Category Archives: Technical Drawing with Engineering Graphics

The importance of technical & engineering drawings

Technical & engineering drawings are real clear-cut languages used in the technical and engineering design processes for visualization, communication, and documentation; these are areas where technical & engineering drawings are very important. As you may know, drawings are graphical representations of objects, shapes, and structures that are drawn using either freehand, mechanical, or computer methods. Download PDF: Definition and Types

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Types of technical & engineering drawing lines and their uses

The types and uses of various types of lines in technical & engineering drawing are as follows: Break lines Break lines are used to create breakouts on sections in order to shorten distances between parts of a drawing and give more clarity. Three types of lines are normally used as break lines; they have different line weights: long break lines,

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Types of lines used in technical & engineering drawings

Technical and engineering drawings express precise requirements or specifications that should be easy to interpret. There are certain types of lines used for graphical communication in technical and engineering drawing in order to convey clear messages, and abide by good professional standards. Generally, most of the lines used in practice are of uniform thickness and density. It is vital for

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The importance of standardization in technical & engineering drawings

Technical and engineering drawings/graphics are a bit more cumbersome or involving than artistic drawings because they require the use of terms, symbols, and rules that are somewhat universal, and which knowledgeable people can understand and use in communicating. Practitioners of both technical and engineering drawing have done a lot of work over decades to harmonize terms, symbols, and rules universally,

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Common terms used to describe dimensions of objects/shapes used in technical & engineering drawings

The word “dimension” can be defined as the magnitude of a shape or object in a particular direction; it can also be defined as the linear measurement of a line used to describe the value of the length, breadth, height, thickness, or circumference of an object or structure. A dimension is one of the three coordinates of the position of

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Orthographic Drawing: Definition, Types, Views, Tutorial & Practice (PDF Download Available)

This article contains information about orthographic drawing (drafting or projection), and uses different images to illustrate the meaning and types of orthographic drawing. In addition, the article has 21 figures (images) of objects in 2D & 3D, and a tutorial on how to get started and going with orthographic drawing. The eBook/technical drawing PDF document of this article can be obtained by following an instruction at the end of this article. (Featured image credit: Istockphoto.com.)

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Technical Drawing with Engineering Graphics & Design in Practice: Definitions, Importance, and Applications

This article defines technical drawing with engineering graphics in the context of design and practice. In addition, it provides detailed information about engineering graphics and design, and discusses the importance, basic components, and uses/applications of engineering graphics and design. (Featured image credit: Pixabay.com.)

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Definition & types of technical drawing (PDF download available)

This article defines technical drawing (drafting or projection) and uses different images to illustrate the meaning and types of technical drawing widely taught in schools, and practiced in industries. The article also contains links to download free eBooks/document on topics in technical drawing and engineering graphics. (Featured image credit: Pixabay.com)

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