The AutoCAD 2016: A Problem-Solving Approach, Basic and Intermediate, 22nd Edition textbook contains a detailed explanation of AutoCAD commands and their applications to solve drafting and design problems. In this textbook, every AutoCAD 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 commands to make a drawing, dimension a drawing, apply constraints to sketches, 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. These include dimensioning principles, and assembly drawings. While going through this textbook, you will discover some new unique applications of AutoCAD that will have a significant effect on your drawings.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction to AutoCAD
Chapter 2: Getting Started with AutoCAD
Chapter 3: Starting with Advanced Sketching
Chapter 4: Working with Drawing Aids
Chapter 5: Editing Sketched Objects-I
Chapter 6: Editing Sketched Objects-II
Chapter 7: Creating Texts and Tables
Chapter 8: Basic Dimensioning, Geometric Dimensioning, and Tolerancing
Chapter 9: Editing Dimensions
Chapter 10: Dimension Styles, Multileader Styles, and System Variables
Chapter 11: Adding Constraints to Sketches
Chapter 12: Hatching Drawings
Chapter 13: Model Space Viewports, Paper Space Viewports, and Layouts
Chapter 14: Plotting Drawings
Chapter 15: Template Drawings
Chapter 16: Working with Blocks
Chapter 17: Defining Block Attributes
Chapter 18: Understanding External References
Chapter 19: Working with Advanced Drawing Options
Chapter 20: Grouping and Advanced Editing of Sketched Objects
Chapter 21: Working with Data Exchange & Object Linking and Embedding
Comprehensive textbook consisting 21 chapters that are organized in a pedagogical sequence.
Detailed explanation of all commands and tools.
Summarized content on the first page of the topics that are covered in the chapter.
Hundreds of illustrations for easy understanding of concepts.
Step-by-step instructions to guide the users through the learning process.
Emphasis on Why and How with explanation.
More than 30 real-world mechanical engineering designs as examples.
Additional information throughout the book in the form of notes and tips.
Self-Evaluation Tests and Review Questions at the end of each chapter to help the users assess their knowledge.
Technical support by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional learning resources at http://allaboutcadcam.blogspot.com.