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CAD Management : The Definitive Guide to Systems Set-Up, Maintenance and Efficiency - Katherine Panchyk

CAD Management

The Definitive Guide to Systems Set-Up, Maintenance and Efficiency

Hardcover Published: 31st October 1998
ISBN: 9780412147111
Number Of Pages: 247

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CAD Management: The Definitive Guide to Systems Set-Up, Maintenance and Efficiency is designed as a useful handbook covering both management and technical issues. This is a book that no A/E firm should be without. CAD Management: The Definitive Guide to Systems Set-Up, Maintenance and Efficiency covers a wide range of topics pertaining to CAD, including: CAD software set-up CAD management CAD printing and plotting A brief guide to AutoCAD How CAD relates to the rest of the office CAD disaster handling Stress management in a CAD environment These topics are the basic ones which need to be covered for effective management of CAD resources. By examining all the ways CAD should be managed and all the related areas it affects, and how to improve efficiency, this book provides a complete guide to CAD management. CAD Management: The Definitive Guide to Systems Set-Up, Maintenance and Efficiency is designed to be a non-intimidating companion for CAD professionals and related staff. Distinctive features: thoroughly illustrated to demonstrate key concepts describes a sample day in the life of a CAD manager features CAD training and orientation programs for different office staff demonstrates the ways CAD can be marketed and creates an understanding of how CAD connects back to all facets of A/E business. explains ways to reduce stress in the workplace. From the Foreword ... man develops modern technology, modern technology influences man. An architectural or engineering office supporting a CAD department is deeply influenced by this relatively new technology and cannot be successful in its use unless organizationally and individually ready to be influenced; just as modems and word processing have revolutionized verbal communication in the A/E environment, CAD is in the process of revolutionizing both small and large scale visual communication... May the reader of this useful book learn to make the best use of one of the most rewarding visual techniques developed to date.' Mario Salvadori (late), Hon. ASCE, Hon. AIA; Honorary Chairman of the Board, Weidlinger Associates Inc., Consulting Engineers; Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Columbia University

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
Fundamentalsp. 1
Hardware and Software Basicsp. 17
CAD and Networksp. 45
Procedures: The Foundation for Efficient Workp. 69
The CAD Environmentp. 93
Managing the CAD Departmentp. 119
A Brief Guide to AutoCAD for Managersp. 139
The Hard Copy: Plotting and Printingp. 175
Disaster Handlingp. 195
The Futurep. 215
Epiloguep. 235
Vendors Listp. 237
Illustration Creditsp. 243
Indexp. 245
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780412147111
ISBN-10: 0412147114
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 247
Published: 31st October 1998
Publisher: Chapman and Hall
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.55

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