By James Horton

Similar to different books released through Dorling Kindersley, this one is profusely illustrated via closely-spaced drawings and pictures that just about crowd out textual content. it is a brief publication, at seventy two pages, however it covers, in spite of the fact that in brief, artists' fabrics utilized in drawing, in addition to numerous drawing innovations and topics.

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6 VP is the vertical plane. HP is the horizontal plane. AVP the auxiliary vertical plane. GL is the ground line 10 25 35 20 5 30 (b) Fig. 5 (a) First angle arrangement (b) Third angle arrangement Fig. 7 Traditionally, front views are also known as front elevations, side views are often known as side or end elevations and the views from above or beneath are referred to as plans. All of these terms are freely used in industrial drawing offices. Projection symbols First angle projection is widely used throughout all parts of Europe and often called European projection.

A 3D scale drawing could be constructed showing separate levels on which the items of plant are mounted. Straight lines representing the centrelines of interconnecting pipework are added. Pipes are sized to ensure adequate flow of liquids or gases and to withstand the pressure exerted by the contents. Realistic pipework can now be added. Suitable bends, elbows and other fittings may be directly ‘dragged and dropped’ at the various corners where pipes change directions and levels. Software is available with libraries of ready-made standard fittings.

9, Fig. 10 and also in Fig. 8, since orientation is the main clue to understanding the fundamental differences in projection systems. An experienced draughtsman must be fully conversant with all forms of orthographic and pictorial projection and be able to produce a drawing where no doubt or ambiguity relating to its interpretation can exist. 25 D A oD 30° Fig. 10 Fig. 8 Drawing paper C B A Fig. 9 Drawing procedure Generally, industrial draughtsmen do not complete one view on a drawing before starting the next, but rather work on all views together.

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