Print Reading for Engineering and Manufacturing Technology / Edition 2

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Overview

To fully understand the information found on real-world manufacturing and mechanical engineering drawings, one must consider important information about the processes represented, the dimensional and geometric tolerances specified, and the assembly requirements for those drawings. This enhanced edition takes a practical approach to print reading, with fundamental through advanced coverage that demonstrates industry standards essential for pursuing careers in the 21st century. Readers will learn step-by-step how to interpret actual industry prints while building the knowledge and skills that will allow them to read complete sets of working drawings. Realistic examples, illustrations, related tests, and print reading problems are based on real world engineering prints that comply with ANSI, ASME, AWS, and other related standards.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781401851637
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 6/22/2004
  • Series: Delmar Learning Blueprint Reading Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 448
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

David A. Madsen is the president of Madsen Designs, Incorporated (www.madsendesigns.com). 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.

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Table of Contents

Introduction to Engineering and Manufacturng Print Reading Communicating with a Sketch Scales and Precision Measurement Reading Lettering and Lines on a Drawing Reading Mulitviews and Auxiliary Views Manufacturing Materials and Processes Reading Dimensions Reading Drawings with Fasteners and Springs Welding Processes and Reading Welding Representations Reading Sections, Revolutions, and Conventional Breaks Reading Geometric Tolerancing.Reading Cam, Gear, and Bearing Prints Reading Working Drawings Reading Pictorial Drawings Reading Precision Sheet Metal Drawings Reading Electrical Diagrams and Schematics.

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