Learn AutoCAD by example with this tutorial-based guide fromAutodesk Official Press Whether you are just starting out or an experienced user wantingto brush up on your skills, this Autodesk Official Press bookprovides you with concise explanations, focused examples, andstep-by-step instructions through a hands-on tutorial project thatruns throughout the book.
As you progress through the project, thebook introduces you to the Microsoft Windows-based AutoCADinterface and then guides you through basic commands and creatingdrawings.
A downloadable file is available from the website so thatyou can compare your work to the author's, and if necessary, startfresh with an intact drawing.
Once you've completed the project, you will have proficiency in AutoCAD skills including: Grouping, elevations, and hatchesUsing text in drawingsDimensioningExternal referencesLayouts and printingUsing 3DAuthor Donnie Gladfelter (aka "The CAD Geek"), is a top-ratedtrainer at CADD Microsystems and has worked with the Autodeskdevelopment team to help shape the product features.
He is anAutoCAD Mentor All Star and has been a popular speaker at AutodeskUniversity for more than seven years.