• Program: Fluid Power Engineering Technology
  • Course: Engineering Drawings and Schematics
  • Course #: FLPW1400
  • Total Credits: 4

Course Description

This course is an introduction to the essential methods and techniques needed to design, produce and interpret engineering drawings and circuit schematics. Topics covered include drawing standards, layout and dimensioning practices, schematics, symbols and terminology. Utilizing manual techniques and CAD software, the student will apply their knowledge to the creation of mechanical, construction and facility drawings. The student will also generate hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical schematics and develop various symbol libraries. The student will obtain knowledge and skill sets that will be reinforced by other courses within the manufacturing programs.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Lay out various circuit schematics
Comply with drafting protocol
Identify uniform schematic symbols
Illustrate dimensioning and layout practices
Conform to drawing standards
Compare blueprint standards
Use manual drawing methods
Demonstrate CAD software operation
Construct schematic and drawing documentation packages
Create drawing templates
Generate symbol libraries
Document drawing changes
Manage computer files effectively

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 4
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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