Basic Blueprint Reading Course Outline
Hours: 16
Introduction: The purpose of this course is to teach mechanical blueprint reading. The objective is to teach the students how to interpret mechanical engineering drawings for manufactured products. Course does not include GD&T.
Text: Blueprint Reading—Participant’s Guide
Pre-Requisite: None
Tailoring Option: Selected engineering drawings and specifications will be reviewed, used in the course, and tests prepared for student feedback.
  • Introduction
  • The Language Of Lines
  • Orthographic Projection Views (Workshop)
  • Sketching Various Views (Workshop)
  • Visualizing the Part (Workshop)
  • Tolerances, Allowances & Fits
  • Drawing Information Blocks
    Title Block
    Change Block
    Bill Of Materials
  • Local and General Notes
  • Referenced Specifications
  • Guidelines For Using Drawings
  • Decimal & Metric Equivalents