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CAD Fundamentals for Architecture

CAD Fundamentals for Architecture

By: Elys John

Publisher: Laurence King

Publication Date: 15-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 26-JUN-2014

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Computer-aided design (CAD) is the dominant design and drawing tool used in architecture, and all students need to acquire basic skills in using it. This book explains the key CAD skills required to create plans, 3D models and perspectives. Detailed text and hundreds of screengrabs and visuals are used to demonstrate the various techniques and processes. 2D skills are shown using AutoCAD, SketchUp and Vectorworks, while 3D modelling and presentation techniques also include 3ds Max, Maya, Form·Z and Photoshop. The reader will learn how to simplify the software interface and tools in...

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Lumion 3D Cookbook

Lumion 3D Cookbook

By: Ciro Cardoso

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 20-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 24-JUN-2014

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Revolutionize your Lumion skills with over 100 recipes to create stunning architectural visualizations Build spectacular architectural perceptions in seconds using real-time technology Learn how to apply the inbuilt effects in Lumion to enhance your project to a whole new level Bursting with practical examples, and simple, clear instructions to help you produce advanced visualizations with an expert level In Detail Lumion 3D Cookbook is a practical guide filled with time-saving techniques and tested production tips to help you produce professional architectural...

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Introduction to Architectural Technology, 2nd Edition

Introduction to Architectural Technology, 2nd Edition

By: William McLean; Peter Silver; Dason Whitsett

Publisher: Laurence King

Publication Date: 10-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 11-JUN-2014

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Understanding the relationship between design and technology is critical to the understanding of architecture. This book clearly explains the core aspects of architectural technology: structural physics, structural elements and forms, heating, lighting, environmental control, and computer modelling. Hundreds of photographs, diagrams, and screengrabs demonstrate common architectural forms and construction techniques. Historical and contemporary examples chart significant moments in architectural engineering and the development of materials science Includes an examination of...

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Digital Fabrication in Architecture

Digital Fabrication in Architecture

By: Nick Dunn

Publisher: Laurence King

Publication Date: 07-SEP-2012

Insert Date: 04-JUN-2014

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With the increasing sophistication of CAD and other design software, there is now a wide array of means for both designing and fabricating architecture and its components. The proliferation of advanced modeling software and hardware has enabled architects and students to conceive and create designs that would be very difficult to do using more traditional methods. The use of CAD technologies in the production of physical models, prototypes and individual elements is increasingly widespread through processes such as CAD/CAM, CNC milling and rapid prototyping. This translation of...

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Interior Architecture: From Brief to Build

Interior Architecture: From Brief to Build

By: Jennifer Hudson

Publisher: Laurence King

Publication Date: 11-OCT-2010

Insert Date: 31-MAY-2014

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Interior Architecture provides an in-depth study of the creative and construction processes behind 30 contemporary interior designs. Covering a broad range of international projects, the book illustrates the working methods and creative concerns of both long-established and emerging international designers. Every stage of the project is included, from the demands of the original brief, through early sketches and design development to investigation of building regulations and collaboration with engineers, contractors, builders, and suppliers. Each project is presented through an...

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CAD and Rapid Prototyping for Product Design

CAD and Rapid Prototyping for Product Design

By: Douglas Bryden

Publisher: Laurence King

Publication Date: 05-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 31-MAY-2014

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Computer-aided design (CAD) and rapid prototyping (RP) are now a fundamental part of the professional practice of product design and are therefore essential skills for product design undergraduate students. This book provides students with all the tools needed to get to grips with the range of both CAD software and RP processes used in the industry. Presented in a visually engaging format, this book is packed with case study examples from contemporary product designers, as well as screen shots, CAD models, and images of rapid prototypes highlighting the design process. This book shows...

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Pattern Cutting for Clothing Using CAD

Pattern Cutting for Clothing Using CAD

By: M Stott

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 30-OCT-2012

Insert Date: 20-APR-2014

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The invention of computer aided design (CAD) has revolutionised pattern cutting for clothing. Lectra’s Modaris pattern cutting software is a key tool in pattern production. Using a practical approach and clear examples throughout, Pattern cutting for clothing using CAD is an essential guide for all users of Lectra Modaris. Beginning with an overview of the role of patterns in clothing manufacture, the key documents and tools of the trade are discussed before the keyboard, mouse and screen layout in Lectra Modaris are introduced. Title blocks and all aspects of digitising a clothing...

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Nano-scale CMOS Analog Circuits: Models and CAD Techniques for High-Level Design

Nano-scale CMOS Analog Circuits: Models and CAD Techniques for High-Level Design

By: Soumya Pandit; Chittaranjan Mandal; Amit Patra

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 20-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 18-APR-2014

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The objective of this book is twofold. First is to introduce to traditional analog design professionals the various structured CAD approaches for analog design, desired knowledge about the physics of MOS transistors, device modeling, nano-scale characterization and challenges, and CAD techniques to handle them. Second is to motivate young researchers and post-graduate students to develop research careers in the high-level analog design automation domain. This book presents the foundation knowledge for them. ...

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Learning Autodesk 3ds Max 2008 Foundation

Learning Autodesk 3ds Max 2008 Foundation

By: Autodesk

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 12-NOV-2007

Insert Date: 11-MAR-2014

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Learning Autodesk® 3ds Max® 2008 | Foundation is your shortcut to learning 3ds Max quickly and effectively. You'll get hands-on experience with the key tools and techniques through easy-to-follow, step-by-step project-based lessons, while learning to model, animate, apply materials and render in both the games & design visualization pipelines. By the end of the book you'll have a sense of the entire production process as you work on real-life production examples. Whether you're a game artist or a graphic artist, Autodesk® 3ds Max® 2008 has the tools you need to succeed. Game Artists...

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Mastering AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014: Autodesk Official Press

Mastering AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014: Autodesk Official Press

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Publisher: Sybex

Publication Date: 26-AUG-2013

Insert Date: 10-JAN-2014

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The complete, detailed reference and tutorial for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014 AutoCAD Civil 3D is the industry-leading civil engineering software, and this authoritative Autodesk Official Press book has been completely updated to offer you the latest tips, tricks, and techniques of this dynamic engineering program. Packed with new, real-world examples and practical tutorials, this book takes advantage of the authors' extensive experience and Civil 3D expertise, which allows them to share best practices and methods for creating, editing, displaying, labeling and presenting real-world civil...

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Blender 3D Printing Essentials

Blender 3D Printing Essentials

By: Gordon C. Fisher

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 21-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 23-NOV-2013

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Bring your ideas to life in Blender and learn how to design beautiful, light, and strong 3D printed objects Design beautiful, colourful, and practical objects in Blender to print or export Master Blender's special 3D printing tools to maximize print quality and minimize cost Consider requirements unique to 3D printing such as structural integrity and stability In Detail Like computing, 3D printing has been around for decades but it was expensive and was only used for making complex prototypes. Now, prices have dropped and third-party printing services such as Shapeways...

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3D Printing for Architects with MakerBot

3D Printing for Architects with MakerBot

By: Matthew B. Stokes

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 21-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 22-NOV-2013

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Build state-of-the-art architecture design projects with MakerBot Replicator 1, 2, or 2X Intelligently design a model to be printed on the MakerBot from the scratch Make the MakerBot replicator work for you, automating tasks and doing post processing on MakerBot output Full of practical tips, tricks, and step-by-step instructions to successfully design your model with MakerBot In Detail Recently we’ve seen consumer 3D printing gaining traction. The power of 3D printing is huge and its applications are seemingly endless—medicine, architecture, and food, to name a few....

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Product Manufacturing and Cost Estimating using CAD/CAE

Product Manufacturing and Cost Estimating using CAD/CAE

By: Kuang-Hua Chang

Publisher: Academic Press

Publication Date: 01-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 01-NOV-2013

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This is the second part of a four part series that covers discussion of computer design tools throughout the design process. Through this book, the reader will... ...understand basic design principles and all digital design paradigms. ...understand CAD/CAE/CAM tools available for various design related tasks. ...understand how to put an integrated system together to conduct All Digital Design (ADD). ...understand industrial practices in employing ADD and tools for product development. Provides a comprehensive and thorough coverage of essential elements for...

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Solidworks 2013 Bible

Solidworks 2013 Bible

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 11-MAR-2013

Insert Date: 09-OCT-2013

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A comprehensive resource packed with information for both beginners and advanced users SolidWorks is the leading 3D solid modeling software used in computer-aided design. It's powerful but not simple. This complete guide introduces beginners to the software but then goes far beyond, covering numerous details that advanced users have requested. Beginners will learn not only how the software works but why, while more experienced users will learn all about search criteria, Pack-and-Go, other file management concepts, and much more. A valuable companion website contains before and after...

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Up and Running with AutoCAD 2014

Up and Running with AutoCAD 2014

By: Elliot Gindis

Publisher: Academic Press

Publication Date: 24-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 03-OCT-2013

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Get "Up and Running" with AutoCAD using Gindis’s combination of step-by-step instruction, examples, and insightful explanations. The emphasis from the beginning is on core concepts and practical application of AutoCAD in architecture, engineering and design. Equally useful in instructor-led classroom training, self-study, or as a professional reference, the book is written with the user in mind by a long-time AutoCAD professional and instructor based on what works in the industry and the classroom. Strips away complexities, both real and perceived, and reduces AutoCAD to...

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Instant Autodesk AutoCAD 2014 Customization with .NET

Instant Autodesk AutoCAD 2014 Customization with .NET

By: Tom Nelson;

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 25-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 28-SEP-2013

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Use AutoCAD's .NET API to create your own powerful custom applications for AutoCAD Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results Create powerful AutoCAD plugins to automate and accelerate your design and drawing processes Design your own custom AutoCAD command, adding a simple yet powerful interface to drive your command Customize AutoCAD’s user interface and add your own controls to the built-in Ribbon In Detail AutoCAD's .NET API can be used to create small but powerful applications that help CAD users achieve...

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AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014 Essentials: Autodesk Official Press

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014 Essentials: Autodesk Official Press

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Publisher: Sybex

Publication Date: 24-JUN-2013

Insert Date: 08-AUG-2013

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Quickly learn essential Civil 3D tools and techniques Get a thorough introduction to AutoCAD Civil 3D, the industry-leading engineering software used to design roads, highways, subdivisions, drainage and sewer systems, and more. This Autodesk Official Press book is a unique learning resource that features concise, straightforward explanations and real-world, hands-on exercises and tutorials. With compelling full-color screenshots and approachable exercises that demonstrate core features and functions, the book helps you gain understanding and confidence as you master this premiere civil...

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Mastering Autodesk Inventor 2014 and Autodesk Inventor LT 2014: Autodesk Official Press

Mastering Autodesk Inventor 2014 and Autodesk Inventor LT 2014: Autodesk Official Press

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Publisher: Sybex

Publication Date: 01-JUL-2013

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An Autodesk Official Press guide to the powerful mechanical design software Autodesk Inventor has been used to design everything from cars and airplanes to appliances and furniture. This comprehensive guide to Inventor and Inventor LT features real-world workflows and work environments, and is packed with practical tutorials that focus on teaching Inventor tips, tricks, and techniques. Additionally, you can download datasets to jump in and practice on any exercise. This reference and tutorial explains key interface conventions, capabilities, tools, and techniques, including design...

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Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2014: Autodesk Official Press

Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2014: Autodesk Official Press

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Publisher: Sybex

Publication Date: 24-JUN-2013

Insert Date: 08-AUG-2013

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The ultimate reference and tutorial to harness the power of Revit MEP This Autodesk Official Press book will help you develop your expertise with Revit MEP's core concepts and functionality. Based on the authors' years of real-world experience, this comprehensive reference and tutorial has been updated to cover all of the new features of Revit MEP, and includes best practices, techniques, tips, tricks, and real-world exercises to help you hone your skills. Shows how to use the interface effectively, explains how to create and use project templates, and details ways you can improve...

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AutoCAD 2014 and AutoCAD LT 2014: No Experience Required: Autodesk Official Press

AutoCAD 2014 and AutoCAD LT 2014: No Experience Required: Autodesk Official Press

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Publisher: Sybex

Publication Date: 29-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 08-AUG-2013

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A step-by-step tutorial introduction to AutoCAD As the only book to teach AutoCAD using a continuous tutorial which allows you to follow along sequentially or jump in at any exercise by downloading the drawing files, this Autodesk Official Press book is ideal for the AutoCAD novice. Industry expert and AutoCAD guru Donnie Gladfelter walks you through the powerful features of AutoCAD, provides you with a solid foundation of the basics, and shares the latest industry standards and techniques. The hands-on tutorial project inspired by real-world workflows that runs throughout the book helps...