• Designed for new users of AutoCAD 2023
• Project based tutorials design a house from start to finish using AutoCAD 2023
Residential Design Using AutoCAD 2023 is an introductory level tutorial which uses residential design exercises as the means to teach you AutoCAD 2023. After completing this book you will have a well-rounded knowledge of Computer Aided Drafting that can be used in the industry and the satisfaction of having completed a set of residential drawings.
This textbook starts with a basic introduction to AutoCAD 2023. The first three chapters are intended to get you familiar with the user interface and the most common menus and tools. Throughout the rest of the book you will design a residence through to its completion.
Using step-by-step tutorial lessons, the residential project is followed through to create elevations, sections, details, etc. Throughout the project, new AutoCAD commands are covered at the appropriate time. Focus is placed on the most essential parts of a command rather than an exhaustive review of every sub-feature of a particular command.
Table of Contents
1. Getting started with AutoCAD 2023
2. Crash Course Introduction (The Basics)
3. Drawing Architectural Objects (Draw & Modify)
4. Floor Plans
5. Exterior Elevations
7. Plan Layout & Elevations
8. Site Plan
9. Schedules & Sheet Set Up
10. Lineweights & Plotting