Introduction to AutoCAD 2020: 2D and 3D Design


Download Introduction to AutoCAD 2020: 2D and 3D Design written by Brend S. Palm in PDF format. This book is under the category Computers and bearing the isbn/isbn13 number 0367417391; 0367417405/9780367417390/ 9780367417406. You may reffer the table below for additional details of the book.


Master the details of the world’s bestselling 2D and 3D software with Introduction to AutoCAD 2020: 2D and 3D Design (ePub/PDF). Ideally suited to new users; and applicable for both AutoCAD 2021 and AutoCAD 2020; this ebook will be a helpful resource for drawing modules in both introductory undergraduate and vocational courses in construction and engineering. Experienced users will also find the updated commands; images; and software information to be essential reading in order to adjust to the latest AutoCAD interface.

A step-by-step; comprehensive introduction to the latest release of AutoCAD. Encompassing all the basic principles and acting as an introduction to 2D drawing; it also includes extensive treatment of all 3D topics; including 3D solid rendering and modelling.

  • Penned by a member of the Autodesk Developer Network.

  • Hundreds of screenshots; colour pictures; and diagrams show every stage of the design process.

  • Worked examples and exercises offer plenty of practice material to build proficiency with the software.

Further education students will find this an important textbook for City & Guilds AutoCAD qualifications and also the relevant Computer Aided Drawing units of BTEC National Engineering; Higher National Construction; and Engineering courses from Edexcel. Students registered in Foundation Degree courses containing CAD modules will also find this a very valuable reference and learning aid.

NOTE: The product only includes the ebook; Introduction to AutoCAD 2020 in ePub. A converted PDF is also available. No access codes are included.


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Brend S. Palm






436 pages






0367417391; 0367417405


9780367417390/ 9780367417406

Table of contents

Table of contents :

1. Introducing AutoCAD 2020 2. Calling Tools 3. Introducing Drawing 4. Draw Tools and Object Snap 5. Zoom, Pan and Templates 6. The Modify Tools 7. Layers and Hatching 8. Orthographic, Isometric and Centerlines 9. Introducing 3D Modeling 10. 3D Models in Viewports 11. The Modification of 3D Models 12. Layout, Dimensions and Text 13. Blocks and Inserts 14. Other Types of File Format 15. Sheets Sets 16. Rendering 17. Building Drawing 18. Three-Dimensional Space 19. Editing 3D Solid Models 20. Internet Tools and Help 21. Design and AutoCAD 2020 Appendix A: List of Tools Appendix B: Some Set Variables Appendix C: 3D Views Appendix D: Keyboard Shortcuts

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