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Exploring Drafting, 12th Edition

By: John R. Walker, Bernard D. Mathis, and Shauna Ann Scribner
ISBN: 978-1-63126-265-4
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2018
Subject: CAD / Drafting
Grade Level: 9-14
Description
Exploring Drafting is designed for use in introductory courses as it stresses fundamental skills while teaching essential manual and CAD drafting skills. The new edition includes coverage of geometric constructions, orthographic projection, and dimensioning practices. Techniques and procedures used in creating multiview drawings, sectional views, auxiliary views, pictorial views, and pattern developments are taught. STEM and employability content and activities are found throughout the text.
  • Content is appropriate for beginning drafting students at any instructional level.
  • The end-of-chapter drawing problems help students build problem-solving skills and practice drafting techniques.
  • The text follows ASME practices and serves as an ADDA approved publication.
Products & Prices
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Text 640 978-1-63126-265-4 $99.96 $74.97
Exploring Drafting is designed for use in introductory courses as it stresses fundamental skills while teaching essential manual and CAD drafting skills. The new edition includes coverage of geometric constructions, orthographic projection, and dimensioning practices. Techniques and procedures used in creating multiview drawings, sectional views, auxiliary views, pictorial views, and pattern developments are taught. STEM and employability content and activities are found throughout the text.
  • Content is appropriate for beginning drafting students at any instructional level.
  • The end-of-chapter drawing problems help students build problem-solving skills and practice drafting techniques.
  • The text follows ASME practices and serves as an ADDA approved publication.
Worksheets 978-1-63126-266-1 $30.00 $22.50
This is an exact reproduction of the printed Worksheets. Pages can be printed on demand for assignment.
Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-63126-272-2 $260.00 $195.00 *
This Instructor's Resource CD contains the following items:
  • Instructor’s Resources. An introduction and overview of teaching material. Files are in Portable Document Format (PDF).
  • Correlation Charts. Correlation Charts aligning the text with curriculum standards. Files are in Portable Document Format (PDF).
  • Handouts. Printable instructional materials provided in PDF format.
  • Answer Keys. Textbook and Worksheet Answer Keys in PDF format.
  • Lesson Plans. Customizable daily Lesson Plans in Microsoft Word (DOCX) format.
System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® dual-core processor 2GHz or equivalent, Windows® 7/8/10, 2GB RAM, Internet Explorer®, allow active content, and Adobe® Reader® (free download).
*Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.
Macintosh®: Intel® processor 2GHz or equivalent, Mac OS® X v10.6 or higher, 2GB RAM, Safari®, allow active content, and Adobe® Reader® (free download).
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ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 978-1-63126-273-9 $248.00 $186.00 *
The ExamView® Assessment Suite allows you to quickly and easily create, administer, and score paper and online tests. The ExamView® Assessment Suite includes the ExamView® Test Generator, ExamView® Test Manager, and ExamView® Test Player.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Windows® 7 or Windows® 8 (32 or 64 bit); Intel® Pentium® IV Processor 2GHz or higher (or equivalent); 512 MB RAM; 500 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Macintosh®: Mac OS® 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, or 10.10; Intel® Processor 2GHz or higher; 32-bit and 64-bit Kernel and Extensions; 512 MB RAM; 300 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License 978-1-63126-274-6 $240.00 $180.00 *
This product contains presentations in PowerPoint format for each of the 25 chapters, comprising over 730 slides of instructional material.
The presentations are best viewed in PowerPoint 2003 or higher or in the PowerPoint Viewer. If viewed in earlier versions of PowerPoint, they may not display properly. Also provided is a link that allows download of the current version of PowerPoint Viewer. Internet connection required to access web links, streaming content, and free downloads.

Recommended System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® dual-core processor 2GHz or equivalent, Windows® 7/8/10, 2GB RAM, Internet Explorer®, allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), and Adobe® Reader® (free download).
*Internet connection required to access web links, streaming content, and free downloads.

Macintosh®:Intel® processor 2GHz or equivalent, Mac OS® X v10.6 or higher, 256MB RAM, Safari®, allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download for Mac OS® 9.X), and Adobe® Reader® (free download).
*Internet connection required to access web links, streaming content, and free downloads.
Companion Website       View Site
*To order instructor's materials call 800.323.0440.
Previous Edition
Exploring Drafting, 11th 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 Electronics Drafting
24. Architectural Drafting
25. Manufacturing Processes
Look Inside
Online Text, 1yr. Individual Subscription
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, CAD / Drafting)
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Chapter 7 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, CAD / Drafting)
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Chapter 10 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, CAD / Drafting)
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License
PPS
Chapter 7 (PPS, 5.09 MB)
PPS
Chapter 10 (PPS, 3.15 MB)
Companion Website
www.g-wlearning.com
View Site (www.g-wlearning.com, Drafting)
Correlations
Precision Exams
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Utah
 
Architectural Design I
About the 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.

Shauna Ann Scribner -