AutoCAD Workbook for Architects and Engineers [illustrated edition] 9781405180962, 140518096X

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Table of contents :
AutoCAD Workbook for Architects and Engineers......Page 2
Contents......Page 6
Acknowledgments......Page 11
Disks and File Storage......Page 12
Keyboard and Mouse Functions......Page 13
Windows Toolbars......Page 14
Opening or Accessing Drawings......Page 15
Options Dialog Box......Page 17
Starting a Drawing in Metric or Imperial......Page 18
The UNITS Command......Page 19
Choosing the Origin......Page 20
The LIMITS Command......Page 21
Coordinate Entry using Absolute, Relative, and Polar Values......Page 23
Coordinate Entry using SNAP, ORTHO, POLAR, and DYNAMIC......Page 25
Geometry Commands......Page 28
View Commands......Page 30
Alternate Units......Page 34
Tutorial 1a Using Draw Commands and Limits......Page 35
Tutorial lb Using Draw Commands without Limits......Page 38
Exercise 1 Units Practice 1......Page 40
Exercise 1 Units Practice 2......Page 41
Exercise 1 Practice......Page 42
Exercise 1 Architectural......Page 43
Exercise 1 Mechanical......Page 44
Exercise 1 Woodwork......Page 45
2: Help Files, OSNAP, OTRACK, BREAK, TRIM, and ERASE......Page 46
Understanding Command Strings......Page 47
Obiect SNAPs......Page 49
OTRACK......Page 52
BREAK, TRIM, and ERASE......Page 53
UNDO and REDO......Page 54
Tutoria 2a Using SNAP, OSNAP, and TRIM......Page 55
Tutoria 2b Using OSNAP and OTRACK......Page 59
Exercises 2 Practice......Page 62
Exercise 2 Architectural......Page 63
Exercise 2 Mechanical......Page 64
Exercise 2 Challenger......Page 65
Selecting Obiects Within the Modify Commands......Page 66
Modify Commands......Page 68
Editing with Grips......Page 73
Changing LTSCALE......Page 75
Tutorial 3a Using ROTATE, COPY, and MIRROR......Page 76
Tutorial 3b Using ROTATE, COPY, and MIRROR......Page 78
Exercise 3 Practice......Page 81
Exercise 3 Architectural......Page 82
Exercise 3 Mechanical......Page 83
Exercise 3 Challenger......Page 84
Removing and Adding Obiects......Page 86
More Modify Commands......Page 87
Tutorial 4 Modify Commands......Page 97
Exercise 4a Practice......Page 100
Exercise 4b Practice......Page 101
Exercise 4 Architectural......Page 102
Exercise 4a Mechanical......Page 103
Exercise 4b Mechanical......Page 104
Exercise 4 Challenger......Page 105
The PLINE Command......Page 106
The PEDIT Command......Page 109
The POLYGON Command......Page 111
The DONUT Command......Page 112
The TEXT Command......Page 113
Multilines......Page 114
Tutorial 5 Using PLINE and SOLID......Page 115
Exercise 5 Practice......Page 119
Exercise 5 Architectural......Page 120
Exercise 5 Mechanical......Page 121
Exercise 5 Wood......Page 122
Exercise 5 Challenger......Page 123
About LAYERs......Page 124
Creating a New Layer......Page 125
Match Properties and CHPROP......Page 127
Layer Filtering......Page 128
Tutorial 6 Layers, Colors, and Linetypes......Page 129
Exercise 6 Practice......Page 133
Exercise 6 Architectrual......Page 134
Exercise 6 Mechanical......Page 135
Exercise 6 Challenger......Page 136
About Dimensioning......Page 138
Entering Dimensions......Page 139
The Text Tab......Page 143
The Fit Tab......Page 144
The Symbols and Arrows Tab......Page 145
Editing Dimensions......Page 146
Tutorial 7a Dimensioning for Mechanical Applications......Page 147
Tutorial 7b Dimensioning for Architectural Applications......Page 151
Exercise 7 Practice......Page 153
Exercise 7 Architectural......Page 154
Exercise 7 Mechanical......Page 155
Exercise 7 Wood......Page 156
Exercise 7 Challenger......Page 157
Linear Text......Page 158
Paragraph Text......Page 161
Text Styles and Fonts......Page 162
Editing Text......Page 164
Using LEADER to Create Notations......Page 165
SNAP and GRID......Page 166
Tutorial 8a Using Text and Text Styles......Page 167
Tutorial 8b Using Rotated SNAP and GRID to make a 2D Isometric......Page 172
Exercise 8 Practice......Page 176
Exercise 8 Architectural......Page 177
Exercise 8 Mechanical......Page 178
Exercise 8 Wood Millwork......Page 179
Exercise 8 Challenger......Page 181
The BHATCH Command......Page 182
Editing Hatches......Page 186
The SKETCH Command......Page 187
Gradient......Page 188
Tutorial 9 HATCH......Page 189
Exercise 9 Practice......Page 192
Exercise 9 Architectural......Page 193
Exercise 9 Wood Millwork......Page 194
Exercise 9 Mechanical......Page 195
Example 9 Challenger......Page 197
The BLOCK Command......Page 198
The INSERT Command......Page 199
External Blocks......Page 200
The WBLOCK Command......Page 201
Copy/Paste......Page 202
Editing Blocks......Page 203
Blocks, Wblocks, Color, and Layers......Page 204
Tutorial 10 BLOCK, WBLOCK, INSERT, and Copy/Paste......Page 206
Exercise 10 Practice......Page 209
Exercise 10 Mechanical......Page 210
Exercise 10a Architectural......Page 211
Exercise 1Db Architectural......Page 212
Exercise 10 Challenger......Page 213
Set Up and Scale for Simple 2D Drawings......Page 214
Using Blocks to Compile Drawings......Page 216
View Titles and Drawing-Related Notations......Page 219
Importing Notations......Page 220
Plotting......Page 221
Tutorial 11a Imperial Example......Page 224
Tutorial 11b Metric Example......Page 227
Exercise 11 Practise......Page 230
Exercise 11 Architectural......Page 231
Exercise 11 Mechanical......Page 232
Exercise 11 Challenger......Page 233
Paper Space......Page 234
Accessing Paper Space......Page 235
Scaling Views Within a Drawing......Page 237
Layers Within Viewports......Page 238
Dimensioning in Paper Space......Page 239
AutoCAD's Template Drawings......Page 240
Tutorial 12a Imperial Example......Page 241
Tutorial 12b Metric Example......Page 246
Exercise 12 Practice......Page 253
Exercise 12 Architectural......Page 254
Exercise 12 Mechanical......Page 255
Exercise 12 Wood......Page 256
Exercise 12 Challenger......Page 257
Points, Point Display and Point Size Options......Page 258
Using DIVIDE and MEASURE......Page 259
The SPLINE Command......Page 262
Inquiry Commands......Page 263
Tutorial 13a Inquiry Commands and SPLINE......Page 269
Tutorial 13b MEASURE and DIVIDE with Inquiry Commands......Page 272
Exercise 13 Practice......Page 274
Exercise 13 Architectural......Page 275
Exercise 13 Mechanical......Page 276
Exercise 13 Challenger......Page 277
Attributes for Title Blocks and Notations......Page 278
Defining the Attributes......Page 279
Editing Attribute Definitions......Page 280
Creating Attributes for Data Extraction......Page 282
Editing Attributes......Page 283
Data Extraction......Page 284
Tutorial 14a Attributes for a Title Block......Page 285
Tutorial 14b Defining, Blocking, and Inserting Attributes......Page 288
Tutorial 14c Defining, Blocking, and Inserting Attributes......Page 293
Exercise 14 Architectural......Page 294
Exercise 14 Challenger......Page 295
Index......Page 296
Drawings......Page 298

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