AutoCAD Workbook for Architects and Engineers by Shannon R. Kyles

By Shannon R. Kyles

This functional step by step consultant - designed to be used at your machine - provides transparent, compact directions and self-test routines that will help you examine 2-D drawing utilizing AutoCAD. The textual content is written to be used on all AutoCAD releases from 2000 to 2008.

Computer-aided drawing is a ability that each pupil in structure, engineering, the trades and building needs to examine – and preferably on the desktop, truly drawing issues. AutoCAD is the main familiar package deal within the yet latest educating books are usually too wordy and concentration extra on technical wizardry than on the right way to convey genuine accomplished drawings utilizing drafting protocols.AutoCAD Workbook can provide the abilities you wish for the total diversity of drawing forms utilizing a large choice of instructions and sequences. every one bankruptcy - or instructing module – incorporates a short advent to the instructions, explaining precisely how each can be utilized, and many workouts to illustrate how you can produce every little thing from operating drawings to presentation drawings; and orthographic projection to pictorial perspectives. Examples comprise residential and advertisement structures for architects and architects; metal and urban information for civil and structural engineering; mechanical elements and assemblies for mechanical engineering; and millwork and cabinet-making for woodworking purposes.

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J 2 Command: CIRCLE Specify center point for circle or [3P/2P/Ttr (tan tan radius) ] :2P Specify first end point on circle's diameter:END of (pick 1) Enter second end point of circle's diameter:12{move your cursor straight up) Once the CIRCLE has been drawn in, ERASE the line. 40 CHAPTER TWO Step 8 Using a similar proceedure as for the front wheel, put in three more circles and two arcs. For the arcs, make the first from the center ofthe small circle to the MIDpoint of the vertical line, and the second to a point slightly higher using NEARest.

The circle is your cutting edge. Comrnand:TRIM Current settings: Select cutting edges ... J Since you have now been using the file for at least a few minutes, you should save at this point. Use the line command with OSNAP, OTRACK and POLAR to place the rectangle at the top of the two arcs. 1 / Step 7 / 2 Comrnand:LINE Specify first point:END of (pick 1) Specify next point or [Undo] :END of (pick 2) Specify next point or [Undo] :4 (move your cursor up) Specify next point or [Undo]: (move your cursor over pick 1, then back up to a horizontal, then pick the point shown) Specify next point or [Undo]:c Now we need to draw the back wheels.

Values can be entered on screen with a 'pick' as well as by entering the numeric value at the command line. Help Files, OSNAP, OTRACK, BREAK, TRIM, and ERASE 31 Obiect SNAPs There are three ways to enter points: PICKING Pick on screen, using SNAP to be accurate. (Chapter 1) COORDINATE ENTRY You can enter absolute, relative, or polar coordinates in any order. ENTITY SELECTION, OBJECT SNAP, OR OSNAP This allows you to use existing obj ects to create your file. Accessing points on existing objects is called using OSNAPs.

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