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.