AutoCAD? 2011 Essentials Comprehensive Edition

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, Jun 23, 2010 - Computers - 734 pages
AutoCAD? 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. AutoCAD 2011 Essentials, Comprehensive Edition provides new and seasoned users with simple step-by-step procedures on how to create, modify, annotate, and add dimension to any engineering drawing. 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. Over 100 workshops throughout the book simulate a full real-world project from concept to completion, without overlooking any of the fundamental commands and functions of AutoCAD? 2011. Material added to the Comprehensive Edition: -Use all advanced 2D drafting commands -Know the most important advanced techniques -Create Dynamic Blocks -Create, Edit, Extract Block Attributes -Use External Reference for team collaboration -Know all about Sheet Sets -Know all about CAD Standards checking -Utilize the more advanced layer functions -Use Autodesk Design Review for Markups -Use the Markup Set Manager
 

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Contents

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION TO AUTOCAD 2011
1
CHAPTER 2 DRAFTING USING AUTOCAD 2011
25
CHAPTER 3 SETTING UP YOUR DRAWING
63
CHAPTER 4 A FEW GOOD CONSTRUCTION COMMANDS
91
CHAPTER 5 MODIFYING COMMANDS
119
CHAPTER 6 WORKING WITH BLOCKS
153
CHAPTER 7 HATCHING
183
CHAPTER 8 TEXT AND TABLES
209
CHAPTER 12 ADVANCED TECHNIQUES
411
CHAPTER 13 PARAMETRIC CONSTRAINTS AND DYNAMIC BLOCKS
463
CHAPTER 14 BLOCK ATTRIBUTES AND EXTERNAL REFERENCING XREF
525
CHAPTER 15 SHEET SETS
583
CHAPTER 16 CAD STANDARDS AND ADVANCED LAYERS
623
CHAPTER 17 AUTODESK DESIGN REVIEW AND THE MARKUP SET MANAGER
663
CREATING A TEMPLATE FILE
693
INQUIRY COMMANDS
699

CHAPTER 9 DIMENSIONING YOUR DRAWING
251
CHAPTER 10 PLOTTING YOUR DRAWING
307
CHAPTER 11 ADVANCED OBJECTS
367
WORKSPACE
707
INDEX
713
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