Students will learn to read blueprints and develop an understanding of how blueprints provide information necessary to control the manufacturing operation and quality outputs. Topics include terminology, standard abbreviations, the different types of lines on a blueprint, and reading different views. The course covers geometric definitions including profiles, parallelism, and position. Both paper and electronic formats are included. Students are introduced to CAD environment processes and the English inch and Metric dimensional examples are included.
Prerequisite: Accuplacer level testing of QAS 241 or higher in math.