This page contains the most recent full updates and any available partial updates to Genium's Modern Drafting Practices and Standards Manual.
Updated two of the symbols sections and continued with the reorganization and revisions to Chapter 6 GD&T.
Based on a revision to ASME Y14.100, sections 1.4.0, 1.4.1, and 1.4.2 are being revised. Section 3.2, Metric Sheet Size and Format, is being revised to cover the requirements in ASME Y14.1M. Chapter 6, the GD&T chapter, is being reorganized and revised to make it more user-friendly. Several revised sections are being issued in this Update.
This update includes one new section and revisions to three existing sections. The new section 3.0 - DoD Engineering Drawing Format is based on ASME Y14.1 with emphasis on DoD requirements and in accordance with Acquisition Reform policy memo 98-2.
This update introduces a completely new glossary to the Drafting Manual. The glossary contains the significant GD&T terms and definitions, along with an application drawing (if appropriate).
This update includes two new sections and revisions to five of the existing sections.
This update includes one new section and revisions to three existing sections.
The new section 6.11, is based on ANSI Y14.41-2003, GD&T for 3D CAD Systems. It defines and explains
65 key terms by using 41 drawings. GD&T is important for all drafters. Those working with 3D CAD systems
will need to understand the special factors and nuances addressed in Y14.41.
This update covers nearly 380 pages of the Drafting Manual. Topics such as Abbreviations, Gear Drafting Practices, and Reference Designations for Electrical and Electronic Parts
have been updated. Due to the large number of abbreviations presented in Section 13.1, we have separated it from the main Update #69 document. It is included in the
individual sections download.