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Basic Blueprint Reading and Sketching



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This is the 9th edition with a publication date of 3/10/2010.

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For over 50 years, Basic Blueprint Reading and Sketching has been an international best-seller, with close to $500,000 in sales and THE definitive resource for blueprint reading. The newly revised 9th edition of Basic Blueprint Reading and Sketching continues the traditions in helping to readers achieve competence in reading and sketching technical drawings. This classic interactive book/workbook will help users develop skills in reading and interpreting industrial drawings and preparing basic to advanced technical sketches. This book will provide them with basic principles, concepts, ANSI and SI Metric drafting symbols and standards, terminology, manufacturing process notes, and other related technical information contained on a mechanical or CAD drawing. Each unit features a basic principle and at least one blueprint and assignment that encourages students to practice newly learned skills. This edition contains coverage of the latest ANSI, ISO, AWS and ASME standards.

Table of Contents

Bases for Blueprint Reading and Sketching
The Alphabet of Lines and Object Lines
Hidden Lines and Center Lines
Extension Lines and Dimension Lines
Projection Lines and Line Combinations
Three-View Drawings
Arrangement of Views
Two-View Drawings
One-View Drawings
Auxiliary Views
Dimensions and Notes
Size and Location Dimensions
Dimensioning Cylinders, Circles, and Arcs
Size Dimensions for Holes and Angles
Location Dimensions for Points, Centers, and Holes
Dimensioning Large Arcs and Base Line Dimensions
Tolerances: Fractional and Angular Dimensions
Unilateral, Lateral, Decimal, Tolerances and Limits
Interchangeable Parts, Allowances and Classes of Fit
Representing and Dimensioning External Screw Threads
Representing and Specifying Internal and Left-Hand Threads
Dimensioning Tapers and Machined Surfaces
Dimensioning with Shop Notes
The SI Metric System
Metric System Dimensioning and ISO Symbols
First-Angle Projection and Dimensioning
Metric Screw Threads, Dual Dimensioning, and Tolerancing
Cutting Planes, Full Sections, and Section Lining
Half Sections, Partial Sections, and Full-Section Assembly Drawings
Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Fundamentals
Datums: Ordinate and Tabular Dimensioning
Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
Geometric Dimensioning, Tolerancing, and Datum Referencing
Computer Graphics Technology
CADD/CAM/CIM and Robotics
Specialty Drawings
Welding Symbols, Representation, and Dimensioning
Surface Developments and Precision Sheet Metal Drawings
Working Drawings
Detail Drawings and Assembly Drawings
Sketching Lines and Basic Forms
Sketching Horizontal, Vertical, and Slant Lines
Sketching Curved Lines and Circles
Sketching Irregular Shapes
Sketching Fillets, Radii, and Rounded Corners and Edges
Freehand Lettering
Freehand Vertical Lettering
Freehand Inclined Lettering
Shop Sketching: Pictorial Drawings
Orthographic Sketching
Oblique Sketching
Isometric Sketching
Perspective Sketching
Pictorial Drawings and Dimensions
Sketching for CAD/CNC
Two-Dimensional and Three-Dimensional CAD Sketching
Proportions and Assembly Drawings
Glossary of Select Terms
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