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Instant AutoCAD: Essentials Using AutoCAD LT 2002 W/ CD-ROM

Instant AutoCAD: Essentials Using AutoCAD LT 2002 W/ CD-ROM
Author: Stephen J. Ethier - Christine A. Ethier
ISBN 13: 9780130943309
ISBN 10: 130943304
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2002-03-14
Format: Paperback
Pages: 219
List Price: $64.20

This introductory text is part of a series of books designed to take the beginner in AutoCAD® to basic proficiency in record time and with as much fun as possible. With frequent Hands-On sessions to illustrate basic concepts and lots of questions, tests, and exercises, the learner is bound to understand AutoCAD®'s concepts more easily than ever before. And, with a conversational tone and many friendly illustrations, even the most reticent will become involved immediately.

The text contains a number of features that make the basic ideas more concrete and clear. These include:

• a list of Key Concepts at the start of each chapter
• an In a Nutshell conclusion for each chapter
• brief Hands-On labs throughout each chapter to reinforce newly learned concepts, making use of an integrated learner-friendly dialog box especially designed for this textbook
• a Testing ...testing...1, 2, 3 section of fill-in-the-blank, true-false, multiple choice, and matching questions at the end of each chapter
• a What? question section at the end of each chapter
• a Let's Get Busy! list of related assignments at the end of each chapter
• a number of Tip boxes to introduce important ideas
• font enlargement of key ideas
• hundreds of drawings, menus, and icons to add clarity
• an appendix section with a listing of all the aliases and commands for AutoCAD LT® 2002
• an accompanying CD-ROM filled with Exercises, Template files, and Symbol files in such areas as Architecture, Machine Design,Electrical, Electronics, Landscape, Piping, and Welding