AutoCAD LT 2012 for Designers

Prof. Sham Tickoo, Purdue University Calumet and CADCIM Technologies, USA
Published by CADCIM Technologies, USA

ISBN: 978-1-936646-14-2
Paperback, 512 Pages

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Updated to the most recent edition of AutoCAD LT, the book explores the latest tools and techniques of the software package covering all draw commands and options, editing, dimensioning, hatching, and plotting techniques available with AutoCAD LT 2012. The textbook, unrivalled in advancing the frontiers of the software, takes the user across a wide spectrum of engineering solutions through progressive examples, comprehensive illustrations, and detailed exercises, thereby making it an ideal solution for both the novice and the advanced user.

The following are some of the features of this textbook:
   An effective introduction detailing the tools and commands covered in each chapter
   Includes changes and enhancements specific to AutoCAD LT 2012
   Effectively communicates the utility of AutoCAD LT 2012 commands, Ribbon, Application Menu, Menu Bar, Status      
     bar, toolbars, palettes, and shortcut menus.
   Real-world projects and examples focusing on industry experience
   Step-by-step examples that guide the user through the learning process

Brief Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction to AutoCAD LT
Chapter 2: Getting Started with AutoCAD LT
Chapter 3: Starting with the Advanced Sketching
Chapter 4: Working with Drawing Aids
Chapter 5: Editing Sketched Objects-I
Chapter 6: Editing Sketched Objects-II
Chapter 7: Creating Text and Tables
Chapter 8: Basic Dimensioning, Geometric Dimensioning, and Tolerancing
Chapter 9: Editing Dimensions
Chapter 10: Dimension Styles, Multileader Styles, and System Variables
Chapter 11: Model Space Viewports, Paper Space Viewports, and Layouts
Chapter 12: Plotting Drawings
Chapter 13: Hatching Drawings
Chapter 14: Working with Blocks
Chapter 15: Defining Block Attributes
Chapter 16: Understanding External References
Chapter 17: Working with Advanced Drawing Options
Chapter 18: Grouping and Advanced Editing of Sketched Objects


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Drawing files used in illustrations and examples
  c02_acadlt_2012_prt       c03_acadlt_2012_prt
c04_acadlt_2012_prt       c05_acadlt_2012_prt
c06_acadlt_2012_prt       c07_acadlt_2012_prt
c08_acadlt_2012_prt       c09_acadlt_2012_prt
c10_acadlt_2012_prt        c11_acadlt_2012_prt
c12_acadlt_2012_prt       c13_acadlt_2012_prt
Tutorial Files
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  c02_acadlt_2012_tut           c04_acadlt_2012_tut
c06_acadlt_2012_tut        c07_acadlt_2012_tut
c08_acadlt_2012_tut        c09_acadlt_2012_tut
c10_acadlt_2012_tut        c11_acadlt_2012_tut
c13_acadlt_2012_tut        c14_acadlt_2012_tut
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