03 - Projections

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Introduction Back in the 18th century a French mathematician and engineer, Gaspard Monge (1746-1818), was involved with the design of military armory. He developed a system, using two planes of projection at right angles to each other, for graphical description of solid objects. Mustafa Pasha – MTS 242 – Computer Aided Drawing 2
Mustafa Pasha – MTS 242 – Computer Aided Drawing 3 This system, which was, and still is, called Descriptive Geometry , provided a method of graphically describing objects accurately and unambiguously. It relied on the perpendicular projection of geometry from perpendicular planes. Monge's Descriptive Geometry forms the basis of what is now called Orthographic Projection . The word orthographic means to draw at right angles and is derived from the Greek words: ORTHOS - straight, rectangular, upright GRAPHOS - written, drawn

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Mustafa Pasha – MTS 242 – Computer Aided Drawing 4 Orthographic projection is the graphical
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