BLUEPRINT READING I

  • Program: Machine Tool Technology
  • Course: Blueprint Reading I
  • Course #: MACH1056
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is designed for people who are currently working on, or training to be employed in technical positions that require the use of engineering drawings. Dimensions and notes, multi-view drawings, tolerancing and shop sketching will be given consideration. This course will focus on the latest drafting conventions including ANSI standards. Students will use textbooks and handouts that guide them through how blueprints are developed and how to interpret them.

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:
Explain title block entries
Identify line types
Evaluate pictorial drawings
Evaluate projection drawings
Interpret dimensioning systems
Interpret tolerancing systems
Explain geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
Interpret sectional views
Identify working drawings
Draw alpha numeric characters
Sketch projection views
Sketch pictorial views

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    None
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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