This completely rewritten adaptation of Giesecke utilizes an abundance of hands-on activities and clear step-by-step descriptions to teach freehand sketching and visualization skills for engineering graphics. Supported by a website at http://www.prenhall.com/giesecke/. FEATURES: Emphasizes development of sketching and visualization techniques. Discusses use of 3-D or 2-D CAD in conjunction with sketching techniques. Offers clear, easy-to-follow, step-by-step descriptions throughout. Features integrated hands-on activities. Highlights drawing tips in special boxes throughout. Lists objectives for each chapter. Includes chapter-end questions. Provides WWW references for locating up-to-date resources. Features a text specific Website at: www.prenhall.com/giesecke Instructor's Guide with solutions and PowerPoint slides, provide an additional testing resource for instructors.Giesecke, Frederick E. is the author of 'Modern Graphics Communication' with ISBN 9780130317247 and ISBN 0130317241.