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Engineering Drawing, 2nd Edition by B. C. Rana, M. B. Shah

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5

Projections of Points and Lines

OBJECTIVES

After studying this chapter, you will be able to

  • Understand how drawings of points and straight lines are prepared in the form of views that are known as orthographic projections

  • Describe the principal planes of projections on which different views are obtained

  • Describe all the possible positions of points and lines with respect to the principal planes

  • Describe the principal directions from where the points and lines are viewed and the relative positions in which these views are arranged

5.1 INTRODUCTION

So far, we have discussed the basics of engineering drawing and the different types of symbolic lines and letters as well as scales that are used to prepare drawings. Now, we turn to the importance ...

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