AutoCAD 2015 Beginning and Intermediate

Paperback & DVD: 978 1 937585 36 5 / $59.95
Published: March 2015  

E-Book: 978 1 942270 31 7 / $39.95
Published: August 2015  

Publisher: Mercury Learning & Information
800 pp., 7" x 9"
This book is the most comprehensive book you will find on AutoCAD 2015 – 2D Drafting. Covering all of the 2D concepts, it uses both metric and imperial units to illustrate the myriad drawing and editing tools for this popular application. Use the DVD to set up drawing exercises and projects and see all of the book’s figures in color. AutoCAD 2015 Beginning and Intermediate includes over 100 exercises or “mini-workshops,” that complete small projects from concept through actual plotting. Solving all of the workshops will simulate the creation of three projects (architectural and mechanical) from beginning to end, without overlooking any of the basic commands and functions in AutoCAD 2015.

  • Covers only the basics and uses both metric and imperial units to illustrate the myriad tools for this popular application
  • DVD can be used to set up in-text drawing exercises and projects and to see the book’s figures in color
  • Helps you to prepare for the AutoCAD Certified Professional exam
  • Instructor’s resources available for use as a textbook

  • eBook Customers: Companion files are available for downloading with order number/proof of purchase by writing to the publisher at

    Table of Contents:
    1) AutoCAD 2015 Basics
    2) Precise Drafting in AutoCAD 2015
    3) Modifying Commands Part 1
    4) Modifying Commands Part 2
    5) Layers and Inquiry Commands
    6) Blocks and Hatches
    7) Writing Text
    8) Dimensions
    9) Plotting
    10) Projects
    11) More on 2D Objects
    12) Advanced Practices - Part 1
    13) Advanced Practices - Part 2
    14) Using Block Tools and Block Editing
    15) Creating Text & Table Styles and Formulas in Tables
    16) Dimension & Multileader Styles
    17) Plot Style, Annotative, and DWF Files
    18) How to Create a Template File and Interface Customization
    19) Parametric Constraints
    20) Dynamic Blocks
    21) Block Attributes
    22) External Referencing (Xref)
    23) Sheet Sets
    24) CAD Standards and Advanced Layers
    25) Drawing Review

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