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Technical Drawing for Engineering Communication, 7th Edition

Product Code/ISBN: 9781285173016

Technical Drawing for Engineering Communication is intended for use in such courses as basic and advanced drafting, engineering graphics, descriptive geometry, mechanical drafting, tool and die design and drafting, and manufacturing drafting. The text begins at the most basic level and moves step by step to the advanced levels.

A comprehensive teaching and learning tool, this edition includes:

Chapter Objectives that identify the skills and knowledge that readers will acquire

Chapter Outlines which list the title of each major topic covered

Key Terms that are listed at the beginning of each chapter and highlighted in italics at the first significant use in the text (also included in the glossary or index)

Industry Application, which is a boxed article that explains how the skills and knowledge discussed in the chapter may be applied in a real-world, job-related setting; includes a variety of skills, such as math, science, communications, and computers

Review Questions that prepare one for the certification test offered by the American Design and Drafting Association

Chapter Problems containing drawing projects to test drafting skills

New features in the 7th Edition include:

updated drawings and photos

a new chapter about employability skills

a change in the order of various chapters for a more logical presentation

rapid prototyping, parametric design, ISO 9000, and reverse engineering have been added to the chapter on Design Process and Advanced Topics