Blueprint Reading for Industry (Self-Directed Learning)

  • Delivery Option: Self-Directed
  • Subject Category: Technical
  • Number of Days: 20 hours

Course Summary

This course is a practical, application-based program that is based on current ANSI standards and includes input from a broad cross-section of industries.

Topics include:

  • The standard format of an engineering drawing
  • How to visualize a part from principal views, auxiliary views, partial views, enlarged views and sectional views
  • How to work with dimensions, tolerances and other part feature specifications
  • How common part features are represented and specified

Target Audience

  • Production and inspection personnel
  • Supervisors, group leaders
  • Set-up personnel
  • Others who need or wish to read engineering drawings

 

Prerequisites

No prior knowledge of drafting or drawing is assumed.

Course Objectives

This basic print reading program explains the importance of engineering drawings in manufacturing and thoroughly describes the generation and duplication of such drawings. It discusses the basic elements of a blueprint and introduces the concepts which students must master to successfully interpret engineering drawings.  This blueprint reading training covers the principles of shop sketching, basic review of shop mathematics, and use of common measuring tools.
 

Benefits

This basic print reading program explains the importance of engineering drawings in manufacturing and thoroughly describes the generation and duplication of such drawings. It discusses the basic elements of a blueprint and introduces the concepts which students must master to successfully interpret engineering drawings. No prior knowledge of drafting or drawing is assumed. This blueprint reading training covers the principles of shop sketching, basic review of shop mathematics, and use of common measuring tools.

Agenda

  • Introduction to Engineering Drawings
  • Multi-view Drawings
  • Sectional Views
  • Dimensions and Tolerances Parts 1 and 2
  • Part Feature Specifications

Materials

What’s Included?

  • 6 DVDs
  • 1 Instructor’s Guide
  • 1 PowerPoint Presentation
  • 2 Model Parts and Drawings
  • 1 Application Guide
  • 1 Diagnostic Test
  • 1 Job Aid