Engineering Drawing from the Beginning

Engineering Drawing from the Beginning

The Commonwealth and International Library: Mechanical Engineering Division

1st Edition - January 1, 1964

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  • Author: M. F. Cousins
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483185422

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Engineering Drawing: From the Beginning, Volume 1 discusses the basic concepts in engineering drawing. The book illustrates the drawings presented in both first angle (English) projection and third angle (American) projection. The opening chapter discusses the equipment utilized in engineering drawing, and then proceeds to discussing the concepts and methods in engineering drawing. The coverage of the text includes geometrical constructions, projection, and dimensioning. The book will be of great interest to anyone who wants to get acquainted with the basics of engineering drawing.

Table of Contents

  • List of Illustrations


    One. Introduction to Equipment

    1.1 The Drawing Board

    1.2 The Tee-square

    1.3 Set-squares

    1.4 Pencils

    1.5 Drawing Paper

    1.6 Erasers

    1.7 Compasses

    1.8 Ruler

    1.9 Methods of Attachment

    1.10 Pencil Sharpening Medium

    1.11 Pencil Sharpening

    1.12 How to Use Drawing Instruments

    1.13 Lettering and Figuring

    1.14 Printed Words and Notes etc.


    Two. Early Work on Geometrica Construction

    2.1 Types of Lines

    2.2 Drawing Various Shapes

    2.3 Types of Lines Illustrated

    2.4 Arrow Heads

    2.5 Further Work with 45° and 60° Set-squares

    2.6 Further Work on Types of Lines

    2.7 Further Lettering

    2.8 Conclusion


    Three. Simple Geometrical Constructions

    3.1 Angles

    3.2 Bisection of Angles

    3.3 Triangles

    3.4 Quadrilateral

    3.5 The Circle

    3.6 Inscribed and Circumscribed Circles

    3.7 The Division of Lines

    3.8 The Diagonal Scale


    Four. Types of Projection

    4.1 Simple Perspective Drawing

    4.2 Simple Isometric Drawing

    4.3 Orthographic Projection

    4.4 First Angle Projection (English)

    4.5 First Angle Projection (continued)

    4.6 Third Angle Projection (American)

    4.7 Third Angle Projection (continued)


    Five. The System of Dimensioning

    5.1 Introduction

    5.2 Dimension Lines Not to Intersect

    5.3 Overall Dimensions to Be Clearly Shown

    5.4 Corresponding Dimensions in Corresponding Places

    5.5 Dimensions from Two Faces at Right Angles

    5.6 Double Dimensioning Must Be Avoided

    5.7 Dimensions from "Corner to Comer"

    5.8 For Turned Parts Give Diameters, Not Radii

    5.9 Symmetrical Shapes

    5.10 Points Not Covered by Foregoing Rules


    Six. First Angle, or English, Projection

    6.1 Orthographic Projection

    6.2 Orthographic Projection

    6.3 Scale Drawings

    6.4 Full Sections and Hidden Detail

    6.5 Half-sections

    6.6 Drawings of Simple Objects

    6.7 Exercise A, Fig. 30(a)

    6.8 Exercise B, Fig. 30(b)

    6.9 Exercise C, Fig. 30(c)

    6.10 Exercise D, Fig. 30(d)


    Seven. Their Angle, or American, Projection

    7.1 Orthographic Projection

    7.2 Orthographic Projection

    7.3 Full Sections

    7.4 Half-sections

    7.5 Drawings of Simple Objects

    7.6 Exercise A, Figs. 30(a) and 36(a)

    7.7 Exercise B, Figs. 30(b) and 36(b)

    7.8 Exercise C, Figs. 30(c) and 36(c)

    7.9 Exercise D, Figs. 30(d) and 36(d)


    Eight. Screw Threads

    8.1 A Typical Screw

    8.2 Thread Section Data

    8.3 Whitworth Thread, Step-by-step Construction

    8.4 B.A. Thread

    8.5 Acme Thread

    8.6 Square Thread

    8.7 Unified Thread

    8.8 Screw Threads (Convention)

    8.9 Square Thread (Convention)


    Nine. Freehand Drawing of Engineering Parts

    9.1 Freehand Drawing

    9.2 Freehand Isometric

    9.3 Freehand Isometric

    9.4 Freehand Orthographic. An Elbow

    9.5 Freehand Orthographic. A Tee-piece

    9.6 Freehand First Angle Projection. A Square Flange

    9.7 Freehand Third Angle Projection. A Square Flange

    9.8 Freehand First Angle Projection. Oval Flange

    9.9 Freehand Third Angle Projection. Oval Flange

    9.10 Freehand First Angle Projection. Stud

    9.11 Freehand Third Angle Projection. Stud

    9.12 Freehand First Angle Projection. Sheet Metal Bracket

    9.13 Freehand Third Angle Projection. Sheet Metal Bracket

    9.14 Freehand First Angle Projection. Cast Cover

    9.15 Freehand Third Angle Projection. Cast Cover

    9.16 Isometric Sketches for Freehand Drawing

    9.17 Isometric Sketches for Freehand Drawing

    9.18 Isometric Sketches for Freehand Drawing


    Ten. Mechanical and Electrical Detail Parts

    10.1 Fastenings (Screws and Bolts)

    10.2 Hexagon Nut

    10.3 To Draw a Hexagon Nut by a Quick Method

    10.4 Hexagon Headed Bolt

    10.5 Studs

    10.6 Keys

    10.7 3/4-in. Tee

    10.8 3/4-in. Normal Bend

    10.9 3/4-in. Single Saddle

    10.10 Wiring Diagram


    Eleven. Simple Assemblies

    11.1 Bearings

    11.2 Isometric and Third Angle Projection of Footstep Bearing

    11.3 Outlining the Assembly

    11.4 Dimensioning an Assembly Drawing

    11.5 First Angle Projection of Footstep Bearing

    11.7 Coupling in Third Angle Projection

    11.8 Simple Pulley and Bracket

    11.9 Assembly in Third Angle Projection

    11.10 Outlining the Assembly

    11.11 Assembly in First Angle Projection


    Twelve. Simple Machine Tools and Components

    12.1 Revision of Useful Data

    12.2 The Drawing of a Section

    12.3 Parts Not Sectioned

    12.4 Simple Bushed Bearing

    12.5 Method of Producing the Drawing in Third Angle Projection

    12.6 Method of Producing the Drawing in First Angle Projection

    12.7 Detailed Parts, Third Angle Projection

    12.8 Headstock for Small Lathe

    12.9 Assembly in First Angle Projection

    12.10 Third Angle Projection, Explanation

    12.11 Detailed Drawing of a Bearing Bracket. Part No. 1

    12.12 Pulley. Part No. 2

    12.13 Bearing Bush. Part No. 3

    12.14 Hollow Mandrel. Part No. 4

    12.15 Screwed Collar. Part No. 5

    12.16 Stud. Part No. 6



    Author's Note

Product details

  • No. of pages: 172
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1964
  • Published: January 1, 1964
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483185422

About the Author

M. F. Cousins

About the Editors

N. Hiller

G. E. Walker

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