AutoCAD 2021 for Engineers and Designers

Prof. Sham Tickoo

SKU: 9789389898972

Rs. 1,499

ISBN: 9789389898972
Authors: Prof. Sham Tickoo
Rights: India
Publishing Date: September 2020
Pages: 600
Weight: 792 grams
Dimension: 7.25*9.25
Book Type: Paperback

AutoCAD 2021 for Engineers and Designers- 3D and Advanced textbook introduces the readers to AutoCAD 2021, one of the world’s leading designing and drafting packages. In this textbook, the author has explained the concepts, tools, and commands in detail with the help of examples. The author has laid special emphasis on the applications of books and commands to create 3D objects. The chapters in the textbook are structured in pedagogical sequence that helps the readers to understand the concepts faster and learn the capabilities of the software easily and effectively.


Learn the most popular PC-CAD system


  • Tutorial point of view and the learn-by-doing approach
  • Projects based on real-world models
  • Exercises which are based on real-world models
  • Additional information is provided to the users in the form of tips and notes
  • The text in this book is heavily illustrated with about 1500 diagrams and screen capture images
  • Self-evaluation test, review questions, and exercises


Textbook contains detailed explanations of AutoCAD commands and their applications to solve design problems. Every AutoCAD command is thoroughly explained with the help of examples and illustrations. This makes it easy for the users to understand the functions and applications of the tools and commands.


Textbook have been written to assist the engineering students and the practicing designers who are new to AutoCAD.

  1. The User Coordinate System
  2. Getting Started with 3D
  3. Creating Solid Models
  4. Editing 3D Objects-I
  5. Editing 3D Objects –II
  6. Surface Modeling
  7. Mesh Modeling
  8. Rendering and Animating Designs
  9. AutoCAD on Internet and 3D Printing
  10. Script Files and Slide shows
  11. Creating Linetypes and Hatch Patterns
  12. Customizing the acad.pgp File
  13. Conventional Dimensioning and Projection Theory Using AutoCAD
  14. Isometric Drawings
  15. Student Projects

Prof. Sham Tickoo is currently working as a Professor at Purdue University, USA. He received MS in Industrial Technology from Northern Illinois University, Illinois, USA; MS in Industrial and Management Engineering from the University of lowa, lowa City, USA; and BS in Mechanical Engineering from NIT, Srinagar, India. Before joining Purdue University in 1987, Prof. Tickoo has worked as a Design Engineer, Quality Control Engineer, and Software Developer. Prof. Tickoo has authored/co-authored textbooks on several major CAD/CAE/Animation software packages like ANSYS, SolidWorks, CATIA, Pro/Engineer, NX, AutoCAD, Customizing AutoCAD, AutoCAD LT, Solid Edge, 3ds Max, 3ds Max Design, Autodesk Inventor, Mechanical Desktop, and VIZ. In addition to North America. His textbooks have been translated and published in Russia, Japan, India, South Korea, and Serbia. Prof. Tickoo has obtained over $24 Million software grant form ANSYS, IBM, and Siemens.

In 2003, Prof. Tickoo was awarded a US patent for one of his invention “Self Adjusting Cargo Organizer for Vehicles”. He is currently working on the design and fabrication of two new wind turbines that will significantly increase their power output and can be used to charge the batteries of an automobile. Prof. Tickoo is actively involved in consulting and has served as a consultant to over fifty companies in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, California, and Canada.

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