Autodesk AutoCAD 2020 Fundamentals - Elise Moss

Autodesk AutoCAD 2020 Fundamentals

By Elise Moss

  • Release Date: 2019-04-24
  • Genre: Computers


• Designed for new users of AutoCAD 2020 
• Uses a tutorial style that progresses with each chapter 
• Teaches you to use AutoCAD as a tool for drafting and design 
• This edition features new sections on creating circuit diagrams and AEC blocks 

Autodesk AutoCAD 2020 Fundamentals is designed to be used during instructor led training in an eight week course. It is an introductory level textbook intended for new AutoCAD 2020 users. This book covers all the fundamental skills necessary for effectively using AutoCAD and will provide a strong foundation for advancement.

This textbook applies the use of AutoCAD as it pertains to mechanical drafting. Knowing how to draw a line in AutoCAD is not the same as understanding which line type is required when creating technical drawings. This text not only provides the necessary information to operate AutoCAD 2020 but also provides the skills to use AutoCAD as a tool to work proficiently as a drafter or designer.

Table of Contents

1.   The AutoCAD Environment 
2.   View Commands 
3.   Drawing Lines 
4.   Draw Commands 
5.   Modify Commands 
6.   Selecting Objects 
7.   Object Properties 
8.   Drafting Settings and Object Snaps 
9.   Dimensions 
10. Text Tools 
11. Title Blocks and Templates 
12. Viewports and Layouts