An updated version of the classic text in the field, the Eleventh Edition of Technical Drawing has been modernized to fit the current needs of today's students. While it still retains trademark coverage of basic graphic principals and a practical ...
approach to teaching engineering graphics, this latest edition features several key revisions. New material has been added on geometric dimensioning and tolerancing. The design process--from the basics of design to 3-D solid modeling and parametric or constraint based modeling--is covered in significantly greater detail. The very important chapter on the manufacturing process has been improved, and text graphics have been updated and comply with the most recent ANSI standards.
In addition to its more up-to-date feel, Technical Drawing contains features designed to enhance students' comprehension. Chapter openers and objectives outline important concepts to be covered and allow students to organize their chapter goals and studies. Key terms and review material familiarize students with the language of the engineer and reinforce their understanding of key concepts. Over 40 new problems offer the reader practice on more modern drawing applications.
Free Student CD: This accompanying software provides important reference material. It includes classic Giesecke chapters on Graphs and Diagrams and Alignment charts, along with 40 animation concepts.