AutoCAD AutoCAD LT 2018 Fundamentals Mixed Units Part 1

Author: ASCENT - Center for Technical Knowledge
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781946571144
Format: PDF, ePub
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The AutoCAD(R)/AutoCAD LT(R) 2018: Fundamentals student guide is designed for those using AutoCAD(R) or AutoCAD LT(R) 2018 with a Windows operating system. This student guide is not designed for the AutoCAD for Mac software. The objective of AutoCAD/AutoCAD LT 2018: Fundamentals is to enable students to create a basic 2D drawing in the AutoCAD software. Part 1 (chapters 1 to 20) covers the essential core topics for working with the AutoCAD software. The teaching strategy is to start with a few basic tools that enable the student to create and edit a simple drawing, and then continue to develop those tools. More advanced tools are introduced throughout the student guide. Not every command or option is covered, because the intent is to show the most essential tools and concepts, such as: Understanding the AutoCAD workspace and user interface. Using basic drawing, editing, and viewing tools. Organizing drawing objects on layers. Inserting reusable symbols (blocks). Preparing a layout to be plotted. Adding text, hatching, and dimensions. Part 2 (chapters 21 to 32) continues with more sophisticated techniques that extend your mastery of the software. For example, here you go beyond the basic skill of inserting a block to learning how to create blocks, and beyond the basic skill of using a template to understand the process of setting up a template. You learn skills such as: Using more advanced editing and construction techniques. Adding parametric constraints to objects. Creating local and global blocks. Setting up layers, styles, and templates. Using advanced plotting and publishing options. This student guide refers to both the AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT software as the AutoCAD software. All topics, including features and commands, relate to both the AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT software unless specifically noted otherwise. Prerequisites A working knowledge of basic design/drafting procedures and terminology. A working knowledge of your operating system.

AutoCAD AutoCAD LT 2017 R1

Author: ASCENT - Center for Technical Knowledge
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781943184200
Format: PDF, Docs
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Note: This book is a continuation of "AutoCAD/AutoCAD LT 2017 (R1): Fundamentals - Mixed Units: Part 1." The objective of "AutoCAD(r)/AutoCAD LT(r) 2017 (R1): Fundamentals" is to enable students to create a basic 2D drawing in the AutoCAD software. Part 1 (chapters 1 to 20) covers the essential core topics for working with the AutoCAD software. The teaching strategy is to start with a few basic tools that enable the student to create and edit a simple drawing, and then continue to develop those tools. More advanced tools are introduced throughout the student guide. Not every command or option is covered, because the intent is to show the most essential tools and concepts, such as: Understanding the AutoCAD workspace and user interface. Using basic drawing, editing, and viewing tools. Organizing drawing objects on layers. Inserting reusable symbols (blocks). Preparing a layout to be plotted. Adding text, hatching, and dimensions. Part 2 (chapters 21 to 32) continues with more sophisticated techniques that extend your mastery of the software. For example, here you go beyond the basic skill of inserting a block to learning how to create blocks, and beyond the basic skill of using a template to understand the process of setting up a template. You learn skills such as: Using more advanced editing and construction techniques. Adding parametric constraints to objects. Creating local and global blocks. Setting up layers, styles, and templates. Using advanced plotting and publishing options. The "AutoCAD(r)/AutoCAD LT(r) 2017 (R1): Fundamentals" student guide is designed for those using AutoCAD(r) or AutoCAD LT(r) 2017 with a Windows operating system. This student guide is not designed for the AutoCAD for Mac software. Prerequisites A working knowledge of basic design/drafting procedures and terminology. A working knowledge of your operating system.

Autodesk Fusion 360 Introduction to Parametric Modeling

Author: ASCENT - Center for Technical Knowledge
Publisher: Ascent, Center for Technical Knowledge
ISBN: 9781943184729
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The "Autodesk(r) Fusion 360 Introduction to Parametric Modeling" student guide provides you with an understanding of the parametric design philosophy using the Autodesk(r) Fusion 360 software. Through a hands-on, practice-intensive curriculum, you will learn the key skills and knowledge required to design models using the Autodesk Fusion 360 software. Video Lessons This student guide references supporting online Video Lessons. Using any internet browser, you can watch and listen as subject-matter experts explain features and functions related to a particular student guide topic. One-year access to these Video Lessons is included with the purchase of this book, which includes instructions on how to register. Software Version As a cloud-based platform, updates are frequently available for the Autodesk Fusion 360 software. This student guide has been developed using software version: 2.0.2016. If you are using a version of the software later then version 2.0.2016, you might notice some slight variances between images and workflows in this student guide and the software that you are using. Topics Covered Understanding the Autodesk Fusion 360 interface Creating, constraining, and dimensioning 2D sketches Creating and editing solid 3D features Creating and using construction features Creating equations and working with parameters Manipulating the feature history of a design Duplicating geometry in a design Placing and constraining/connecting components in a single design file Defining motion in a multi-component design Creating components and features in a multi-component design "

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2018 Grading Imperial Units

Author: ASCENT - Center for Technical Knowledge
Publisher: Ascent, Center for Technical Knowledge
ISBN: 9781946571359
Format: PDF, ePub
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The AutoCAD(R) Civil 3D(R) 2018 software supports a wide range of civil engineering tasks and creates intelligent relationships between objects. The AutoCAD(R) Civil 3D(R) 2018: Grading learning guide is recommended for users that are required to create site grading plans using the AutoCAD Civil 3D software. This learning guide is also ideal for managers that require a basic overview and understanding of this aspect of the AutoCAD Civil 3D software. Users use feature lines, grading tools, and corridors to create a commercial site containing a parking lot, building pad, pond, and simple sewage lagoon. An existing road has been included in the survey and a survey team collected the existing conditions. Users also work on a residential site to grade a small subdivision for proper grading of each lot. Topics Covered Introduction to Grading Parcel Grading Grading using Feature Lines Grading using Grading Objects and Grading Groups Calculating pond staging storage values Grading using Corridors Combining Surfaces Visualization Prerequisites AutoCAD(R)Civil 3D(R) 2018 Fundamentals

Proceedings of 3rd International Sustainable Buildings Symposium ISBS 2017

Author: Seyhan Fırat
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319637096
Format: PDF
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This book describes the latest advances, innovations, and applications in the field of building design, environmental engineering and sustainability as presented by leading international researchers, engineers, architects and urban planners at the 3rd International Sustainable Buildings Symposium (ISBS), held in Dubai, UAE from 15 to 17 March 2017. It covers highly diverse topics, including smart cities, sustainable building and construction design, sustainable urban planning, infrastructure development, structural resilience under natural hazards, water and waste management, energy efficiency, climate change impacts, life cycle assessment, environmental policies, and strengthening and rehabilitation of structures. The contributions amply demonstrate that sustainable building design is key to protecting and preserving natural resources, economic growth, cultural heritage and public health. The contributions were selected by means of a rigorous peer-review process and highlight many exciting ideas that will spur novel research directions and foster multidisciplinary collaboration among different specialists.

AutoCAD For Dummies

Author: Bill Fane
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119255813
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The bestselling AutoCAD book—revised and updated! It takes some practice to get handy with AutoCAD—and it doesn't hurt to have a good guide by your side to help get you through the rough spots. Updated to cover AutoCAD releases through the 2017 version, this new edition of AutoCAD For Dummies is an ideal companion when you're learning the basics of the popular software. Written by a former engineer and AutoCAD teacher, the book walks you through the basics of setting up projects and making simple drawings all the way up to creating 3D models. Beginning with an overview of the AutoCAD interface, drawing tools, and ways to adjust your view of your work, AutoCAD For Dummies offers easy-to-follow guidance on using straight and curved lines to manage properties, object selection, and creating layouts. Next, it shows you how to use advanced AutoCAD tools, including Blocks, Arrays, Xrefs, and Parametrics. Finally, you'll find out how to move your work in to the wonderful world of 3D modeling. Create an AutoCAD project from the ground up Make and edit basic drawings starting with straight lines and curves Jump into advanced drawing with 3D modeling Find quick answers to your AutoCAD questions It's true that AutoCAD is tough, but with the friendly instruction in this hands-on guide, you'll find everything you need to start creating marvelous models—without losing your cool.

AutoLISP to Visual LISP

Author: Kevin Standiford
Publisher: Delmar Pub
ISBN: 9780766815179
Format: PDF
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AutoLISP to Visual LISP: Design Solutions for AutoCAD 2000 adopts the designer's point-of-view to instruct readers with no prior experience in the basics of AutoLISP, Diesel and Visual LISP programming. Emphasis is on developing AutoCAD 2000 into a more powerful design application, with numerous design-based programming examples featured throughout the book, to put users on the fast-track to writing their own time-saving and productivity-enhancing programs. A "must-have" how-to and reference guide to optimizing the AutoCAD 2000 design environment, this book also covers topics such as ActiveX, object-oriented programming, reactors, the WindowsTM registry, programming standards, date and time issues and more! Add this to your library today.AutoLISP to Visual LISP: Design Solutions for AutoCAD 2000 devotes an entire section to the novice programmer, explaining in detail the theory required to write a specialized computer program. Readers are first introduced to the basics of programming with AutoLISP. After gaining confidence using this relatively simple programming language, readers are then challenged to enhance their skills by using Diesel to alter the AutoCAD status line and DCL to incorporate graphics into their programs to make them user-friendly. Finally, readers are exposed to Visual LISP (presented as an extension of AutoLISP) to provide them with editing and debugging features, as well as other tools that can be used to create AutoLISP programs.Keywords: Auto LISP Keywords: Visual LISP

Hydraulic Structures

Author: Sheng-Hong Chen
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3662473313
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book discusses in detail the planning, design, construction and management of hydraulic structures, covering dams, spillways, tunnels, cut slopes, sluices, water intake and measuring works, ship locks and lifts, as well as fish ways. Particular attention is paid to considerations concerning the environment, hydrology, geology and materials etc. in the planning and design of hydraulic projects. It also considers the type selection, profile configuration, stress/stability calibration and engineering countermeasures, flood releasing arrangements and scouring protection, operation and maintenance etc. for a variety of specific hydraulic structures. The book is primarily intended for engineers, undergraduate and graduate students in the field of civil and hydraulic engineering who are faced with the challenges of extending our understanding of hydraulic structures ranging from traditional to groundbreaking, as well as designing, constructing and managing safe, durable hydraulic structures that are economical and environmentally friendly.

Autodesk Inventor 2018 Advanced Part Modeling

Author: ASCENT - Center for Technical Knowledge
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781946571229
Format: PDF
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The Autodesk Inventor 2018: Advanced Part Modeling is the second in a series of training guides on the Autodesk(R) Inventor(R) software that is published by ASCENT. The goal of this guide is to build on the skills acquired in the Autodesk Inventor Introduction to Solid Modeling training guide by taking students to a higher level of productivity when designing part models using the Autodesk Inventor software. In this training guide, the student considers various approaches to part design. Specific advanced part modeling techniques covered include multi-body design, advanced lofts, advanced sweeps, coils, generative shape design, surface modeling, and Freeform modeling. Material aimed at increasing efficiency includes: iFeatures for frequently used design elements, iParts for similar designs, and how to work with imported data. The guide also covers some miscellaneous drawing tools such as custom sketches symbols, working with title blocks and borders, and documenting iParts. Topics Covered Advanced model appearance options 2D and 3D sketching techniques Multi-body part modeling Advanced geometry creation tools (work features, area lofts, sweeps, and coils) Analysis tools Generative shape design using Shape Generator Creating and editing basic surfaces, importing surfaces, and surface repair tools iFeatures and iParts Importing data from other CAD systems and making edits. Working with AutoCAD DWG files. Freeform modeling Emboss and Decal features Advanced Drawing tools (iPart tables, surfaces in drawing views, and custom sketched symbols) Adding notes with the Engineer's Notebook Prerequisites The material assumes a mastery of Autodesk Inventor basics as taught in Autodesk Inventor Introduction to Solid Modeling. Students should know how to create and edit parts, use work features, create and annotate drawing views, etc. The use of Microsoft Excel is required for this training course.