Hours: 56 (34 Theory Hours, 22 Lab Hours)
This course introduces technical drafting and design practices. Topics include lettering, metric construction, technical sketching, orthographic projection, sections, intersections, development, fasteners, theory and applications of dimensioning and tolerances, pictorial drawing, and the preparation of working and detailed drawings.
- Communicate thoughts, ideas, information, and messages through the use of the graphic language and technical drawings.
- Participate in conversation, discussion, and group presentations about the engineering design process and technical drawings.
- Utilize a systematic problem-solving process to analyze and solve a problem.
- Employ computers to acquire, organize, analyze, and communicate information.
- Apply and adapt new knowledge and skills in both familiar and changing situations.
- Demonstrate creative thinking processes by generating new ideas or original combinations of ideas.
Textbook Giesecke, F. E., Hill, I. L., Giesecke, F. E., & Mitchell, A. E. (2011). Technical Drawing with Engineering Graphics (Custom 14th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson Custom.
- Unit 1 - The graphic language for design
- Unit 2 - Technical Sketching and Geometric Construction
- Unit 3 - Orthographic Projection
- Unit 4 - Section and Auxiliary Views
- Unit 5 - Manufacturing Processes and Dimensioning
- Unit 6 - Dimensioning and Tolerancing
- Unit 7 - Threads and Working Drawings
- Unit 8 - Drawing Management and Axonometric Views
- Unit 9 - Oblique Projection and Perspectives
- Unit 10 - Descriptive Geometry and Gears and Cams
- Unit 11 - Final
- Labs 30%
- Assignments 15%
- Quizzes 15%
- Final Exam 20%
- Project (Portfolio Piece) 20%
- TOTAL 100%