Designed for introdcutory AutoCAD users, "Discovering AutoCAD 2006" offers a hands-on, activity-based approach to the use of AutoCAD as a drafting tool - complete with techniques, tips, shortcuts, and insights designed to increase efficiency. Topics and tasks are carefully grouped to lead learners logically through the AutoCAD command set, with the level of difficulty increasing steadily as skills are acquired through experience and practice. Straightforward explanations focus on what is relevant to actual drawing procedures, and illustrations show exactly what to expect on the computer screen when steps are correctly completed. This edition features web-based exercises and projects included in each chapter. These optional exercises both assess and reinforce the learner's understanding of the material.
Objectives, Key Terms, and Introduction Exercises that introduce new commands and techniques/Well illustrated with AutoCAD drawings and screen shots/A Summary of key concepts and techniques/Ten or more end-of-chapter Review Questions/Concludes with 4-6 Realistic Engineering drawing problems/Optional Internet Projects at the end of each chapter
This book is designed as a self-study guide and assumes that readers will have access to a CAD workstation.