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Drafting & Mechanical Drawing eBooks

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  • How to Build a Car: The Autobiography of the World’s Greatest Formula 1 Designer

    by Adrian Newey ...
    'Adrian has a unique gift for understanding drivers and racing cars. He is ultra competitive but never forgets to have fun. An immensely likeable man.' Damon HillThe world’s foremost designer in Formula One, Adrian Newey OBE is arguably one of Britain’s greatest engineers and this is his fascinating, powerful memoir.How to Build a Car explores the story of Adrian’s unrivalled 35-year career in ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • AutoCAD 2015 For Beginners

    by Kishore Topu ...
    Learn AutoCAD by following step-by-step examplesAutoCAD 2015 For Beginners contains 515 pages of step-by-step instructions covering various commands and techniques of AutoCAD. If you are new to computer aided design, this book provides you with easy-to-follow instructions and real-world examples to learn AutoCAD. This edition includes examples related to manufacturing, architectural, and ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • AutoCAD 2019 For Beginners

    by Kishore Topu ...
    AutoCAD 2019 For Beginners makes it easy to learn drafting in AutoCAD. Using easy, real-world examples, you will master the basics of this leading CAD software by following step by step instructions. Each topic starts with a brief explanation, and then launches into the example that gives you a direct experience and a good start. You'll learn the basics of drawing, editing, dimensioning, printing, ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Whisper, an Electric R/C Pylon Racer

    by Roger Winger ...
    The Whisper is a high speed electric pylon racing remote control aircraft. Plans drawn in CAD and instructions to build your own Whisper, are included with the book. Many successful models have been built of the Whisper. All wood and an easy build provides a great flying model aircraft. Great looks and a low cost airframe will provide many hours of fun R/C flying. ... Read more

    $6.86 AUD

  • Autodesk AutoCAD 2013 Practical 3D Drafting and Design

    by Joao Santos ...
    This book is written in a practical and friendly style with practical tutorials, exercises, and detailed images which will help you master the third dimension. This book is intended for everyone who wants to create accurate 3D models in AutoCAD, like architecture, engineering, or design professionals, and students. Only basic understanding of 2D AutoCAD is needed. ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD

  • AutoCAD 2018 For Beginners

    by Kishore Topu ...
    AutoCAD 2018 For Beginners is one of the best books to learn drafting quickly. Using easy, real-world examples, you will master the basics of this leading CAD software by following step by step instructions. Each topic starts with a brief explanation, and then launches into the example that gives you a direct experience and a good start. You'll learn the basics of drawing, editing, dimensioning, ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Design Model Aircraft for Fun And Profit

    by Roger Winger ...
    This book is about the steps taken to design radio control model aircraft from start to finish. Beginning with a simple 3-view drawing, I show readers and prospective designers, how to create a successful flying aircraft, specifically the Quickie Q1. With step by step instructions that go into detail about drawing the aircraft using Computer Aided Design for accuracy and professionalism. The ... Read more

    $7.01 AUD

  • Introduction AutoCAD Plant 3D 2015

    Introduction to AutoCAD Plant 3D 2015 is a tutorial based book. It uses step-by-step instructions to help you to learn AutoCAD Plant 3D. Sixteen tutorials are used throughout the book, and they help you to know the basics of AutoCAD Plant 3D. A companion website contains all the files you may need.AutoCAD Plant 3D is the standard software for P&ID and Plant design. The program offers many ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • SolidWorks 2015 Learn by doing-Part 1

    This book provides a systematic approach for users to learn SolidWorks. It is aimed at new SolidWorks users. However, users of previous versions of SolidWorks may also find this book useful for them to learn the new enhancements. This book guides the user from starting a SolidWorks 2015 session to constructing parts, assemblies, and drawings. Each chapter has components explained with the help of ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • How To Make Money With 3D Printing: The New Digital Revolution

    by Adidas Wilson ...
    As 3D printing is becoming popular, many people are striking a fortune and making it big in the industry. Such achievement may not be a cakewalk, but then seeking ways to get a breakthrough is by far the only way to get there and realize what others have conceptualized into moneymaking means. If you have always had interest in 3D printing and you are into making money with this technology, it is ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • A City is Not a Tree

    In 1965, the architect and design theorist Christopher Alexander published a landmark theoretical critique of modern urban design, and by extension, modern design in general. His critique was different from others of the day in that it was not based on a social or political argument, but on a structural analysis, rooted in then-emerging insights from the fields of mathematics and cognition. Here, ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Make: Ultimate Guide to 3D Printing 2014

    It’s 3D Printing: The Next Generation! The technology’s improving, prices are dropping,new models are hitting the market, and 3D printers are appearing on desktops, workbenches, lab shelves, and kitchen tables all over the world. Not only are we seeing better, faster, and cheaper 3D printers, we’re also seeing new printing materials, easier-to-use design software, powerful scanning technology, and ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Progressive Steps in Architectural Drawing - A Step-by-Step Method for Student Draughtsmen Together with Details of Construction and Design

    "Progressive Steps in Architectural Drawing" is a step-by-step guide originally untended for young student draftsmen. It outlines a systematic method for architectural drawing and offers useful information on construction and design. It aims to provide a full and comprehensive foundation in architectural drawing that will prove invaluable to students and beginners. Contents include: "Professional ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Autodesk Inventor 2018 Black Book

    Autodesk Inventor Black Book, #1

    Book 1 - Autodesk Inventor Black Book
    The Autodesk Inventor 2018 Black Book is the first edition of our series on Autodesk Inventor. With lots of features and thorough review, we present a book to help professionals as well as beginners in creating some of the most complex solid models. The book follows a step by step methodology. In this book, we have tried to give real-world examples with real challenges in designing. We have tried ... Read more

    $61.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 3D CAD with Autodesk 123D

    Designing for 3D Printing, Laser Cutting, and Personal Fabrication

    If you've arrived at a stage in your creative life where you're ready to do more with your computer, it's time to learn how to combine its power with new advances in computer-aided design (CAD) and fabrication to make something awesome--in three dimensions!The free suite of Autodesk 123D software offers all the tools you need to capture or design three-dimensional objects and characters. This book ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD

  • Architecture and How to Sketch it - Illustrated by Sketches of Typical Examples

    by H. W. Roberts ...
    Including a wealth of practical information and step-by-step instructions concerning architectural drawing, this profusely illustrated handbook will be of considerable utility to illustrators, designers, architects, and artists alike. Contents include: "The Aim", "Visit to an Ideal City", "Without the Walls", "Within the Walls", "Without the Church", "Within the Church", "Method in Sketching to ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • FreeCAD Basics Tutorial

    The FreeCAD Basics Tutorial book is the essential guide for engineers and designers without any experience in computer aided designing. This book will teach you the basics you need to know to start using FreeCAD with easy to understand, step-by-step tutorials. The author begins by getting you familiar with the Inventor interface and its basic tools. You will learn to model parts and create ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Realistic Drawing (Drafting)

    Includes Describe Tools and Drawing Surfaces, Identify Various Tools Used to Make a Realistic Image, How They Are Used, Composition, Measurement Designators, Principles of Realistic Drawing, Define, Interrelationships, and Media and Techniques

    series Drafting
    Realistic DrawingThis course describes the tools and drawing surfaces used in realistic drawing. It identifies and defines the principles of realistic drawing, and the media and techniques used to render subjects accurately. The courses uses military images but the techniques are the same as with all types of objects.This course is part of our Drafting series.Full illustrations and diagrams ... Read more

    $4.94 AUD

  • The Manufacture of Paper

    With Illustrations, and a Bibliography of Works Relating to Cellulose and Paper-Making

    Example in this ebook   Paper-making, in common with many other industries, is one in which both engineering and chemistry play important parts. Unfortunately the functions of the engineer and chemist are generally regarded as independent of one another, so that the chemist is only called in by the engineer when efforts along the lines of mechanical improvement have failed, and vice versa. It is ... Read more

    $3.15 AUD

  • Mechanical Drawing - Projection Drawing, Isometric and Oblique Drawing, Working Drawings

    This is a complete and detailed handbook on technical drawing, originally intended for students of engineering and other related subjects. This profusely illustrated guide contains information on all aspects of mechanic drafting and would make for a fantastic introduction to the subject. Contents include: "Principles of Projection", "General Discussion", "Fundamental Ideas of Projection", ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Autodesk Inventor 2019 Basics Tutorial

    A step-by-step tutorial on Autodesk Inventor basicsAutodesk Inventor is used by design professionals for 3D modeling, generating 2D drawings, finite element analysis, mold design, and other purposes. This tutorial is aimed at novice users of Inventor and gives you all the basic information you need so you can get the essential skills to work in Autodesk Inventor immediately.This book will get you ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • SolidWorks 2014 Short and Simple

    If you are a student or engineer who is interested to learn SolidWorks 2014 for mechanical design, then this book helps you to do it easily and quickly. You will also enjoy the learning process by creating real world models. In addition, if you are a graphical learner, then you will find this book very interesting. ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • CATIA V5-6R2014 For Beginners

    by CADfolks ...
    This book helps you to get started with CATIA V5 using step-by-step examples. It starts with creating sketches and parts, assembling them, and then creating print ready drawings. This book gives you an idea about how you can design and document various mechanical components, and helps you to learn some advanced tools and techniques. This book follows some of the best practices in creating parts. ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • SolidWorks 2015 Learn by doing-Part 2 (Surface Design, Mold Tools, and Weldments)

    The three chapters in this tutorial introduce you to surface design, mold design, and weldments in SolidWorks 2015. The topics covered in this tutorial are:Surface design• Creating Basic surfaces• Editing surfaces• Converting surfaces into solids• Using surfaces to modify solids• Freeform surfacesMold tools• Draft and undercut analysis• Adding allowances• Parting lines and surfaces<br /... ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus