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Beginning AutoCAD 2015 Exercise Workbook, 0th Edition

  • Cheryl R. Shrock
  • Steve Heather
  • ISBN-10: 0831134976
  • ISBN-13: 9780831134976
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2014, 2013, 2012
  • COPYRIGHT: 2015 Published
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About the Product

For use with the PC version of AutoCAD 2015 only. This is the right book for you if … •You’re new to AutoCAD or want to brush up on the basics. •You’re looking for a clear, no nonsense, easy-to-follow text. •You want to learn AutoCAD quickly and easily.


  • Totally updated for AutoCAD 2015 and 2015 LT.

  • Include Autodesk 360 Cloud; Design Feed Palette, where you can enter text messages and collaborate with other Online Users, and associate your message with a location on the drawing; Multiple File Tabs Control; Arc Reverse Direction Option; Command Line Options including: AutoCorrect - Synonym Suggestions List and Adaptive Suggestions List – Search Online for Help - Easily insert Blocks, Hatch Patterns and Layers.

  • Improved Features include Command Line Options including, AutoComplete, and faster searching for help; Faster Start-up times; Enhanced Model and Layout tab previews.

  • AutoCAD 2015 30-Day Trial Version included on the enclosed DVD.

  • Ideal for classroom instruction or as a self-study tutorial.

  • Provides only what you need without all of the jargon.

  • Includes 30 lessons with step by step instructions followed by exercises designed for practicing the commands learned within the lesson.

  • Each lesson starts very simple and progresses to more complex

  • The approach taken is to familiarize you with the drawing commands first, and then teach users to create their own setup drawings.

  • Each lesson is explained clearly and in a non-intimidating manner.

About the Author

Cheryl R. Shrock

Cheryl Shrock is a retired Professor and Chairperson of Computer Aided Design at Orange Coast College in California. She developed the world-reknowned AutoCAD® Exercise Workbooks for classroom and self-study use as a result of both her teaching skills and extensive industry experience. An acclaimed AutoCAD expert, she is an Autodesk® registered author.

Steve Heather

Steve Heather is a former Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering and Computer Aided Design in England. For the past 8 years, he has been a Beta Tester for Autodesk®, testing the latest AutoCAD® software. Previous to teaching, and for more than 30 years, Heather worked as a Precision Engineer in the aerospace and defense industries. In addition to co-authoring the Beginning and Advanced AutoCAD® Exercise Workbooks and the AutoCAD Pocket Reference, he also is author of AutoCAD 3D Modeling and the Engineers Precision Data Pocket Reference and is a key engineering consultant and contributor to the Machinery's Handbook. Steve welcomes emails about his books at