AutoCAD 2013 and AutoCAD LT 2013
No Experience Required
By Donnie Gladfelter
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: May 2012
Pages: 1104

This step-by-step resource quickly helps you become proficientwith all the essentials of Autodesk's powerful architectural designsoftware. Gain skills and confidence as you complete each detailed,hands-on exercise and learn how to best use and apply AutoCAD'scommands and capabilities.

AutoCAD expert and "CAD Geek" blogger Donnie Gladfelter firstguides you through the basics, including navigating the interfaceand creating your first drawings. You'll then move into moreadvanced features, such as grouping, elevations, and hatches,before diving into the 3D world. All of the drawing files can bedownloaded from the book's companion website so you can jump in atany stage. If you want a hands-on, project-based guide that willhelp you rapidly harness the power of AutoCAD, this is the perfectbook.

  • Get familiar with the AutoCAD user interface and immediatelystart using basic commands
  • Master all the new AutoCAD 2013 features, including Autodesk360, which are clearly marked
  • Develop strategies that will help you use drawing commands moreefficiently
  • Work with AutoCAD's major features, including blocks, hatches,and annotations
  • Organize the various components of a drawing by applying theNational CAD Standard
  • Utilize Sheet Set Manager to manage and create documentsets
  • Set up a title block and layouts to print your drawing

Highly detailed illustrations help you learn real-world industrytechniques
Learn to create, assemble, and manage a complete set of designdocuments
Apply state-of-the-art modeling tools to create 3Dvisualizations

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