9781590701782

Exploring Drafting : Fundamentals of Drafting Technology

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  • ISBN13:

    9781590701782

  • ISBN10:

    159070178X

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2003-04-01
  • Publisher: Goodheart-Willcox Pub

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Summary

Contains strong emphasis on dafting fundamentals and basic drafting techniques.

Table of Contents

Why Study Drafting?
9(8)
Drafting as a Form of Graphic Communication
Drafting as a Universal Language
Drafting as a Language of Industry
Careers in Drafting and Design
17(10)
Drafting Occupations
Leadership in Drafting Technology
Entering the World of Work
Careers in Drafting Technology
Sketching
27(24)
Alphabet of Lines
Sketching Lines
Sketching Geometric Shapes
Sheet Layout for Sketching
Enlarging or Reducing by the Graph Method
Drafting Equipment
51(14)
Basic Drafting Equipment
Computer Drafting Equipment
Common Drafting Principles
Drafting Techniques
65(22)
Basic Drafting Skills
Drafting Scales
Alphabet of Lines
Measuring Techniques
Making Measurements
Drawing Lines with Instruments
Using a Compass
Attaching a Drawing Sheet to the Board
Drafting Sheet Format
Basic Geometric Construction
87(24)
Basic Geometric Shapes
Drawing Basic Geometric Constructions
Lettering
111(14)
Producing Neat Lettering
Vertical and Inclined Lettering
Single Stroke Gothic Alphabet
Lettering Aides and Devices
Preprinted Lettering
CAD Lettering
Multiview Drawings
125(16)
Orthographic Projection
Locating Multiview Drawings
Centering a Drawing on the Sheet
Dimensioning and Notes
141(24)
Unidirectional and Aligned Dimensioning
Dimensioning a Drawing
Conventional Measurement vs. Metric Measurement
General Rules for Metric Dimensioning
Sectional Views
165(14)
Cutting-Plane Line
Section Lines
Sectional Views
Symbols to Represent Materials
Auxiliary Views
179(6)
Auxiliary Views
Constructing Auxiliary Views
Pictorials
185(18)
Isometric Drawings
Oblique Pictorial Drawings
Perspective Drawings
Dimensioning Pictorial Drawings
Centering Pictorial Drawings
Pattern Development
203(20)
Pattern Development of Cylinders
Pattern Development of Prisms
Pattern Development of Pyramids
Pattern Development of a Cone
Working Drawings
223(12)
Detail Drawings
Assembly Drawings
Identifying Information on Working Drawings
Preparing Simple Detail and Assembly Drawings
Print Making
235(10)
Making Original Drawings
Computer-Aided Drafting
Making a Tracing for Reproduction
Reproduction Techniques
Traditional Print Making Processes
Design
245(8)
Research and Development
Designing a Project
Applying Basic Design Guidelines
Recognizing Solutions
Identifying Good Design
Models, Mockups, and Prototypes
253(14)
Model
Mockup
Prototype
How Models, Mockups, and Prototypes Are Used
Constructing Models
Maps
267(12)
Preparing Maps
Identifying Map Components
Maps Drawn by Drafters
Charts and Graphs
279(12)
Graphs
Charts
Preparing Charts and Graphs
Computer-Generated Graphs and Charts
Welding Drawings
291(10)
The Welding Process
Using Welding Symbols
Drawings for Assemblies to be Fabricated by Welding
Fasteners
301(14)
Threaded Fasteners
Drawing Threaded Fasteners
Nonthreaded Fasteners
Fasteners for Wood
Drawing Bolts and Nuts
Electrical and Electronics Drafting
315(10)
Electrical and Electronics Computer-Aided Design
Electrical and Electronics Drafting
Types of Diagrams Used in Electrical and Electronics Drafting
Drawing Electrical and Electronic Symbols
Architectural Drafting
325(20)
Building a Home
Plans
Architectural Drafting Techniques
Lettering Architectural Plans
Dimensioning Architectural Plans
Architectural Abbreviations
Obtaining Information
Planning a Home
Metrication in Architecture
Metric Architectural Drafting
Computer-Aided Design and Drafting
Computer-Aided Drafting and Design
345(16)
Categories of Computers
Computer Graphics
How CAD Works
How Computer Graphics are Generated
Manufacturing Processes
361(20)
Machine Tools
Machining Techniques
Machine Tool Operation
Shearing and Forming
Casting Processes
Compression Molding
Transfer Molding
Injection Molding
Reinforced Plastics
Stereolithography
Useful Information 381(20)
Glossary 401(10)
Index 411

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