Up and Running with AutoCAD® 2025,
Edition 1 2D and 3D Drawing, Design and Modeling
By Robert C. Kaebisch

Publication Date: 03 Jul 2024
Up and Running with AutoCAD® 2025: 2D and 3D Drawing, Design and Modeling presents a combination of step-by-step instructions, examples, and insightful explanations. The book emphasizes core concepts and practical application of AutoCAD in engineering, architecture, and design. Equally useful in instructor-led classroom training, self-study, or as a professional reference, the book is written by a long-time AutoCAD professor and instructor with the user in mind.

Key Features

  • Strips away complexities and reduces AutoCAD® to easy-to-understand, basic concepts
  • Teaches the essentials of operating AutoCAD® that build student confidence
  • Documents commands with step-by-step explanations, including what the student needs to type in and how AutoCAD® responds
  • Combines 2D and 3D content in one affordable volume

New Features

• Updated as needed for the 2025 software version of AutoCAD
About the author
By Robert C. Kaebisch, Licensed Architect and Instructor, Construction Sciences Group: Architectural/Structural Engineering Technician Program, Gateway Technical College, Kenosha, Racine, Elkhorn, Wisconsin, USA
Table of Contents
About the authors
1. AutoCAD Fundamentals - Part I
2. AutoCAD Fundamentals - Part II Spotlight On: Architecture
3. Layers, Colors, Linetypes, and Properties
4. Text, Mtext, Editing and Style Spotlight On: Mechanical Engineering
5. Hatch Patterns
6. Dimensions Spotlights On: Electrical Engineering
7. Blocks, Wblocks, Dynamics Blocks, Groups, and Purge
8. Polar, Rectangular, and Path Arrays Spotlight On: Interior Design
9. Basic Printing and Output
10. Advanced Output - Paper Space Spotlight On: Civil Engineering
11. Advanced Linework
12. Advanced Layers Spotlight On: Aerospace Engineering
13. Advanced Dimensions
14. Options, Shortcuts, CUI, Design Center, and Express Tools Spotlight On: Chemical Engineering
15. Advanced Design and File Management Tools
16. Importing and Exporting Data Spotlight On: Biomedical Engineering
17. External References (Xrefs)
18. Attributes Spotlight On: Drafting CAD Management, Teaching, and Consulting
19. Advanced Output and Pen Settings
20. Isometric Drawing
21. 3D Basics
22. Object Manipulation
23. Boolean Operations Primitives
24. Solid Modeling
25. Advanced Solids, Faces, and Edges
26. Surfaces and Meshes
27. Slicing, Sectioning, Layouts, and Vports
28. Advanced UCS, Views, Text and Dimensions in 3D
29. Dview, Camera, Walk and Fly, Path Animation
30. Lighting and Rendering
Appendix A
Appendix B
Appendix C
Appendix D
Appendix E
Appendix F
Appendix G
Appendix H
Appendix I
Appendix J
Appendix K
Appendix L
Appendix M
Book details
ISBN: 9780443299711
Page Count: 862
Retail Price : £64.99
Students taking drafting/engineering drawing courses in engineering and engineering technology programs