Descriptive Geometry

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This text presents the fundamentals of descriptive geometry. Advanced mathematics knowledge is not necessary to understand the concepts presented in this text.


Table of Contents[edit]

Introduction[edit]

Mathematical Constructions
Understanding Views
Point View
True Length
Edge View
True Shape

Spatial Relations[edit]

Distances

Rotation[edit]

Rotating a line
Rotating a plane
Finding distances through rotation
Piercing points using rotation

Solids & Surfaces[edit]

Ruled Surfaces

Intersections[edit]

Piercing Points
Cone Loci
Complex Solid Intersections

Advanced Topics[edit]

Shades & Shadows
Central Projections
Axonometric Projection