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Uses a simplified organization that divides content into relatively short, homogeneous chapters and that follows the organization of the author's Descriptive Geometry Worksheets, Series A and B, in which new principles are introduced in order of need as well as of difficulty. Pg.___
Contains numerous pictorial projects designed to reinforce related orthographic principles, and to help students develop their depth perception and visualization ability — which are essential to creative design. Pg.___
Presents problems in layout form exactly as they are to be reproduced on the drawing paper. Pg.___
Includes computer graphic problems and projects that use both BASIC and FORTRAN — and that may be solved on both mainframe and personal computers. Pg.___
Projects may be solved directly in the text. Pg.___
Provides carefully delineated solutions in an appendix. Pg.___
In this book the author has fulfilled the need for a descriptive geometry textbook in which the fundamentals are presented in the same pedagogically sound units of work, as they are usually introduced in daily presentation.
1. Orthographic Projection.
2. Primary Auxiliary Views.
5. Successive Auxiliary Views.
6. Piercing Points.
7. Intersection of Planes.
8. Angle Between Planes.
11. Angle Between Line and Oblique Plane.
12. Mining and Civil Engineering Problems.
15. Plane Tangencies.
16. Intersections of Planes with Solids.
18. Intersections of Surfaces.
19. Shades and Shadows.
20. Perspective Projection.
22. Map Projection.
23. Spherical Triangles.
25. Computer Graphics Projects.
Appendix A: Graphical Accuracy.
Appendix B: Geometric Constructions.
Appendix C: Classification of Geometric Forms.
Appendix D: Solutions of Self-Testing Problems.