This 8-week course will orient students in the basic skills and abilities required for understanding prints utilized in a manufacturing/industrial environment and will cover techniques of basic shop sketching and interpretation of three-dimensional drawings. Emphasis will be on interpretation of geometric dimension and tolerance symbols/principles; alphabet of lines; multi-view drawing (including orthographic projection, isometric views, and perspective drawing); title blocks; revision systems; identification of general/local notes; dimensions and tolerances; basic principles of math/geometry in relation to mechanical print reading; and, interpretation of basic weld symbols.
- Define basic blueprint terminology
- Differentiate between general and local notes
- Interpret common abbreviations and terminology
- Determine tolerances associated with dimensions on a drawing
- Identify types of lines within a drawing
- List essential components found in title and revision blocks
- Identify isometric views
- Identify positions of views: top, front, side, auxiliary, and section
- Visualize 1+ views from a given isometric of pictorial representation of an object, or from an actual object
- Determine the scale of the view or section
- Check for revisions
This course meets live each week in a virtual classroom using video conferencing technology where the instructor and students can all see and hear each other. In addition, assignments and E-book content will be provided to students in an online learning management portal (D2L) to complete outside of the live class times.
About the Instructor:
Credits: 2 or Non-credit
Jerry Musielewicz is an adjunct instructor and curriculum developer for Minnesota State colleges, an authorized OSHA 10 and 30 hour instructor, and a certified MSSC instructor. Jerry is a former engineering manager with extensive knowledge in the manufacturing industry. He has taught Live Online courses for over 4 years, including safety, print reading, maintenance awareness, technical math, manufacturing production and processes, and quality practices.
Class Attendance Policy:
- High-speed Internet Access
- Computer or video conferencing system with webcam and microphone (built-in or external)
- Print Reading for Industry E-book, 10th Edition, Brown, Copyright 2016 - $57.00 purchased during registration
A student is allowed two(2) absences. A third(3rd) absence will result in a letter grade of C at the highest. Any additional absences will result in withdrawal from the course without a refund.