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Engineering Graphics Essentials with AutoCAD 2013 Instruction

Text and Independent Learning CD


Published July 2, 2012
806 Pages
ISBN: 978-1-58503-748-3

Description

Key Features

  • Covers both engineering graphics and AutoCAD 2013
  • Each book includes videos, audio lectures, interactive quizzes and more
  • Numerous exercises are used throughout the book to reinforce key concepts
  • Includes hand sketching exercises

In Detail

Engineering Graphics Essentials with AutoCAD 2013 Instruction gives students a basic understanding of how to create and read engineering drawings by presenting principles in a logical and easy to understand manner. It coves the main topics of engineering graphics, including tolerancing and fasteners while also teaching them the fundamentals of AutoCAD 2013. This book features an independent learning CD containing supplemental content to further reinforce these principles. Through its many different exercises this text is designed to encourage students to interact with the instructor during lectures, and it will give students a superior understanding of engineering graphics and AutoCAD.

The enclosed independent learning CD allows the learner to go through the topics of the book independently. The main content of the CD contains pages that summarize the topics covered in the book. Each page has voice over content that simulates a lecture environment. There are also interactive examples that allow the learner to go through the instructor led and in-class student exercises found in the book on their own. Video examples are also included to supplement the learning process.

CD Content

  • Summary pages with audio lectures
  • Interactive exercises and puzzles
  • Videos demonstrating how to solve selected problems
  • AutoCAD video tutorials
  • Supplemental problem and solutions
  • Tutorial starter files

Each chapter contains these types of exercises:

  • Instructor led in-class exercises
    Students complete these exercises in class using information presented by the instructor using the PowerPoint slides on the instructor CD.

  • In-class student exercises
    These are exercises that students complete in class using the principles presented in the lecture.

  • Video Exercises
    These exercises are found in the text and correspond to videos found on the CD. In the videos the author shows how to complete the exercise as well as other possible solutions and common mistakes to avoid.

  • Interactive Exercises
    These exercises are found on the CD and allow students to test what they've learned and instantly see the results.

  • End of chapter problems
    These problems allow students to apply the principles presented in the book. All exercises are on perforated pages that can be handed in as assignments.

  • Review Questions
    The review questions are meant to encourage students to recall and consider the content found in the text by having them formulate descriptive answers to these questions.

  • Crossword Puzzles
    Each chapter features a short crossword puzzle that emphasizes important terms, phrases, concepts, and symbols found in the text.

Table of Contents

  1. Drawing in AutoCAD
  2. Orthographic Projection
  3. Creating Orthographic Projections in AutoCAD
  4. Dimensioning
  5. Dimensioning in AutoCAD
  6. Sectioning
  7. Creating Section views in AutoCAD
  8. Tolerancing
  9. Tolerancing in AutoCAD
  10. Threads and Fasteners
  11. Drawing Threads in AutoCAD
  12. Assembly Drawings
  13. Creating Assembly Drawings in AutoCAD
  14. Pictorial Drawings
  15. Creating Isometric Pictorials in AutoCAD
    Appendix A: Limits and Fits
    Appendix B: Threads and Fastener Tables
    Appendix C: References