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Fundamentals of Technical Graphics, Volume I

Book Description

Fundamentals of Technical Graphics concentrates on the main concepts and principles of technical graphics. The book is divided into two volumes: volume one contains chapters one to five, whereas volume two comprises of chapters six to ten. Volume one covers the topics of drafting guidelines, free hand sketching, computer design drafting (CDD) systems, geometric and shape construction, and standard multiview drawing creation. Volume two treats the topics of auxiliary views, section views, basic dimensioning, isometric drawings, and working drawings. The appendices provide introductory discussions about screw fasteners, general and geometric tolerancing, and surface quality and symbols. The book is written with current drafting standards of American National Standards Institute/American Society for Mechanical Engineers (ANSI/ASME) in mind. The style is plain and discussions are straight to the point. Its principle goal is meeting the needs of first- and second-year students in engineering, engineering technology, design technology, and related disciplines.

Table of Contents

  1. List of Figures
  2. List of Tables
  3. Preface
  4. 1 Guidelines for Drafting
  5. 1.1 Introduction
  6. 1.2 Conventions and Standards
  7. 1.3 Drawing Units
  8. 1.4 Drawing Media
  9. 1.5 Sheet Layout
  10. 1.6 Annotations
  11. 1.7 Linestyles
  12. 1.8 Precedence of Linestyles
  13. 1.9 Applying Linestyles
  14. 1.10 Chapter Review Questions
  15. 1.11 Chapter Exercises
  16. 2 Basic Technical Sketching
  17. 2.1 Introduction
  18. 2.2 Sketching Tools
  19. 2.3 Basic Sketching Techniques
  20. 2.4 Sketching Graphic Elements
  21. 2.5 Proportional Sketching
  22. 2.6 Applications of Sketching
  23. 2.7 Chapter Review Questions
  24. 2.8 Chapter Exercises
  25. 3 Computer Design Drafting Systems
  26. 3.1 Introduction
  27. 3.2 Brief History of CDD
  28. 3.3 Advantages and Disadvantages of CDD
  29. 3.4 CDD System Elements
  30. 3.5 The Desktop Computer Hardware
  31. 3.6 Computer Networks
  32. 3.7 Types of Computer Graphics
  33. 3.8 Some CDD Software Features
  34. 3.9 Creating a CDD Drawing
  35. 3.10 CDD Productivity
  36. 3.11 Data Organization and Computer Care
  37. 3.12 Chapter Review Questions
  38. 3.13 Chapter Exercises
  39. 4 Geometric and Shape Constructions
  40. 4.1 Introduction
  41. 4.2 Constructing Geometric Elements
  42. 4.3 Constructing Basic Shapes
  43. 4.4 Composition of Compound Shapes
  44. 4.5 Chapter Review Questions
  45. 4.6 Chapter Exercises
  46. 5 Standard Orthographic Drawing Views
  47. 5.1 Introduction
  48. 5.2 Projection Types
  49. 5.3 Orthographic Projection Concepts and Assumptions
  50. 5.4 Object Planes and Features
  51. 5.5 Bounding Box Concept
  52. 5.6 Visualizing an Orthographic View Projection
  53. 5.7 Drawing Views
  54. 5.8 Nonunique Views
  55. 5.9 Required Views and Placement
  56. 5.10 Constructing Standard Multiviews
  57. 5.11 Generating Views from Solid Models
  58. 5.12 Checklist for Multiview Drawings
  59. 5.13 Chapter Review Questions
  60. 5.14 Chapter Exercises
  61. About the Author
  62. Index