The Aubin Academy Master Series: AutoCAD Architecture 2011

By Paul F. Aubin with David W. Koch, RA

About the Book

Publisher: Cengage Learning
Paperback: 944 pages
ISBN-10: 1111137951
ISBN-13: 978-1111137953

The Aubin Academy Master Series AutoCAD Architecture 2011 explains the process of creating professional-quality building design projects using the newest release of AutoCAD? Architecture. Using a project-based approach, this text goes beyond a simple rundown of tools and commands to focus on the rationale and practicality of the software through life-tested, practical lessons that emphasize the "why" as well as the "how" in order to help users complete projects successfully.

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Course Notes quick reference cards reinforce the most important and widely used features of CAD and BIM software applications in a visual and user-friendly format. They serve as a great reference guide during and after a course or training session and can be used as a stand-alone learning guide or as a resource to accompany AutoCAD Architecture 2011.

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Table of Contents

Quick Start General Overview
Section I Introduction and Methodology
Chapter I User Interface
Chapter 2 Conceptual Underpinnings of AutoCAD Architecture
Chapter 3 Work Space Setup
Section II The Building Model
Chapter 4 Beginning a Floor Plan
Chapter 5 Set Up the Building Model
Chapter 6 Column Grids and Structural Layout
Chapter 7 Vertical Circulation
Chapter 8 The Building Shell
Chapter 9 Mastering Wall Cleanup
Chapter 10 Progressive Refinement – Part 1
Chapter 11 Progressive Refinement – Part 2
Chapter 12 Roofs and Slabs
Section III Construction Documents
Chapter 13 Creating Reflected Ceiling Plans
Chapter 14 Generating Annotation
Chapter 15 Generating Schedules
Chapter 16 Generating Sections and Elevations
Chapter 17 Generating Details and Keynotes
Chapter 18 Plotting and Publishing
Section IV Appendices
Appendix A Additional Exercises
Appendix B Wall Cleanup Checklist
Appendix C Online Resources
Appendix D Space Area Calculations
Appendix E Sharing Files with Consultants
Appendix F Wall Cleanup Solution
Appendix G Renovatation Mode and Constraints

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