Commercial Design Using AutoCAD 2023 - Daniel John Stine

Commercial Design Using AutoCAD 2023

By Daniel John Stine

  • Release Date: 2022-08-17
  • Genre: Digital Media


• Designed for beginners wanting to learn how to design commercial buildings using AutoCAD
• Project based tutorials design a campus library from start to finish

Commercial Design Using AutoCAD 2023 is designed for architectural students and professionals using AutoCAD 2023. The intent is to provide you with a well-rounded knowledge of tools and techniques for use in both school and industry. This text takes a project-based approach to learning AutoCAD in which you develop a campus library throughout the book. 

The first two chapters are intended to get you familiar with the user interface as well as the most common menus, tools and commands that are required to work effectively with AutoCAD 2023. By the end of chapter two you will be excited and prepared to take on a much larger project.

Throughout the rest of the book you develop the campus library. Using step-by-step tutorial lessons, the library project is followed through to create FFE plans, interior elevations, schedules, and details. In these chapters many of the additional tools and features of AutoCAD 2023 are covered in greater detail. General building codes and industry standard conventions are covered in a way that is applicable to the current exercise.

Table of Contents

1.   Introduction: Getting Started
2.   Introduction: The Must Know Commands
3.   Library Project: Floor Plans - Part 1
4.   Library Project: Floor Plans - Part 2
5.   Library Project: Floor Plans - Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment (FFE)
6.   Library Project: Interior Elevations
7.   Library Project: Details (Level: Construction Documents)
8.   Library Project: Schedules & Sheet Setup
9.   Library Project: Plotting
      Appendix A: Office CAD Standards