AutoCAD 2018: A Problem - Solving Approach, Basic and Intermediate, 24th Edition
 
Sham Tickoo, Purdue University Northwest
Published by
CADCIM Technologies, USA
ISBN:978-1-942689-86-7
Paperback
1008 Pages

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The AutoCAD 2018: A Problem-Solving Approach, Basic and Intermediate, 24th Edition textbook contains a detailed explanation of AutoCAD commands and their applications to solve drafting and design problems. In this textbook, every AutoCAD command is thoroughly explained with the help of examples and illustrations. This makes it easy for the users to understand the functions of the tools and their applications in the drawing. After reading this textbook, the user will be able to use AutoCAD commands to make a drawing, dimension a drawing, apply constraints to sketches, insert symbols as well as create text, blocks and dynamic blocks.


The book also covers basic drafting and design concepts that provide you with the essential drafting skills to solve the drawing problems in AutoCAD. These include dimensioning principles, and assembly drawings. While going through this textbook, you will discover some new unique applications of AutoCAD that will have a significant effect on your drawings.


Some of the features of this text book are:

  • Comprehensive textbook consisting 24 chapters that are organized in a pedagogical sequence.
  • Detailed explanation of all commands and tools.
  • Summarized content on the first page of the topics that are covered in the chapter.
  • Hundreds of illustrations for easy understanding of concepts.
  • Step-by-step instructions to guide the users through the learning process.
  • Emphasis on Why and How with explanation.
  • More than 30 real-world mechanical engineering designs as examples.
  • Additional information throughout the book in the form of notes and tips.
  • Self-Evaluation Tests and Review Questions at the end of each chapter to help the users assess their knowledge.
  • Technical support by contacting techsupport@cadcim.com.
  • Additional learning resources at http://allaboutcadcam.blogspot.com.

Brief Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction to AutoCAD

Chapter 2: Getting Started with AutoCAD

Chapter 3: Starting with Advanced Sketching

Chapter 4: Working with Drawing Aids

Chapter 5: Editing Sketched Objects-I

Chapter 6: Editing Sketched Objects-II

Chapter 7: Creating Texts 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: Adding Constraints to Sketches

Chapter 12: Hatching Drawings

Chapter 13: Model Space Viewports, Paper Space Viewports, and Layouts

Chapter 14: Plotting Drawings

Chapter 15: Template Drawings

Chapter 16: Working with Blocks

Chapter 17: Defining Block Attributes

Chapter 18: Understanding External References

Chapter 19: Working with Advanced Drawing Options

Chapter 20: Grouping and Advanced Editing of Sketched Objects

Chapter 21: Working with Data Exchange & Object Linking and Embedding

Chapter 22: Conventional Dimensioning and Projection Theory using AutoCAD (For free download)

Chapter 23: Concepts of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (For free download)

Chapter 24: Isometric Drawings (For free download)

Index

Evaluation Chapters of AutoCAD 2018: A Problem - Solving Approach, Basic and Intermediate textbook (zipped pdf files)
(These files have been posted for evaluation only)
  c01_acad_2018_eval.zip              c02_acad_2018_eval.zip
c03_acad_2018_eval.zip              toc_acad_2018_eval.zip
Free Software Download   If you are a student and have a school-issued email address from a college or university, you can click on the following link and download the software for free:

http://students.autodesk.com/ 

Free Technical Support   For free technical support, please email to techsupport@cadcim.com
AutoCAD Files (.zipped files)
Drawing files used in Examples and Exercises
 
  c02_acad_2018_prt.zip                   c03_acad_2018_prt.zip
c04_acad_2018_prt.zip                   c05_acad_2018_prt.zip
c06_acad_2018_prt.zip                   c07_acad_2018_prt.zip
c08_acad_2018_prt.zip                   c09_acad_2018_prt.zip
c10_acad_2018_prt.zip                   c11_acad_2018_prt.zip
c12_acad_2018_prt.zip                   c13_acad_2018_prt.zip
c14_acad_2018_prt.zip                   c16_acad_2018_prt.zip
c17_acad_2018_prt.zip                   c18_acad_2018_prt.zip
c19_acad_2018_prt.zip                   c20_acad_2018_prt.zip
c21_acad_2018_prt.zip                   c22_acad_2018_prt.zip
c23_acad_2018_prt.zip                   c24_acad_2018_prt.zip
Examples
(zipped tutorials files)
  c02_acad_2018_exm.zip                 c04_acad_2018_exm.zip
c05_acad_2018_exm.zip                 c05_acad_2018_exm.zip
c07_acad_2018_exm.zip                 c08_acad_2018_exm.zip
c09_acad_2018_exm.zip                 c10_acad_2018_exm.zip
c11_acad_2018_exm.zip                 c12_acad_2018_exm.zip
c13_acad_2018_exm.zip                 c14_acad_2018_exm.zip
c15_acad_2018_exm.zip                 c16_acad_2018_exm.zip
c17_acad_2018_exm.zip                 c18_acad_2018_exm.zip
c19_acad_2018_exm.zip                 c20_acad_2018_exm.zip
c22_acad_2018_exm.zip                 c23_acad_2018_exm.zip
c24_acad_2018_exm.zip
Chapters for Free Download   c22_acad_2018_fdwd.zip               c23_acad_2018_fdwd.zip
c24_acad_2018_fdwd.zip
Input File   c18_acad_2018_inp.zip

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