For courses in Architectural Desktop (ADT). David Madsen takes his best-selling comprehensive, easy-to-use and understandable AutoCAD format and applies it to Architectural Desktop to aid students through all phases of construction document creation-from the earliest stages of conceptual design, through design development, and finally to the finished set of drawings. This book explains commands and applications, and contains a variety of features that enable students to effectively use Architectural Desktop 3.0/3.3 to create real-world construction documents and drawings.
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Architectural Desktop 3.0/3.3: Basics Through Advanced demonstrates this powerful tool in a clear and concise manner, focusing on the highest professional standards. This text is designed to introduce users to the AEC objects and commands used in Architectural Desktop to complete a set of construction documents. The chapters are arranged in an easy-to-understand format, and begin with basic topics working toward advanced subjects. The advanced topics in each chapter are highlighted, allowing instructors and students to focus on the level of material that is most appropriate. Each chapter contains frequent practice exercises, allowing users to perform what they have just learned.
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Architectural Desktop 3.0/3.3: Basics Through Advanced is a text and workbook that provides complete coverage of Architectural Desktop. This text is designed to introduce you to the AEC objects and commands used in Architectural Desktop to complete a set of construction documents. The chapters are arranged in an easy-to-understand format, beginning with basic topics and working toward advanced subjects. This text makes the assumption that you have a basic understanding of AutoCAD, although the most important AutoCAD commands relevant to Architectural Desktop are discussed for beginning AutoCAD users and as a review for trained AutoCAD users. This text provides a detailed explanation of the Architectural Desktop tools that aid in producing professional and accurate drawings. This text is intended for anyone who wants to learn how to use Architectural Desktop effectively to create real-world construction documents and drawings and can be used in secondary, postsecondary, and technical schools. This text provides the beginning student and the drafting or architectural professional with a complete understanding of every Architectural Desktop command using professional drafting methods and techniques. All software commands are presented in a manner that shows each prompt with examples of the exact input to be used. This text also contains the following variety of valuable features that help make learning Architectural Desktop easy:
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0130934984
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0130934984
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2002. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: 1. Introduction to Architectural Desktop. 2. Basic Drafting Techniques. 3. Drawing Walls, Doors, and Windows. 4. Drawing Display Commands. 5. The Architectural Desktop Display System. 6. Layer Management. 7. Architectural Symbols and Structural Elements. 8. Dimensioning Drawings. 9. Editing and Modifying Walls. 10. Editing and Modifying Wall Openings. 11. Creating Stairs and Railings. 12. Creating Curtain Walls. 13. Creating Styles. 14. Using Slab Objects. 15. Working with Reference Files. 16. Creating Roofs. 17. Creating Elevations. 18. Creating Sections. 19. Using Schedules. 20. Creating Custom Schedule Information. 21. Layouts and Plotting. 22. Conceptual Design. 23. Spaces and Space Boundaries. 24. Working with Areas. Appendix: Architectural Desktop Toolbars. Index. CD-ROM CONTENTS Appendix A: AIA Layer Standards. Appendix B: Drawing Name Conventions. Appendix C: Typical Sheet Numbering Conventions. Appendix D: Introduction to CSI. Appendix E: Standard Tables. Appendix F: AEC Wall Priorities. Appendix G: Object Display Representations. Appendix H: Display Configurations and their Uses. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0130934984