The Eighth Edition ofEngineering Graphicscontinues to offer the strongest coverage of basic graphics principles. Edition after edition, this text serves as the authoritative source on the subject. With this new edition, we have acted upon the requests of reviewers and survey respondents to improve certain aspects of this book while preserving its core presentation.In particular, the new edition features: New Instructor System:Contains Instructor's Resource Guide in both hardcopy and MS Word files, 300 question concept testbank in hardcopy and in MS Word, pdf files of text art, MS PowerPoint slides of key figures, and AutoCAD files of solutions. www.prenhall.com/giesecke : Updated to contain over35 large format, Flash and Windows Media Player animationsof concepts keyed to sections/figures in the text,Self-Grading Concept Questions--T/F, multiple choice, and fill-in-the-blank questions for each chapter,Essay Review Questions, Reference Chapterson Graphs, alignment Charts, Empirical Equations and Graphical Mathematics,Chapter Summaries and Objectives, Links--a robust links section on CAD and technical drawing,PowerPoint/PDF filesof art from the text, andEdrawings--a new solid modeling technology that lets you view, rotate, and annotate solid models without any special software. New four-color signature of key drawing techniques/illustrations Content Updates throughout including many new Graphics Spotlight features on topics such as idea generation, internet drawing communication, and using graphics to design surfboards. New Drawings problems at the end of many chapters and new screen captures throughout the book. All art completely rechecked for accuracy.Giesecke, Frederick E. is the author of 'Engineering Graphics', published 2003 under ISBN 9780131415218 and ISBN 0131415212.