Blueprint Reading for the Machine Trades

Monday, June 30, 2008

by Russ Schultz & Larry Smith

Call Number: T379 .S29 2008

Being able to read and correctly interpret a blueprint is a necessary skill in the industrial world today. Designed in a workbook format, this manual begins with the basics of blueprint reading and progresses to visualization and then to multi-view drawings. Assuming no prior knowledge of the subject, it includes charts, tables, a glossary of terms, and a mathematics appendix to help users comprehend material. This edition features expanded coverage of GDT, more information on profile tolerances and drawings produced in CAD.  Charts, tables, a glossary of terminology, and Mathematics Appendix are provided. The book also features current ASME Y14.5M-1994 Standard on Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, and CAN3-B78.1-M83 (reaffirmed 1990) Technical Drawings–General Principles Standard.  Designed for those in a manufacturing trade, this is a straightforward resource that helps prepare readers to enter the industrial field of work. (Description by

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