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Exploring Drafting, 10th Edition


Exploring Drafting, 10th Edition
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By: John R. Walker and Bernard D. Mathis

ISBN: 978-1-59070-575-9
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2007
Subject: CAD / Drafting
Grade Level: 6-12
Retail Price: $70.00
School Price: $52.50

Description

This textbook is an ADDA approved publication.

Exploring Drafting is designed for use in introductory drafting courses at any instructional level. This edition has been revised to provide improved and expanded CAD drafting content, while retaining the title's strong emphasis on drafting fundamentals and basic drafting techniques. CAD coverage includes an introductory chapter and CAD applications sections throughout the book. A colorful, highly illustrated design helps retain the student's interest.
  • Ideal text for introductory courses in drafting.
  • Careers in Drafting profiles throughout the book highlight occupational choices.
  • Drafting problems with a wide range of difficulty challenge students with varying abilities.

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Exploring Drafting, 9th Edition



Table of Contents

  1. Why Study Drafting?
  2. Careers in Drafting
  3. Sketching
  4. Drafting Equipment
  5. Drafting Techniques
  6. Basic Geometric Construction
  7. Computer-Aided Drafting and Design
  8. Lettering
  9. Multiview Drawings
10. Dimensioning
11. Sectional Views
12. Auxiliary Views
13. Pictorials
14. Pattern Development
15. Working Drawings
16. Making Prints
17. Design
18. Models, Mockups, and Prototypes
19. Maps
20. Graphs and Charts
21. Welding Drafting
22. Fasteners
23. Electrical and Electronic Drafting
24. Architectural Drafting
25. Manufacturing Processes

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Text
   sample Chapter 7 (PDF, 515 KB)
 
  Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.

Correlations

Alabama
   PDF Introduction to Drafting Design (PDF, 46 KB)
Arkansas
Drafting & Design, Grades 9-12
Kentucky
Computer Aided Drafting, Grades 9-12
Louisiana
   PDF Drafting, Grades 9-12 (PDF, 156 KB)
Utah
Architectural Drafting
 
  Note: Correlation files may not be available for all listed courses.

About Author(s)

John R. Walker - is the author of thirteen textbooks and has written many magazine articles. Mr. Walker did his undergraduate studies at Millersville University and has a Master of Science degree in Industrial Education from the University of Maryland. He taught industrial arts and vocational education for thirty-two years and was Supervisor of Industrial Education for five years. He also worked as a machinist for the U.S. Air Force and as a draftsman at the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds.

Bernard D. Mathis - has bachelor's and master's degrees in Industrial Arts Education from the University of Northern Colorado. He has taught mechanical engineering drawing and architectural engineering drawing for more than 30 years and computer-aided drafting for more than 20 years. Prior to teaching drafting classes, Mr. Mathis taught other industrial arts courses, including woodworking, metalworking, general crafts, leather crafts, lapidary, and jewelry. Mr. Mathis has been sole proprietor of his own drafting and design business for 25 years.

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