9780131751224

Technical Drawing 101 with AutoCAD : A Multidisciplinary Curriculum for the First Semester

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    9780131751224

  • ISBN10:

    0131751220

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/8/2008
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

Designed for the two-year college or high-school tech prep student, this book offers a complete field-tested curriculum for the first semester of technical drawing. Its unique approach blends technical drawing and intro to AutoCAD, resulting in a book that emphasizes the fundamental concepts, knowledge and skill needed for the second level courses. Both mechanical and architectural projects are introduced to capture the interest of more students and to offer a broader appeal. Instructor check prints and PowerPoint slides are provided to guide each lecture and the complete curriculum is designed to improve student retention and recruitment.

Author Biography

Douglas W. Smith,

Department Chair, Architectural and Engineering Computer Aided Design

Austin Community College, Austin, Texas

 

Education

 

M.A. The University of Texas at Austin

B.S. Texas State University, San Marcos

A.S. Texas State Technical College

 

Teaching Experience

 

Professor- Architectural and Engineering CAD, Austin Community College, Austin, Texas

Director-Authorized AutoCAD Training Center, Austin Community College, Austin, Texas

Instructor-Drafting and Design Technology, Texas State Technical College, Amarillo, Texas

 

Industrial Experience

 

Tracor Aerospace (now BAE Systems), Austin, Texas

Widelite Corporation, San Marcos, Texas

Austin Research Engineers, Austin, Texas

City of Amarillo, Amarillo, Texas

 

Antonio M. Ramirez,

Professor, Architectural and Engineering Computer Aided Design

Austin Community College, Austin, Texas

 

Education

 

M.A. University of Phoenix

B.S. Texas State University, San Marcos

A.S. Austin Community College

 

Teaching Experience

 

Professor- Architectural and Engineering CAD, Austin Community College, Austin, Texas

Department Chair-Engineering Design Graphics, Austin Community College, Austin, Texas

Department Chair-Geomatics and Land Surveying, Austin Community College, Austin, Texas

 

Industrial Experience

 

Texas Department of Highways and Public Transportation, Austin, Texas

Western Electric, Austin, Texas

 

 

Table of Contents

Technical Drawingunit
Multiview Drawingunit
Traditional Drafting Techniquesunit
Computer Aided Design Basicsunit
Dimensioning Fundamentalsunit
Dimensioning Architectural Drawingsunit
Isometric Drawingsunit
Sectionsunit
Auxiliary Viewsunit
Blocksunit
Mechanical Working Drawingsunit
Architectural Working Drawingsunit
3D Modeling Basics
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