AutoCADŽ 2011 3D Modeling Essentials
AutoCADŽ is the premier PC-based drafting tool that has been used by millions of engineers, draftsmen, project managers, and engineering students since its inception in 1982. AutoCADŽ 2011 3D Modeling Essentials provides new and seasoned users with simple, step-by-step procedures on creating and modifying 3D models, setting up cameras and lights, assigning materials to objects, rendering, and printing. Use the accompanying DVD to set up drawing exercises, view all of the book's figures in full color, and draw with a trial version of AutoCAD 2011. Forty-five exercises (mini-projects) throughout the book simulate the creation of a full real-world project from concept to completion, without overlooking any of the fundamental commands and functions of AutoCADŽ 2011.
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Chapter 1INTRODUCTION TO AUTOCAD AND 3D
Chapter 2MODELING USING SOLIDS
Chapter 3MODELING USING MESHES AND SURFACES
Chapter 4SOLID EDITING AND 3D MODIFYING COMMANDS
Chapter 5CONVERTING SECTIONING AND PRINTING
Chapter 6CAMERAS LIGHTS MATERIALS AND RENDERING
Chapter 7CREATING VISUAL STYLES ANIMATIONS AND 3D DWF FILES
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2D object 3D DWF file 3D modeling 3D solid AutoCAD Autodesk axis Chamfer Change the view circle color COMMAND This command convert Ctrl curved Double-click Draft Angle end the command Extrude command Extrude Faces Faces button FACES COMMAND file and close Fillet following dialog box following illustration following prompts grips height Home tab inside layer linetype Loft Materials Browser Mesh tab mouse move NURBS surface offset Open the Exercise option OSNAP path Planar Point light polyline polysolid press Enter Press Esc Procedural Surfaces produce Properties palette radius Render Preset Render tab right-click Rotate Save the file section plane Select faces Select objects Select the desired Select the edges Smooth Solid edges Solid Editing panel SOLID FACES Solid Profile Specify Spot light Start AutoCAD 2011 Subobjects and Gizmos Subtract Surface tab Sweep command Taper angle target point UCS icon ViewCube viewport visual style Wireframe WORKSHOP Zoom