Autodesk Architectural Desktop (ADT) is the popular drafting and building-information-management (BIM) program that expands AutoCAD's feature set to include automatic documentation, "smart" objects, project-based palettes, and much more. All new from the world's best-selling AutoCAD publisher, this book is the ultimate resource for beginning through advanced ADT users. In the tradition of Sybex's illustrious Mastering series, you'll get the most comprehensive coverage in a mix of tutorials and detailed reference. The companion DVD includes the Autodesk Architectural Desktop demo as well as sample files and useful utilities. This book also features a foreword by Chris Yanchar, product planning manager.
Table of Content :
Introduction. Chapter 1: The Basics. Chapter 2: Display Systems. Chapter 3: Object Styles. Chapter 4: Mass Modeling. Chapter 5: Project Management. Chapter 6: Space Planning. Chapter 7: Parametric Layouts, Anchors, and Structural Members. Chapter 8: Walls. Chapter 9: Doors, Windows, and Openings. Chapter 10: Curtain Walls and Assemblies. Chapter 11: Roofs and Slabs. Chapter 12: Stairs, Ramps, and Railings. Chapter 13: Annotating, Tagging, and Dimensioning. Chapter 14: Schedules, Display Themes, and Areas. Chapter 15: Floor and Ceiling Plans. Chapter 16: Sections and Elevations. Chapter 17: Details and Keynotes. Chapter 18: Using VIZ Render. Chapter 19: Printing, Publishing, and Data Exchange. Appendix: Stand-Alone Utilities. Index.