Mastering AutoCAD 2013 and AutoCAD LT 2013
By George Omura
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Released: May 2012
Pages: 1200

Learn to Harness the Power and Flexibility of AutoCAD

From AutoCAD basics and new ways of modeling in 3D to installation and customization, this Autodesk Official Training Guide gets you quickly up to speed on AutoCAD software. It offers a unique blend of step-by-step tutorials and references so that you can begin using all the latest features of both AutoCAD 2013 and AutoCAD LT 2013.

Award-winning author George Omura provides you with extensive tips and hands-on projects that help you create your own real-world designs. As you progress through each step, you'll move closer to becoming an AutoCAD expert. All the while, you'll also learn the information you need to know for Autodesk's Certified Associate and Certified Professional exams.

Coverage includes:

  • Setting up a work area and laying out a drawing

  • Keeping track of layers and blocks

  • Mastering viewing tools, hatches, fields, and tables

  • Adding spreadsheet functionality to your drawings

  • Collaborating with others using Autodesk 360 and Cloud

  • Transferring paper drawings to AutoCAD

  • Using dynamic blocks and drawing curves

  • Adding constraints to create parametric drawings

  • Expanding your ideas by presenting 3D models

  • Adapting AutoCAD to your own work style

  • Saving time by automating orthogonal view creation

  • Extracting 3D surfaces from solid models

Featured on the DVD

Find all of the project files for the book's exercises, over a dozen video tutorials, a trial version of AutoCAD, and additional tools and utilities.

  • Build Your Skills with AutoCAD's Interface and Drafting Tools

  • Create More Complex Drawings with the Latest Features

  • Take Advantage of Best Practices and Expert Tips

  • Explore 3D Modeling and Imaging to Create Powerful Designs

  • Prepare for the AutoCAD Certified Associate and AutoCAD Certified Professional Certification Exams

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