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This book's practical, well illustrated, step-by-step explanations of procedures have successfully trained users for 60 years, and continue to appeal to today's visually oriented users.This book offers the best coverage of basic graphics principles and an unmatched set of fully machinable working drawings.For professions that utilize the skills of engineering graphics/technical drawing and drafting/technical sketching.
Table of Contents
The Graphic Language and Design
Introduction to CAD
Instrumental Drawing, Freehand Sketching, and Lettering Techniques
Technical Sketching and Shape Description
Manufacturing Design and Processes
Threads, Fasteners, and Springs
Design and Working Drawings
Drawing Reproduction, Control, and the Internet
Intersection and Developments
Gearing and Cams
Topographic Drawing and Mapping
ABOUT THIS BOOKOver the last sixty years,Technical Drawinghas taught well over a million students the practices and techniques of graphical communication. Both instructors and their students have come to depend on this text as the authority on the subject, and most students have used this book as a professional reference long after they have finished taking this course. Why has this book been so successful? First, the main goal of the text has always been to explain each principle so clearly that the student is certain to understand it, and to make the text interesting enough to encourage all students to read and study on their own. Second, this book has also had what are unquestionably the best, most detailed, and accurate set of drawings on the market. A student skilled with this book's drawings will have a full repertoire of graphical skills in his or her hands. Lastly,Technical Drawingcontinually has sought to address the new technologies and the skills that constantly change this field. By doing so, this text prepares students to enter the marketplace and face the challenges of a rapidly changing playing field. THE TWELFTH EDITIONThe Twelfth Edition ofTechnical Drawingcontinues to offer the best coverage of basic graphics principles available. Edition after edition, this text serves as the authoritative source on the subject. With this new version, we have acted upon the requests of over 10 reviewers and 75 survey respondents to improve certain aspects of the book while preserving its core presentation. In particular, this new volume features: Over 75 new screen captures and illustrations reflecting new graphics technologies. All art has also been accuracy checked thoroughly by Professor Gerald Bacza of Fairmont State College. New 4-color insert--this insert presents 14 key figures from the text in 4-color format, including key, classic "Giesecke" instructional figures. Major revisions and additions to introduction to CAD--Chapter 2, Manufacturing Design and Processes-Chapter 10, Design and Working Drawings-Chapter 14, and Drawing Reproduction, Control, and the Internet-Chapter 15. Seven new Graphics Spotlight boxes on topics such as Solid Modeling, Virtual Reality, Factory Modeling, Electric Car Design, and the innovative Segway Human Transporter. 50 new end-of-chapter drawing problems featuring parts that come from a variety of industries. New and improved text layout and design. Updated website http://www.prenhall.com/giesecke . Updated to contain Over 35 large format, Flash and Windows Media Player animations of concepts keyed to sections/ figures in the text. Self-grading concept questions: T or F, multiple choice, and fill-in-the-blank questions for each chapter. Essay review questions: answer questions from the text on-line and email to an instructor. Reference chapters on graphs, alignment charts, empirical equations, and graphical math6matics, glossary of terms, chapter summaries and objectives. Links: a robust links section on CAD and technical drawing. PowerPoint PDF files of art from the text. eDrawings: a new solid modeling technology that lets you view, rotate, and annotate solid models without any special software. SUPPLEMENTS INSTRUCTOR'S RESOURCE SYSTEM--INCLUDES INSTRUCTOR'S MANUALITESTBANK, INSTRUCTOR'S CD-ROM, WEBSITE RESOURCES Instructor's Manual and Testbank:This manual by Tom Kane of Pueblo Community College includes answers to end-of-chapter problems, chapter worksheets, teaching outlines, and other tools designed to aid in class preparation. It now also contains a 400-question concept testbank keyed, chapter-by-chapter, to the book. Instructor's CD-ROM:This CD contains many electronic re