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Modern Graphics Communications, 4th Edition

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For undergraduate courses in Introductory Drafting, Technical Drawing, and Engineering Graphics.

This full-color text is a clear and comprehensive introduction and reference for students and professionals creating engineering drawings and graphics by hand or using CAD. It offers excellent technical detail, up-to-date standards, motivating real-world examples, and clearly explained theory and technique in a colorful, highly visual, concisely written format. Designed as an efficient tool for busy, visually oriented learners, this edition expands on well-tested material, bringing its content up to date with the latest standards, materials, industries and production processes. Colored models and animations bring the material to life for the student on the book’s companion website.

Hallmark Features
  • Clear, easy-to-follow, step-by-step descriptions teach students sketching and visualization techniques, including use of 3-D or 2-D CAD.
  • Includes drawing tips in special boxes throughout the text.
  • Each chapter features objectives, hands-on activities, and review questions.
  • Includes online references for locating current resources.
  • Includes Instructor's Manual, PowerPoint presentation slides, animations keyed to the text, and sample quizzes.
  • Also available packaged with SolidWorks Student Design Kit and 150-day trial SolidWorks 2009 license for students.

Description

  • Copyright 2010
  • Dimensions: 8-1/4" x 10-7/8"
  • Pages: 784
  • Edition: 4th
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-515103-1
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-515103-7

This full-color text is a clear and comprehensive introduction and reference for students and professionals creating engineering drawings and graphics by hand or using CAD. It offers excellent technical detail, up-to-date standards, motivating real-world examples, and clearly explained theory and technique in a colorful, highly visual, concisely written format. Designed as an efficient tool for busy, visually oriented learners, this edition expands on well-tested material, bringing its content up to date with the latest standards, materials, industries and production processes. Colored models and animations bring the material to life for the student on the book’s companion website. MARKET: For undergraduate courses in Introductory Drafting, Technical Drawing, and Engineering Graphics.

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Table of Contents

1. The Worldwide Graphic Language for Design

2. Layouts and Lettering

3. Technical Sketching

4. Orthographic Projection

5. 2D Drawing Representation

6. Sectional Views

7. Auxiliary Views

8. Manufacturing Processes

9. Dimensioning

10. Tolerancing

11. Threads, Fasteners, and Springs

12. Working Drawings

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