AutoCAD LT 2008 for Designers             

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

ISBN: 978-1-932709-39-1
Paperback, 720 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 2008. 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 2008
·    Effectively communicates the utility of AutoCAD LT 2008 commands, dashboard, toolbars, palettes, and shortcut
·    Real- world projects and examples focusing on industry experience
·    Step-by-step examples that guide the user through the learning process

Free Teaching and Learning Resources
CADCIM Technologies provides the following free teaching and learning resources with this textbook:
·    Technical support by contacting
·    Customizable PowerPoint Presentations of every chapter in the textbook
·    Drawing files of all illustrations, examples, and exercises in the textbook
·    Instructor’s Guide with solution to all review questions and instructions to create the models for exercises
·    Four free download chapters covering the advanced topics of AutoCAD LT 2008
·    Course Outline
·    Student Projects

Evaluation Chapters of AutoCAD LT 2008 for Designers textbook (zipped pdf files)
   table-of-contents-aclt-2008-eval  (33 KB),
 c02-aclt-2008-eval (1.13 MB),
 c06-aclt-2008-eval (974 KB),
 c09-aclt-2008-eval (289 KB)
 c13-aclt-2008-eval (693 KB)
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: 

Free Chapters
Additional chapters in the zipped PDF format
  Defining Block Attributes (689 KB) 
Understanding External References (413 KB),
Working with Advanced Drawing Options (649 KB),
Grouping and Advanced Editing of Sketched Objects (798 KB)
Free Technical Support
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Drawing Files
Drawing files used in illustrations and examples
   c02-aclt-2008 (855 KB),       c03-aclt-2008 (1.1 MB),
 c04-aclt-2008 (924 KB),       c05-aclt-2008 (745 KB),
(475 KB),       c07-aclt-2008 (108  KB),
 c08-aclt-2008 (1.431 MB),   c09-aclt-2008 (262 KB),
 c10-aclt-2008 (465  KB),      c11-aclt-2008 (302 KB),
(20 KB),         c13-aclt-2008 (104 KB),
 c14-aclt-2008 (319 KB) 
Tips and Notes
(zipped MS Word file)
   tips and notes
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