Microcomputer Aided Design: For Architects and Designers

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Wiley, Aug 9, 1988 - Architecture - 208 pages
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Shows how any designer can increase his or her repertoire of design tools by using CAD as an alternative to traditional drafting and design. Describes the latest applications of computer-aided-design (CAD) using microcomputers -- even shows how to customize professional CAD programs. Introduces architectural programming, symbolic programming with LISP, and employs versatile, attractive graphics. Provides a structured overview of CAD applications to line drawings, tracing, sketching, and scaling; generation of plans, sections, elevations, axonometrics, and perspectives; and manipulation of designs by means of transformations, repetition, and extrusions. Contains graphic and programming examples of the machine's and programs' capabilities.

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Introduction
1
Basic Skills
12
Representation
29
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