Appropriate for an Engineering Graphics course, this book complies with ANSI standards and teaches technical drawing using AutoCAD as its drawing instrument. Taking a step-by-step approach, it encourages students to work at their own pace and uses sample problems and illustrations to guide them through the powerful features of this drawing program. Unique to this text, over 140 exercise problems are included to provide instructors with a variety of assignment material and students with an opportunity to develop their creativity and problem-solving capabilities.
Table of Contents
*Getting Started. *Fundamentals of 2-D Construction. *More Advanced Commands. *Sketching. *Orthographic Views. *Sectional Views. *Auxiliary Views. *Dimensioning. *Tolerancing. *Geometric Tolerances. *Threads and Fasteners. *Working Drawings. *Gears, Bearings, and Cams. *Fundamentals of 3-D Drawing. *Surface Modeling. *Solid Modeling. *Descriptive Geometry. Appendice