Perfecting Engineering and Technical Drawing

Reducing Errors and Misinterpretations

  • Ron Hanifan

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES, volume 139)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Ron Hanifan
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  3. Ron Hanifan
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  4. Ron Hanifan
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  8. Back Matter
    Pages 91-95

About this book


This concise reference helps readers avoid the most commonplace errors in generating or interpreting engineering drawings. Applicable across multiple disciplines, Hanifan’s lucid treatment of such essential skills as understanding and conveying data in a drawing, exacting precision in dimension and tolerance notations, and selecting the most-appropriate drawing type for a particular engineering situation, “Perfecting Engineering and Technical Drawing” is an valuable resource for practicing engineers, engineering technologists, and students.

  • Provides straightforward explanation of the requirements for all common engineering drawing types
  • Maximizes reader understanding of engineering drawing requirements, differentiating the types of drawings and their particular characteristics
  • Elucidates electrical reference designation requirements, geometric dimensioning, and tolerancing errors
  • Explains the entire engineering documentation process from concept to delivery


CAD Data rendering Dimension and tolerance errors Engineering drawing Engineering drawing types Technical drawing

Authors and affiliations

  • Ron Hanifan
    • 1
  1. 1.Lockheed MariettaDel RioUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-06982-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-06983-8
  • Series Print ISSN 2191-530X
  • Series Online ISSN 2191-5318
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