Free Trial

Safari Books Online is a digital library providing on-demand subscription access to thousands of learning resources.

Help

CAD


41. 

AutoCAD 2013 and AutoCAD LT 2013 Essentials

AutoCAD 2013 and AutoCAD LT 2013 Essentials

By: 

Publisher: Sybex

Publication Date: 29-MAY-2012

Insert Date: 08-AUG-2012

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

A four-color, task-based guide to AutoCAD This Autodesk Official Training Guide thoroughly covers the fundamentals of AutoCAD 2013 and AutoCAD LT 2013 and teaches you everything you need to become quickly productive with the software. Learn to draw in 2D, shape complex curves, manage objects with layers, organize with blocks and groups, add dimensions and annotation, work with layouts, model in 3D, create realistic renderings, and more. Whether you're an aspiring CAD/CAM professional, preparing for certification, or updating your skills, this is the fast, thorough grounding you need in...

42. 

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 Essentials

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 Essentials

By: 

Publisher: Sybex

Publication Date: 05-JUN-2012

Insert Date: 08-AUG-2012

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

The hands-on resource for quickly learning AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 This Autodesk Official Training Guide features straightforward explanations and real-world, hands-on exercises and tutorials to quickly teach new users the software's core features and functions. Each full-color chapter offers a discussion of concepts and learning goals and includes an approachable hands-on exercise that helps build confidence. The book is filled with full-color screenshots to illustrate tutorial steps and will help you quickly thrive in Civil 3D's dynamic, powerful environment. This thorough revision...

43. 

AutoCAD 2013 and AutoCAD LT 2013: No Experience Required

AutoCAD 2013 and AutoCAD LT 2013: No Experience Required

By: 

Publisher: Sybex

Publication Date: 19-JUN-2012

Insert Date: 08-AUG-2012

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

The ideal introductory resource for Autodesk's powerful architectural design software With this hands-on guide, you'll learn how to plan, develop, document, and present a complete AutoCAD project by working on summer cabin--a fun practice project that runs throughout the book. You can follow each step sequentially or jump in at any point by downloading the drawing files from the book's companion web site. You'll also master all essential AutoCAD features, get a thorough grounding in the basics, learn the very latest industry standards and techniques, and quickly become productive with...

44. 

Up and Running with Autodesk Inventor Simulation 2011, 2nd Edition

Up and Running with Autodesk Inventor Simulation 2011, 2nd Edition

By: Wasim Younis

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

Publication Date: 26-APR-2010

Insert Date: 08-AUG-2012

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

Autodesk ® Inventor ® Simulation is an essential element in the Autodesk Digital Prototyping workflow that enables engineers, designers and manufacturers to transition from traditional design and physical prototyping methods to the innovative use of 3D modeling for evaluating form, fit and function. This allows virtual exploration and testing of objects, components and products before they are made, saving critical development time and cost. Autodesk Inventor Simulation provides the dynamic tools required to revolutionize the product design process, but these tools are complex to...

45. 

Mastering Autodesk Inventor 2013 and Autodesk Inventor LT 2013

Mastering Autodesk Inventor 2013 and Autodesk Inventor LT 2013

By: 

Publisher: Sybex

Publication Date: 29-MAY-2012

Insert Date: 14-JUL-2012

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

The complete, real-world reference and tutorial for mastering Autodesk Inventor 2013 This completely updated and revised edition includes new content requested by readers and coverage of all of Inventor's latest features. Mastering Autodesk Inventor 2013 and Inventor LT 2013 starts with a basic hands-on tour of the 3D design workflow and concludes with coverage of Inventor's built in programming tools. In between you'll find exercises and productivity tips as well as information on all aspects of the Inventor tools in Inventor LT to Inventor Professional. This detailed guide helps you...

46. 

SolidWorks® 2011 Assemblies Bible

SolidWorks® 2011 Assemblies Bible

By: 

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 09-AUG-2011

Insert Date: 13-APR-2012

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

A fan of the SolidWorks Bible, but want more detail on assemblies? Here you go. SolidWorks fans have long sought more detail on SolidWorks topics, and now you have it. We took our popular SolidWorks Bible, divided it into two books (SolidWorks 2011 Assemblies Bible and SolidWorks 2011 Parts Bible) and packed each new book with a host of items from your wish lists, such as more extensive coverage of the basics, additional tutorials, and expanded coverage of topics largely ignored by other books. This SolidWorks 2011 Assemblies Bible shows you how to organize parts data to create...

47. 

AutoCAD 2010

Up and Running with AutoCAD 2010

By: Elliot Gindis

Publisher: Academic Press

Publication Date: 19-NOV-2009

Insert Date: 03-APR-2012

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

Gindis introduces AutoCAD with step-by-step instructions, stripping away complexities to begin working in AutoCAD immediately. All concepts are explained first in theory, and then shown in practice, helping the reader understand what it is they are doing and why before they do it. The book contains supporting graphics (screen shots) and a summary with a self-test section at the end of each chapter. Also included are drawing examples and exercises, and two running projects that the reader works on as they progresses through the chapters Explains the why and how of AutoCAD commands: ...

48. 

Introducing Autodesk® Revit® Architecture 2012: Autodesk® Official Training Guide

Introducing Autodesk® Revit® Architecture 2012: Autodesk® Official Training Guide

By: 

Publisher: Sybex

Publication Date: 02-AUG-2011

Insert Date: 10-MAR-2012

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

A fast, focused introduction to Revit functions, tools, and concepts As the leading Building Information Modeling software package, Revit is praised for its ease of use, power, and sophistication. Authored by a high profile team of Revit professionals, this reference and tutorial quickly has readers building skills to an intermediate level by exploring Revit tools and tasks, putting parametric modeling to use, detailing the basics of views and constraints, and working with detailing, massing, rendering, interior design, and more. Based on real-world workflows and projects, this book...

49. 

AutoCAD® 2012 and AutoCAD LT® 2012: No Experience Required

AutoCAD® 2012 and AutoCAD LT® 2012: No Experience Required

By: 

Publisher: Sybex

Publication Date: 02-AUG-2011

Insert Date: 10-MAR-2012

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

The perfect step-by-step introduction to Autodesk's powerful architectural design software With this essential guide, you'll learn how to plan, develop, document, and present a complete AutoCAD project by building a summer cabin from start to finish. You can follow each step sequentially or jump in at any point by downloading the drawing files from the book's companion web site. You'll also master all essential AutoCAD features, get a thorough grounding in the basics, learn the very latest industry standards and techniques, and quickly become productive with AutoCAD 2012. Features...

50. 

Computational Design Methods and Technologies

Computational Design Methods and Technologies

By: Ning Gu; Xiangyu Wang

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-JAN-2012

Insert Date: 09-MAR-2012

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

The emergence and adoption of computational technologies has significantly changed design and design education beyond the replacement of drawing boards with computers or pens and paper with computer-aided design (CAD), computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), and computer-aided engineering (CAE) applications.Computational Design Methods and Technologies: Applications in CAD, CAM and CAE Education explores state-of-the-art developments in computational design methods and their impact on contemporary design education. Readers will find case studies, empirical research findings, pedagogical theories,...

51. 

AutoCAD 2010 LT 2010: Die praktische Referenz

AutoCAD 2010 LT 2010: Die praktische Referenz

By: Werner Sommer

Publisher: Markt+Technik Verlag

Publication Date: 28-SEP-2009

Insert Date: 02-MAR-2012

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

Das Buch enthält kompakt, übersichtlich und dank der klaren Benutzerführung leicht auffindbar alle Informationen zum neuesten Release der CAD-Marktführerprogramme AutoCAD 2010 und AutoCAD LT 2010. Diese komprimierten, problemorientierten Bedien-informationen brauchen sowohl CAD-Einsteiger und -Umsteiger wie Fortgeschrittene und Profis. Alle Befehle und Funktionen werden vollständig und kurz zugleich beschrieben. Die in der Light-Version LT nicht enthaltenen Funktionen sind besonders markiert....

52. 

AutoCAD 2011 und LT 2011: Zeichnungen, 3D-Modelle, Layouts und Parametrik

AutoCAD 2011 und LT 2011: Zeichnungen, 3D-Modelle, Layouts und Parametrik

By: Werner Sommer

Publisher: Markt+Technik Verlag

Publication Date: 30-SEP-2010

Insert Date: 28-FEB-2012

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

Alles über AutoCad und AutoCAD LTFür Einsteiger, Umsteiger, AufsteigerAlle Neuerungen des Release 2011Aus dem InhaltIn diesem Buch finden Sie einfach alles: Von der ersten Linie bis zum photorealistischen 3DModell. Alles, was Sie benötigen, um mit dem Programm noch effektiver zu arbeiten, wird an Beispielen illustriert und ausführlich erläutert. Mit seinen zahlreichen Übungen eignet sich das Buch ideal fürs Selbststudium. So werden Sie mit dem Kompendium in kurzer Zeit zum AutoCAD-Profi.Über den AutorWerner Sommer beschäftigt sich seit 25 Jahren mit AutoCAD, als Trainer, als Geschäftsführer...

53. 

Mastering Autodesk® Navisworks® 2012

Mastering Autodesk® Navisworks® 2012

By: 

Publisher: Sybex

Publication Date: 02-AUG-2011

Insert Date: 28-FEB-2012

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

Design, communicate and collaborate with Navisworks Mastering Autodesk Navisworks shows you how to best use the amazing Navisworks software. This collaboration tool enables the consolidation of all files connected to a construction project?including file formats such as Revit, SketchUp, ArchiCAD, and others?into one 3D model that all participants can view, share, navigate, and use for visualization and simulation. With the ability to support 60-plus file formats, Naviworks has an eager fan base seeking more information. Using step-by-step tutorials, real-world examples, and hands-on...

54. 

Up and Running with Autocad 2011

Up and Running with Autocad 2011

By: Elliot Gindis

Publisher: Academic Press

Publication Date: 09-AUG-2010

Insert Date: 16-FEB-2012

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

Get "Up and Running" with AutoCAD using Gindis’ 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 or self-study, the book is written with the student in mind by a long time AutoCAD user and instructor, based on what works in the industry and the classroom. Strips away complexities, both real and perceived and reduces AutoCAD to easy-to-understand basic concepts. Explains...

55. 

Up and Running with AutoCAD 2011

Up and Running with AutoCAD 2011

By: Elliot Gindis

Publisher: Academic Press

Publication Date: 22-SEP-2010

Insert Date: 28-JAN-2012

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

Gindis introduces AutoCAD with step by step instructions, stripping away complexities to  begin working in AutoCAD immediately.  All concepts are explained first in theory, and then shown in practice, helping the reader understand what it is they are doing and why, before they do it. Divided into three parts, the book covers beginning through advanced AutoCAD, including 3D features.  Also included is an extensive Appendix for each part, detailing additional useful CAD-related information not often found in other text books The book contains supporting graphics (screen shots) and...

56. 

ArchiCAD: Grundlagen, Techniken, Workshops

ArchiCAD: Grundlagen, Techniken, Workshops

By: Karl-Heinz Sperber

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Verlag

Publication Date: 19-NOV-2009

Insert Date: 24-JAN-2012

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

Mit diesem Buch ist dem Autor eine sehr gut lesbare und praxisorientierte Einführung in ArchiCAD gelungen. (Architipp-Internet-Forum)In kurzen übersichtlichen Lektionen gelangen Sie schnell ans Ziel: Sie beherrschen ArchiCAD und arbeiten an Ihren Entwürfen, Präsentationen und der baulichen Umsetzung. Sie widmen sich nicht dem Computer, sondern Ihrer eigentlichen Aufgabe, der Architektur. Die vierte Auflage ist für die Version 13 neu überarbeitet und wieder in mehrere Sprachen übersetzt.Anhand von praktischen Beispielen lösen Sie in den 14 Workshops typische Konstruktionsaufgaben, die Sie in...

57. 

Mastering: AutoCAD® 2011 and AutoCAD LT® 2011

Mastering: AutoCAD® 2011 and AutoCAD LT® 2011

By: 

Publisher: Sybex

Publication Date: 01-JUN-2010

Insert Date: 17-DEC-2011

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

Go beyond AutoCAD essentials to create amazing 2D and 3D technical drawings AutoCADis the leading drawing software used by design and drafting professionals to create 2D and 3D technical drawings. Mastering AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT guides you through AutoCAD essentials using concise explanations, focused examples, step-by-step instructions, and hands-on projects for both AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT. You'll understand the basics of the interface and drafting tools, as well as how to effectively use hatches, fields, and tables. Details attributes, dynamic blocks, drawing curves, and solid...

58. 

Mastering: Autodesk® Revit® MEP 2012

Mastering: Autodesk® Revit® MEP 2012

By: 

Publisher: Sybex

Publication Date: 23-AUG-2011

Insert Date: 11-NOV-2011

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

The best tutorial and reference to provide extensive coverage of Revit MEP This perfectly paced Autodesk Official Training Guide covers all the core concepts and functionality of Revit MEP, Autodesk's hot mechanical, engineering, and plumbing software. Hands-on, real-world tutorials reinforce the detailed discussions on a variety of Revit MEP topics, including interface, project setup and templates, worksharing, as well as such mechanical concerns as building loads and ductwork, such electrical concerns as lighting and communications outlets, and such plumbing concerns as fixtures and...

59. 

Practical Image and Video Processing Using MATLAB®

Practical Image and Video Processing Using MATLAB®

By: 

Publisher: Wiley-IEEE Press

Publication Date: 21-SEP-2011

Insert Date: 08-NOV-2011

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

Up-to-date, technically accurate coverage of essential topics in image and video processing This is the first book to combine image and video processing with a practical MATLAB®-oriented approach in order to demonstrate the most important image and video techniques and algorithms. Utilizing minimal math, the contents are presented in a clear, objective manner, emphasizing and encouraging experimentation. The book has been organized into two parts. Part I: Image Processing begins with an overview of the field, then introduces the fundamental concepts, notation, and terminology...

60. 

Mastering AutoCAD® for Mac®

Mastering AutoCAD® for Mac®

By: 

Publisher: Sybex

Publication Date: 23-NOV-2010

Insert Date: 08-NOV-2011

Slots: 1.0

Table of Contents • Start Reading

The Best Resource on the Market for Learning AutoCAD for Mac software! This comprehensive Autodesk Official Training Guide has everything you need to quickly become proficient with every aspect of Autodesk's new AutoCAD for Mac software. Award-winning author George Omura, whom most CAD designers know and respect from his all-time bestselling Mastering AutoCAD books, now applies his legendary AutoCAD expertise, approachable style, and thorough Mastering coverage to Mastering AutoCAD for Mac. You'll quickly and efficiently build skills, whether you're just beginning or are already a...