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The AutoCAD 2016: A Problem-Solving Approach, Basic and Intermediate, 22nd Edition textbook contains a detailed explanation of AutoCAD commands and their applications to solve drafting and design problems. In This textbook, every AutoCAD command isMoreThe AutoCAD 2016: A Problem-Solving Approach, Basic and Intermediate, 22nd Edition textbook contains a detailed explanation of AutoCAD commands and their applications to solve drafting and design problems. In This textbook, every AutoCAD command is thoroughly explained with the help of examples and illustrations. This makes it easy for the users to understand the functions of the tools and their applications in the drawing. After reading this textbook, the user will be able to use AutoCAD commands to make a drawing, dimension a drawing, apply constraints to sketches, insert symbols as well as create text, blocks and dynamic blocks.The book also covers basic drafting and design concepts that provide you with the essential drafting skills to solve the drawing problems in AutoCAD. These include dimensioning principles, and assembly drawings. While going through this textbook, you will discover some new unique applications of AutoCAD that will have a significant effect on your drawings.Some of the features of this text book are:Comprehensive textbook consisting 21 chapters that are organized in a pedagogical sequence.Detailed explanation of all commands and tools.Summarized content on the first page of the topics that are covered in the chapter.Hundreds of illustrations for easy understanding of concepts.Step-by-step instructions to guide the users through the learning process.Emphasis on Why and How with explanation.More than 30 real-world mechanical engineering designs as examples.Additional information throughout the book in the form of notes and tips.Self-Evaluation Tests and Review Questions at the end of each chapter to help the users assess their knowledge.Technical support by contacting [email protected] learning resources at http://allaboutcadcam.blogspot.com.Brief Table of ContentsChapter 1: Introduction to AutoCADChapter 2: Getting Started with AutoCADChapter 3: Starting with Advanced SketchingChapter 4: Working with Drawing AidsChapter 5: Editing Sketched Objects-IChapter 6: Editing Sketched Objects-IIChapter 7: Creating Texts and TablesChapter 8: Basic Dimensioning, Geometric Dimensioning, and TolerancingChapter 9: Editing DimensionsChapter 10: Dimension Styles, Multileader Styles, and System VariablesChapter 11: Adding Constraints to SketchesChapter 12: Hatching DrawingsChapter 13: Model Space Viewports, Paper Space Viewports, and LayoutsChapter 14: Plotting DrawingsChapter 15: Template DrawingsChapter 16: Working with BlocksChapter 17: Defining Block AttributesChapter 18: Understanding External ReferencesChapter 19: Working with Advanced Drawing OptionsChapter 20: Grouping and Advanced Editing of Sketched ObjectsChapter 21: Working with Data Exchange & Object Linking and EmbeddingIndexCADCIM Technologies, Prof. Sham Tickoo of Purdue University Calumet, and the team of dedicated contributing authors at CADCIM Technologies are committed to bring you the best textbooks and free teaching and learning resources on Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing (CAD/CAM), Computer Programming and Applications, GIS, Civil, Animation and Visual Effects, and related technologies. We strive to be the first and the best. That is our promise and our goal.Our team of authors consists of highly qualified and experienced animation and visual effects artists who have a strong academic and industrial background.