Written specifically for practitioners of interior design, this book helps readers learn AutoCAD by actually using it in planning and designing a wide variety of realistic interiors. It covers both 2- and 3-dimensional aspects of AutoCAD 2002. Using a non-technical writing style and hands-on PROMPT/RESPONSE tutorial approach, it takes readers step-by-step through the creation of all of the drawings necessary for a space planning project (Tenant Space project)—from floor plans, elevations, and furniture planning, through power and lighting plans, to isometric and three-dimensional drawings. An Overview of the AutoCAD Program; Preparing to Draw with AutoCAD; Drawing with AutoCAD: Basic Commands and Settings; Drawing with AutoCAD: Conference and Lecture Rooms; Adding Text to the Drawing; Printing and Plotting; Drawing the Floor Plan: Walls, Doors, and Windows; Dimensioning and Area Calculations; Drawing Elevations, Wall Sections, and Details; Drawing and Adding Specifications to Furnishings and the AutoCAD Design Center; Drawing the Reflected Ceiling Plan and Power Plan; Isometric Drawing; Creating Presentations and Creating a Web Page Using AutoCAD; Using Raster Images and Grips; Customizing Toolbars and Menus; Basic Three-Dimensional Models; Solid Modeling. For interior designers.
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