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AutoCAD 2016 and AutoCAD LT 2016 Essentials: Autodesk Official Press

AutoCAD 2016 and AutoCAD LT 2016 Essentials: Autodesk Official Press

AutoCAD 2016 Essentials gets you up to speed quickly, with hands-on instruction on the program's core features and functions. This new edition provides more manufacturing and landscape examples, a stronger emphasis on skills rather than tools, starting and ending files for every exercise, and a more clearly defined layout that separates the step-by-step instructions from the "why" discussion. Based on the real-world task of designing a house, the hands-on exercises help you quickly develop confidence and become productive with the software as you master the major 2D functions and move into 3D modeling. From layout to presentation, this in-depth guide takes you through the entire design process, and provides downloadable data so you can compare your work to the pros. If you're preparing for AutoCAD certification, this book is the ideal study guide — and the only one officially endorsed by Autodesk.

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Mastering Autodesk Inventor 2016 and Autodesk Inventor LT 2016: Autodesk Official Press

Mastering Autodesk Inventor 2016 and Autodesk Inventor LT 2016: Autodesk Official Press

Mastering Autodesk Inventor 2016 and Autodesk Inventor LT 2016 is a complete real-world reference and tutorial for those learning this mechanical design software. With straightforward explanations and practical tutorials, this guide brings you up to speed with Inventor in the context of real-world workflows and environments. You'll begin designing right away as you become acquainted with the interface and conventions, and then move into more complex projects as you learn sketching, modeling, assemblies, weldment design, functional design, documentation, visualization, simulation and analysis, and much more. Detailed discussions are reinforced with step-by-step tutorials, and the companion website provides downloadable project files that allow you to compare your work to the pros. Whether you're teaching yourself, teaching a class, or preparing for the Inventor certification exam, this is the guide you need to quickly gain confidence and real-world ability.

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Autodesk Revit Architecture 2016 Essentials: Autodesk Official Press

Autodesk Revit Architecture 2016 Essentials: Autodesk Official Press

Autodesk Revit Architecture 2016 Essentials helps you get acquainted and quickly become productive with the leading Building Information Modeling software. With a real-world focus and a tutorial-based approach, this invaluable guide features concise, straightforward explanations and hands-on exercises that walk you through the entire design process. Each chapter opens with a quick discussion of concepts and learning goals, and then briskly moves into step-by-step instruction illustrated by compelling full-color screen shots. This new edition includes expanded information on rendering and visualization, and a new discussion surrounding effective work sharing, details and annotations, drawing sets, and professional workflows. The companion website features additional tutorials, plus downloadable data sets that allow you to jump in at any point and compare your work to the pros.

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Mastering Autodesk Revit Architecture 2016: Autodesk Official Press

Mastering Autodesk Revit Architecture 2016: Autodesk Official Press

Mastering Autodesk Revit Architecture 2016 provides focused discussions, detailed exercises, and compelling, real-world examples to help you get the most out of the Revit Architecture 2016 software. Information is organized to reflect the way you learn and implement Revit, featuring real-world workflows, in-depth explanations, and practical tutorials that help you understand Revit and BIM concepts so you can quickly start accomplishing vital tasks. The thorough coverage makes this book an ideal study guide for those preparing for Autodesk's certification exam. The companion website features before-and-after tutorials, additional advanced content, and video on crucial techniques to help you quickly master important tasks.

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AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016 Essentials: Autodesk Official Press

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016 Essentials: Autodesk Official Press

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016 Essentials gets you quickly up to speed with the features and functions of this industry-leading civil engineering software. This full-color guide features approachable, hands-on exercises and additional task-based tutorials that help you quickly become productive as you master the fundamental aspects of AutoCAD Civil 3D design. Each chapter opens with a quick discussion of concepts and learning goals, and then briskly moves into tutorial mode with screen shots that illustrate each step of the process. The emphasis is on skills rather than tools, and the clear delineation between "why" and "how" makes this guide ideal for quick reference.

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Sybex offers excellent resources on today’s leading CAD/CAM and BIM tools. Our Autodesk Official Press products (formerly Autodesk Official Training Guides) feature content to help current and aspiring professionals master such top architectural and design software programs as Revit, AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Inventor, Navisworks, and more. Our Mastering books feature detailed reference and tutorial content for an intermediate-advanced audience while our full-color Essentials series helps new users quickly become proficient with the software while our No Experience Required books provide a continuous tutorial for a beginner-intermediate audience. Written by experts who use the software daily on real-world projects, our learning resources are perfect for everyone from seasoned pros looking to brush up on skills to prepare for Autodesk certification to new users who wants to quickly become productive with today’s leading software packages.

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New releases for Architecture & Design

  1. Mastering AutoCAD 2016 and AutoCAD LT 2016: Autodesk Official Press (1119044839) cover image
    by George Omura
    with Brian C. Benton
    May 2015, Paperback
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  2. Mastering Autodesk Revit Architecture 2016: Autodesk Official Press (1119044618) cover image
    by James Vandezande, Eddy Krygiel, Brendan Dillon (Foreword by)
    June 2015, Paperback
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    by Scott Onstott
    June 2015, Paperback
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  1. AutoCAD Civil 3D 2015 Essentials: Autodesk Official Press (1118871022) cover image
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