Table of Contents

Drawing office management and organisation; Product development and computer aided design; CAD applications; Principles of first and third angle orthographic projection; Linework and lettering; Three dimensional illustrations using isometric and oblique projections; Drawing layouts and simplified methods; Sections and sectional views; Geometrical constructions and tangency; Loci applications; True lengths and auxiliary views; Conic sections and interpenetratation of solids; Development of patterns from sheet materials; Dimensioning principles; Screw threads and conventional representations; Nuts, bolts, screws and washers; Keys and keyways; Worked examples in machine drawings; Limits and fits; Geometrical tolerances and datum systems; Application of geometrical tolerances; Maximum material and least material principles; Differences between ISO and ASME standards; Positional tolerancing; Surface texture; 3D annotation; The duality principle - the essential link between the design intent and the verification of the end product; Differences between American ASME Y 14.5M geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GDand T) and ISO /BS 8888 geometrical tolerancing, standards; Cams and gears; Springs; Welding and welding symbols; Engineering diagrams; Bearings and applied technology; Engineering adhesives; Related standards; Production drawings; Drawing solutions


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This book has been produced in an easy to understand way. The text and diagrams are clear and well laid out. I have found that it has details on a whole range of subjects, from basics to the more advanced. The topics cover a wide range of areas in engineering and similar disciplines so making this good value for money. (...)

This book would be a great addition to resources of any department which uses technical drawings. (...)

I would recommend this book to all who are studying engineering at whichever level.

-- Richard Croydon, Engineering Lecturer