From the Publisher:
AUTOCAD TUTOR FOR ENGINEERING GRAPHICS: 2013 AND BEYOND is a thorough, practical guide featuring self-paced tutorials and a step-by-step approach to help you use and customize AutoCAD to achieve professional results. Tutorials follow traditional engineering drawing techniques and methods while guiding you from simple one-view engineering drawings to geometric constructions, multiview projections, section and auxiliary views, 3D solid modeling, and photorealistic rendering. This proven guide emphasizes skill development to enable you to confidently translate layouts, specifications, and calculations from engineers and architects into detailed drawings, maps, plans, and other documents necessary to create products. Detailed coverage of AutoCAD features and capabilities, along with a strong emphasis on mechanical exercises and practical engineering applications, make this trusted resource an ideal reference for both individual learning and professional use. In addition, extensive online material offers additional information and tools, including detailed updates provided regularly between major new releases of the AutoCAD software.