AutoCAD and Its Applications Basics 2017, 24th Edition

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AutoCAD and Its Applications: Basics 2017 provides complete instruction for mastering fundamental AutoCAD commands and drawing techniques. The text provides comprehensive coverage of AutoCAD 2D drafting and design. Topics are presented in an easy-to-understand sequence, building upon prior chapter knowledge. ANSI and ASME standards are referenced throughout the text, and examples and illustrations focus on industry practices.

  • Practice questions and problems for the AutoCAD Certified Professional Exam are included.
  • More than 500 drawing problems are found throughout the text's end-of-chapter sections.
  • The Online Instructor's Resource features drawing problem solutions, sample course syllabi, final exams, and additional practice questions and resources for the AutoCAD certification exams.
1. Introduction to AutoCAD 
  2. Drawings and Templates 
  3. Introduction to Drawing and Editing 
  4. Basic Object Commands 
  5. Line Standards and Layers 
  6. View Tools and Basic Plotting 
  7. Object Snap and AutoTrack 
  8. Construction Tools and Multiview Drawings 
  9. Text Styles and Multiline Text 
10. Single-Line Text and Additional Text Tools 
11. Modifying Objects 
12. Arranging and Patterning Objects 
13. Grips, Properties, and Additional Selection Techniques 
14. Polyline and Spline Editing Tools 
15. Obtaining Drawing Information 
16. Dimension Standards and Styles
17. Linear and Angular Dimensioning 
18. Dimensioning Features and Alternate Practices 
19. Dimensioning with Tolerances 
20. Editing Dimensions 
21. Tables 
22. Parametric Drafting 
23. Section Views and Graphic Patterns 
24. Standard Blocks 
25. Block Attributes 
26. Introduction to Dynamic Blocks 
27. Additional Dynamic Block Tools 
28. Layout Setup 
29. Plotting Layouts 
30. Annotative Objects 
31. External References 
32. Introduction to Sheet Sets 
33. Additional Sheet Set Tools