Discusses print reading fundamentals needed for presenting concepts and techniques to various segments of today’s industry. Includes the alphabet (use) of lines; projection of various shapes and surfaces; presentation of hidden details; and methods, units of measurement, and techniques used for locating details in a variety of drawings.
Goals, Topics, and Objectives
- Six Areas of the Blueprint
- Line Convensions
- Measurement Tools
- Title Block, Parts List, & Drawing Revisions Systems
- Multi view Drawings
- Section Views
- Auxiliary Views
- Screw Thread Representation
- Machining Specifications & Drawing Notes
- Surface Texture Symbols & Drawing Revision Systems
- Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing
- Detail Drawings
- Assembly Drawings
- Welding Prints
Assessment and Requirements
Each student must complete the weekly assigned bonus print reading questions at the end of each chapter.
- Final Exam accounts for 20% of the final Grade.
- Print Reading Exercises account for 80% of the Grade.
- More than 3 absences will result in a full grade reduction or a failure of the course, based upon industry standards.
Texts, handouts, and/or workbooks will be determined by the Skilled Trades & Apprenticeship Department with approval by the Division.