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Machine Drawing with AutoCAD by Goutam Ghosh, Goutam Pohit

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Chapter 15

Production Drawing

Chapter Outline

Designing a machine part means putting down on paper the dimensioned shape that the part must have to fulfil its functions and objectives. Usually the designer first arrives at the nominal dimension of the part, based on design calculation. Subsequently, various non-functional dimensions are assumed. However, a part cannot be manufactured in the workshop based on the basic drawing since additional information has to be conveyed from the design office to the manufacturing and inspection departments. The drawing must contain all the information necessary for the component ...

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