AutoCADŽ 2011 3D Modeling Essentials

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, Jun 30, 2010 - Computers - 332 pages
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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Contents

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION TO AUTOCAD AND 3D
1
CHAPTER 2 MODELING USING SOLIDS
31
CHAPTER 3 MODELING USING MESHES AND SURFACES
89
CHAPTER 4 SOLID EDITING AND 3D MODIFYING COMMANDS
153
CHAPTER 5 CONVERTING SECTIONING AND PRINTING
201
CHAPTER 6 CAMERAS LIGHTS MATERIALS AND RENDERING
247
CHAPTER 7 CREATING VISUAL STYLES ANIMATIONS AND 3D DWF FILES
297
INDEX
323
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