AutoCAD 2006 for Architecture

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Thomson Delmar Learning, 2005 - Computers - 909 pages
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Beginning with an exploration of the basic tools that control AutoCADŽ, each subsequent chapter builds on the skills learned for a well-rounded exploration of each new command relating to 2D construction documentation. All the need-to-know information that current and future architects, engineers, and designers require is provided, affording readers the efficiencies and skills they need to apply AutoCAD 2006, and its improved application in the architectural and construction fields, using the previous release as its base in their professional environment. The book is an excellent resource for new users wishing to explore the computer skills needed to excel in the creation of drawings for architectural design, as well as for experienced CAD users adjusting to the new features and functions of AutoCAD 2006.

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Contents

SECTION I
3
GETTING HELP
35
EXPLORING THE SAVE COMMAND
42
Copyright

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A prolific author and respected instructor, Mr. Alan Jefferis, has taught drafting technology at Clackamas Community College, an Authorized AutoCAD Training Center, for more than thirty-one years. Prior to that, Mr. Jefferis taught for four years at Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon. He brings a wealth of professional experience to his writing, including eight years of drafting for structural engineers and thirty years of residential designing. Mr. Jefferis currently owns Residential Designs. He is a former Autodesk Developer Network member and a former member of the A.I.B.D. Mr. Jefferis obtained his BS degree from San Diego State University in 1972. He has authored or co-authored numerous textbooks on architectural drafting and design and effectively working with AutoCAD.

Tereasa has worked as an architectural designer and HVAC specialist for over 10 years. She is currently teaching architectural design and CADD classes at Mt Hood Community College. She has served as a contributing author for the text AutoCAD for Architecture, Architectural Drafting and Design and Residential Design, Drafting and Detailing.

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