AutoCAD 2010 Tutor for Engineering Graphics

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Cengage Learning, Jul 27, 2009 - Technology & Engineering - 1248 pages
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AUTOCAD 2010 TUTOR FOR ENGINEERING GRAPHICS is a classic reference work featuring self-paced tutorials that lead students from simple one-view engineering drawings to geometric constructions, multiview projections, section and auxiliary views, 3D solid modeling, and photorealistic rendering. Tutorials utilize a step-by-step approach, following traditional engineering drawing techniques and methods while teaching students how to take full advantage of AutoCAD 2010 to achieve professional results.
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Contents

GETTING STARTED WITH AUTOCAD
1
The Status Bar 4 Communicating with AutoCAD 7
11
RightClick Shortcut Menus 14 Command Aliases 14 Starting
23
Object Snap Modes 25 Choosing Running Object Snap 32 Polar
50
Exiting an AutoCAD Drawing Session 52 End of Chapter Problems
64
DRAWING SETUP AND ORGANIZATION
65
Setting Drawing Units 65 Entering Architectural Values for Drawing
82
Using the Layer Previous Command 86 RightClick Support
92
Creating Multileader Styles 492 End of Chapter Problems
510
ANALYZING 2D DRAWINGS
511
Finding the Area of a Shape by Subtraction 514 Using Fields in Area
523
Additional Inquiry Commands 523 Checking the Accuracy
542
Drawing With Individual Lines vs Polylines 547 Applying Horizontal
555
End of Chapter Problems for Chapter 13
577
Setting Up a Page 581 Floating Model Space 583 Scaling
588
Using a Wizard to Create a Layout 594 Arranging Architectural
597

Creating Template Files
101
AUTOCAD DISPLAY AND BASIC SELECTION
110
Zooming in Real Time 113 Using ZOOMAll 114 Using ZOOM
116
Panning a Drawing 119 Creating Named Views 120 Creating
131
MODIFYING YOUR DRAWINGS
142
Scaling Objects 146 Rotating Objects 148 Creating Fillets
157
Trimming Objects 160 Extending Objects 163 Breaking Objects
166
Level II Modify Commands 169 Creating Arrays 170 Creating
180
Exploding Objects 185 Lengthening Objects 186 Joining Objects
187
Undoing and Redoing Operations 188 End of Chapter Problems
203
CONSTRUCTIONS
204
Creating a Boundary 207 Additional Options for Creating Circles
210
Quadrant versus Tangent OSNAP Option 218 Creating Filledin
224
Measuring Objects 225 Creating Polygons 226 Creating a
248
Justifying Multiline Text 254 Indenting Text 255 Formatting with
272
Fields 274 Creating Tables 277 Tables and Microsoft Excel
282
OBJECT GRIPS AND CHANGING
304
Using Object Grips 304 Object Grip Modes 306 Activating
318
Using the Quick Properties Tool 321 Using the Quick Select Dialog
326
Matching the Properties of Objects
332
Creating Auxiliary Views 368 Constructing an Auxiliary
384
The BHATCH Command 385 Available Hatch Patterns 387 Solid
393
Hatch Pattern Angle Manipulation 394 Trimming Hatch and Fill
410
Methods of Choosing Dimension Commands 411 Basic Dimension
418
Diameter and Radius Dimensioning 421 Using QDIM for Radius
434
Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing GDT 441 Dimension
456
The Symbols and Arrows Tab 464 The Text Tab 468 The Fit Tab
473
The Primary Units Tab 477 The Alternate Units Tab 480
484
Using Dimension Types in Dimension Styles 486 Overriding
491
Using Layers to Manage Multiple Layouts 600 Additional Layer
604
PLOTTING YOUR DRAWINGS
619
Configuring a Plotter 619 Plotting from a Layout 622 Enhancing
637
WORKING WITH ATTRIBUTES
709
Creating Multiple Lines of Attributes 718 Fields and Attributes
720
Editing Attribute Values Globally 728 Redefining Attributes
732
WORKING WITH EXTERNAL REFERENCES
743
Overlaying an External Reference 749 The XBIND Command
753
Clipping an External Reference 759 Other Options of the External
762
Using Etransmit 764 Working with Raster Images 764 Controlling
770
ADVANCED LAYOUT TECHNIQUES
779
Arranging Different Views of the Same Drawing 779 Creating a Detail
790
Annotation Scale Concepts 797 Creating An Annotative Style
798
Annotative Scaling Techniques 799 Viewing Controls for Annotative
811
SOLID MODELING FUNDAMENTALS
823
The UCS3point Option 829 The UCSXYZ Rotation Options
830
The UCSObject Option 831 The UCSFace Option 832 The UCS
841
Solid Primitives 849 Using Boolean Operations on Solid Primitives
852
Creating Solid Unions 853 Subtracting Solids 854 Creating
868
Helix Applications 870 Creating Polysolids 870 Filleting Solid
888
Manipulating Subobjects 893 Adding Edges and Faces to a Solid
901
Moving Objects in 3D 902 Aligning Objects in 3D 903 Rotating
917
Moving Face Editing 918 Rotating Face Editing 919 Offsetting
924
Cleaning Body Editing 926 Mesh Modeling 927 End of Chapter
952
SOLID MODEL
953
The SOLVIEW and SOLDRAW Commands 953 Creating Orthographic
972
An Introduction to Renderings 973 An Overview of Producing
1008
Index
1016
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Alan Kalameja teaches and is the CAD Department Head at Trident Technical College in Charleston, South Carolina. He has served as both author and co-author for a number of Delmar Cengage Learning titles. Mr. Kalameja is an Autodesk Consultant and a former speaker at Autodesk University.

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