AUTHORS: Krishnan/Stellman - ©2013
HARNESSING AUTOCAD®: 2013 AND BEYOND provides a comprehensive guide to the leading desktop design and drawing software from Autodesk®. The text covers core functionality and commands, features, and interface enhancements for the newest release ofAutoCAD, including updated drawing and editing commands and 3D modeling features. Discipline-specific exercises and projects throughout the text help readers hone skills relevant to fields such as architecture; piping; and civil, mechanical, and electrical design. The author employs a proven, step-by-step instructional approach, with chapters that progress from 2D drawing to 3D and solid modeling and customization. Examples, illustrations, and hands-on activities also follow a step-by-step format, combining clear explanations and engaging visuals to support learning and retention. In addition, extensive online resources provide a wealth of information and tools to complement the text, including an additional chapter and appendices, numerous exercises for each discipline, and detailed updates provided for each AutoCAD release.