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Providing step-by-step guidance, this book teaches the engineering principles of technical graphics using AutoCAD as the major tool of implementation. Incorporating both DOS and Windows, it offers state-of-the-art coverage on the latest Release 14 version, integrates helpful screen captures throughout, and includes many new and extensive design and sketching exercises. Offers complete chapter coverage on the fundamentals of 2D construction, freehand sketching, orthographic views, dimensioning, tolerancing, the basics of 3D drawing, solid modeling, and much more. The Third Edition significantly revises the presentation and development of design exercises and the extent and depth of sketching exercises, and adds many more design problems throughout. Hundreds of screen captures and illustrations parallel written text to promote greater understanding.