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Engineering Drawing:

A Workbook

Jirapong Kasivitamnuay
Niphon Wansophak
Mechanical Engineering Department
Chulalongkorn University
List of Worksheets

7. Section view SEC-01~32
Subject map
Objectives 8. Conventional practices
8.1 Orthographic view COR-01~08
Part 1: Basic skills 8.2 Section view CSE-01~15

1. Lettering 9. Dimensioning DIM-01~24

1.1 Letters, numeral, and
symbols LTR-01 Part 3: Applications
1.2 Sentences LTR-02
1.3 Notes and title block LTR-03 10. Reading orthographic views
10.1 Information reading INP-01~06
2. Freehand sketch 10.2 Third view problem TDV-01~14
2.1 Line SKH-01~03
2.2 Circle SKH-04~05 11. Threaded fastener THD-01~05
2.3 2-D geometrical shape SKH-06~08
12. Assembly drawing
3. Applied geometry 12.1 From detail drawings ASM-01~05
3.1 Line, circle, arc, and 12.2 From pictorials ASM-06~27
curve GEO-01~12
3.2 Shapes construction GEO-13~31 References

Part 2: Important concepts Appendix

A.1 A-4 drawing sheet
4. Line conventions A.2 Sheet with a rectangular grid
4.1 Alphabets of lines ALN-01~03 A.3 Sheet with an Isometric grid
4.2 Hidden line practice HLP-01~04
4.3 Center line practice CLP-01~06

5. Writing orthographic views

5.1 Projection concepts PRC-01~05
5.2 Meaning of lines MLN-01~02
5.3 Precedence of lines PLN-01
5.4 Projection systems PRS-01~02
5.5 View relationship VRL-01~02
5.6 Six-principal view SPV-01~20
5.7 Necessary view NCV-01~26
5.8 Primary auxiliary view AUX-01~04

6. Pictorial sketch
6.1 Isometric sketch ISO-01~15
6.2 Oblique sketch OBL-01~05
6.3 Object rotation ORT-01~07
6.4 Object reflection ORF-01~02
6.5 Object cutting OCT-01
6.6 Object combining OCB-01

This workbook has evolved from the author’s previous published

book entitle “Fundamental of Engineering Drawing: A workbook”. In this
revised edition, new problems are added, regrouped by concepts and
rearrange in the order of their difficulties.
Students can do practice with traditional drawing tools (T-square,
triangle, compass etc.), freehand sketch, or a computer-aided-drafting
software. For the first case, some problems can be done inside the
workbook, but some of them have to be done on a separated sheet or in
computer software environment. For the second case, a space with a
rectangular or an isometric grid is provided to help students in tracing a
line or curve.
The author hopes that this workbook will help the students improve
their skills in creating and interpreting an engineering drawing.

Jirapong Kasivitamnuay
August 2015
Subject map

Read Write Think Practice

(or interpret) (or create)

Freehand CAD
Spatial software
visualization Drawing
Engineering Diagram, tools
drawing chart, graph,

Graphics Communication


(ORT-01~07 ; ORF-01~02 ; OCT- 01 ;


SPV-01~20 ; NCV-01~26; AUX-01~04

PRC-01~05 ; MLN-01~02)



(ISO-01~15 ; OBL-01~05 ; TDV-01~14)

(freehand, drawing tools, CAD software)

(SKH-01~08 ; GEO-01~31)

LP-01~04 ; CLP-01~06)
B PLN-01)



Stroke sequences [16]

1. Vertical capital letters

G ro u p 1 : I L T F E H

G ro u p 2 : V X W

G ro u p 3 : N M K Z Y A

Group 4 : O Q C G

G ro u p 5 : R J D U P B

G ro u p 6 : S

2 . V e r t i c al l o wer -c as e l e t t e rs

G ro u p 1 : l i

G ro u p 2 : v w x k z

G ro u p 3 : j y f r t

G ro u p 4 : c o a b d p q e g

G ro u p 5 : n m h u

G ro up 6 : s

3 . V e r t i c al - n ume ra l s a n d f r e q ue nt l y - us e d s y mbo l s

G ro u p 1 : 4

G ro u p 2 : 1 , 7 , 2 , 5

G ro u p 3 : 0 , 6 , 9 , 3, 8

Group 4 : &, @

Composition [16]

1. Wo rd s composition

Le tte rs i n w o rd s a re w ri tte n i n u n if or mly sp ace d by keep i ng t he a re a o f

b ack grounds be t wee n let ters a pp rox im ate ly equa l.


2. Sente nce s composit ion

A p hr ase o r a sentence is a co mp osi ti on o f wo rds sp ace d a p ar t e q ua ll y.

Refe re nce [ 1 6] reco mme nds le avi ng a sp ace equa l t o a size of t he let te r “O”.



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