Graphics Technology is a full-coverage, clearly-written book that covers the principles of engineering graphics in industry. Two-color illustrations with step-by-step explanations enable readers to progress easily through the learning program. Numerous design examples range from simple to advanced, with chapters on descriptive geometry included to enable you to understand three-dimensional spatial analysis problems from real-world situations. An introduction to AutoCAD 2005® allows readers to understand this important software tool. Topics include geometric construction, freehand sketching, instrument drawing, auxiliary views, screws, fasteners, and springs, tolerances, working drawings, three-dimensional pictorials, points, lines, and planes, vector graphics, graphs, and AutoCAD. An excellent reference for future engineers as well as those already employed in the design graphics field.