AutoCAD 2008 and AutoCAD LT 2008: No Experience Required
Presenting you with the perfect step-by-step introduction to the world’s leading CAD software, this this perennial bestseller is completely revised and features comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of the latest AutoCAD features, such as dynamic blocks, external references, and 3D design. You’ll get concise explanations and practical tutorials that you can follow sequentially or jump in at any chapter by downloading the drawing files from the Sybex Web site, www.sybex.com/go/acadner2008. Either way, you’ll master AutoCAD features, get a thorough grounding in its essentials, and see quick results.
For Instructors: Teaching supplements are available for this title.
Chapter 1 Getting to Know AutoCAD
Chapter 2 Learning Basic Commands to Get Started
Chapter 3 Setting Up a Drawing
Chapter 4 Gaining Drawing Strategies Part 1
Chapter 5 Gaining Drawing Strategies Part 2
Chapter 6 Using Layers to Organize Your Drawing
Chapter 7 Combining Objects into Blocks
Chapter 8 Controlling Text in a Drawing
Chapter 11 Working with Hatches and Gradients
Chapter 12 Dimensioning a Drawing
Chapter 13 Managing External References
Chapter 14 Using Layouts to Set Up a Print
Chapter 15 Printing an AutoCAD Drawing
Chapter 16 Creating 3D Geometry
Chapter 17 Materials and Rendering
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