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Autodesk Official Press P R O D U C T C ATA LO G

Published by Sybex, these Autodesk Official Press books help you master Autodesk’s top architectural and design software products, and are ideal for:

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Foreword by Aaron Maller BIM Manager, The Beck Group

and solutions to aspiring and current professionals who want to build skills in the latest Autodesk technologies. Our customers come from every corner of the globe, a variety of industries, and all skill levels, but they all have one thing in common—the drive to acquire the serious technical skills needed to excel in a competitive marketplace.

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MASTERING – Features in‑depth content, detailed tutorials, and expert insights for intermediate to advanced users

ESSENTIALS – Full‑color, task‑based guides help new users quickly become proficient in the fundamentals

 O EXPERIENCE REQUIRED –A continuous tutorial enables new and N intermediate users to complete an entire project, step by step, start to finish

I NTRODUCING – Helps new users get up and running quickly with focused content on core features and functions

L EARNING DVDS, A VIDEO INTRODUCTION – Eight hours of step‑by‑step video instruction viewable on laptops, PCs, smartphones, or tablets

For Instructors Full instructor resources are available to help you with course development and instruction. These resources include:

Instructor Materials 9781118575093

Three-Day Course Include day one Day Two

content, plus the

AutoCAD 2014 and AutoCAD LT 2014 Essentials

following:

Curves (1 hour) Chapter 5: Shaping editing curved polylines  Drawing and  Drawing ellipses editing splines  Drawing and objects with splines  Blending between ce (2 hours) g Visibility and Appearan Chapter 6: Controllin properties Changing object layer  Setting the current layer assignments  Altering objects’ visibility  Controlling layer  Applying linetype by object or by layer  Assigning properties

Classroom Exercises

PowerPoint presentations organized by chapter

Managing layer properties

 

g Objects (2 hours)

Inserting blocks

Editing blocks Redefining blocks

 53.1 cm  12’3-3/16”  115-3/8”

Working with groups Hour) and Gradients (1 Chapter 8: Hatching areas  Specifying hatch s hatches with boundarie  Associating patterns  Hatching with gradients  Hatching with (1 hour) Xrefs and with Blocks Chapter 9: Working

 6’9.25”

  

blocks Working with global across multiple drawings Searching for content Storing content on

Session 1: Have each person introduce her or himself and say a few words about any experience they have had with computers, traditional drawing or drafting, and why they are interested in learning AutoCAD. The instructor can show a few examples of his or her professional AutoCAD drawings to the class as a source of inspiration.

 12.5233E+02

Chapter 7: Organizin  Defining blocks 

Please see the AutoCAD 2014 and AutoCAD LT 2014 Study Guide Instructor Materials: Introduction and Syllabus for guidelines associated with the following exercises.

Session 2: For each of the following examples, identify which type of units is being input in AutoCAD:

Lunch Break (1 hour)

9781118575093 Instructor Materials

Syllabus

tool palettes

9781118575093 Instructor Materials

AutoCAD 2014 and AutoCAD LT 2014 Essentials Bonus Questions

Session 3: Go over each of the various zoom options which include Extents, Window, Previous, Realtime, All, Dynamic, Scale, Center, Object, In, and Out. Show how targeting zoom by directing the cursor on screen while rotating the mouse wheel, and double-clicking the mouse wheel comprise an effective alternative to using Zoom command options.

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Annotated syllabus

Chapter 1 1.

AutoCAD 2014 and AutoCAD LT 2014 Essentials. © Wiley Inc. 2013. All Rights Reserved.

What limitations does AutoCAD LT have in comparison to AutoCAD? A. The LT interface is completely different than AutoCAD B.

LT doesn’t support automation

C.

LT doesn’t have all the 3D functionality of AutoCAD

D.

B and C

Answer: D AutoCAD LT doesn’t support automation with AutoLISP or the .NET framework, nor does it have the full 3D feature set of AutoCAD. 2.

Where can you search for and execute a command if you are unsure of the command name? A. Search box in InfoCenter B.

Classroom exercises and activities

Search box in the Application menu

C.

Command line

D.

Shortcut menu

Answer: B The Application menu features a search engine that allows you to quickly discover and execute commands. 3.

Which space is two-dimensional? A. Drawing B.

Model

C.

Paper

D.

LT

Answer: C Paper space is a two-dimensional area analogous to and having the dimensions of a sheet of paper. 4.

Which items does a workspace not store? A. Menus B.

Palettes

C.

Ribbon

D.

System variables

Answer: D Workspaces store user interface information related to menus, toolbars, palettes and the Ribbon.

AutoCAD 2014 Essentials Instructor Materials. © Wiley Inc. 2014. All Rights Reserved.

Bonus question banks


AutoCAD® Build skills in the world’s leading CAD program

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AutoCAD 2014 and AutoCAD LT 2014 ®

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Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014: No Experience Required

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Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2014

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Autodesk Revit Architecture 2013: No Experience Required

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