Engineering Design Graphics: AutoCAD Release 14

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Addison-Wesley, 1999 - Technology & Engineering - 747 pages
While retaining many of the features that have made previous editions so successful, the ninth edition incorporates a number of key revisions that help make it the most comprehensive, classically modern, and competitive ly-pr iced textbook on the market: Comprehensive Eight chapters cover the 6 complete design process -from preliminary ideas to implementation - including a full chapter containing design problems Integrates Computer Methods boxes throughout Includes Chapter 23: Working Drawings which, can be used to create a variety of of additional classroom assignments Incorporates civil engineering applications and specialty chapters on pipe drafting and electric/electronics drafting Classically Modern Features coverage of 3D methods and solid modeling, as well as complete coverage of traditional 2D drawing methods Updated coverage of AutoCAD Release 14 (optional coverage of AutoCAD Release 13 is also available) Features a chapter on career options to get students thinking about the future Incorporates a second color throughout as a teaching and learning aid Step-by-step methods are outlined in figure captions - not buried in the text Competitively Priced Engineering Design Graph

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James H. Earle is a recognized authority in the field of engineering graphics. Dr. Earle received his bachelor of architecture and his Ph.D. in education from Texas A&M, and he taught in the engineering design graphics department from 1957 until his retirement in 1995. He has been active in the American Society for Engineering Education and has held positions from secretary through chair in the Engineering Design Graphics division. From 1986-1991, he served as chair of the Annual Conference Committee. His books have introduced the concepts and techniques of engineering graphics to over half a million students.

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