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AutoCAD 2013 For Dummies

Author: Bill Fane,David Byrnes

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118392175

Category: Computers

Page: 560

View: 3119

Bring your design vision to life with this full-color guide to AutoCAD 2013! Used by everyone from engineers and architects to interior designers and draftspeople, AutoCAD 2013 is the world’s leading 2D and 3D technical drawing program. But, with so many options and features available, finding your way around AutoCAD can be a challenge, even for experienced CAD professionals. AutoCAD 2013 For Dummies is here to help. You’ll learn to build a solid foundation for all your projects, use standard CAD techniques, get familiar with new tools and features, and start sharing your models and designs in no time with this easy-to-follow guide. Covers the latest AutoCAD features and techniques, including creating a basic layout, navigating the AutoCAD Ribbon, drawing and editing, working with dimensions, adding text, creating 3D models, and more Walks readers through setting up a drawing environment, applying visual styles, managing data across several drawings, and showcasing your designs to potential clients and customers Features full-color illustrations that mirror what you’ll see on your AutoCAD 2013 screens plus a companion website with downloadable drawing files so you can put your CAD skills to the test Whether you’re an AutoCAD amateur or a modeling master, AutoCAD 2013 For Dummies has something for you.

AutoCAD 2007 For Dummies

Author: David Byrnes,Mark Middlebrook

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118084977

Category: Computers

Page: 432

View: 9745

AutoCAD 2007 is a premiere computer-aided designing program that lets you organize the objects you draw, their properties, and their files. It also helps you create great-looking models. But it’s not always easy to figure out how to perform these functions, and many users end up missing out on AutoCAD’s full potential. AutoCAD 2007 For Dummies will show you how to perform these tasks and more! This hands-on guide lets you discover how to navigate around all the complications and start creating cool drawings in no time. Soon you’ll have the tools you need to use DWG, set up drawings, add text, and work with lines, as well as: Draw a base plate with rectangles and circles Organize a successful template Zoom and pan with glass and hand Use the AutoCAD design center Navigate through your 3-D drawing projects Plot layout, lineweights, and colors Design block definitions Slice and dice your drawings to create new designs Create a Web format using AutoCAD This book also features suggestions and tips on how to touch up your creations as well as ways to swap drawing data with other people and programs. Written in a friendly, straightforward tone that doesn’t try to overwhelm you, AutoCAD 2007 For Dummies shows you the fun and easy way to draw precise 2-D and 3-D drawings!

AutoCAD 2019 for Beginners

Author: CADFolks

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781719344623

Category:

Page: 318

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AutoCAD 2019 For Beginners makes it easy to learn drafting in AutoCAD. Using easy, real-world examples, you will master the basics of this leading CAD software by following step by step instructions. Each topic starts with a brief explanation, and then launches into the example that gives you a direct experience and a good start. You'll learn the basics of drawing, editing, dimensioning, printing, and 3D modeling as you create the examples given in this book. Whether you are a beginner or trying to upgrade your skills, this step-by-step guide provides a solid base in design and drafting. - Create basic drawings with drawing tools - Create and edit complex drawings with the modify tools - Add dimensions and annotations to drawings - Prepare your drawing for printing - Create and edit 3D models - Learn to create Architectural floor plan If you want to learn AutoCAD quickly and easily, AutoCAD 2019 For Beginners gets you started today. Download the resource files from: https: //autocadforbeginners.weebly.com/ If you are an educator, you can request an evaluation copy by sending us an email to [email protected]

AutoCAD 2014 For Dummies

Author: Bill Fane,David Byrnes

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118651952

Category: Computers

Page: 544

View: 1954

Find your way around AutoCAD 2014 with this full-color, For Dummies guide! Put away that pencil and paper and start putting the power of AutoCAD 2014 to work in your CAD projects and designs. From setting up your drawing environment to using text, dimensions, hatching, and more, this guide walks you through AutoCAD basics and provides you with a solid understanding of the latest CAD tools and techniques. You’ll also benefit from the full-color illustrations that mirror exactly what you’ll see on your AutoCAD 2014 screen and highlight the importance of AutoCAD’s Model view, which shows different line weights for printing in different colors. Covers the latest AutoCAD features and techniques, including creating a basic layout, navigating the AutoCAD 2014 interface, drawing and editing, working with dimensions, plotting, adding text, using blocks, and more Shows you how to make the best use of color in your AutoCAD designs, take advantage of the AutoCAD DesignCenter, and showcase your work to potential clients and customers Includes practical advice and guidance on real-world methods and tips used by architects, engineers, and other CAD professionals to create compelling 3D models and detailed technical drawings You’ll quickly get up to speed on all AutoCAD has to offer with AutoCAD 2014 For Dummies in your toolbox.

Mastering AutoCAD for Mac

Author: George Omura,Richard (Rick) Graham

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118010976

Category: Computers

Page: 768

View: 9133

The Best Resource on the Market for Learning AutoCAD for Mac software! This comprehensive Autodesk Official Training Guide has everything you need to quickly become proficient with every aspect of Autodesk’s new AutoCAD for Mac software. Award-winning author George Omura, whom most CAD designers know and respect from his all-time bestselling Mastering AutoCAD books, now applies his legendary AutoCAD expertise, approachable style, and thorough Mastering coverage to Mastering AutoCAD for Mac. You’ll quickly and efficiently build skills, whether you’re just beginning or are already a seasoned AutoCAD user. Teaches you to design and draft using AutoCAD for Mac Helps you quickly master basic, intermediate, and advanced skills Covers using hatches, fields, and tables effectively; manipulating dynamic blocks and attributes; rendering 3D views with lighting and materials; exploring parametric modeling; transforming 2D drawings into 3D renderings; and more Provides step-by-step instruction and exercises, as well as real-world examples and case studies Functions as both a detailed tutorial and also a one-stop, stand-alone reference Mastering AutoCAD for Mac is also an Autodesk Official Training Guide The world's best AutoCAD resources—George Omura and the Mastering AutoCAD series from Sybex—are now available to help you master AutoCAD for Mac.

AutoCAD 2015 for Beginners

Author: CADFolks

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 9781502322814

Category: Computers

Page: 491

View: 8106

Learn AutoCAD by following step-by-step examples AutoCAD 2015 For Beginners contains 515 pages of step-by-step instructions covering various commands and techniques of AutoCAD. If you are new to computer aided design, this book provides you with easy-to-follow instructions and real-world examples to learn AutoCAD. This edition includes examples related to manufacturing, architectural, and electrical drawings. This book is well organized so that the user will start by learning about the Microsoft Windows-based user interface, creating 2D drawings, organising and reusing data, plotting, and 3D modeling. The process in this book resembles the real world scenario. After completing this book, you will be skillful in the following areas: • Creating basic drawings • Modifying drawings • Creating Manufacturing drawings • Creating Standard Dimension styles • Adding Tolerances • Creating section views • Blocks and External references • Layouts and Printing • Basic 3D Modeling • Architectural drawings The previous version of this book is adopted by many technical institutes for their AutoCAD course. They found this book easy to follow for a user who has no experience in engineering drafting.

SolidWorks For Dummies

Author: Greg Jankowski,Richard Doyle

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118051474

Category: Computers

Page: 384

View: 4495

Whether it’s your first venture into 3D technical drawing software or you’re switching to SolidWorks from something else, you’re probably excited about what this CAD program has to offer. Chances are, you figure it’s going to take awhile to get the hang of it before you can begin cranking out those perfectly precise 3D designs. SolidWorks For Dummies, 2nd Edition, can help you dramatically shorten that get-acquainted period! SolidWorks For Dummies, 2nd Edition will help you get up and running quickly on the leading 3D technical drawing software. You’ll see how to set up SolidWorks to create the type of drawings your industry requires and how to take full advantage of its legendary 3D features. You’ll discover how to: Work with virtual prototypes Understand the user interface Use templates and sketch, assemble, and create drawings Automate the drawing process Review drawings and collaborate with other team members Define and edit sketches Create dimensions and annotations Print or plot your drawings Leverage existing designs Sample files on the bonus CD-ROM show you how to apply the latest version of SolidWorks and accomplish specific tasks. Even if you’re brand-new to CAD software, SolidWorks For Dummies, 2nd Edition will have you feeling like a pro in no time. You’ll find you’ve entered a whole new dimension. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Google SketchUp 7 For Dummies

Author: Aidan Chopra

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470498095

Category: Computers

Page: 432

View: 5187

Google SketchUp is the exciting free software package that makes 3D available to everybody. Whether you need to build 3D models for work, or you’ve just always wanted to explore 3D modeling, Google SketchUp was made for you. Still, it does take a bit of understanding to get started, so turn to Google SketchUp 7 For Dummies. In classic For Dummies tradition, Google SketchUp 7 For Dummies gets right to the point so you can start creating 3D models right away. You’ll learn to: Set up SketchUp, learn about edges and faces, use inferences and guides, and build your first model Establish a basic end-to-end workflow for creating and sharing models Model non-boxy objects like terrain, characters, bottles, and spheres Add details like stairs, gutters, and eaves Spruce up your models with styles and shadows to add effects, make objects pop, and enhance realism Use the LayOut function to draw with vector tools, add text and callouts, and print your work Design buildings and objects, export your models to other design programs or to Google Earth, and explore 3D animation On the book’s companion Web site, you’ll also find a bonus chapter and videos demonstrating more about what you can do with Google SketchUp. Google SketchUp 7 For Dummies also shows you what SketchUp can and can’t do, and offers tips for solving common problems. Add a new dimension to your work today!

Mastering AutoCAD 2016 and AutoCAD LT 2016

Autodesk Official Press

Author: George Omura

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119044847

Category: Computers

Page: 1080

View: 6077

The bestselling AutoCAD reference, with all new bonus video content Mastering AutoCAD 2016 and AutoCAD LT 2016 is a complete tutorial and reference, helping you design accurately and efficiently while getting the most out of the AutoCAD 2016 software. Concise explanations and focused examples strengthen your understanding of AutoCAD concepts, while step-by-step instruction and hands-on projects help you develop the skills you need for real-world projects. This new edition covers the latest AutoCAD capabilities, and gives you access to videos demonstrating crucial techniques. The companion website provides all of the project files necessary for the tutorials, and features additional video tutorials and other bonus content. You'll start with the basics of AutoCAD drafting, and gradually build your skills to an advanced level as you learn 3D modeling and imaging. Whether you're preparing for the Autodesk certification or just want to be an AutoCAD guru, this book provides the comprehensive information you need. Get acquainted with the AutoCAD 2016 interface and drafting tools Work with hatches, fields, tables, dynamic blocks, solid fills, and more Build an accurate, scalable 3D model of your design for reference Customize your AutoCAD and integrate it with other software Packed with expert tips, tricks, techniques, and tutorials, Mastering AutoCAD 2016 and AutoCAD LT 2016 is your essential guide to get up to speed quickly.

Mastering AutoCAD 2002

Author: George Omura

Publisher: Sybex

ISBN: 9780782140156

Category: Computers

Page: 1352

View: 9608

Vibration Analysis with SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018

Author: Paul Kurowski

Publisher: SDC Publications

ISBN: 1630571598

Category: Computers

Page: 348

View: 3999

Vibration Analysis with SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018 goes beyond the standard software manual. It concurrently introduces the reader to vibration analysis and its implementation in SOLIDWORKS Simulation using hands-on exercises. A number of projects are presented to illustrate vibration analysis and related topics. Each chapter is designed to build on the skills and understanding gained from previous exercises. Vibration Analysis with SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018 is designed for users who are already familiar with the basics of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) using SOLIDWORKS Simulation or who have completed the book Engineering Analysis with SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018. Vibration Analysis with SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018 builds on these topics in the area of vibration analysis. Some understanding of structural analysis and solid mechanics is recommended.

Project 2016 For Dummies

Author: Cynthia Snyder,Cynthia Snyder Dionisio

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119224519

Category: Computers

Page: 368

View: 3270

"Take control of your projects with the project manager's top assistant, Microsoft Project 2016. Whether you're managing your first project or juggling several large and complex projects, Project 2016 is like an assistant that works 24/7. This guide walks you through the basic functions of the software, helping you use it to create realistic functions of the software, helping you use it to create realistic timelines, maximize resources, budget, collect and track data, and successfully complete your project,"--page [4] of cover.

Mastering Autodesk Revit Architecture 2013

Author: Phil Read,James Vandezande,Eddy Krygiel

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111824009X

Category: Computers

Page: 1120

View: 9628

Learn BIM the Revit Way Revit is Autodesk's industry-leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) software, and this Autodesk Official Training Guide thoroughly covers core Revit topics such as modeling, massing, sustainability, and more. It also brings you up to speed on advanced techniques such as using Revit in the cloud and how to go direct to fabrication. Organized by real-world workflows, this book covers the interface, templates, worksharing, modeling and massing, visualization techniques for different industries, sustainability, roofs and floors, stairs and railings, documentation, and much more. This Autodesk Official Training Guide teaches you how to use the leading BIM software and also serves as a study aid for Autodesk's Certified Associate and Certified Professional exams Organized according to actual workflows, the book begins with an explanation of key BIM concepts, familiarizes you with the interface, and then moves into actual application Covers modeling and massing, the Family Editor, visualization techniques for various industries, documentation, annotation and detailing, and how to work with complex walls, roofs, floors, stairs, and railings Companion website features before-and-after tutorial files, so readers can jump in at any point Mastering Autodesk Revit Architecture helps you learn Revit in a context that makes real-world sense.

AutoCAD 2018 for Architectural Design

Author: Createspace Independent Pub,Tutorial Books

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781546304500

Category: Architectural drawing

Page: 234

View: 2721

Learn Architectural Design using AutoCAD This book shows you how to create architectural drawings and 3D models one step at a time. Brief explanation and step-by-step instructions make this book a perfect way to get started with Architectural Design using AutoCAD. In addition, you can download the working files for chapter from the website, and use them for any help. Author first introduces the AutoCAD interface, and then moves directly into Architectural drawings. You will learn to draw walls, doors and openings, windows, stairs, and elevations. Later, you will use the 2D drawings to create a 3D model. Some of the skills you can acquire from this book are: - Import Hand-drawn drawings and use them to create CAD drawings - Use Dynamic Blocks to create doors and windows - Add dimensions and annotations to the drawing - Create elevations and 3D model Table of Contents Part 1: Creating 2D Architectural Drawings - Starting AutoCAD 2018 - Inserting Hand Sketches - Scaling the Hand Sketches - Saving the Document - Creating Layers - Creating Grid Lines - Creating Walls - Creating Doors and Windows - Creating Stairs - Creating the First Floor Plan - Creating the Sliding Doors - Creating the Balcony - Creating Kitchen and Bathroom Fixtures - Adding Furniture Blocks - Adding Hatch Patterns and Text - Adding Text Labels - Creating Elevations - Hatching the Elevation Views - Adding Dimensions - Creating Grid Bubbles - Layouts and Title Block - Printing Part 2: Creating 3D Architectural Model - Importing 2D Drawings - Creating 3D Walls - Create the Ceiling - Creating Doors on the Ground Floor - Creating 3D Windows - Creating 3D Stairs - Modeling the First Floor - Creating the Balcony - Creating Railing - Creating the Roof - Creating the Terrain surface Part 3: Rendering - Adding Materials - Adding Cameras - Adding Lights - Rendering Download Resource files from www.tutorialbook.info If you are an educator, you can request a free evaluation copy by sending us an email to [email protected]

AutoCAD 2018

A Power Guide for Beginners and Intermediate Users

Author: Cadartifex

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781547211913

Category:

Page: 502

View: 3749

AutoCAD 2018: A Power Guide for Beginners and Intermediate Users textbook is designed for instructor-led courses as well as for self-paced learning. This book is intended to help engineers, designers, and CAD operators interested in learning AutoCAD for creating engineering and architectural 2D drawings. It can be a great starting point for new AutoCAD users and a great teaching aid in classroom training. This textbook consists of 12 chapters, covering Drafting & Annotation environment of AutoCAD, which teaches you how to use AutoCAD software to create, edit, plot, and manage real world engineering and architectural drawings. This textbook not only focuses on the usage of the tools/commands of AutoCAD but also on the concept of design. Every chapter of this book contains tutorials, intended to help users to experience how things can do in AutoCAD step-by-step. Moreover, every chapter ends with hands-on test drives that allow the users of this textbook to experience themselves the ease-of-use and robust capabilities of AutoCAD. Table of Contents: Chapter 1. Introduction to AutoCAD Chapter 2. Creating Drawings - I Chapter 3. Using Drawing Aids and Selection Methods Chapter 4. Creating Drawings - II Chapter 5. Modifying and Editing Drawings - I Chapter 6. Working with Dimensions and Dimensions Style Chapter 7. Editing Dimensions and Adding Text Chapter 8. Modifying and Editing Drawings - II Chapter 9. Hatching and Gradients Chapter 10. Working with Blocks and Xrefs Chapter 11. Working with Layouts Chapter 12. Printing and Plotting Student Projects

Autocad 2018 Beginners Guide

Author: Cadfolks

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781974334742

Category:

Page: 470

View: 7086

If you want to learn AutoCAD to create technical drawings, this is the book for you. You will learn to use commands and techniques by following the step-by-step examples given in this book. This book covers everything from creating two-dimensional (2D) and three dimensional (3D) drawings to printing and publishing. The topics covered in this book are illustrated with the help of real world examples such as gaskets, flanges, brackets, schematic line diagrams, and more. Also, this book is well organized and can be used for a course or self-study. - Get familiarized with user interface and navigation tools - Create print ready drawings - Create smart drawings using parametric tools - Have a good command over AutoCAD tools and techniques - Explore the easiest and quickest ways to perform operations - Know how to reuse existing data - Create 3D models and generate 2D drawings

Autodesk Revit Architecture 2012

No Experience Required

Author: Eric Wing

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118129113

Category: Computers

Page: 1032

View: 1242

This Autodesk Official Training Guide teaches Revit to new users The perfect introduction to Revit Architecture, Autodesk?s building information modeling (BIM) software, this unique and highly effective guide uses a continuous, step-by-step tutorial to build your skills. You?ll first get to know the Revit interface and basic conventions, then quickly move right into designing, documenting, and modeling a four-story office building. Place walls, windows, and doors; add floors ceilings, railings, and stairs; create construction documentation?and that?s just for starters! You?ll be amazed by how rapidly you can progress. Teaches you how to use Autodesk Revit Architecture, Autodesk?s industry-leading building information modeling (BIM) software Uses a continuous, step-by-step tutorial that progresses through the book, teaching you how to design, document, and present a four-story building Covers structural grids, beams, and foundations; adding text and dimensions; building floors layer by layer; joining exterior and interior walls; creating roofs and ceilings; and much more Introduces embedded families and formulas, crucial site considerations, and importing and exporting to various formats Includes a Web site with before-and-after tutorial files so readers can compare their work Best of all, this guide is self-paced. Follow the tutorial sequentially?or jump into just the chapters you want by downloading the project files from the companion Web site.

SketchUp For Dummies

Author: Aidan Chopra,Rebecca Huehls

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119336228

Category: Computers

Page: 480

View: 6097

Design almost anything in 3D with SketchUp Whether you've dabbled in drawing in 3D or are interested in learning the basics of design, SketchUp For Dummies makes it fast and easy to learn the ropes of a powerful, user-friendly tool to bring your design ideas to life. From creating a basic 3D model to showing off your work via 3D print or animation, this all-access guide pulls back the curtain on using SketchUp to do anything from redesigning your house to mocking up the next great invention. With an emphasis on usability, SketchUp has found very wide success as a tool even non-designers can use to make basic drawings. And now, thanks to the insight and expert tips from former SketchUp product director Aidan Chopra and co-author Rebecca Huehls, this easy-to-follow guide makes it more accessible than ever! Create buildings and components Alter the appearance of your model Tour your designs via SketchUp Get quick tips on troubleshooting If you're a designer with sketchy computer modeling skills, SketchUp For Dummies is the trusted reference you'll turn to again and again.

Motion Simulation and Mechanism Design with SOLIDWORKS Motion 2018

Author: Kuang-Hua Chang

Publisher: SDC Publications

ISBN: 1630571571

Category: Computers

Page: N.A

View: 9765

Motion Simulation and Mechanism Design with SOLIDWORKS Motion 2018 is written to help you become familiar with SOLIDWORKS Motion, an add-on module of the SOLIDWORKS software family. This book covers the basic concepts and frequently used commands required to advance readers from a novice to intermediate level in using SOLIDWORKS Motion. SOLIDWORKS Motion allows you to use solid models created in SOLIDWORKS to simulate and visualize mechanism motion and performance. Using SOLIDWORKS Motion early in the product development stage could prevent costly redesign due to design defects found in the physical testing phase. Therefore, using SOLIDWORKS Motion contributes to a more cost effective, reliable, and efficient product design process. Basic concepts discussed in this book include model generation, such as creating assembly mates for proper motion; carrying out simulation and animation; and visualizing simulation results, such as graphs and spreadsheet data. These concepts are introduced using simple, yet realistic examples. Verifying the results obtained from the computer simulation is extremely important. One of the unique features of this book is the incorporation of theoretical discussions for kinematic and dynamic analyses in conjunction with the simulation results obtained using SOLIDWORKS Motion. Verifying the simulation results will increase your confidence in using the software and prevent you from being fooled by erroneous simulations.

Inside Rhinoceros 5

Author: Ron K.C. Cheng

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111124914

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 592

View: 4866

INSIDE RHINOCEROS 5, is a well-designed introduction to using the latest version of Rhino. This book bridges the gap between theoretical and software-oriented approaches to computer modeling by providing a balanced presentation of theory, concepts, and hands-on tutorials. It begins with an overview of the Rhinoceros5 interface and progresses to explore wireframe models and the construction of curves. This book contains an in-depth examination of surface modeling, taking your students step-by-step through surfaces construction using Rhino and discusses in detail solid modeling methods, rendering, engineering drawing, and outputting to various file formats. INSIDE RHINOCEROS 5, concludes with a set of projects aimed at allowing your students to apply Rhino in real world design situations. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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