For all those who want to learn Autodesk applications by themselves or want guidance for their training classes, the Autodesk Official Training Guides are highly recommended as these books are reviewed as well as approved by Autodesk even before they are published. And this is one of the reasons why these books have the Autodesk Official Training Guides labels on their cover.
These books are of great help for those who intend to take certification exams. Below mentioned are some of the Autodesk Official Training Guides that are essential to know and learn Autodesk applications:
Available in English, this book by Ryan Duell, Tobias Hathorn and Tessa Reist Hathorn helps in learning the significant Revit Architecture tools and techniques quickly. This Autodesk Official Press guide gives a useful introduction to this powerful software facilitating architects, designers, and students. The three Revit experts offer explanations, site examples along with various exercises and tutorials that will aid users to use the software effectively. This book provides explanations for core Revit tools, functionality, features, BIM concepts and real-world workflows. It also covers modeling, views, families, schematic design, creating drawing sets etc. Besides this guide features most effective practices, rendering and visualization, documentation, worksharing, and annotation.
This Autodesk Official Press guide by James Vandezande, Eddy Krygiel and Phil Read is available in English and helps in learning Revit Architecture with expert instruction. This revised and updated edition is considered as the most helpful and comprehensive guide to Autodesk's industry-leading BIM software. The extensive explanations and practical tutorials help the reader to know in detail the important tools, techniques and concepts to work efficiently in Revit. Core BIM concepts and practices have been put together for the advantage of the reader. This guide book explains the user interface, effective practices, general concepts and advanced features of Revit 2014. The book also guides in developing extended modeling skills for floors, walls, stairs, etc.
Mastering AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014: Autodesk Official Press by Louisa Holland, Cyndy Davenport and Eric Chappell, available in English language, is a comprehensive reference and tutorial for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014. This comprehensive reference and tutorial is an important reading to gain an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the main concepts of this engineering software. This book is completely updated and offers latest tips, tricks, and techniques of this engineering program. Featuring a new, expanded section on advanced survey tools, this book provides detailed coverage of points, grading, surveying, alignments, corridors, profiles, surfaces, pipe networks, visualization, cross sections, sheets, etc.