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Graphics Concepts for Computer-Aided Design, 2nd edition

  • Richard M Lueptow

Published by Pearson (April 19th 2007) - Copyright © 2008

2nd edition

Graphics Concepts for Computer-Aided Design

ISBN-13: 9780132229876

Includes: Paperback
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This book compact resource connects traditional engineering graphics with computer-aided design.  KEY TOPICS: Efficiently explores necessary topics such as basic concepts, conventions, and terminology for engineering graphics, as well as standard practices for engineering drawings. Encourages an understanding of the underlying concepts of computer-aided design. Explores traditional topics such as freehand sketching and tolerancing.  MARKET: For engineers interested in a reference to engineering graphics.

Table of contents

1. Engineering Graphics.

The Importance of Engineering Graphics. Engineering Graphics. CAD. Design and CAD.


2. Projections Used in Engineering Graphics.

Projections. 3-D Projections. Multiview Projections. Working Drawings.


3. Freehand Sketching.

Why Freehand Sketches? Freehand Sketching Fundamentals. Basic Freehand Sketching. Advanced Freehand Sketching.


4. Computer-Aided Design and Drafting.

CAD Models. CAD and Solids Modeling. The Nature of Solids Modeling.


5. Standard Practice for Engineering Drawings.

Introduction to Drawing Standards. Sheet Layouts. Lines. Dimension Placement and Conventions. Section and Detail Views. Fasteners and Screw Threads. Assembly Drawings.


6. Tolerances.

Why Tolerances? Displaying Tolerances on Drawings. How to Determine Tolerances. Surface Finish. Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing.

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