Learning AutoCAD 2010 and AutoCAD LT 2010 (2 volumes)
Publisher: Sybex | ISBN: 1897177798 | edition 2009 | PDF | 928 pages | 17,3 mb
Written by the experts who created the software, Learning AutoCAD features discussions and hands-on exercises that teach readers fundamental AutoCAD principles and functionality, including 2D drawing, design, drafting, drawing organization, annotations, dimensioning, hatching, and more. The book also serves as crucial AutoCAD Certification preparation.
The book opens with an exploration of the interface and explains basic drawing functionality and object manipulation before showing how to best organize and edit drawings with layers, linetypes, and more. Readers then learn how to work with layouts, dimensions, and annotations before learning sophisticated hatch techniques using gradients, fills, and patterns. Finally, readers learn best-practices techniques for working with such drawing objects as splines and polylines as well as using drawing templates and getting great results when printing and exporting.