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Essentials of Drafting
Second Edition
by James D. Bethune

Essentials of Drafting is designed to concentrate on the most useful and practical aspects of drafting.

Essentials of Drafting features:

• Exercise problems (many are metric)
• Updated illustrations
• Sample applications
Contents

Drafting Tools and Their Use

• Scales
• T-square and Triangles
• Compass
• Protractors
• Curves
• Templates
• Other Tools
• Problems

Lines and Letters

• Kinds of Lines
• Freehand Lettering
• Guide Lines
• Lettering Guides

Geometric Constructions

• Points and Lines
• Parallel Lines—First Method
• Parallel Lines—Two-Triangle Method
• Bisect a Line—First Method
• Bisect a Line—Second Method
• Divide a Line Into Any Number of Equal Parts
• Divide a Line Into Proportional Parts
• Fillets—Any Angle
• Fillets—Right Angles Only
• Rounds—Any Angle
• Hexagon—First Method
• Hexagon—Second Method
• Hexagon—Third Method
• Hexagon—Fourth Method
• Hexagon—Fifth Method
• Pentagon—How to Draw
• Pentagon—Definition
• Octagon
• Fillet—Two Circles
• Round—Two Cirlces
• Fillet—Concave Circle to a Line
• Round—Convex Circle to a Line
• S-Curve (Reverse or Ogee Curve)
• Approximate Ellipse
• Bisect an Angle
• Parabola

Projection Theory

• Orthographic Projections
• Principal Plane Line
• Points
• Lines
• Planes
• Curves

Three Views of an Object

• Normal Surfaces
• Hidden Lines
• Inclined Surfaces
• Curved Surfaces
• Choosing a Front View
• Sketching
• Visualization Techniques

Dimensions and Tolerances

• Locating and Presenting Dimensions
• Unidirectional and Aligned Systems
• Dimensioning Holes
• Dimensioning Angles
• Circular Hole Patterns
• New Diameter Symbol
• Dimensioning Small Distances and Small Angles
• Baseline System
• Hole-to-Hole System
• Coordinate System
• Baseline System without Dimension Lines
• Tabular Dimensions
• Irregularly Shaped Curves
• Common Dimensioning Errors
• Slots
• Hole Patterns
• Countersink and Counterbore
• Tolerances
• Cumulative Tolerances
• Tolerance Studies

Oblique Surfaces and Edges

• Compound Edges and Lines
• Oblique Surfaces
• Parallel Edges
• Dihedral Angles
• Holes in Oblique Surfaces
• Internal Surfaces in Oblique Surfaces

Cylinders

• Cuts Above the Centerline
• Cuts Below the Centerline
• Inclined Cuts
• Curved Cuts
• Chamfers
• Holes
• Eccentric Cylinders
• Hollow Sections

Castings

• Fillets and Rounds
• Rounded Edge Representation
• Runouts
• Spotfaces and Bosses
• Machining Marks

Sectional Views

• Cutting Plane Lines
• Section Lines
• Multiple Sectional Views
• Revolved Sectional Views
• Half Sectional Views
• Broken-Out Sectional Views
• Projection Theory
• Holes in Sectional Views
• Auxiliary Sectional Views
• Dimensioning Sectional Views
• Sectional Views of Round Objects
• Holes in Tubular Objects

Auxiliary Views

• Reference Line Method
• Projection Theory Method
• Auxiliary Sectional Views
• Partial Auxiliary Views
• Secondary Auxiliary Views

Fastners

• Threads in a Sectional View
• Types of Bolts and Screws
• Drawing Bolt and Screw Heads
• Rivets
• Welds

Metrics

• The Metric System
• Conversion between Measuring Systems
• Conversion Tables
• First Angle Projections

Production Drawings

• Assembly Drawings
• Detail Drawings
• Parts List
• Title Blocks
• Revision Blocks
• Drawing Notes
• Drawing Zones
• One-, Two-, and Partial-View Drawings
• A Drawing Detail
• Drawing Scales

Isometric Drawings

• Normal Surfaces
• Slanted and Oblique Surfaces
• Holes in Isometric Drawings
• Round and Irregular Surfaces
• Fasteners
• Washers
• Isometric Dimensions
• Isometric Sectional Views
• Axonometric Drawings
• Exploded Drawings

Appendices

• Finding the True Length of a Line By Using the Revolution Method
• Game Problems
• Drafting Art

Index

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Essentials of Drafting
Second Edition
by James D. Bethune

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