The Geometry of Sheet Metal Work

The Geometry of Sheet Metal Work


By (author) A. Dickason

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  • Publisher: LONGMAN
  • Format: Paperback | 336 pages
  • Dimensions: 136mm x 214mm x 18mm | 358g
  • Publication date: 5 October 1987
  • Publication City/Country: Harlow
  • ISBN 10: 0582009618
  • ISBN 13: 9780582009615
  • Edition: New edition
  • Edition statement: 1st New edition
  • Sales rank: 128,811

Product description

This book makes possible the accurate geometrical solution of all problems of pattern development normally encountered, by giving examples arranged according to a systematic plan which progressively illustrates the underlying principles.  In the five â coursesâ into which the book is divided, the three basic methods of Radial Line, Parallel Line and Triangulation are applied in more and more complex examples, culminating in the solution of difficult problems of pipe intersection, twisted surfaces and spiral chutes.  Each stage in the solution of the problem is clearly explained and shown in detailed drawings, and the superiority of the accurate geometrical method, in terms of time and material saved, is effectively demonstrated.  All sheet metal workers will find this book invaluable. 

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Table of contents

1. Classification of Geometrical FormsFirst Course2. The Radial Line Method3. The Parallel Line Method4. The Method of TriangulationSecond Course5. The Radial Line Method6. The Parallel Line Method7. TriangulationThird Course8. The Radial Line Method9. The Parallel Line Method10. TriangulationFourth Course11. Method of Cutting Plans12. Branch ad Junction Pieces13. The Tapered Lobster-Back14. Unusual ProblemsFifth Course15. Double Projection16. Twisted SurfacesIndex