriented architectural and engineering education and training program.
This book is written in a practical and friendly style with practical tutorials, exercises, and detailed images which will help you master the third dimension. This book is intended for everyone who wants to create accurate 3D models in AutoCAD, like architecture, engineering, or design professionals, and students. Only basic understanding of 2D AutoCAD is needed.
Author: James D. Bethune
Publisher: Peachpit Press
Release Date: 2016-08-19
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Using a step-by-step format, Engineering Design Graphics with Autodesk Inventor 2017 shows students how to use Autodesk Inventor to create and document designs. Chapter test questions help students assess their understanding of key concepts. Sample problems, end-of-chapter projects, and a variety of additional exercises reinforce the material and allow students to practice the techniques described. The content of the book goes beyond the material normally presented in an engineering graphics text associated with CAD software to include exercises requiring students to design simple mechanisms. This book includes the following features: •Step-by-step format throughout the text allows students to work directly from the text to the screen and provides an excellent reference during and after the course. •Exercises, sample problems and projects appear in each chapter, providing examples of software capabilities and giving students an opportunity to apply their own knowledge to realistic design situations. •Includes examples of how to create an animated assembly, apply dimension to a drawing, calculate shear and bending values, and more! •ANSI and ISO standards are discussed when appropriate, introducing students to both so they learn appropriate techniques and national standards.