Mastering AutoCAD 2016 and AutoCAD LT 2016
Autodesk Official Press
By George Omura
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: April 2015
Pages: 1080

Become an AutoCAD Guru with Hands-On Training

AutoCAD is the essential tool for architects, engineers, and designers of every stripe, and Mastering AutoCAD 2016 and AutoCAD LT 2016 is the essential reference for getting the most out of the software. Written by Autodesk experts, this guide covers the latest features and capabilities with step-by-step instruction, concise explanations, and focused examples to get you up to speed quickly.

You'll master 2D drawing and 3D modeling, as well as setup, customization, and data integration, so you can be productive and efficient right out of the gate. The companion website gives you access to all project files, and features bonus video tutorials that demonstrate crucial skills to help you start designing right away.

Coverage includes:

  • Getting acquainted with the AutoCAD interface and drafting tools
  • Drawing curves with polyline and spline, and applying solid fills
  • Working with hatches, fields, and tables
  • Adjusting and fine-tuning dynamic blocks and attributes
  • Integrating AutoCAD with databases, spreadsheets, and other software
  • Building accurate, scalable 3D models for design reference
  • Using parametric tools to make "smart" drawings
  • Modeling surfaces with 3D mesh to create faces and new textures
  • Turning a 3D model into a 2D drawing
  • Managing your drawings and sharing your work

Customize the Interface to Suit Your Workflow

Master the Basics of 2D Drawing

Create and Manipulate 3D Models for More Precise Design

Link Your Drawing to Databases and Spreadsheets

Manage, Print, and Share Your Work

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