Technical Drawing with Engineering Graphics

Series
Pearson
Author
Frederick E. Giesecke / Ivan Leroy Hill / Henry C. Spencer / Alva Mitchell / John T. Dygdon / James E. Novak  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
14
Language
English
Total pages
848
Pub.-date
July 2013
ISBN13
9781292026183
ISBN
1292026189
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Description

For courses in Technical Drawing, Engineering Graphics, Engineering Design Communication, Drafting, Visualization, at level beginner through advanced.

Technical Drawing and Engineering Graphics, Fourteenth Edition, provides a clear, comprehensive introduction and detailed, easy-to-use reference to creating 2D documentation drawings and engineering graphics by hand or using CAD. It offers excellent technical detail, up-to-date standards, motivating real-world examples, and clearly explained theory and technique in a colorful, highly visual, concisely written format. Designed as an efficient tool for busy, visually oriented learners, this edition expands on well-tested material, bringing its content up-to-date with the latest standards, materials, industries and production processes. Colored models and animations bring the material to life for the student on the book’s companion website. Updated exercises that feature sheet metal and plastic parts are a part of the excellent Giesecke problem set.

Features

For courses in Technical Drawing, Engineering Graphics, Engineering Design Communication, Drafting, Visualization, at level beginner through advanced.

Technical Drawing and Engineering Graphics, Fourteenth Edition, provides a clear, comprehensive introduction and detailed, easy-to-use reference to creating 2D documentation drawings and engineering graphics by hand or using CAD. It offers excellent technical detail, up-to-date standards, motivating real-world examples, and clearly explained theory and technique in a colorful, highly visual, concisely written format. Designed as an efficient tool for busy, visually oriented learners, this edition expands on well-tested material, bringing its content up-to-date with the latest standards, materials, industries and production processes. Colored models and animations bring the material to life for the student on the book’s companion website. Updated exercises that feature sheet metal and plastic parts are a part of the excellent Giesecke problem set.

Hallmark Features:

Visually oriented students and busy professionals–can quickly locate content by navigating these consistent chapter features.

  • An attention-getting chapter-opening Splash Spread interests readers and sets the context for the chapter content that follows.
  • Applicable references to standards are at the beginning of each chapter.
  • An introductory Foundations section, set off by a topic heading tab at the top of the page for easy navigation, covers the drawing topic’s usage and importance, visualization tips, and theory related to the drawing techniques.
  • Detail Sections offer a “brass tacks” part of the book, where detailed explanations of drawing techniques, variations, and examples are organized into quick-read sections, each numbered for quick reference in the detailed Contents.
  • CAD at Work Sections include tips related to using the 2D or 3D CAD model to generate drawings.
  • Portfolio Sections offer examples of finished drawings that wrap up the chapter by showing real-world application of the chapter topics.
  • Set in bold italics on first reference, keywords are summarized at the end of the chapter, along with a Chapter Summary and Review Questions.
  • The excellent Giesecke problem sets feature updated exercises, including plastic and sheet metal parts, updated assembly drawings from CAD models, and sketching problems.

New to this Edition

The fourteenth edition has these–new content changes:

  • Updated material that conforms to the ANSI Y14.5-2009 standards for dimensioning and tolerancing.
  • New and updated illustrations.
  • An updated chapter on Geometric Construction.
  • An updated Tolerance chapter that explains datum frames in terms of degrees of freedom.
  • The inclusion of information on drawing set screws.
  • Up to date software examples
  • A thorough accuracy check.