Chapter Four. Orthographic Views

Chapter Objectives

  • Learn how to draw orthographic views

  • Learn ANSI standards and conventions

  • Learn about third-angle projection

  • Learn how to draw section and auxiliary views


Orthographic views may be created directly from 3D Inventor models. Orthographic views are two-dimensional views used to define a three-dimensional model. Unless the model is of uniform thickness, more than one orthographic view is necessary to define the model’s shape. Standard practice calls for three orthographic views: a front, a top, and a right-side view, although more or fewer views may be used as needed.

orthographic views

Two-dimensional views used to define a three-dimensional model. (Usually more than one view ...

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