Print Reading for Engineering and Manufacturing Technology with Premium Web Site Printed Access Card / Edition 3

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Overview

This enhanced edition of PRINT READING FOR ENGINEERING AND MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY 3E 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. Included in this new edition is material on electronic filing, discovery, the duty to prevent spoliation , pertinent rule changes and coverage of the HIPAA standards that facilitates readers' understanding of the importance of these relatively new areas of practice. Thorough updating of the law, changes in rules of procedure, evidence, and ethics standards keeps readers current on changes in the law and practice.

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"I think the author does an excellent job of breaking down the topics so that they are easily understood. He also includes enough detail so that those that have learned to read prints on their own can learn more details and learn the correct methods. This is very important to me as I have a wide variety of experience levels in the same classroom." Donna Zimmerman, Ivy Tech Community College
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781111308711
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/20/2012
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 544
  • Sales rank: 808,096
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.90 (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

1. Introduction to Engineering and Manufacturing Technology Print Reading. 2. Communicating with a Sketch. 3. Scales and Precision Measurement. 4. Reading Lines and Lettering on a Print. 5. Reading Multiviews. 6. Reading Auxiliary Views. 7. Manufacturing Materials and Processes. 8. Reading Dimensions. 9. Reading Drawings with Fasteners and Springs. 10. Reading Sections, Revolutions and Conventional Breaks. 11. Reading Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing. 12. Reading Linkage, Cam, Gear, and Bearing Prints. 13. Reading Precision Sheet Metal Drawings. 14. Reading Working Drawings. 15. Welding Processes and Reading Welding Representations. 16. Reading Pictorial Drawings. 17. Reading Electrical Diagrams and Schematics. Glossary. Index.

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