Interpreting Engineering Drawings

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-08-28
  • Publisher: CENGAGE Delmar Learning
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Comprehensive, state-of-the-art training is the cornerstone of this popular guide that shows users how to create professional-quality engineering drawings that can be interpreted with precision in today's technology-based industries. Clearly the most flexible, user-friendly book of its kind on the market, the seventh edition offers unsurpassed coverage of the theory and practical applications individuals need to communicate technical concepts in an international marketplace. All material is developed around the latest ASME drawing standards, helping readers keep pace with the dynamic changes in the field of engineering graphics.

Author Biography

Jay D. Helsel is Professor Emeritus within the Department of Applied Engineering and Technology at the California University of Pennsylvania.

Table of Contents

Bases for Interpreting Engineering Drawings
Engineering Drawings Line Styles and Lettering Sketching Information
Shown on Assignment Drawings
Lines Used to Describe the Shape of a Part Title
Blocks and Title Strips
Drawing to Scale
Circular Features Center Lines
Sketching Circles and Arcs
Working Drawings Arrangement of Views Third-Angle Projection
Sketching Views in Third-Angle
Dimensioning Straight-Line Features
Inclined Surfaces Measurement of Angles Symmetrical Outlines
Machine Slots
Pictorial Sketching Isometric
Sketching Oblique Sketching
Machining Symbols Not-To-Scale Dimensions
Drawing Revisions Break Lines
Sectional Views
Types of Sections Countersinks, Counterbores, and Spotfaces
Intersection of Unfinished Surfaces
Undercuts Tapers Knurls
One- and Two-View Drawings
Multiple-Detail Drawings
Functional Drafting
Texture Surface
Texture Symbol Surface
Texture Ratings
Control Requirements
Tolerances and Allowances
Definitions Tolerancing Methods
Inch Fits Description of Fits Standard Inch Fits
Metric Fits
Threaded Fasteners
Threaded Assemblies
Threaded Holes Inch
Threads Right- and Left-Handed Threads Metric Threads
Revolved and Removed Sections
Keys Set Screws
Flats Bosses and Pads Dimension
Origin Symbol Rectangular Coordinate
Dimensioning Without Dimension Lines Rectangular Coordinate
Dimensioning in Tabular Form
Oblique Surfaces
Primary Auxiliary Views
Secondary Auxiliary Views
Development Drawings Joints, Seams, and Edges Sheet Metal Sizes Stampings
Arrangement of Views
Piping Piping Drawings Pipe Drawing Symbols
Manufacturing Materials Cast Iron Steel Plastics Rubber
Casting Processes Casting Design Cored Castings Machining Lugs Surface Coatings
Chain Dimensioning Base Line (Datum) Dimensioning
Alignment of Parts and Holes Partial Views
Naming of Views for Spark Adjuster Drill Sizes
Broken-Out and Partial
Sections Webs in Section Ribs in Section Spokes in Section
Pin Fasteners
Sections Through Shafts, Pins, and Keys
Arrangement of Views of Drawing A-85M
Drawings for Numerical Control
Dimensioning for Numerical Control
Dimensioning for Two-Axis Coordinate System
Assembly Drawings Bill of Material (Item List) Helical Springs
Structural Steel Shapes Phantom Outlines Conical Washers
Welding Drawings Welding Symbols Fillet Welds
Groove Welds Supplementary Symbols
Other Basic Welds Plug and Slot Welds
Gears, Spur Gears
Bevel Gears
Gear Trains
Antifriction Bearings Retaining
Rings O-Ring Seals Clutches
Belt Drives
Ratchet Wheels
Modern Engineering Tolerancing
Geometric Tolerancing
Feature Control Frame Form Tolerances
Straightness of a Feature Size
Feature of Size Definitions Material Condition Symbols Maximum
Material Condition (MMC)
Regardless of Feature Size (RFS)
Least Material Condition (LMC)
Straightness of a Feature of Size
Form Tolerances Flatness
Circularity Cylindricity
Datums and the Three-Plane Concept Datums for Geometric Tolerancing
Three-Plane System Uneven Surfaces Datum
Feature Symbol
Orientation Tolerances
Orientation Tolerancing for Flat Surfaces
Orientation Tolerancing for Features of Size Internal
Cylindrical Features
External Cylindrical Features
Datum Targets
Tolerancing of Features by Position Tolerancing Methods Coordinate
Tolerancing Advantages of Coordinate Tolerancing
Disadvantages of Coordinate
Tolerancing Positional
Tolerancing Material Condition Basis Positional
Tolerancing for Circular Features
Advantages of Positional Tolerancing
Selection of Datum
Features for Positional Tolerancing
Profile Tolerances Profile of a
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