The Engineering Graphics book combines engineering graphics and drafting in one accessible product. Technical drafting, like all technical areas, is constantly changing. The computer has revolutionized the way in which drawings and parts are made. This book covers the most current technical information available, including graphic communication, CAD, functional drafting, in a manner useful to both the instructor and student.
The content of this book is organized in a logical order, focusing on the understanding of the problem and then developing thinking abilities in students. This book contains numerous contemporary problem solving strategies. A lot of solved examples have been given in the book, in sync with the germane cognitive load theory, to make the content learner centric.
- Visualization : Ability to mentally control visual information
- Graphics Theory : Geometry and projection techniques
- Standards : Set of rules that govern how parts are made and technical drawings are represented
- Conventions : Commonly accepted practices and methods used for technical drawings
- Tools : Devices used to create technical drawings and models
- Applications : Various uses for technical drawings
Amar Phatak has graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Mumbai. He is a visiting faculty at various renowned engineering colleges affiliated to Mumbai University. He earned his M.E. (CAD/CAM and Robotics) from Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (V.J.T.I., Mumbai). He is pursuing his PhD degree from IIT Bombay in Mechanical Engineering Department. His area of research is
Intelligent CAD modeling. He has worked with SIEMENS (CAD, PLM), and Mahindra Engineering Services. During his tenure, his activities included design of automobile components, software development using sketch-based modeling, and customization using JAVA and C++ languages. He has academic teaching experience of 7 years and professional teaching experience of 4 years. At present, he is engaged as a freelance consultant and technical adviser to several mechanical engineering organizations.
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