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MASTERING AUTOCAD

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Mastering AutoCAD is the complete tutorial and reference every design and drafting professional needs. Step-by-step instructions coupled with concise explanation walk you through everything you need to know about the latest AutoCAD tools and techniques; read through from beginning to end for complete training, or dip in as needed to for quick reference—it's all here.

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ABOUT THE AUTHORS

George Omura is a licensed architect and Autodesk Authorized Author, with more than twenty years of experience using AutoCAD. As a CAD specialist, he has worked on projects ranging from resort hotels to metropolitan transit systems to the San Francisco Library project. Mr. Omura is the all-time bestselling CAD author.

Brian C. Benton is a Senior Engineering Design Technician, CAD Service Provider, trainer, technical writer, and blogger with more than 20 years of experience in various design fields. He has been Cadalyst Magazine's Tip Patroller and writer and an AUGI HotNews Production Manager. He is a member of the Autodesk Expert Elite Program.

 
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MASTERING AUTOCAD   2019 AND AUTOCAD 2019 LT

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Available July 2018

AutoCAD is the dominant design and drafting software for 2D and 3D technical drawings, while AutoCAD LT is the more affordable version often used by students and hobbyists. Professional designers need complete command of the software’s tools and functions, but a deeper exploration of more complex capabilities can help even hobbyists produce work at a higher level of technical proficiency. This book is your ultimate guide to AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT, whether you’re seeking certification or just looking to draw.

  • Get acquainted with the workspace and basic drafting tools

  • Gain greater control of your drawings with hatches, fields, fills, dynamic blocks, and curves

  • Explore the 3D modeling and imaging tools that bring your drawing to life

  • Customize AutoCAD to the way you work, integrate it with other software, and more

As certification preparation material, this book is Autodesk-endorsed; as a self-study guide to AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT mastery, this book is the gold-standard, having led over a half million people on the journey to better design. If you’re ready to learn quickly so you can get down to work, Mastering AutoCAD 2019 and AutoCAD LT 2019 is your ideal resource.