Graphics lab Syllabus

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Introduction to Engineering drawing: Size of Drawing Sheet, Drawing sheet format, Types of lines, lettering, Dimensioning, Title block, Engineering Scales. Basic CAD commands: Introduction to 2D, line commands, Edit Commands, Copy commands, Move Commands, simple figures – line, plane surface, and solid section regular polygons. Simple Geometric Construction: Regular polygons inscribed In a circle given the side of the polygon, engineering curves- ellipse, parabola, hyperbola, cycloid and epicycloids. Involutes 


Scales: Instructions and their uses, Reduced and enlarged scales, Representative fraction, Scales- plain, diagonal and vernier. 

Projection of Points: Projection of points placed in different quadrants. 

UNIT – III Projection of straight lines: 

Projection of inclined to one and two reference planes. Traces of the lines, Projection of straight lines inclined to both the reference planes. 



Projection of planes: Projection of perpendicular planes, Oblique planes and Traces of planes. 




Projection of Solids: Poly-hedra, Solids of revolution, Projections of solids with axis Inclined to one or both the reference planes. 


Suggested Reading: 

1. N.D. Bhatt. (2011). “Elementary Engineering Drawing”, Charotar Publishers. 

2. K. L. Narayana and P. Kannalah,(2001). “Text Book on Engineering Drawing”, Scitech Publications. 

3. T. E. French et al, (1993). “Engineering Drawing and Graphic Technology”, McGraw-Hill International Editions. 

4. K. Venugopal . (1998). “Engineering Drawing and Graphics + Autocad’, New Age International [PI Ltd., New Delhi. 

5. A.N. Siddiquec et al, “Engineering Drawing with a Primer on Autocad”, Prentice Hall of India Ltd., New Delhi, 2004.