AutoCAD 2000: One Step at a Time-Advanced

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9780130832191: AutoCAD 2000: One Step at a Time-Advanced

This fully integrated, multimedia learning system is designed for every AutoCAD user who wants to deepen their AutoCAD skills fast. Designed for absolute clarity and rapid learning, this book contains hundreds of hands-on exercises organized into 17 chapters that cover the most critical intermediate-to-advanced-level AutoCAD skills professionals need most. The accompanying CD-ROM contains an extensive library of sample files and multimedia tutorials. Plus, a fully integrated Web site contains a complete self-assessment, bonus exercises, and even more resources for AutoCAD users who want a competitive edge. Coverage includes: "Z" basic and advanced techniques for 3D drawing; wireframes and surface modeling; predefined and complex surface models; Z-Space editing; and much more. Expert AutoCAD instructor Timothy Sykes introduces solid modeling building blocks and composite solids; demonstrates how to edit 3D solids; and presents an in-depth introduction to rendering. Readers will master externally referenced drawings; integration of external graphics files; and integrating AutoCAD with databases and the Internet.For every basic-to-intermediate AutoCAD user who wants to deepen their skills.

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A book designed for novice AutoCAD users that is ideal for independent study. Sykes uses a step-by-step approach and over 1800 graphics to make learning AutoCAD 2000 easy. This book takes a three pronged approach to teaching AutoCAD by integrating book, CD-ROM, and web-based support to create a complete learning system.

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  • 120 Do This guided exercises— Divided into three columns: Steps, Command Sequence, and Tools.
    • Provides users with the step-by-step instructions that explain the task, show it being done, and any tools that might make it easier—along with how the results of the task should appear on the computer screen.
  • Visual approach—Includes over 1800 graphics and 100 drawing files.
    • Supports book instructions with a generous use of detailed screen shots, actual drawings, and helpful graphics that appeal to users.
  • Free Multimedia CD—25 drawings tasks are captured as multimedia presentations for review. Presentations are keyed to specific Do This lessons in the book with a CD icon. CD also contains starter- drawing files for the book's lessons.
  • Companion Website (www.prenhall.com/sykes).
    • This accompanying web-site provides a self-assessment tool to test understanding of key concepts. Questions are keyed to half of the Do This exercises and act as online practice quizzes.
  • "Extra Steps" section—In each lesson.
    • Provides readers with added features, bits of knowledge, or suggestions for further study used to promote learning after covering the basic material.
  • Tips and "tricks".
    • Helps bring the reader fully up to speed with drawing concepts, and enhances their understanding of topics.
  • Review questions and exercises.
    • Reinforces learned material.
  • Several independent projects.
    • Giving users setup information and encouraging them to refer to previous lessons to complete projects for a variety of disciplines and mastery levels.
  • Clear writing style.

About the Author:

Timothy Sean Sykes has been an instructor at Houston Community College and North Harris College in Houston, TX for over five years. Previously, he spent 16 years as a designer in the piping, furniture, structural, and display fields.

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