Engineering Drawing and Design / Edition 4

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Offering the most comprehensive and accurate coverage available thisbook serves as an excellent core for engineering and drafting technology curriculums. CADD applications are applied throughout, in addition to practical math instruction and applications in each chapter. This book is based on the current standards of ANSI/ASME and covers all course areas thoroughly with current information, standards, problems, and tests.
Workbook, ISBN: 0-8273-7525-5
Instructor's Resource Guide, ISBN: 0-8273-8155-7
Solutions Manual, ISBN: 0-8273-7429-1
Computerized Test Bank, ISBN: 0-8273-8156-5
Keywords: Engineering

Offering complete coverage of all the elements of drafting, this second edition remains the most up-to-date compendium on engineering drawing and design available. Based on the latest ANSI/ASME standards, this encyclopedic resource spans the engineering disciplines, including fluid power, structural, civil, electrical, piping, and HVAC/sheet metal. Includes updated CADD applications. 1,400 illus.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781418029876
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 7/7/2006
  • Series: Drafting and Design Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 1136
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.90 (d)

Meet the Author

David A. Madsen is the president of Madsen Designs, Incorporated ( He is Faculty Emeritus of Drafting Technology and the Autodesk Premier Training Center at Clackamas Community College in Oregon City, Oregon, where he was an instructor and department Chairperson for nearly thirty years. In addition to community college experience Mr. Madsen was a drafting Technology Instructor at Centennial High School in Gresham, Oregon. He is a former member of the American Design and Drafting Association (ADDA) Board of Directors, and he was honored by the ADDA with Director Emeritus status at the annual conference in 2005. He has extensive experience in mechanical drafting, architectural design and drafting, and building construction. Mr. Madsen holds a Master of Education Degree in Vocational Administration and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Education.

David P. Madsen is president of Engineering Drafting and Design, Inc. and the vice president of Madsen Designs, Incorporated (, He provides drafting and design consultation and training for all disciplines. Mr. Madsen has been a professional design drafter since 1996, and has extensive experience in a variety of drafting, design, and engineering disciplines. He has provided drafting and computer-aided design and drafting instruction to secondary and postsecondary learners since 1999, and has considerable curriculum, and program coordination and development experience. Mr. Madsen holds a Master of Science degree in Educational Policy, Foundations, and Administrative Studies with a specialization in Postsecondary, Adult and Continuing Education; a Bachelor of Science degree in Technology Education, and an Associate of Science degree in General Studies and Drafting.

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Table of Contents

Introduction to Engineering Drawing and Design 1
Ch. 1 Drafting Equipment, Media, and Reproduction Methods 14
Ch. 2 Introduction to Computer-Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) 49
Ch. 3 Sketching, Lettering and Lines 80
Ch. 4 Geometric Construction 115
Ch. 5 Multiviews 141
Ch. 6 Auxiliary Views 169
Ch. 7 Descriptive Geometry I 188
Ch. 8 Descriptive Geometry II 212
Ch. 9 Manufacturing Processes 236
Ch. 10 Dimensioning 266
Ch. 11 Fasteners and Springs 318
Ch. 12 Sections, Revolutions, and Conventional Breaks 347
Ch. 13 Geometric Tolerancing 381
Ch. 14 Mechanisms: Linkages, Cams, Gears, and Bearings 430
Ch. 15 Belt and Chain Drives 472
Ch. 16 Working Drawings 493
Ch. 17 Pictorial Drawings 545
Ch. 18 Welding Processes and Representations 571
Ch. 19 Fluid Power 603
Ch. 20 Industrial Process Piping 623
Ch. 21 Structural Drafting with Basic Architectural Applications 670
Ch. 22 Civil Drafting 725
Ch. 23 Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning (HVAC)/Sheet Metal Drafting 751
Ch. 24 Electrical and Electronic Schematic Drafting 793
Ch. 25 Engineering Charts and Graphs 841
Appendix A Abbreviations 864
Appendix B Tables 867
Appendix C American National Standards of Interest to Designers, Architects, and Drafters 900
Appendix D Unified Screw Thread Variations 901
Appendix E Metric Screw Thread Variations 901
Appendix F Dimensioning and Tolerancing Symbols 902
Appendix G Designation of Welding and Allied Processes by Letters 903
Appendix H Structural Metal Shape Designations 904
Appendix I Corrosion-Resistant Flanges and Fittings 911
Appendix J Threaded Fittings and Threaded Couplings, Reducers, and Caps 913
Appendix K Valve Specifications 914
Appendix L Symbols for Pipe Fittings and Valves 917
Appendix M Spur and Helical Gear Data 918
Appendix N Math Instruction 919
Glossary 930
Index 937
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