Providing a clear, concise treatment of the essential topics addressed in a modern engineering design graphics course, this text concentrates on teaching hand-drawing as a skill and a vital component of the design process. Unlike texts that reduce drawing to a computer-based task, Leake and Borgerson's book emphasizes the role of sketching in conceptualizing a design solution. This reflects the growing trend in engineering graphics courses, in which hand-drawing is used for developing a design and computer tools are used for the final iterations. By providing a brief, skills-based approach, this reasonably priced volume - which includes several hundred sketching problems - is well positioned to offer a compelling alternative to the large volumes by Giesecke and Bertoline. Alongside its coverage of hand-drawing skills, this text also provides a chapter on computer-aided design software, with an emphasis on parametric solid modeling.
New to this Edition
o Reverse Engineering Tools
o Digital Simulation
o Concept Design
Appendix on Perspective Projections and Sketches has become a full chapter.
Worksheets for drawing problems have been moved from end of the book to end of chapters, so students can create practice drawings adjacent to the problem statement.
Table of Contents
1. Engineering Design
2. Freehand Sketching
3. Planar Projections and Pictorial Views
5. Auxiliary and Section Views
6. Dimensioning and Tolerancing
7. Computer-Aided Product Design Software
8. Working Drawings
9. Reverse Engineering Tools
10. Digital Simulation
11. Concept Design
12. Product Dissection
13. Perspective Projections and Sketches
Emphasizes hand-drawing as a key component of the design process.
Teaches sketching as a means to help students "think in 3 dimensions".
Brief, concise, affordable.
Unlike classic "technical drawing" texts by Giesecke and Bertoline, does not attempt to provide deep training in computer drawing software, focusing instead on drawing techniques essential to the design process.
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- Model: 9781118078884
- Weight: 1.50kg
- Dimensions: 32.40cm x 23.70cm x 6.00cm
- ISBN: 9781118078884