Learning Autodesk Alias Design 2012
Sham Tickoo
, Purdue University Calumet and 
Published by
CADCIM Technologies, USA
ISBN: 978-1-936646-19-7
Paperback, 786 Pages


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Learning Autodesk Alias Design 2012 textbook introduces the readers to Alias Design 2012, one of the world's leading surface modeling package. In this textbook, the author emphasizes on the 3D surface modeling techniques that improve the productivity and efficiency of the user. Also, the chapters are structured in a pedagogical sequence that makes this textbook very effective in learning the features and capabilities of the software. This textbook covers all the tools, options, and applications of Alias Design 2012 to create the real world objects. The surface modeling tutorials and exercises used in this textbook ensure that the users can relate the knowledge of this book with the actual industry designs. Written with the tutorial point-of-view and the learn-by-doing theme, the textbook is ideally suited for both the novice and advanced users.


Following are the additional features of this book:

    Consists of 15 chapters that are organized in a pedagogical sequence covering Surface Modeling, Dynamic Shape
      Modeling, Rendering, Surface Evaluation, and Painting    

    The first page of every chapter summarizes the topics that will be covered in it

    Contains hundreds of illustrations and covers the concepts and
      commands in detail

    Real-world surface models and examples focusing on industry experience

    Step-by-step instructions that guide the user through the learning process

    Effectively communicates the usage of tools and menus

    Additional information is provided in the form of tips and notes

    Self-Evaluation test, Review Questions, and Exercises are given at the end of each chapter so that the users can 
      assess their knowledge

Brief Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Getting Started with Autodesk Alias Design

Chapter 2: Working with Basic Tools

Chapter 3: Working with Surfaces-I

Chapter 4: Working with Surfaces-II

Chapter 5: Editing Surfaces

Chapter 6: Advanced Surface Modeling Tools-I

Chapter 7: Editing Tools-I

Chapter 8: Editing Tools-II

Chapter 9: Advanced Surface Modeling Tools-II

Chapter 10: Advanced Modeling and Editing Tools

Chapter 11: Advanced Editing Tools

Chapter 12: Basics of Rendering

Chapter 13: Surface Evaluation and Painting

Chapter 14: Sketching Tools

Chapter 15: Student Project



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