Description

Geometrical tolerancing is the standard technique that designers and engineers use to specify and control the form, location and orientation of the features of components and manufactured parts. This innovative book has been created to simplify and codify the use and understanding of geometrical tolerancing. It is a complete, self contained reference for daily use. An indispensable guide for anyone who creates or needs to understand technical drawings.

Key Features

* The only desktop geometrical tolerancing reference * For all CAD users, engineers, designers, drafting professionals and anyone who needs to specify or interpret product specifications to international standards * Simple and quick to use, visually indexed, large format presentation for ease of use

Readership

Drafting professionals, Design engineers, Mechanical engineers, Metrologists, CAD/CAM practitioners, Production engineers, Design engineering students

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Chapter 1: INTRODUCTION
    • Publisher Summary
    • What is a Geometrical Tolerance?
    • When to use a Geometrical Tolerance
    • Orthographic Representation
    • Important
  • Chapter 2: HOW TO USE THIS BOOK
    • Publisher Summary
    • A If you are creating technical drawings
    • Step 1
    • Step 2
    • Step 3
    • Step 4
    • Step 5
    • Step 6
    • B If you are reading technical drawings
    • Step 1
    • Step 2
    • Step 3
    • Step 4
    • Step 5
    • Step 6
    • Step 7
  • Chapter 3: SINGLE FEATURES
    • Publisher Summary
    • Combinations of Single Features
  • Chapter 4: SYMBOLS
    • Publisher Summary
  • Chapter 5: TOLERANCE FRAME
    • Publisher Summary
  • Chapter 6: DATUM SYMBOLS
    • Publisher Summary
    • Location of the datum triangle
  • Chapter 7: DATUM TARGET
    • Publisher Summary
    • Three-plane Datum System
  • Chapter 8: TOLERANCED FEATURE
    • Publisher Summary
  • Chapter 9: TOLERANCE ZONE
    • Publisher Summary
    • Tolerance Zone Direction
  • Chapter 10: THEORETICALLY EXACT DIMENSIONS
    • Publisher Summary
  • Chapter 11: PROJECTED TOLERANCE ZONE
    • Publisher Summary
  • Chapter 12: MAXIMUM MATERIAL CONDITION
    • Publisher Summary
    • Example 1
    • Maximum Material Principle
    • Maximum Material Principle Applied to Datum Features
    • Maximum Material Condition (MMC) at Perfect Form
  • Chapter 13: LEAST MATERIAL CONDITION
    • Publisher Summary
    • Examples
  • Chapter 14: ENVELOPE REQUIREMENT
    • Publisher Summary
  • Chapter 15: FREE STATE CONDITION
    • Publisher Summary
  • Ch

Details

No. of pages:
208
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Newnes
Print ISBN:
9780750668217
Electronic ISBN:
9780080460857

About the author

Paul Green

Affiliations and Expertise

Engineering Designer with the European Commission, The Netherlands.