AutoCAD 2018 3D Modelling

Paperback & CD-ROM: 978 1 68392 043 4 / $49.95
 
Due: July 2017  
 

E-Book: 978 1 68392 044 1 / $29.95
 
Due: July 2017  
 

Publisher: Mercury Learning & Information
400 pp., 7" x 9"
This book provides new and seasoned users with step-by-step procedures on creating and modifying 3D models, working with cameras and lights, assigning materials to objects, rendering, and printing. Unlike many AutoCAD competitors, it uses both metric and imperial units to illustrate the myriad tools for this popular application. Use the companion CD to set up drawing exercises and projects and see all of the book’s figures including color. AutoCAD 2018 3DModeling includes 50 “mini-workshops,” that complete small projects from concept through actual plotting. Solving all of the workshops will simulate the creation of full projects (architectural and mechanical) from beginning to end, without overlooking any of the basic commands and functions in AutoCAD 2018.

Features:

* Provides new and seasoned users with step-by-step procedures on creating and modifying 3D models in both metric and imperial units
* CD can be used to set up in-text drawing exercises and projects and to see the book’s figures in color

eBook Customers: Companion files are available for downloading with order number/proof of purchase by writing to the publisher at info@merclearning.com.

Table of Contents:
Chapter 1: AutoCAD 2018 3D Basics.
Chapter 2: Creating Solids.
Chapter 3: Creating Meshes.
Chapter 4: Creating Surfaces.
Chapter 5: Creating Complex Solids & Surfaces.
Chapter 6: Solid Editing Commands.
Chapter 7: 3D Modifying Commands.
Chapter 8: Converting and Sectioning.
Chapter 9: Printing in 3D and Creating 3D DWF Files.
Chapter 10: Cameras and Lights.
Chapter 11: Materials, Rendering, Visual Styles, and Animation.


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