Basic AutoCAD for Interior Designers Using Release 14

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Prentice Hall, 1999 - Computers - 296 pages
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Concise, progressive, and easy-to-understand, this must-have guide for interior design professionals offers highly visual, project-oriented tutorials focusing on usable professional skills and provides many examples which follow current professional drafting conventions and standards. Explains AutoCAD commands in the context of interior design drafting projects and tasks. Offers "fool-proof" visual, step-by-step interactive instructions that include what a user should do as well as AutoCAD's command prompt line. Includes tutorials on how to start a floor plan, dimensions, drawing and elevation, building a 3D model, and more. Assumes minimal computing experience.

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Basic Knowledge To Start
Chapter Start a Floor Plan
Set the drawing measurement UNITS

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About the author (1999)

Jin Feng is an Associate Professor of interior architecture at Lawrence Technological University. He has been teaching computer-aided-design courses at different levels for interior design students since 1993. Before joining the faculty of Lawrence Technological University in 2006, he taught at Iowa State University, Purdue University, Indiana University, Eastern Michigan University, and Tsinghua University. He is the author of "Basic AutoCAD for Interior Designers Using Release 14" and "Basic AutoCAD for Interior Designers Using AutoCAD 2002," Jiang Lu is an Assistant Professor of interior design at Eastern Michigan University. She has been teaching advanced computer-aided-design courses. Before she joined Eastern Michigan University in 2003, Jiang Lu had 6 years full time and part time teaching experience at Purdue University, Eastern Michigan University, and Tsinghua University. Jiang Lu was trained as an architect and has practiced for 14 years in architectural design and interior design firms. She also works as an architectural illustrator and architectural graphics specialist. Jiang Lu is a Ph.D. candidate at Indiana University.

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