AutoCAD for Architectural Drawing

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Prentice Hall, 1999 - Architecture - 514 pages
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Written specifically for architects, this text helps students learn AutoCAD by actually using it in planning and designing a wide variety of realistic situations. Using a non-technical writing style and hands-on PROMPT/RESPONSE tutorial approach, it takes students step-by-step through the creation of all of the drawings necessary for an architectural project - from floor plans, and elevations, through power and lighting plans, to isometric and three-dimensional drawings. *Covering the latest version of AutoCAD, Release 14, using the Windows operating system, shows the new commands relating to raster images in AutoCAD drawings. *Uses a Computer PROMPT/User RESPONSE format that leads students through each new AutoCAD command - and that allows the text to be used as either a self-paced tutorial or in a lecture-lab situation, each drawing chapter contains from one to four exercises that introduce commands as they are used in a drawing. The step-by-step, PROMPT/RESPONSE sequences (and thorough description of the commands) take students from starting a drawing to plotting it. *Features exercises that are geared to architects and that provide the opportunity to work with real world situ

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Contents

PREPARING TO DRAW WITH AUTOCAD
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The Personal Computer and
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Preparing to Draw with AutoCAD
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Copyright

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