Course description

This course provides an introduction to reading technical drawings in order to effectively use technical drawings to support inspection, quality control, and design activities. Students will learn to apply the principles of orthographic projection for reading and interpreting technical drawings. Students will learn the various forms of applied tolerances found on technical drawings, and complete basic sketching techniques to identify and convey technical information. A basic overview and awareness of common drafting software will be demonstrated and applied.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Fall 2022 registration opens July 25, 2022. Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery with no assigned day or time requirements, independent course completion

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery with scheduled day and time course requirements

Hybrid: any combination of: in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery