Engineering Graphics Essentials with AutoCAD 2025 Instruction

Text and Video Instruction

Published July 3, 2024
950 Pages
ISBN: 978-1-63057-657-8


Key Features

  • Covers both engineering graphics and AutoCAD 2025
  • 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
  • Features extensive video instruction where the author guides you through every AutoCAD lesson in the book

In Detail

Engineering Graphics Essentials with AutoCAD 2025 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 covers the main topics of engineering graphics, including tolerancing and fasteners, while also teaching students the fundamentals of AutoCAD 2025. This book features independent learning material 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 independent learning material allows students to go through the topics of the book independently. The main content of the material 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 students to go through the instructor led and in-class student exercises found in the book on their own. Video tutorials of every AutoCAD lesson in the book, as well as selected problems from the book, are included to supplement the learning process.

Multimedia Content

  • AutoCAD video tutorials of every lesson in the book (includes closed captioning)
  • Videos demonstrating how to solve selected problems (includes closed captioning)
  • Summary pages with audio lectures (includes closed captioning)
  • Interactive exercises and puzzles
  • Supplemental problems 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 included in the instructor files.

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

  • AutoCAD Video Tutorials
    The author recorded videos showing you how to complete every AutoCAD lesson in the book. The author not only shows you how to complete the lessons, but also provides valuable insight and helpful tips on using AutoCAD along the way.

  • Video Exercises
    These exercises are found in the text and correspond to videos found in the independent learning material. 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 in the independent learning material 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.

Sample Video