AutoCAD 2019 Beginning and Intermediate

  • 5h 11m
  • Munir M. Hamad
  • Mercury Learning
  • 2019

This book is the most comprehensive book you will find on AutoCAD 2019 2D Drafting. Covering all of the 2D concepts, it uses both metric and imperial units to illustrate the myriad drawing and editing tools for this popular application. Use the companion disc to set up drawing exercises and projects and see all of the book s figures in color. AutoCAD 2019 Beginning and Intermediate includes over 100 exercises or mini-workshops, that complete small projects from concept through actual plotting. Solving all of the workshops will simulate the creation of three projects (architectural and mechanical) from beginning to end, without overlooking any of the basic commands and functions in AutoCAD 2019.


  • Designed for novice users of AutoCAD 2019. Most useful for teach yourself or instructor-led AutoCAD training in Level 1 or 2. No previous CAD experience is required
  • New chapter on the Drawing Compare function
  • Companion files featuring drawings, practice and finished plots, 4-color figures, etc.
  • Includes over 100 mini-workshops and hundreds of figures that complete small projects
  • Uses both English and metric units in examples, exercises, projects, and descriptions
  • Covers three full projects (metric and imperial) for architectural and mechanical designs
  • Helps you to prepare for the AutoCAD Certified Professional exam
  • Exercises and instructor s resources available for use as a textbook

About the Author

Munir Hamad is an Autodesk Approved Instructor and certified AutoDesk AutoCAD Master who has authored several AutoCAD titles and taught various levels of AutoCAD training.

In this Book

  • AutoCAD 2019 Basics
  • Precise Drafting in Autocad 2019
  • Modifying Commands Part I
  • Modifying Commands Part II
  • Layers and Inquiry Commands
  • Blocks and Hatch
  • Writing Text
  • Dimensions
  • Plotting
  • Projects
  • More On 2D Objects
  • Advanced Practices - Part I
  • Advanced Practices - Part II
  • Using Block Tools and Block Editing
  • Creating Text & Table Styles and Formulas in Tables
  • Dimension & Multileader Styles
  • Plot Style, Annotative, and Exporting
  • How to Create a Template File and Interface Customization
  • Parametric Constraints
  • Dynamic Blocks
  • Block Attributes
  • External Referencing (XREF)
  • Sheet Sets
  • CAD Standards & Advanced Layers
  • Importing PDF Files, and Design Views
  • Drawing Compare