Autodesk 3ds Max Design 2014 Fundamentals

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Published September 30, 2013
777 Pages
ISBN: 978-1-58503-797-1


Key Features

  • Designed for users completely new to 3ds Max Design
  • Uses real world tasks encountered in every day use
  • Covers modeling, assembling files, materials, lighting, rendering and animation

In Detail

Autodesk 3ds Max Design is Autodesk's premier design visualization platform. It offers world-class state-of-the-art technology for creating photo-realistic "still" renderings and desktop animations. While it includes its own tools for 2D and 3D Modeling, Autodesk 3ds Max Design can also work with geometry imported from many other applications.

Autodesk 3ds Max Design is a robust and powerful program that can be challenging to learn. This textbook provides a thorough introduction to Autodesk 3ds Max Design that will help new users make the most of this sophisticated application, as well as broaden the horizons of existing, self-taught users.

The practices in this book are geared towards real world tasks encountered by the primary users of Autodesk 3ds Max Design: professionals in Architecture, Interior Design, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Product Design industries.

Topics covered:

  • Introduction to Autodesk 3ds Max Design 2014
  • Autodesk 3ds Max Design Interface and Workflow
  • Project Configuration
  • Assembling Files
  • 3D Modeling with Primitives and 2D Objects
  • Materials
  • Autodesk 3ds Max Design Lighting
  • Lighting with Autodesk 3ds Max Design mental ray
  • Camera and Rendering
  • Animation for Visualization

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Autodesk 3ds Max Design
  2. Autodesk 3ds Max Design Configuration
  3. Assembling Project Files
  4. Basic Modeling Techniques
  5. Modeling from 2D Objects
  6. Materials
  7. Mapping Coordinates and Scale
  8. Introduction to Lighting
  9. Lighting and Rendering
  10. mental ray Rendering
  11. Rendering and Cameras
  12. Animation
    Appendix A: Optional Topics
    Appendix B: Optional Practices
    Appendix C: Autodesk 3ds Max 2014 Certified Professional Exam Objectives


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Product Details

Published September 30, 2013
777 Pages
Binding: Paperback
Printing: Black and White
Print ISBN: 978-1-58503-797-1 | ISBN 10: 1585037974
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