IIGDT World International Institute of
Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing
 
 
Level 1
Introduction to Mechanical Drawings
Course Outline

Course Objective

To understand the basic components, sections, views, terminology and graphical representation of an engineering drawing.

Course Length 1 Day
CEUs 0.8

What You Will Learn

Background to Engineering Drawing Development Acknowledgement of Related Engineering Standards Review of Applicable Terms and Definitions Evaluation of Engineering Drawing Components
 
  • Line Types

  • Dimensions (baseline, chainline, coordinate, basic and reference)

  • Tolerances (linear, angular, bilateral, unilateral)

  • Symbols

  • Border

  • Title Block

  • Symbols

  • Notes (general & specific)

  Review of Basic Drafting Conventions
 
  • Third Angle Projection vs. First Angle Projection

  • Isometric Views

  • Orthographic Views

  • Section Views

  Evaluation of Generic Sample Part Multiple Exercises to Reinforce Views, Projections and Drafting Practices Overview of Progression to “Level 2—Precision GD&T: Introduction & Fundamental Principles”

Who Should Attend

Individuals who need to understand terminology and graphical representation of engineering drawings. Beginning operators and technicians, administrative assistants to technical groups, sales and purchasing representatives who deal with mechanical components and assemblies will all greatly benefit.

Prerequisites

None (if the employee's division has training available for visual inspection of components and assemblies, it would be helpful to take it prior to this course).

The Introduction to Mechanical Drawings Course Outline is available in PDF format.


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Example Graphics from Course Practice Part Isometric & Orthographic Views
Practice Part Isometric & Orthographic Views
 
  Section & Detail Views Third Angle Projection Exercise
  Section & Detail Views Third Angle Projection Exercise
 
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