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This book provides a detailed study of technical drawing and machine design to acquaint students with the design, drafting, manufacture, assembly of machines and their components.
The book explains the principles and methodology of converting three-dimensional engineering objects into orthographic views drawn on two-dimensional planes. It describes various types of sectional views which are adopted in machine drawing as well as simple machine components such as keys, cotters, threaded fasteners, pipe joints, welded joints, and riveted joints. The book also illustrates the principles of limits, fits and tolerances and discusses geometrical tolerances and surface textures with the help of worked-out examples. Besides, it describes assembly methods and drafting of power transmission units and various mechanical machine parts of machine tools, jigs and fixtures, engines, valves, etc. Finally, the text introduces computer aided drafting (CAD) to give students a good start on professional drawing procedure using computer.
KEY FEATURES :
Follows the International Standard Organization (ISO) code of practice for drawing.
Includes a large number of dimensioned illustrations and worked-out examples to explain the design and drafting process of various machines and their components.
Contains chapter-end exercises to help students develop their design and drawing skills.
This book is designed for degree and diploma students of mechanical, production, automobile, industrial and chemical engineering. It is also useful for mechanical draftsmen and designers.About the AuthorK.C. John is Professor and Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Jyothi Engineering College, Cheruthuruthy, Thrissur, Kerala. He has more than 34 years of teaching experience including overseas assignments. Professor John is a Fellow member of the Institution of Engineers (India) and Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE). He is the author of several books