Paul F. Richard
Introduction to AutoCAD 2020: A Modern Perspective (ebook) addresses advances in technology and introduces students to 2-dimensional drawing skills and commands using the 2020 release of AutoCAD. Straightforward explanations focus on actual drawing procedures; and illustrations show what to expect on the computer screen. 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 are included at the end of every chapter and provide hands-on experience creating various types of mechanical; civil; architectural; and electrical drawings. This textbook is appropriate for introductory and intermediate AutoCAD courses.
- “New” version icons highlight new software features quickly.
- Hands-on exercises appear throughout the textbook to reinforce learning; and end-of-chapter projects require students to demonstrate a full understanding of the concepts presented in the chapter.
- Introduces AutoCAD; editing techniques; working with complex objects; drafting skills; outputting your work; annotating drawings; advanced drawing and construction methods; and collaborating with others on the web.
- Pedagogy reinforces learning objectives throughout; with key term definitions; chapter objectives; command grids that concisely offer multiple ways of achieving the task at hand; and discipline icons that identify the field of study throughout.
Introduction to AutoCAD 2020 provides college students with the tools they need to develop drafting skills with AutoCAD.
NOTE: This product only includes the ebook Introduction to AutoCAD 2020: A Modern Perspective in the original ePub (Kindle) format. A converted PDF is also available for free upon request. No access codes or software are included.