Being able to read and correctly interpret a blueprint is a necessary skill in the industrial world today. Designed in a workbook format, this newely revised 6th edition manual begins with the basics of blueprint reading and progresses to visualization and then to multi-view drawings. Assuming no prior knowledge of the subject, it includes charts, tables, a glossary of terms, and a mathematics appendix to help students comprehend material. This edition features expanded coverage of GDT, more information on profile tolerances and drawings produced in CAD. Designed for those in a manufacturing trade, this is a straightforward resource that helps prepare students to enter the industrial field of work. For individuals learning a manufacturing trade, such as machine operator, general machinist, and tool and die machinist.