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AERO-111

Blueprint Reading

Credit(s): 2

AERO-111 will teach basic aircraft blueprint reading skills. Topics will include: lines and symbols, orthographic drawings, views, material, form and position, title blocks, sketching, features, and sections. Students will learn a systematic approach to reading aircraft blueprints through actual manipulation of working drawings. Lecture: 2 hours per week

MACH-171

Blueprint Reading I

Credit(s): 2

Blueprint reading consists of a series of exercises involving visualization skills. This series takes students from basic knowledge to a point where they can interpret simple orthographic blueprints. Blueprint reading is essential to produce required work pieces on machines. Lecture: 2 hours per week
Corequisites: MACH-151 MACH-151L

MACH-172

Blueprint Reading II

Credit(s): 2

This course is a continuation of MACH 171 with an emphasis on more complex prints, geometric dimensioning, and tolerancing. Lecture: 2 hours per week
Corequisites: MACH-152L MACH-160 MACH-185

MACH-273

Intermediate Blueprint Reading

Credit(s): 3

Students will learn to interpret advanced drawings and blueprints as well as make sketches with dimensions and additional information necessary to complete projects. Study of all types of section views, complex drawings, and unusual methods of drawing parts to better show features will also be completed. Students will receive hands-on experience sketching and interpreting sketches. Lecture: 3 hours per week
Corequisites: MACH-231 MACH-253L MACH-283

MM-155

Blueprint Reading

Credit(s): 2

This course provides the maintenance mechanic/millwright with necessary skills to understand industrial blueprints. Students will learn to read and understand title blocks, bills of materials, dimensions and notes, welding symbols, orthographic projection, auxiliary views, and section views. Lecture: 2 hours per week
Corequisites: MM-151 MM-151L

WELD-120

Blueprint Reading

Credit(s): 3

This course covers basic blueprint reading techniques including drawing and layout work with emphasis on welding terminology and symbols. Students will learn methods of dimensioning drawings and will use AWS adopted standards for welding symbols. Lecture: 1 hour per week
Corequisites: WELD-100A WELD-111 WELD-165L

WELD-130

Adv. Blueprint Reading

Credit(s): 2

This course covers basic blueprint reading techniques including drawing and layout work with emphasis on welding terminology and symbols. Students will learn methods of dimensioning drawings and will use AWS adopted standards for welding symbols. Lecture: 2 hours per week
Corequisites: WELD-100B WELD-170L WELD-175L WELD-180L WELD-195L

WELD-131

Advanced Blueprint Reading

Credit(s): 3

Students will interpret drawings and develop material lists, sketch or draw components for layout, and calculate material costs from blueprints. Specific applications for steel, pipe, or other welding projects will be directed to meet student and community needs. AWS adopted standards for welding symbols will be the primary reference for blueprint interpretation. Lecture: 3 hours per week