Chapter Twenty-Three. Perspective Drawings

Objectives

After studying the material in this chapter, you should be able to:

1. Identify a drawing created using perspective projection.

2. List the differences between perspective projection and axonometric projection.

3. Create a drawing using multiview perspective.

4. Describe three types of perspective.

5. Measure distances in perspective projection.

Refer to the following standard:

• ASME Y14.4M Pictorial Drawing

Photograph shows a thermal energy plant in Iceland consists of large red pipes toward the horizon.

The large red pipes of a thermal energy plant in Iceland vanish toward the horizon in this photograph. (Courtesy of Paul Chesley.)

Overview

Perspective, or central projection, is ...

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