Engineering Drawing Lab ENGINEERING Introduction What does an Engineer do

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Engineering Drawing Lab ENGINEERING Introduction What does an Engineer do? Applies scientific knowledge and ingenuity to develop solutions for technical, societal and commercial problems Fundamental Concepts Solid Object Features Coordinate Space
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Engineering Drawing Lab DESIGN PROCESS Introduction Fundamental Concepts Solid Object Features Coordinate Space
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Engineering Drawing Lab VISUALIZATION Introduction Visualization is the mental understanding of visual information Transforming ideas into tangible graphic images serves both as a permanent record of those ideas and as a means of encouraging further creative thinking. Fundamental Concepts Solid Object Features Coordinate Space
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Engineering Drawing Lab VISUALIZATION Introduction Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) Leonardo da Vinci used drawing as a means of visualizing his designs Fundamental Concepts Solid Object Features Coordinate Space
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Engineering Drawing Lab VISUALIZATION Introduction Nikola Tesla (1856-1943) Nikola Tesla's AC dynamo-electric machine (AC Electric generator) in an 1888 U.S. Patent 390,721 Great inventors in electronics Designed exclusively with images in his head Fundamental Concepts Solid Object Features Coordinate Space
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Engineering Drawing Lab VISUALIZATION Introduction “The words or the language, as they are written or spoken, do not seem to play any role in my mechanism of thought. The psychical entities which serve as elements of thought are certain signs and more or less clear images which can be voluntarily reproduced and combined” Albert Einstein (1879-1955) Fundamental Concepts Solid Object Features Coordinate Space
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Engineering Drawing Lab VISUALIZATION Introduction Fundamental Concepts Solid Object Features Coordinate Space
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Engineering Drawing Lab EDGE Solid Object Features Brick Cylinder Edges are the lines that represent the boundary between two faces of an object How to Identify an Edge? On real objects, edges exist at a sharp break in light or dark levels on a surface Fundamental Concepts Introduction Coordinate Space
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Engineering Drawing Lab VERTEX Solid Object Features Brick Cylinder Vertex is the place where more than two edges meet How many vertices does the brick has? Eight How many vertices are there in a cylinder? None Fundamental Concepts Introduction Coordinate Space
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Engineering Drawing Lab FACE Solid Object Features Faces are areas of uniform or gradually changing lightness and are always bounded by edges Brick Cylinder Fundamental Concepts Introduction Coordinate Space
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Engineering Drawing Lab LIMITING ELEMENT Solid Object Features A limiting element is a line that represents the farthest outside feature of the curved surface Brick Cylinder Fundamental Concepts Introduction Coordinate Space
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Engineering Drawing Lab SHAPE & SIZE Solid Object Features The shape of the face is described by the number of edges bounding the face and the relative angles of the edges to each other.
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