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There's simply no better resource for anyone learning about and/or teaching CAD software than the Beginning AutoCAD Exercise Workbook. Veteran AutoCAD experts and former instructors Shrock and Heather have packed the 2021 version with a vastly improved interior design layout, 30 in-depth lessons with hundreds of useful practice exercises, all new screenshots, along with tried and true features such as "CAD tips" and side-by-side metric/inch measurements. The detailed, step-by-step format makes mastering AutoCAD much easier, in or out of a formal classroom. Readers can download the provided templates used for drawings in the book from the Industrial Press website. New and/or Improved Features in Beginning AutoCAD 2021
- Streamlined Trim and Extend command--Boundary edges are now selected automatically, making trimming or extending objects far more efficient.
- Revision Cloud enhancements--Users can use one value that measures the chord distance between the end points of each cloud arc to create more consistent revision clouds.
- Measure Geometry: Quick Measure--The area and perimeter of closed objects (and even multiple objects) can be measured with a simple click, all in one go.
- Beginning AutoCAD 2021 contains more content than ever before, yet has been redesigned and reduced by more than 100 pages, making it more manageable to read and carry.
About the Author
Cheryl Shrock is a retired Professor and Chairperson of Computer Aided Design at Orange Coast College in California. The AutoCAD ExerciseWorkbooks are the result of both her teaching skills and her industry experience. She is an Autodesk(R) registered author. Steve Heather has more than 30 years of experience as a practicing mechanical engineer, and has taught AutoCAD to engineering and architectural students at the college level. He is a Beta Tester for Autodesk(R), testing the latest AutoCAD software, and a member of the AutoCAD(R) Customer Council.