Basic Blueprint Reading and Sketching

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Author: Thomas P. Olivo; C. Thomas Olivo
Edition: 008
Product Type: Bound Book
ISBN 13: 9781401848781
ISBN 10: 1401848788
Copyright: 2005

Price: $119.95

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Updated to the latest ANSI, ISO, AWS, and ASME standards, this 50th Anniversary Edition helps individuals develop skills in reading and interpreting industrial drawings and in preparing simple technical sketches. It is written to be a consumable, interactive text/workbook that provides basic principles, concepts, ANSI and SI Metric drafting symbols and standards, terminology, manufacturing process notes, and other related technical information contained on a mechanical or CAD drawing. Each unit features a basic principle and at least one blueprint and assignment that encourages users to practice newly learned skills.


  • expanded coverage on geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) has been updated to the most current ANSI standards
  • major enhancements to the graphics and line quality of drawings as well as a more functional use of color help in developing print reading skills with accuracy
  • very short units of instruction break up material into manageable chunks of information with abundant assignments (including sketching) that serve to engage reader interest

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