AutoCAD and Its Applications - Comprehensive 2015 is a useful tool for both classroom instruction and independent study. The heavily illustrated text not only tells you how to use AutoCAD, it also shows you how to use AutoCAD. In addition to teaching AutoCAD, this text serves as a valuable resource once you begin a career in the drafting and design industry. Whether you are learning AutoCAD for the first time or updating your skills, this book is a must.
AutoCAD and Its Applications - Comprehensive 2015 combines two books into one. The Basics portion provides complete instruction in 2D drafting and AutoCAD tools. It features complete coverage of AutoCAD drawing and editing commands and additional topics, including dimensioning, parametric drafting, hatching techniques, dynamic blocks, layouts and plotting annotative objects, external references, and sheet sets. The Advanced portion provides detailed coverage of 3D modeling, including solid, surface, and mesh modeling. Thorough coverage of visual styles (shading), materials, lighting, rendering, and animation is also provided.