9780072973136

Fundamentals of Graphics Communication

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  • ISBN13:

    9780072973136

  • ISBN10:

    0072973137

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-04-19
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math

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Summary

Fundamentals of Graphics Communication presents a modern approach to engineering and technical graphics. It covers drawing techniques from both a contemporary, CAD-oriented perspective and a traditional perspective. The engineering design process receives special attention throughout this text, through the use of design case studies, a consistent problem-solving methodology, many real examples taken from industry, and a selection of design problems for the student.New features of this edition include: new sections on virtual reality; updated surface modeling coverage; new Design in Industry cases from Kohler, John Deere, Stryker Medical, among others; dozens of tear-out worksheets for additional drawing and sketching practice; and more.The text is supported by a rich assortment of supplements, including a dynamic Online Learning center for students and instructors with an image bank, animations, AutoCAD problems, career links, and quizzes.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction to Graphics Communication

2 Sketching and Text

3 Engineering Geometry

4 3-D Solid Modeling

5 Multiviews and Visualization

6 Auxiliary Views

7 Pictorial Projections

8 Section Views

9 Dimensioning and Tolerancing Practices

10 Working Drawings and Assemblies

11 The Engineering Design Process

12 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GDT)

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