Enables users to learn drafting concepts using the sketching methodology and apply them using CAD.
Organized intuitively, it begins with chapters on sketching techniques and lettering; covers multiview projection, pictorials, auxiliary views, and sectioning; and includes chapters on dimensioning, tolerancing, fastening techniques and working drawings. This edition offers a revised chapter on 2D CAD, a new chapter on 3D CAD, and a continued examination of the link between technical sketching and computer-aided drafting.
Discusses the fundamentals of technical sketchingand emphasizes the need for detail, clarity and accuracy. Demonstrates how to communicate an idea or concept by means of a three-view or pictorial sketch. Includes additional chapters on dimensioning and tolerancing that conform to ANSI standards.