AutoCAD 2010 in 2D And 3D
A Modern Perspective
AUTHOR: Richard, Paul F. and Puerta, Frank
PUBLISHER: Prentice Hall PTR
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This text is appropriate for Introductory and Intermediate AutoCAD courses.
Combining two of the mostnbsp;comprehensive and accessible AutoCAD books ,nbsp;Paul Richard andnbsp;Jim Fitzgerald's Introduction to AutoCAD 2010: A Modern Approach, 1/enbsp;nbsp;and Frank Puerta's AutoCAD 2010 in 3D: A Modern Perspective, 1/e,nbsp; this book embraces the full capabilities of this powerful program and is the most complete guide to learning the current release of AutoCAD.nbsp;
Introduction to AutoCAD 2010: A Modern Approach, 1/enbsp;addresses advances in technology and introducesnbsp;readers to 2- dimensional drawing skills and commands using the current release of AutoCAD. It continuously builds on concepts covered in previous chapters, contains exercises combined with in-text notes, and offers examples that provide the "how and why" of AutoCAD fundamentals, Projects created using the software will give students hands-on experience and a thorough understanding of how to use AutoCAD in the 21st century.
AutoCAD 2010 in 3D: A Modernnbsp;Persepctive offers a complete guide to the creation and modification of 3D models. Using simple language and descriptive illustrations, it provides a foundation in the three basic modeling techniques and includes chapters on generating drawings, outputs and rendering. Each chapter is filled with aids to increase understanding--from command grids to job skills sections, to icons that show AutoCAD's 2009 enhancements. Comprehensive projects, tutorials and exercises are geared to specific disciplines and helpnbsp;readers develop an understanding of this software's potential in their own professional life.
PUBLICATION DATE: 5/28/2009