AutoCAD 2020: A Problem-Solving Approach, Basic and Intermediate, 26th Edition

Prof. Sham Tickoo, Purdue University and CADCIM Technologies
eISBN-13: 9781640570566

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The AutoCAD 2020: A Problem-Solving Approach, Basic and Intermediate, 26th Edition Book contains a detailed explanation of all Major Concepts, Tools, and Commands of AutoCAD 2020 software and their applications to solve drafting and design problems. In this book, special emphasis has been laid on industrial applications and usage of AutoCAD tools so that it serves beginners as well as professionals to understand the functions these tools and their applications in the drawing. After reading this book, the user will be able to use AutoCAD commands to make a drawing, dimension a drawing, apply constraints to sketches, insert symbols as well as create text, blocks and dynamic blocks.

This book also covers basic drafting and design concepts such as dimensioning principles and assembly drawings that equip the users with the essential drafting skills to solve the drawing problems in AutoCAD. While reading this textbook, you will discover some new tools introduced in AutoCAD 2020 such as DWG Compare, Save to Web and Mobile, and Shared Views that will enhance the usability of the software.

Salient Features of AutoCAD 2020 Book:

Comprehensive textbook consisting of 24 chapters that are organized in a pedagogical sequence.
Detailed explanation of all commands and tools.
Summarized content on the first page of the topics that are covered in the chapter.
Step-by-step instructions to guide the users through the learning process.
More than 30 real-world mechanical engineering designs as examples.
Additional information throughout the book in the form of notes and tips.
Self-Evaluation Tests and Review Questions at the end of each chapter to help the users assess their knowledge.

Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction to AutoCAD
Chapter 2: Getting Started with AutoCAD
Chapter 3: Getting started with Advanced Sketching
Chapter 4: Working with Drawing Aids
Chapter 5: Editing Sketched Objects-I
Chapter 6: Editing Sketched Objects-II
Chapter 7: Creating Texts and Tables
Chapter 8: Basic Dimensioning, Geometric Dimensioning, and Tolerancing
Chapter 9: Editing Dimensions
Chapter 10: Dimension Styles, Multileader Styles, and System Variables
Chapter 11: Adding Constraints to Sketches
Chapter 12: Hatching Drawings
Chapter 13: Model Space Viewports, Paper Space Viewports, and Layouts
Chapter 14: Plotting Drawings
Chapter 15: Template Drawings
Chapter 16: Working with Blocks
Chapter 17: Defining Block Attributes
Chapter 18: Understanding External References
Chapter 19: Working with Advanced Drawing Options
Chapter 20: Grouping and Advanced Editing of Sketched Objects
Chapter 21: Working with Data Exchange & Object Linking and Embedding
Chapter 22: Conventional Dimensioning and Projection Theory using AutoCAD *
Chapter 23: Concepts of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing *
Chapter 24: Isometric Drawings *
Index (* For free download from

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ISBNs 9781640570566, 9781640570566
Language English