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Descriptive Geometry—Vision Guided Spatial Reasoning

  • Hellmuth Stachel
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Abstract

This is a pleading for Descriptive Geometry, a subject of basic importance for any engineering education. From the very first, Descriptive Geometry has been a method to study 3D geometry through 2D images thus offering insight into structure and metrical properties of spatial objects, processes and principles. The education in Descriptive Geometry provides a training of the students’ intellectual capability of space perception. Drawings are the guide to geometry but not the main aim.

Keywords

Descriptive Geometry Spatial Object Spatial Reasoning Hexagonal Prism Local Horizon 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Discrete Mathematics and GeometryVienna University of TechnologyViennaAustria

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