Intermediate Blueprint Reading For Machinists / Edition 6

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The second book in Delmar Learning's three-part series, Intermediate Blueprint Reading for Machinists, 6th Edition provides users with opportunities to learn how to visualize and interpret more complex prints. Ideal for self-paced learning, this workbook-style text continues the emphasis on orthographic projection involving interpretation of lines, views, dimensions, tolerances, notes, and symbols. Advanced areas of inquiry are also addressed, including: welding symbols, fasteners, screw threads, and other related topics.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781401870737
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 12/30/2003
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 913,721
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

David L. Taylor holds an MS in Adult Education from Penn State University and a BS in Vocational Technical Education from SUNY Buffalo. Mr. Taylor has taught courses in machine trades, print reading, and design at Jamestown Community College and several New York State Voc. Ed. Tech. Centers. In addition to being the author of four BPR textbooks for Thomson Delmar Learning, he is also a Journeyman Tool and Die maker.

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Table of Contents

Preface.Acknowledgments.SECTION 1.BLUEPRINTS.Industrial Drawings.Title Blocks.Alphabet of Lines.SECTION 2.SHOP SKETCHING.Straight Lines.Curved Lines.Combination of Lines.Pictorial Sketching.SECTION 3.VIEWS.Orthographic Projection.One-View Drawings.Two-View Drawings.Three-View Drawings.Auxiliary Views.Section Views.Detail and Assembly Drawings.SECTION 4.DIMENSIONS AND TOLERANCES.Methods of Dimensioning and Tolerancing.Systems of Dimensioning and Tolerancing.Angular Dimensions and Tolerances.Dimensioning Holes.Dimensioning Arcs and Radii.Dimensioing Circular Hole Patterns.Positional Dimensions.Geometric Tolerances-Datums.Geometric Tolerances-Location and Form.SECTION 5. NOTES AND SYMBOLS.Machining Symbols.Surface Texture Symbols.Change Notes.Machine Processes, Part I.Machine Processes, Part II.Welding Symbols.SECTION 6.SCREW THREADS.Screw Thread Forms.Screw Thread Specifications.Screw Thread Representation.Pipe Threads.Threaded Fasteners.SECTION 7.GEARS.Spur Gears and Splines.Bevel Gears.Worm Gears.SECTION 8. CASTING.Sand Casting.SECTION 9.NUMERICAL CONTROL.Reading Numerical Control Documents.Appendices.Illustration Contributions.Index.

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