This course booklet provides a range of introductory material to the activity of engineeringdrawing. It is intended primarily for basic tuition in drawing and will be used as such in theFirst Year Design courses in the School of Engineering and Technology. It is also intended as areference document for subsequent stages of the programmes.At various later stages some students are likely to require additional information on drawingpractices. As this need arises, reference books in the Learning Resources Centre should beconsulted. There are many books on this topic, filed under 604.24 . Some recommendedbooks are:
Manual of Engineering Drawing
C H Simmons & D E MaguireEdward Arnold 1995
Freehand Sketching for Engineering Design
J M Duff W A RossThere are several copies of each of these books in the LRC.
Most of the material in this booklet will not be covered in any set lecture – rather, you areexpected to read it through at an early stage of the course, and then continually refer back to it as you progress through the course.
University of HertfordshireThis issue: Jan 2010