AutoCAD 2015 3D Modeling

Paperback & DVD: 978 1 937585 37 2 / $49.95
 
Published: February 2015  

E-Book: 978 1 942270 34 8 / $29.95
 
Published: August 2015  

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 DVD to set up drawing exercises and projects and see all of the book’s figures including color. AutoCAD 2015 3D Modeling 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 2015.

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



  • Table of Contents:
    1) AutoCAD 2015 3D Basics
    2) Creating Solids
    3) Creating Meshes
    4) Creating Surfaces
    5) Creating Complex Solids & Surfaces
    6) Solid Editing Commands
    7) 3D Modifying Commands
    8) Converting and Sectioning
    9) Printing in 3D and Creating 3D DWF Files
    10) Cameras and Lights
    11) Materials, Rendering, Visual Styles, and Animation


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