This book aims to provide a high quality learning experience and it can be used with other versions like SketchUp 7, SketchUp 8, Trimble's SketchUp Pro 2013, and SketchUp Make. All the described procedures are illustrated. At the end of each chapter there is a summary of the main topics addressed and exercises to be downloaded from this site.
Created to provide an experience closer to drawing and modeling with real objects, SketchUp has won over a host of loyal users year after year. SketchUp stands out for its speed and ease when creating volumetric objects and studies, being used to produce from simple to highly complex designs. The unique presentation quality that strays from the usual and the ability to exchange information between various programs in the CAD industry are also important distinctions. The program also brings other innovations such as integration with Google Earth, Google Street View and the availability of inumerous free libraries, through the 3D Warehouse.