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Macmillan Higher Education

A First Course in Engineering Drawing

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Springer

Pages: 387
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Ebook - 9789811053580

07 September 2017

$59.99

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Hardcover - 9789811053573

29 August 2017

$79.99

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The primary objective of this book is to provide an easy approach to the basic principles of Engineering Drawing, which is one of the core subjects for undergraduate students in all branches of engineering. Further, it...

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The primary objective of this book is to provide an easy approach to the basic principles of Engineering Drawing, which is one of the core subjects for undergraduate students in all branches of engineering. Further, it offers comprehensive coverage of topics required for a first course in this subject, based on the author’s years of experience in teaching this subject.

Emphasis is placed on the precise and logical presentation of the concepts and principles that are essential to understanding the subject. The methods presented help students to grasp the fundamentals more easily. In addition, the book highlights essential problem-solving strategies and features both solved examples and multiple-choice questions to test their comprehension.

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Achieves conceptual clarity by presenting solved examples with clearly drawn illustrations

Highlights the construction of conic curves to develop analytical skills

Discusses missing line corrections in orthographic views and missing view additions in orthographic projections for better perception and visualization

Explains the principle of isometric projection of objects from their orthographic view(s) with coordinate axes

Introduction
Geometrical constructions
Scales
Curves used in engineering practice
Orthographic projections
Projections of points
Projections of lines
Projections of plane figures
Projections of solids
Auxiliary projections
Sections of solids
Intersection of surfaces
Development of surfaces
Isometric projection
Perspective projection
Objective type questions.
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K. Rathnam obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Government College of Technology, Coimbatore, under Madras University, Chennai in 1968 and his M. Tech degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur in 1972. He has thirty-three years of teaching experience at Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, India, where he has offered courses on e.g. Engineering Drawing, Thermodynamics, and Fluid Mechanics at the undergraduate level. He has published two papers in the Journal of Sound and Vibration and two papers in Acta Acustica in the areas of acoustic wave propagation in tubes. He is the author of one textbook, Thermodynamics, published in 2013 by Pearson,...

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K. Rathnam obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Government College of Technology, Coimbatore, under Madras University, Chennai in 1968 and his M. Tech degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur in 1972. He has thirty-three years of teaching experience at Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, India, where he has offered courses on e.g. Engineering Drawing, Thermodynamics, and Fluid Mechanics at the undergraduate level. He has published two papers in the Journal of Sound and Vibration and two papers in Acta Acustica in the areas of acoustic wave propagation in tubes. He is the author of one textbook, Thermodynamics, published in 2013 by Pearson, Chennai/Noida (ISBN 9788131795507). His specialty is Engineering Drawing, an area he has taught in for more than thirty years.

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