Course description: A study of industrial blueprints. Emphasis placed on terminology, symbols, graphic description, and welding processes. Also includes advanced interpretation of plans and drawings used by industry to facilitate field application and production. Other topics covered are materials, welding processes, and supplementary information on drawings.
Course objectives: Upon successful completion of this course the student will demonstrate the knowledge to define terms and abbreviations. Identify and explain object views, lines, and dimensions. Identify, explain, and interpret weld symbols; identify structural shapes. Demonstrate the proper use of measuring devices. Read welding detail drawings, and calculate dimensions and material.
Lecture: This course will be taught using the traditional lecture with a question and answer period daily. Audio-visual materials and computer based technology will be used when appropriate. Students will be shown how to use a calculator where appropriate.
Lab: Class assignments will provide practice in visualizing a product from a blueprint to its final form, shape, and finish. Other topics covered are materials, welding processes, understanding supplementary information on drawings, and geometric dimensioning and tolerance, of each component.
Prerequisite: Successfully completed course #WLDG1124
Course start date: Continuous enrollment