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Drafting & Mechanical Drawing

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  • A City is Not a Tree

    by Christopher Alexander

    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

    $15.34 AUD

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 João 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

    $45.64 AUD

  • SolidWorks 2015 Learn by doing-Part 1

    by Tutorial Books

    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

  • Introduction AutoCAD Plant 3D 2015

    by ANUGULA BHARATH

    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

  • 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

  • 3D CAD with Autodesk 123D

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

    by Jesse Harrington Au and 1 more

    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

    $30.79 AUD

  • Make: Ultimate Guide to 3D Printing 2014

    by Mark Frauenfelder

    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

    $12.31 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

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

    by George W. Seaman

    "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

    $7.69 AUD

  • Autodesk Fusion 360 Black Book (2nd Edition) - Part 1

    Autodesk Fusion 360 Black Book, #1

    by Gaurav Verma

    series Autodesk Fusion 360 Black Book #1
    The Autodesk Fusion 360 Black Book (2nd Edition) is the second edition of our series on Autodesk Fusion 360. The book is updated on Autodesk Fusion 360 Ultimate, Student V 2.0.4116. 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 ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

  • Autodesk Inventor 2018 Black Book

    Autodesk Inventor Black Book, #1

    by Gaurav Verma and 1 more

    series Autodesk Inventor Black Book #1
    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

    $52.99 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

    $7.69 AUD

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

    by Tutorial Books

    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

  • CATIA V5-6R2015 Basics Part III: Assembly Design, Drafting, Sheetmetal Design, and Surface Design

    by Tutorial Books

    This book is a continuation of CATIA V5-6R2015-Part II. The topics covered in this book are listed below:AssembliesDrawingsSheet Metal DesignSurface Design ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD

  • Lettering Techniques (Drafting)

    Includes Introduction to Lettering, Letter Classification, Principles, Use of Basic Strokes, Guidelines, Grid, Freehand Tools, Uses, Application, Pencils, Pens, Brushes, Felt Tip Markers, Mechanical, Prepared, and Computer Generated Techniques

    by TSD Training

    series Drafting
    Lettering TechniquesThis course presents the procedures and techniques you will use in lettering. It provides the methods used in classifying letters and describes freehand lettering using several lettering tools. This course also identifies the various applications of mechanical, prepared, and computer generated lettering.This course is part of our Drafting series.Full illustrations and diagrams ... Read more

    $5.95 AUD

  • AutoCAD 2020 Beginning and Intermediate

    by Munir Hamad

    This book is the most comprehensive book you will find on AutoCAD 2020 – 2D Drafting. Covering all of the 2D concepts, it uses both metric and imperial units to illustrate the myriad drawing and editing tools for this popular application. Use the companion files to set up drawing exercises and projects and to see all of the book’s figures in color (Files also available for downloading from the ... Read more

    $55.32 AUD

  • SolidWorks 2014 Short and Simple

    by Online Instructor

    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

  • Up and Running with AutoCAD 2010

    by Elliot J. Gindis

    Up and Running with AutoCAD 2010 introduces AutoCAD with step-by-step instructions, stripping away complexities to begin working in AutoCAD immediately. All concepts are explained first in theory, and then shown in practice, helping the reader understand what it is they are doing and why before they do it.The book contains supporting graphics (screen shots) and a summary with a self-test section ... Read more

    $51.47 AUD

  • SolidWorks 2016 Learn by doing 2016 - Part 1

    by Tutorial Books

    This book is the first part of SOLIDWORKS 2016 Learn by doing. It includes the commands and techniques related Part Modeling, Assemblies, Drafting, and Sheet Metal. ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

  • Make: Tips and Tales from the Workshop

    A Handy Reference for Makers

    by Gareth Branwyn

    The hard-earned tips and tricks gained by experience are the hidden currency of makers -- passed along in workshops and makerspaces by example and by retelling -- shared wisdom that will help you work smarter, easier, and more efficiently. Who doesn't remember with gratitude the insider secrets they learned from from a parent, shop teacher, or artisan? The best ones are never forgotten!This ... Read more

    $20.23 AUD