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ISBN-13 9780132172332ISBN-10 013217233X
ISBN-10 0132172208ISBN-13 9780132172202
Author(s): Larry Smith; Russ Schultz
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 408

For introductory blueprint reading courses intended for students in manufacturing trades, including machine operators, general machinists, and tool and die machinists.

This practical workbook systematically teaches the crucial skills that manufacturing trades students need to accurately read and correctly interpret blueprints. Students master each new concept through immediate hands-on problem-solving. No prior blueprint reading knowledge is required, and no materials are required beyond a pencil and eraser. The text begins with the absolute basics, then progresses to visualization, and finally, to multiview drawings. Diverse questions are provided to stimulate interest, including short answer, multiple choice, true/false, and sketching. The book has proven itself in both classroom and industrial settings, and has also been widely used for self-teaching. This edition reflects the latest industry standards, including ASME Y14.5-2009 and CAN3-B78.1-M83.