AutoCAD 2015: A Problem Solving Approach, 3D and Advanced, 21st Edition 
 
Sham Tickoo, Purdue University Calumet
Published by
CADCIM Technologies, USA
ISBN:978-1-936646-86-9
Paperback 602 Pages

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AutoCAD 2015: A Problem Solving Approach, 3D and Advanced textbook contains detailed explanation of AutoCAD commands and their applications to solve design problems. Every AutoCAD command is thoroughly explained with the help of examples and illustrations. This makes it easy for the users to understand the functions and applications of tools and commands. After reading this textbook, you will be able to create 3D objects, apply materials to objects, generate drafting views of a model, create surface or mesh objects, and render and animate designs. The book covers designing concepts in detail as well as provides elaborative description of technical drawing in AutoCAD including orthographic projections, dimensioning principles, sectioning, auxiliary views, and assembly drawings.

Some of the features of this text book are:

  • Consists of 14 pedagogically sequenced chapters covering the application part of AutoCAD
  • Summarizes on the first page the topics that will be covered in it
  • Explains the concept through real-world projects and examples focusing on industry experience
  • Provides additional information throughout the textbook in the form of tips and notes
  • Provides Self-Evaluation Test and Review Questions at the end of each chapter to help users assess their knowledge
  • Provides step-by-step instructions for easy learning of the software while strengthening the problem-solving skills
  • Emphasizes on commands and shortcuts to increase efficiency of the users
  • Discusses in detail the latest enhancements in software such as Point Cloud, Sun Light, and Autodesk 360

Brief Table of Contents
Chapter 1: The User Coordinate System

Chapter 2: Getting Started with 3D

Chapter 3: Creating Solid Models

Chapter 4: Editing 3D Objects-I

Chapter 5: Editing 3D Objects-II

Chapter 6: Surface Modeling

Chapter 7: Mesh Modeling

Chapter 8: Rendering and Animating Designs

Chapter 9: AutoCAD on Internet

Chapter 10: Script Files and Slide Shows

Chapter 11: Creating Linetypes and Hatch Patterns

Chapter 12: Customizing the acad.pgp File

Chapter 13: Technical Drawing with AutoCAD

Chapter 14: Isometric Drawings

Index

Evaluation Chapters of AutoCAD 2015: A Problem Solving Approach 3D and Advanced textbook (zipped pdf files)
(These files have been posted for evaluation only)
  c01_acad_2015_3d_eval.zip         c02_acad_2015_3d_eval.zip
c03_acad_2015_3d_eval.zip         toc_acad_2015_3d_eval.zip
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http://students.autodesk.com/ 

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AutoCAD Files (.zipped files)
Drawing files used in Examples and Exercises
 
  c01_acad_2015_prt.zip  c02_acad_2015_prt.zip  c03_acad_2015_prt.zip
c04_acad_2015_prt.zip  c05_acad_2015_prt.zip  c06_acad_2015_prt.zip
c07_acad_2015_prt.zip  c08_acad_2015_prt.zip  c09_acad_2015_prt.zip
c11_acad_2015_prt.zip  c13_acad_2015_prt.zip  c14_acad_2015_prt.zip
Examples
(zipped tutorials files)
  c01_acad_2015_exm.zip                         c02_acad_2015_exm.zip c03_acad_2015_exm.zip                         c04_acad_2015_exm.zip
c05_acad_2015_exm.zip                         c06_acad_2015_exm.zip
c07_acad_2015_exm.zip                         c08_acad_2015_exm.zip
c09_acad_2015_exm.zip                         c10_acad_2015_exm.zip
c11_acad_2015_exm.zip                         c13_acad_2015_exm.zip
c14_acad_2015_exm.zip
Tips and Notes   Coming Soon
Drawings for Practice of AutoCAD on Internet
 
  Coming Soon
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