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Technical Sketching with an Introduction to AutoCAD (4th Edition)

Technical Sketching with an Introduction to AutoCAD (4th Edition)
Author: Dale H. Besterfield Ph.D. P.E. - Robert E. O'Haga
ISBN 13: 9780132432788
ISBN 10: 132432781
Edition: 4
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2006-08-27
Format: Paperback
Pages: 464
List Price: $123.00

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.