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James D. Bethune ... 2250 pages - Publisher: Macromedia Press; (July, 2019) ... AmazonSIN: B07VPQW3W8 - Language: English.

In Engineering Graphics with AutoCAD 2020, award-winning CAD instructor and author James Bethune teaches technical drawing using AutoCAD 2020 as its drawing instrument. Taking a step-by-step approach, this textbook encourages students to work at their own pace and uses sample problems and illustrations to guide them through the powerful features of this drawing program. More than 680 exercise problems provide instructors with a variety of assignment material and students with an opportunity to develop their creativity and problem-solving capabilities.

Effective pedagogy throughout the text helps students learn and retain concepts: 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. + Latest coverage is provided for dynamic blocks, user interface improvements, and productivity enhancements. + 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. + ANSI standards are discussed when appropriate, introducing students to the appropriate techniques and national standards. Illustrations and sample problems are provided in every chapter, supporting the step-by-step approach by illustrating how to use AutoCAD 2020 and its features to solve various design problems.Engineering Graphics with AutoCAD 2020 will be a valuable resource for every student wanting to learn to create engineering drawings.

Francis D. K. Ching ... 256 pages - Publisher: Wiley; 6th Edition (April, 2015) ... Language: English - AmazonSIN: B00WJZ2PPC.


The bestselling guide to architectural drawing, with new information, examples, and resources: Architectural Graphics is the classic bestselling reference by one of the leading global authorities on architectural design drawing, Francis D.K. Ching. Now in its sixth edition, this essential guide offers a comprehensive introduction to using graphic tools and drafting conventions to translate architectural ideas into effective visual presentations, using hundreds of the author's distinctive drawings to illustrate the topic effectively. This updated edition includes new information on orthographic projection in relation to 3D models, and revised explanations of line weights, scale and dimensioning, and perspective drawing to clarify some of the most difficult concepts. New examples of modern furniture, APA facilities, and presentation layout provide more up-to-date visuals, and the Reference Center features all new animations, videos, and practice exercises.

Architectural graphics are key tools for conveying design through representation on paper or on screen, and this book is the ultimate guide to mastering the skill, then applying your talent to create more effective design communication. + Understand multiview, paraline, and perspective drawing + Master interior sections using a variety of techniques + Render tonal value, enhance depth, and convey illumination + Develop professional-quality layouts for presentations. Architectural graphics both inform the design process and serve as the means by which a design is interpreted and built. Complete mastery of the tools and conventions is essential to the successful outcome of any project, and mistakes can cause confusion, time delays, increased costs, and possible catastrophe. Architectural Graphics is the comprehensive guide to professional architectural drawing, with insight from a leading authority in the field.

Bernd S. Palm ... 436 pages - ISBN-10: 0367417391 - ISBN-13: 978-0367417390 ... Publisher: Routledge; (February, 2020) - Language: : English.


Master the complexities of the world's bestselling 2D and 3D software with Introduction to AutoCAD 2020. Ideally suited to new users, and relevant for both AutoCAD 2020 and AutoCAD 2021, this book will be a useful resource for drawing modules in both vocational and introductory undergraduate courses in engineering and construction. Experienced users will also find the updated images, commands and software information to be essential reading in order to adapt to the latest AutoCAD interface. A comprehensive, step-by-step introduction to the latest release of AutoCAD. Covering all the basic principles and acting as an introduction to 2D drawing, it also contains extensive coverage of all 3D topics, including 3D solid modelling and rendering.

Written by a member of the Autodesk Developer Network. + Hundreds of colour pictures, screenshots and diagrams illustrate every stage of the design process. + Worked examples and exercises provide plenty of practice material to build proficiency with the software. Further education students will find this an invaluable textbook for City & Guilds AutoCAD qualifications as well as the relevant Computer Aided Drawing units of BTEC National Engineering, Higher National Engineering and Construction courses from Edexcel. Students enrolled in Foundation Degree courses containing CAD modules will also find this a very useful reference and learning aid.

Paul Richard ... 960 pages - Publisher: Macromedia Press; (July, 2019) ... AmazonSIN: B07VXRBF7W - Language: English.


Introduction to AutoCAD 2020 addresses advances in technology and introduces students to 2-dimensional drawing skills and commands using the 2020 release of AutoCAD. Straightforward explanations focus on actual drawing procedures, and illustrations show what to expect on the computer screen. It continuously builds on concepts covered in previous chapters, contains exercises combined with in-text notes, and offers examples that provide the “how and why” of AutoCAD fundamentals. Projects are included at the end of each chapter and provide hands-on experience creating various types of mechanical, architectural, civil, and electrical drawings. This text is appropriate for introductory and intermediate AutoCAD courses.

Introduces AutoCAD, drafting skills, editing techniques, working with complex objects, annotating drawings, outputting your work, advanced drawing and construction methods, and collaborating with others on the web. + Pedagogy reinforces learning objectives throughout, with chapter objectives; key term definitions; command grids that concisely offer multiple ways of achieving task at hand; and discipline icons that identify the field of study throughout. + “New” version icons highlight new software features quickly. + Hands-on exercises appear throughout the text to reinforce learning, and end-of-chapter projects require students to demonstrate a full understanding of the concepts presented in the chapter. Introduction to AutoCAD 2020 provides students with the tools they need to develop drafting skills with AutoCAD.

Munir Hamad ... 227 pages - Publisher: Mercury Learning and Information; (April, 2020) ... Language: English - AmazonSIN: B086R378V7.

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 files to set up drawing exercises and projects and see all of the book’s figures including color. AutoCAD 2021 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 2021.

Brief Table Of Contents: Chapter 1: AutoCAD 2021 3D Basics. Chapter 2: Creating Solids. Chapter 3: Creating Meshes. Chapter 4: Creating Surfaces. Chapter 5: Creating Complex Solids & Surfaces. Chapter 6: Solid Editing Commands. Chapter 7: 3D Modifying Commands. Chapter 8: Converting and Sectioning. Chapter 9: Printing in 3D and Creating 3D DWF Files. Chapter 10: Cameras and Lights. Chapter 11: Materials, Rendering, Visual Styles, and Animation.

Robert Yori, Marcus Kim, Lance Kirby ... 1104 pages - Publisher: Sybex; (December, 2019) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 1119570123 - ISBN-13: 978-1119570127.

The best-selling Revit guide, now more complete than ever with all-new coverage on the 2020 release: Mastering Autodesk Revit 2020 is packed with focused discussions, detailed exercises, and real-world examples to help you get up to speed quickly on the latest version of Autodesk Revit. Organized according to how you learn and implement the software, this book provides expert guidance for all skill levels. Hands-on tutorials allow you to dive right in and start accomplishing vital tasks, while compelling examples illustrate how Revit for Architecture is used in every project. Available online downloads include before-and-after tutorial files and additional advanced content to help you quickly master this powerful software. From basic interface topics to advanced visualization techniques and documentation, this invaluable guide is your ideal companion through the Revit workflow. Whether you're preparing for Autodesk certification exams or just want to become more productive with the architectural design software, practical exercises and expert instruction will get you where you need to be. Understand key BIM and Revit concepts and master the Revit interface. Delve into templates, work-sharing, and managing Revit projects. Master modeling and massing, the Family Editor, and visualization techniques. Explore documentation, including annotation, detailing, and complex structures. BIM software has become a mandatory asset in today's architecture field; automated documentation updates reduce errors while saving time and money, and Autodesk's Revit is the industry leader in the BIM software space.

Yasser Shoukry, Jaiprakash Pandey ... 826 pages - Publisher: Packt Publishing; (May, 2020) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 1789809150 - ISBN-13: 978-1789809152.

AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT are one of the most versatile software applications for architectural and engineering designs and the most popular computer-aided design (CAD) platform for 2D drafting and 3D modeling. This hands-on guide will take you through everything you need to know to make the most out of this powerful tool, starting from a simple tour of the user interface through to using advanced tools. Starting with basic drawing shapes and functions, you'll get to grips with the fundamentals of CAD designs. You'll then learn about effective drawing management using layers, dynamic blocks, and groups and discover how to add annotations and plot like professionals. The book delves into 3D modeling and helps you convert your 2D drawings into 3D models and shapes. As you progress, you'll cover advanced tools and features such as isometric drawings, drawing utilities for managing and recovering complex files, quantity surveying, and multidisciplinary drawing files using xRefs, and you'll learn how to implement them with the help of practical exercises at the end of each chapter. Finally, you'll get to grips with rendering and visualizing your designs in AutoCAD. By the end of the book, you'll have developed a solid understanding of CAD principles and be able to work with AutoCAD software confidently to build impressive 2D and 3D drawings.

Elliot J. Gindis, Robert C. Kaebisch ... 592 pages - Publisher: Academic Press; (July, 2019) ... Language: English - AmazonSIN: B07YRQH56P.

Up and Running with AutoCAD 2020 uses a combination of step-by-step instruction, examples and insightful explanations to emphasize core concepts and practical application of AutoCAD in engineering, architecture, and design. Equally useful in instructor-led classroom training, self-study, or as a reference, the book is written with the user in mind by long-time professional AutoCAD instructors based on what works in the industry and the classroom. The book focuses on 2D drafting and design, making it more appropriate for a one-semester course.

Contents: Strips away complexities and reduces learning AutoCAD to easy-to-understand concepts. + Teaches the essentials of AutoCAD first, immediately building student confidence. + Provides all basic commands documented step-by-step: What the student inputs and how AutoCAD responds is spelled out in discrete and clear steps with numerous screenshot.s + Presents extensive supporting graphics and a summary with a self-test section and topic specific drawing exercises at the end of each chapter. + Covers the essentials of 2D AutoCAD, updated for the 2020 release.

Ying-Kit Choi ... 380 pages - Publisher: American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE); 2nd edition (September, 2017) ... Language: English - AmazonSIN: B075MS7M9Q.

Principles of Applied Civil Engineering Design: Producing Drawings, Specifications, and Cost Estimates for Heavy Civil Projects walks engineers through standard practice and basic principles needed to prepare quality design and construction documents for a successful infrastructure project. Drawing on more than 30 years of engineering and design experience, Ying-Kit Choi helps readers understand the interrelationships among contract documents, site characterization, design and construction documents, and construction cost estimates. Choi introduces the fundamentals and process of applied engineering design, including the necessary field investigations to characterize a project site. He provides pragmatic guidance on the "how-to" of producing construction drawings, with advice on graphical representation; legends, abbreviations, and notes; drawing techniques and software; and certification of construction drawings. He offers a wealth of details on developing technical specifications, including good writing practices, types of construction specifications, the standardized Construction Specifications Institute format, measurement and payment provisions, and reference data. Chapters on cost estimating cover quantity estimates, pricing estimates, allowances and contingencies, and bid evaluation. A handy glossary defines common terms.

This second edition reflects the rapid changes in the methods and tools used to produce design drawings, updating the discussions of presentation formats and technical resources. Of particular interest, the 2014 Construction Specifications Institute format is introduced for use in preparing specifications and estimating construction costs. Nine chapters encourage readers to test their comprehension with example problems and solutions. By setting out the guidelines, principles, and philosophy needed to produce design and construction documents for heavy civil projects, Choi assembles an excellent introduction for civil engineering students and young professionals, as well as provides a valuable reference for experienced design engineers, contractors, and project owners.

AutoDesk AutoCad 2021 x64 [Size: 1.59 GB] ... Autodesk AutoCAD 2020 design and documentation software, of the world’s leading 2D and 3D CAD tools. It will allow you to design and shape the world around you using its powerful and flexible features. Speed documentation, share ideas seamlessly, and explore ideas more intuitively in 3D. With thousands of available add-ons, AutoCAD software provides the ultimate in flexibility, customized for your specific needs. It’s time to take design further. AutoCAD 2020 enables you to create and explore ideas like never before. It is all you need to create, visualize, document, and share your ideas. From conceptual design through drafting and detailing. Import a wide variety of other formats including SolidWorks, Pro/ENGINEER, CATIA, Rhino, and NX. Drawing views, edge display, and location are instantly updated when an engineering change is made.

Ying-Kit Choi ... 362 pages - Publisher: ASCE; 2nd edition (August, 2017) ... Language: English- ISBN-10: 0784414734 - ISBN-13: 978-0784414736

Principles of Applied Civil Engineering Design: Producing Drawings, Specifications, and Cost Estimates for Heavy Civil Projects walks engineers through standard practice and basic principles needed to prepare quality design and construction documents for a successful infrastructure project. Drawing on more than 30 years of engineering and design experience, Ying-Kit Choi helps readers understand the interrelationships among contract documents, site characterization, design and construction documents, and construction cost estimates. Choi introduces the fundamentals and process of applied engineering design, including the necessary field investigations to characterize a project site. He provides pragmatic guidance on the "how-to" of producing construction drawings, with advice on graphical representation; legends, abbreviations, and notes; drawing techniques and software; and certification of construction drawings. He offers a wealth of details on developing technical specifications, including good writing practices, types of construction specifications, the standardized Construction Specifications Institute format, measurement and payment provisions, and reference data.

George Omura ... 1088 pages - Publisher: Sybex; (June, 2018) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 1119495008 - ISBN-13: 978-1119495000

Mastering AutoCAD 2019 and AutoCAD LT 2019 is the world's all-time best-selling guide to the world's most popular drafting software. Packed with tips, tricks, techniques, and tutorials, this guide covers every inch of AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT--including certification. This new edition has been fully updated to align with the software's 2019 update, featuring the same expert instruction augmented by videos of crucial techniques. Step-by-step walk-throughs, concise explanations, specific examples and plenty of hands-on projects help you learn essential AutoCAD skills by working directly with the necessary tools--giving you a skill set that translates directly to on-the-job use. AutoCAD is the dominant design and drafting software for 2D and 3D technical drawings, while AutoCAD LT is the more affordable version often used by students and hobbyists. Professional designers need complete command of the software's tools and functions, but a deeper exploration of more complex capabilities can help even hobbyists produce work at a higher level of technical proficiency. This book is your ultimate guide to AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT, whether you're seeking certification or just looking to draw.

Bernd S. Palm, Alf Yarwood ... 436 pages - Publisher: Routledge; (September, 2016) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 9781138191983 - ISBN-13: 978-1138191983

Master the complexities of the world's bestselling 2D and 3D software with Introduction to AutoCAD 2017. Ideally suited to new users of AutoCAD, this book will be a useful resource for drawing modules in both vocational and introductory undergraduate courses in engineering and construction. A comprehensive, step-by-step introduction to the latest release of AutoCAD. Covering all the basic principles and acting as an introduction to 2D drawing, it also contains extensive coverage of all 3D topics, including 3D solid modelling and rendering. Written by a member of the Autodesk Developer Network. Hundreds of colour pictures, screenshots and diagrams illustrate every stage of the design process. Worked examples and exercises provide plenty of practice material to build proficiency with the software. Further education students will find this an invaluable textbook for City & Guilds AutoCAD qualifications as well as the relevant Computer Aided Drawing units of BTEC National Engineering, Higher National Engineering and Construction courses from Edexcel. Students enrolled in Foundation Degree courses containing CAD modules will also find this a very useful reference and learning aid.

AutoCAD v2019.1.2 [Size: 2.64 GB] ... it is designed to develop and detail 2D drawings. The program automates most of the stages of the project. A complete set of 2D commands allows you to create drawings, modify them and produce working documentation for projects. The program provides built-in support for the DWG format and reliability of work, and also contains powerful tools to improve drawing performance. Thanks to this, project files can be easily transferred to other specialists. In addition, you can customize the user interface of the program to suit your needs. The capabilities of AutoCAD LT in the field of drawing and detailing can effectively implement project ideas, optimize the workflow, and organize joint work. AutoCAD LT is a professional solution that supports industry standards and allows you to significantly improve the productivity of the designer. Features: Below are some noticeable features which you’ll experience after Autodesk AutoCAD 2019 Crack free download. Import PDFs: Import the geometry from a PDF file into your drawing as an AutoCAD object. Share design views: Collaborate with stakeholders by publishing your drawing views to the cloud. Smart centerlines and center marks: Use powerful new tools to create and edit them quickly and more intuitively. Simplified documentation: Boost detailing work with tools that create appropriate measurements based on your drawing context. Innovative 3D design: Design and visualize virtually any concept with 3D free-form tools.Personalized experience: Configure your AutoCAD settings, extend the software, and build custom workflows.

Bernd S. Palm, Alf Yarwood ... 436 pages - Publisher: Routledge; (June, 2015) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 1138911615 - ISBN-13: 978-1138911611 ...

Master the complexities of the world's bestselling 2D and 3D software with Introduction to AutoCAD 2016. Ideally suited to new users of AutoCAD, this book will be a useful resource for drawing modules in both vocational and introductory undergraduate courses in engineering and construction. A comprehensive, step-by-step introduction to the latest release of AutoCAD. Covering all the basic principles and acting as an introduction to 2D drawing, it also contains extensive coverage of all 3D topics, including 3D solid modelling and rendering. Written by a member of the Autodesk Developer Network. + Hundreds of colour pictures, screenshots and diagrams illustrate every stage of the design process. + Worked examples and exercises provide plenty of practice material to build proficiency with the software. Further education students in the UK will find this an invaluable textbook for City & Guilds AutoCAD qualifications as well as the relevant Computer Aided Drawing units of BTEC National Engineering, Higher National Engineering and Construction courses from Edexcel. Students enrolled in Foundation Degree courses containing CAD modules will also find this a very useful reference and learning aid.

Donnie Gladfelter ... 1008 pages - Publisher: Sybex; (November, 2015) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 1119059550 - ISBN-13: 978-1119059554 ... 

Hands-on AutoCAD training in a tutorial-driven beginner's guide: AutoCAD 2016 and AutoCAD LT 2016: No Experience Required is your ultimate beginner's guide to the leading drawing and design software. Using a continuous tutorial approach, this book walks you step-by-step through the entire design process from setup to printing. Follow the tutorial from start to finish, or jump in at any time to pick up new skills. The companion website features downloadable tutorial files that allow you to join the project at each progress point, and the short discussions and intensively hands-on instruction allow you to instantly see the results of your work. You'll start by learning the basics as you create a simple 2D drawing, and then gradually build upon your skills by adding detail, dimensions, text, and more. You'll learn how to create an effective presentation layout, and how to turn your drawing into a 3D model that can help you pinpoint design flaws and features. AutoCAD's newest commands and capabilities are reinforced throughout, so you can gain confidence and build a skillset to be proud of. Get acquainted with the AutoCAD 2016 interface and basic commands - Create accurate drawings and elevations to communicate your design - Add detail to your plans with groupings, hatches, text, and dimensions - Lay your design out for printing, or go 3D to create a walk-through model. AutoCAD 2016 and AutoCAD LT 2016: No Experience Required gets you started, so you can begin designing today.

This course provides students with a broad introduction into 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and modeling with a focus on construction- and architecture-specific applications. Students will learn how to use industry-leading CAD software programs (AutoCAD 2018) to model construction projects, and then create and distribute basic, industry-standard architectural drawings.

Elliot Gindis ... 776 pages - Publisher: Academic Press; 1st edition (September, 2016) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0128110589 - ISBN-13: 978-0128110584 ...

Up and Running with AutoCAD 2017: 2D and 3D Drawing and Modeling presents Gindis’ combination of step-by-step instruction, examples, and insightful explanations. The emphasis from the beginning is on core concepts and practical application of AutoCAD in engineering, architecture, and design. Equally useful in instructor-led classroom training, self-study, or as a professional reference, the book is written with the user in mind by a long-time AutoCAD professional and instructor based on what works in the industry and the classroom. Strips away complexities and reduces AutoCAD to easy-to-understand basic concepts + Teaches only what is essential in operating AutoCAD, thereby immediately building student confidence + Fully covers the essentials of both 2D and 3D in one affordable easy to read volume + Presents basic commands in a documented, step-by-step guide on what to type in and how AutoCAD responds  + Includes several complementary video lectures by the author that accompany both 2D and 3D sections.

Scott Onstott ... 432 pages - Publisher: Sybex; 1st edition (June, 2017) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 1119386780 - ISBN-13: 978-1119386780 ...

The step-by-step, full-color AutoCAD 2018 guide with real-world practicality: AutoCAD 2018 and AutoCAD LT 2018 Essentials provides a full-color, task-based approach to mastering this powerful software. Straightforward, easy-to-follow instruction pairs with real-world, hands-on exercises to help you quickly get up to speed with core features and functions; screenshots illustrate tutorial steps to help you follow along, and each chapter concludes with a more open-ended project so you can dive in and explore a specific topic in-depth. From 2D drawing and organization to 3D modeling, dimensioning, presenting, and more, this helpful guide walks you through everything you need to know to become productive with AutoCAD 2018 and AutoCAD LT 2018. The companion website features downloadable starting and ending files for each exercise, so you can jump in at any point and compare your work to the pros, as well as additional tutorials to help you go as deep as you need to go. Exercises walk you through the real-world process of drafting while teaching you critical skills along the way. Understand the AutoCAD interface and foundational concepts * Master essential drawing and visualization tools * Stay organized with layers, groups, and blocks * Experiment with 3D modeling, add text and dimensions, and much more. AutoCAD is the industry-leading technical drawing software, and complete mastery is a vital skill for any design and drafting professional. AutoCAD 2018 and AutoCAD LT 2018 Essentials is a smart, quick resource that will help you get up to speed with real-world practical instruction.

George Omura, Brian C. Benton ... 1080 pages - Publisher: Sybex; 1st edition (May, 2016) ...
Language: English - ISBN-10: 1119240050 - ISBN-13: 978-1119240051 ... 

The bestselling guide to AutoCAD, updated and expanded with new video instruction: Mastering AutoCAD 2017 and AutoCAD LT 2017 is the premier guide to the world's leading CAD program. With clear explanation, focused examples, and step-by-step instruction, this guide walks you through everything you need to know to use AutoCAD 2017 and AutoCAD LT 2017 effectively. From basic drafting tools to 3D modeling, this book leaves no stone unturned in exploring the full repertoire of AutoCAD capabilities. Hands-on instruction allows for more productive learning, and provides clarification of crucial techniques. Effective as both a complete tutorial and a dip-in reference, the broadly-applicable concepts and instructions will appeal to AutoCAD users across industries and abilities. This new edition has been thoroughly updated to align with the software's latest features and capabilities, giving you a one-stop resource for getting up to speed.

AutoCAD is the leading software for 2D and 3D technical drawings, and AutoCAD LT makes the software's tremendous functionality more accessible for smaller businesses and individuals. This guide shows you how to take full advantage of this powerful design platform, with expert guidance every step of the way. Get acquainted with the interface and master basic tools + Utilize hatches, fields, cures, solid fills, dynamic blocks, and more. Explore 3D modeling and imaging for more holistic design. Customize the AutoCAD workflow to suit your needs.Whether you're learning AutoCAD for the first time, upgrading from a previous version, or preparing for a certification exam, you need a thorough reference designed for the way professionals work. Mastering AutoCAD 2017 and AutoCAD LT 2017 is your ideal guide, with complete tutorials, and expert advice.

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