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An Introduction to 3D AutoCAD 9780582290914

An Introduction to 3D AutoCAD

Releases 12 and 13

ISBN-10: 0582290910
ISBN-13: 9780582290914
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PUBLISHER: Prentice Hall PTR
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Product Description: AutoCAD is the most widely used computer-aided design (CAD) software in the world, accounting for over 50% of total CAD usage, and has been officially named by City and Guilds for use in engineering courses where CAD is taught.An Introduction to 3D AutoCAD Releases 12 and 13 is a complete coursebook for those who are already conversant in constructing two-dimensional (2D) drawings and who wish to create three-dimensional (3D) models using AutoCAD Release 12 or 13. Written in the author's clear and easy style, the book guides the reader through a logical sequence of study assuming no previous knowledge. The book begins by describing the construction of 3D models within AutoCAD and goes on to explain all the package's basic features with step-by-step instructions. The large number of exercises and questions, illustrated with many screen dumps and examples of 3D models, allow the reader to practise the techniques presented and clearly demonstrate the use and full capabilities of the software.The book introduces two rendering programs: AutoVision and Autodesk 3D Studio. Both programs allow 3D models created within AutoCAD to be rendered as photo-realistic illustrations using full-colou

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