AutoCAD(R) 2002: A Building Approach: Learning the Basics

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Prentice Hall, 2002 - Computers - 261 pages
The purpose of this informative, user-friendly book is to teach the fundamentals of using AutoCAD 2002 to make simple but professional engineering drawings. Designed to teach the most efficient methods of using the AutoCAD program, this book uses a step-by-step approach, enabling users to learn the quickly and easily. This book will take the user from opening the AutoCAD program for the very first time to being able to efficiently use the basic commands to setting-up, drawing, and printing drawings. It covers different techniques for putting lines on a drawing and drawing specific shapes such as rectangles, circles, arcs, and ellipses. It also covers different types of engineering units and their use in engineering. For any individual who needs to become a proficient AutoCAD operator.

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Terry Metz combines 21 years of practical engineering experience (working as a drafter, application specialist, sales engineer, and engineering consultant) with 12 years of current teaching experience (responsible for both the AutoCAD and mechanical engineering programs at a two-year technical college) to provide a sound educational approach to learning AutoCAD .

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