Offering a flexible format, Engineering Design Graphics, 12th Edition has the best integration of design and computer graphics of any book on the market. It places an emphasis on the fundamentals of design and explores concepts via sketching, instrument drawings and the computer. It includes more than 2,000 illustrations and 1,000 problems, all developed to foster problem-solving and creativity. This edition features AutoCAD 2007 software, over 129 new design problems and 800 new or modified figures. Throughout the book, users are encouraged to apply creative solutions to problems and are challenged by problems which vary is complexity and duration.
Multi-level approach examines the principles of engineering graphics via sketching, instrument drawings, and the computer. Reinforces difficult concepts using case studies, sample worksheets and drawings that guide users through the design process. Offers step-by-step coverage of AutoCAD 2007 and provides illustrations of screen shots throughout. Two-color, step-by-step illustrations - Includes a second color in visuals to emphasize sequential steps, key points, and important explanations. Furnishes examples, illustrations and problems from industry to make the subject matter more practical and relevant to readers.
For readers interested in or involved with Engineering Graphics and Technical Drawing.