Adding Depth to Your Drawings With 3D CAD

  • Timothy J. McCarthy


Since the early days of AutoCAD, the programmers have been striving to produce full three-dimensional capability for the PC-CAD user. With Release 10 they can justifiably claim to have done just that. Earlier versions of AutoCAD allowed only use of isometric projection techniques or a pseudo-3D known as 2.5D. This chapter will take a brief look at all three techniques to produce some simple drawings.


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© Springer-Verlag London 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Timothy J. McCarthy
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  1. 1.Department of Civil and Structural EngineeringUMISTManchesterUK

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