Graphics for Engineers with AutoCAD 2002

Graphics for Engineers with AutoCAD 2002

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For Engineering Graphics/Technical Drawing courses. Graphics for Engineers is designed to help students expand their creative talents and communicate their ideas effectively. Its layout, format, and content have been classroom-tested to make it user friendly and excellent for both classroom use and independent study. Students who use this text will learn ANSI standards, techniques to prepare working drawings, the solution of 3D problems and graphical analysis, and the use of graphics as a medium of design.show more

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  • Paperback | 584 pages
  • 200.66 x 231.14 x 30.48mm | 1,088.62g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • 0130081728
  • 9780130081728

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"Graphics for Engineers, Sixth Edition, " is designed to help students expand their creative talents and communicate their ideas effectively using AutoCAD 2002. Its layout, format, and content have been classroom-tested to make it user friendly and excellent for both classroom use and independent study. Students who use this text will learn ANSI standards, techniques to prepare working drawings, the solution of 3D problems and spatial analysis through descriptive geometry, and the use of graphics as a medium of design. New features in the sixth edition include: New coverage of AutoCAD 200230% new or redrawn illustrations. 100% new screen captures.Text streamlined from last edition by 10%Over 500 end-of-chapter problemsProblem Books: 18 problem books and teacher's guides (with outlines, solutions, and tests) have been designed to support this textbook and are available from Creative Publishing. A listing of these books and their source information is given on the inside back cover.show more

Table of contents

1. Engineering and Technology. 2. The Design Process. 3. Problem Identification. 4. Preliminary Ideas. 5. Refinement. 6. Design Analysis. 7. Decision. 8. Implementation. 9. Design Problems. 10. Drawing Instruments. 11. Lettering. 12. Geometric Construction. 13. Freehand Sketching. 14. Orthographic Drawing with Instruments. 15. Primary Auxiliary Views. 16. Sections. 17. Screws, Fasteners, and Springs. 18. Materials and Processes. 19. Dimensioning. 20. Tolerances. 21. Welding. 22. Working Drawings. 23. Reproduction of Drawings. 24. Three-Dimensional Pictorials. 25. Graphs. 26. AutoCAD Computer Graphics. 27. Three-Dimensional Modeling.show more

About James H. Earle

James H. Earle is a recognized authority in the field of engineering graphics. He received the bachelor of architecture and Ph.D. degrees in education from Texas A&M, where he has taught engineering design graphics since 1957. His books have introduced the concepts and techniques of engineering graphics to over half a million students.show more

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