Mastering AutoCAD 2016 and AutoCAD LT 2016

Author: George Omura
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119044840
Release Date: 2015-04-23
Genre: Computers

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.

Mastering AutoCAD for Mac

Author: George Omura
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118010973
Release Date: 2010-11-09
Genre: Computers

The Best Resource on the Market for Learning AutoCAD for Mac software! This comprehensive Autodesk Official Training Guide has everything you need to quickly become proficient with every aspect of Autodesk’s new AutoCAD for Mac software. Award-winning author George Omura, whom most CAD designers know and respect from his all-time bestselling Mastering AutoCAD books, now applies his legendary AutoCAD expertise, approachable style, and thorough Mastering coverage to Mastering AutoCAD for Mac. You’ll quickly and efficiently build skills, whether you’re just beginning or are already a seasoned AutoCAD user. Teaches you to design and draft using AutoCAD for Mac Helps you quickly master basic, intermediate, and advanced skills Covers using hatches, fields, and tables effectively; manipulating dynamic blocks and attributes; rendering 3D views with lighting and materials; exploring parametric modeling; transforming 2D drawings into 3D renderings; and more Provides step-by-step instruction and exercises, as well as real-world examples and case studies Functions as both a detailed tutorial and also a one-stop, stand-alone reference Mastering AutoCAD for Mac is also an Autodesk Official Training Guide The world's best AutoCAD resources—George Omura and the Mastering AutoCAD series from Sybex—are now available to help you master AutoCAD for Mac.

Mastering Autodesk Revit Architecture 2016

Author: James Vandezande
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119044659
Release Date: 2015-05-27
Genre: Computers

The Autodesk-endorsed guide to real-world Revit Architecture mastery Mastering Autodesk Revit Architecture 2016 provides focused discussions, detailed exercises, and compelling, real-world examples to help you get the most out of the Revit Architecture 2016 software. Information is organized to reflect the way you learn and implement Revit, featuring real-world workflows, in-depth explanations, and practical tutorials that help you understand Revit and BIM concepts so you can quickly start accomplishing vital tasks. The thorough coverage makes this book an ideal study guide for those preparing for Autodesk's certification exam. The companion website features before-and-after tutorials, additional advanced content, and video on crucial techniques to help you quickly master important tasks. This comprehensive guide walks you through the software to help you begin designing quickly. Understand basic BIM concepts and the Revit interface Explore templates, work-sharing, and project management workflows Learn modeling, massing, and visualization techniques for other industries Work with complex structures, annotation, detailing, and much more To master what is quickly becoming an essential industry tool, Mastering Revit Architecture 2016 is your ultimate practical companion.

Mastering AutoCAD 2013 and AutoCAD LT 2013

Author: George Omura
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118239995
Release Date: 2012-05-22
Genre: Computers

The complete tutorial and reference to the world's leading CAD program This thoroughly revised and updated edition teaches AutoCAD using explanations, examples, instructions, and hands-on projects for both AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT. This detailed resource works as both a tutorial and stand-alone reference. It introduces the basics of the interface and drafting tools; explores skills such as using hatches, fields, and tables; details such advanced skills as attributes, dynamic blocks, drawing curves, and using solid fills; explains 3D modeling and imaging; and discusses customization and integration. Covers all the new AutoCAD capabilities Written by George Omura, a popular AutoCAD author Offers an essential resource for those preparing for the AutoCAD certification program Includes a DVD with all the project files necessary for the tutorials, a trial version of AutoCAD, and additional tools and utilities George Omura's engaging writing style makes this reference the perfect reference and tutorial for both novice and experienced CAD users. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase.

AutoCAD 2012 and AutoCAD LT 2012 Bible

Author: Ellen Finkelstein
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118108376
Release Date: 2011-06-15
Genre: Computers

The latest version of this perennial favorite, in-depth, reference-tutorial This top-selling book has been updated by AutoCAD guru and author Ellen Finkelstein to provide you with the very latest coverage of both AutoCAD 2012 and AutoCAD LT 2012. It begins with a Quick Start tutorial, so you start creating right away. From there, the book covers so much in-depth material on AutoCAD that it is said that even Autodesk employees keep this comprehensive book at their desks. A DVD is included that features before-and-after drawings of all the tutorials and plenty of great examples from AutoCAD professionals. Explains in depth both AutoCAD 2012 and AutoCAD LT 2012 Written by Ellen Finkelstein, a long-time AutoCAD instructor and very popular author of many editions of the AutoCAD Bible Starts with a tutorial on AutoCAD 2012 that covers the basics of creating drawings, using commands, and specifying coordinates Builds on early chapters to cover more complex 2D and 3D drawing techniques Discusses advanced topics such as customization and programming AutoCAD using AutoLISP and VBA Features a DVD with before-and-after drawings for each tutorial, and more If you're eager to create 2D and 3D technical drawings with AutoCAD 2012, the AutoCAD 2012 and AutoCAD LT2012 Bible is what you need!

AutoCAD 2018 Beginning and Intermediate

Author: Munir Hamad
Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC
ISBN: 9781683920427
Release Date: 2017-05-19
Genre: Computers

This book is the most comprehensive book you will find on AutoCAD 2018 – 2D Drafting. Covering all of the 2D concepts, it uses both metric and imperial units to illustrate the myriad drawing and editing tools for this popular application. Use the companion disc to set up drawing exercises and projects and see all of the book’s figures in color. AutoCAD 2018 Beginning and Intermediate includes over 100 exercises or “mini-workshops,” that complete small projects from concept through actual plotting. Solving all of the workshops will simulate the creation of three projects (architectural and mechanical) from beginning to end, without overlooking any of the basic commands and functions in AutoCAD 2018. Features: * Covers only the basics and uses both metric and imperial units to illustrate the myriad tools for this popular application * CD-Rom can be used to set up in-text drawing exercises and projects and to see the book’s figures in color * Helps you to prepare for the AutoCAD Certified Professional exam eBook Customers: Companion files are available for downloading with order number/proof of purchase by writing to the publisher at [email protected]

Mastering AutoCAD 2007 and AutoCAD LT 2007

Author: George Omura
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470337615
Release Date: 2008-05-05
Genre: Computers

The World's Bestselling AutoCAD Resource Now Fully Updated for the 2007 Release 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 and most advanced features, including all the new 3D tools, 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 Creating and developing AutoCAD drawings Drawing curves and applying solid fills Effectively using hatches, fields, and tables Manipulating dynamic blocks and attributes Linking drawings to databases and spreadsheets Keeping track of your projects with the Sheet Set Manager Creating cutaway and x-ray views to show off the interior of your 3D model Rendering realistic interior views with natural lighting Giving a hand-drawn look to 3D views Easily creating complex, free-form 3D shapes in minutes Making spiral forms with the Helix and Sweep tools Exploring your model in real time with the Walk and Fly tools Creating animated AVI files of your 3D projects Customizing AutoCAD using AutoLISP(r) Securing and authenticating your files Sharing files with non-AutoCAD users Featured on the CD Load the trial version of AutoCAD 2007 and get started on the lessons in the book. The CD also includes project files and finished drawings for all the book's exercises, a symbols library, a 2D and 3D parts library, and extra utilities to increase your productivity. Advance your skills even more with bonus chapters on VBA, Active X, architectural solid modeling, and working with external databases. "Mastering AutoCAD 2007 has been fully updated to cover all of AutoCAD 2007's new or enhanced features including modeling, visual styles, lights and materials, rendering and animation, and changes users asked for in commonly used commands. This excellent revision to the bestselling Mastering AutoCAD series features concise explanations, focused examples, step-by-step instructions, and hands-on projects for both AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT." —Eric Stover, AutoCAD Product Manager "Omura's explanations are concise, his graphics are excellent, and his examples are practical." —CADalyst Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Mastering Autodesk Inventor 2016 and Autodesk Inventor LT 2016

Author: Paul Munford
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119059875
Release Date: 2015-12-21
Genre: Computers

Your real-world introduction to mechanical design with Autodesk Inventor 2016 Mastering Autodesk Inventor 2016 and Autodesk Inventor LT 2016 is a complete real-world reference and tutorial for those learning this mechanical design software. With straightforward explanations and practical tutorials, this guide brings you up to speed with Inventor in the context of real-world workflows and environments. You'll begin designing right away as you become acquainted with the interface and conventions, and then move into more complex projects as you learn sketching, modeling, assemblies, weldment design, functional design, documentation, visualization, simulation and analysis, and much more. Detailed discussions are reinforced with step-by-step tutorials, and the companion website provides downloadable project files that allow you to compare your work to the pros. Whether you're teaching yourself, teaching a class, or preparing for the Inventor certification exam, this is the guide you need to quickly gain confidence and real-world ability. Inventor's 2D and 3D design features integrate with process automation tools to help manufacturers create, manage, and share data. This detailed guide shows you the ins and outs of all aspects of the program, so you can jump right in and start designing with confidence. Sketch, model, and edit parts, then use them to build assemblies Create exploded views, flat sheet metal patterns, and more Boost productivity with data exchange and visualization tools Perform simulations and stress analysis before the prototyping stage This complete reference includes topics not covered elsewhere, including large assemblies, integrating other CAD data, effective modeling by industry, effective data sharing, and more. For a comprehensive, real-world guide to Inventor from a professional perspective, Mastering Autodesk Inventor 2016 and Autodesk Inventor LT 2016 is the easy-to-follow hands-on training you've been looking for.

Mastering AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016

Author: Cyndy Davenport
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119059479
Release Date: 2015-08-19
Genre: Computers

Utilize AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016 for a real-world workflow with these expert tricks and tips Mastering AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016 is a complete, detailed reference and tutorial for Autodesk's extremely popular and robust civil engineering software. With straightforward explanations, real-world examples, and practical tutorials, this invaluable guide walks you through everything you need to know to be productive. The focus is on real-world applications in professional environments, with all datasets available for download, and thorough coverage helps you prepare for the AutoCAD Civil 3D certification exam with over an hour's worth of video on crucial tips and techniques. You'll learn how to navigate the software and use essential tools, and how to put it all together in the context of a real-world project. In-depth discussion covers surveying, alignments, surface, grading, cross sections and more, and instructor support materials provide an ideal resource for training and education. This book will take you from beginner to pro, so you can get the most out of AutoCAD Civil 3D every step of the way. Understand key concepts and get acquainted with the interface Create, edit, and display all elements of a project Learn everything you need to know for the certification exam Download the datasets and start designing right away With expert insight, tips, and techniques, Mastering AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016 helps you become productive from the very beginning.

Autodesk Revit 2017 for Architecture

Author: Eric Wing
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119243311
Release Date: 2016-08-10
Genre: Computers

The only Revit tutorial guide based on a real project workflow Autodesk Revit Architecture No Experience Required is the ultimate real-world guide for mastering this increasingly prevalent BIM software package. Using a continuous, step-by-step tutorial, this book walks you through all project phases as you learn the basics of Revit by designing, documenting, and presenting a four-story office building. You'll begin by learning your way around the interface and conventions, then jump right into design by placing walls, doors, and windows. Next you'll work with grids, beams, foundations, dimensions, and text as you build floors layer by layer, join walls, create ceilings and roofs, and place stairs, ramps, and railings. The instruction covers construction documentation, advanced detailing, and families, as well as site considerations including grading and top surface features to provide a well-rounded, real-world Revit skill set. The companion website features downloadable 'before and after' tutorial files that allow you to jump in at any point and compare your work to the pros. The shift from 2D drafting to 3D building information modeling has made Revit a must-have skill for an increasing number of design, engineering, and construction professionals. This book is designed to teach you the basics quickly, using a real-world workflow, process, and pacing. Get acquainted with the Revit interface, then immediately start building Learn to place structural components, text, dimensions, and more Understand views, grids, editing, importing, exporting, and work sharing Generate construction documentation including schedules and material takeoffs This simple yet engaging tutorial brings together all of the major skills a Revit user needs to know to complete real workplace projects. Whether read from beginning to end as a comprehensive lesson, or used as 'dip-in' reference for unfamiliar tasks, Autodesk Revit Architecture No Experience Required provides invaluable practical BIM instruction for every phase of a project.

AutoCAD 2014 For Dummies

Author: Bill Fane
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118651957
Release Date: 2013-05-22
Genre: Computers

Find your way around AutoCAD 2014 with this full-color, For Dummies guide! Put away that pencil and paper and start putting the power of AutoCAD 2014 to work in your CAD projects and designs. From setting up your drawing environment to using text, dimensions, hatching, and more, this guide walks you through AutoCAD basics and provides you with a solid understanding of the latest CAD tools and techniques. You’ll also benefit from the full-color illustrations that mirror exactly what you’ll see on your AutoCAD 2014 screen and highlight the importance of AutoCAD’s Model view, which shows different line weights for printing in different colors. Covers the latest AutoCAD features and techniques, including creating a basic layout, navigating the AutoCAD 2014 interface, drawing and editing, working with dimensions, plotting, adding text, using blocks, and more Shows you how to make the best use of color in your AutoCAD designs, take advantage of the AutoCAD DesignCenter, and showcase your work to potential clients and customers Includes practical advice and guidance on real-world methods and tips used by architects, engineers, and other CAD professionals to create compelling 3D models and detailed technical drawings You’ll quickly get up to speed on all AutoCAD has to offer with AutoCAD 2014 For Dummies in your toolbox.

AutoCAD 2014 Essentials

Author: Scott Onstott
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118755730
Release Date: 2013-05-22
Genre: Computers

Learn crucial AutoCAD tools and techniques with this Autodesk Official Press Book Quickly become productive using AutoCAD 2014 and AutoCAD LT 2014 with this full color Autodesk Official Press guide. This unique learning resource features concise, straightforward explanations and real-world, hands-on exercises and tutorials. Following a quick discussion of concepts and goals, each chapter moves on to an approachable hands-on exercise designed to reinforce real-world tactics and techniques. Compelling, full-color screenshots illustrate tutorial steps, and chapters conclude with related and more open-ended projects to further reinforce the chapter's lessons. Starting and ending files for the exercises are also available for download, so you can compare your results with those of professionals. You'll follow a workflow-based approach that mirrors the development of projects in the real world, learning 2D drawing skills, editing entities, working with splines and polylines, using layers and objects, creating and editing text, dimensioning, modeling in 3D, and much more. Hands-on exercises and their downloadable tutorial files are based on the real-world task of drawing a house Covers crucial features and techniques, including 2D drawing working with layers, organizing objects with groups and blocks, using hatch patterns and gradients, using constraints and layouts, importing data, 3D modeling, and Includes content to help prepare you for Autodesk's AutoCAD certification program AutoCAD 2014 and AutoCAD LT 2014 Essentials is the Autodesk Official Press guide that helps you quickly and confidently learn the newest version of AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT.

AutoCAD 2017 3D Modeling

Author: Munir Hamad
Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC
ISBN: 9781944534721
Release Date: 2016-10-13
Genre: Computers

This book provides new and seasoned users with step-by-step procedures on creating and modifying 3D models, working with cameras and lights, assigning materials to objects, rendering, and printing. Unlike many AutoCAD competitors, it uses both metric and imperial units to illustrate the myriad tools for this popular application. Use the companion CD to set up drawing exercises and projects and see all of the book’s figures including color. AutoCAD 2017 3D Modeling includes 50 “mini-workshops,” that complete small projects from concept through actual plotting. Solving all of the workshops will simulate the creation of full projects (architectural and mechanical) from beginning to end, without overlooking any of the basic commands and functions in AutoCAD 2017. Features: * Covers 3D solid modeling, 3D surface modeling, working with cameras/lighting, rendering and imaging, dimensioning and drafting, and model interchange *Includes 50 “mini-workshops,” that complete small projects from concept through actual plotting. Solving all of the workshops will simulate the creation of full projects (architectural and mechanical) *Provides new and seasoned users with step-by-step procedures on creating and modifying 3D models in both metric and imperial units • Companion disc can be used to set up in-text drawing exercises and projects and to see the book’s figures in color • Written by an AutoDesk® Approved Instructor and Certified AutoDesk AutoCAD Master

AutoCAD LT 2017 for Designers

Author: Prof Sham Purdue University Northwest
Publisher: Cadcim Technologies
ISBN: 1942689489
Release Date: 2016-11-17
Genre:

The AutoCAD LT 2017 for Designers, 12th Edition textbook contains a detailed explanation of AutoCAD LT commands and their applications to solve drafting and design problems. In this textbook, every AutoCAD LT command is thoroughly explained with the help of examples and illustrations. This makes it easy for the users to understand the functions of the tools and their applications in the drawing. After reading this textbook, the user will be able to use AutoCAD LT commands to make a drawing, dimension a drawing, insert symbols as well as create text, blocks and dynamic blocks. The book also covers basic drafting and design concepts that provide you with the essential drafting skills to solve the drawing problems in AutoCAD LT. These include dimensioning principles, and assembly drawings. While going through this textbook, you will discover some new unique applications of AutoCAD LT that will have a significant effect on your drawings.