Standard

 

AST 101 - Basic Blueprint Reading

Course Description

Introduces basic blueprint reading. Emphasis will be placed on reading and interpreting blueprints found in a manufacturing environment. Topics include: lines and symbols, views, material, title blocks, sketching, features, and sections.

 

Competency Areas

Hours

 

Lines and Symbols

Class

5

Views

D. Lab

0

Material

P. Lab/O.B.I.

0

Title Blocks

Credit

5

Sketching

 

 

Features

 

 

Sections

 

 

 

 

 

Prerequisite:

Provisional admission

Corequisite:

 

 

Course Guide

 

Competency

After completing this section, the student will:

Hours

Class

D.Lab

P.Lab/

O.B.I.

LINES AND SYMBOLS

8

0

0

Alphabet of lines

Identify lines used in blueprints.

 

 

 

Symbols

Identify symbols used in blueprints.

 

 

 

VIEWS

8

0

0

Identification

Distinguish between various views represented on typical manufacturing blueprints to include auxiliary views.

 

 

 

MATERIAL

8

0

0

Material call-outs

Locate materials list.

 

 

 

 

Identify the material call-outs on lists of materials.

 

 

 

TITLE BLOCKS

8

0

0

Location

Locate title blocks on various blueprint drawings.

 

 

 

Read and interpret

Read and interpret information on various manufacturing blueprint drawings.

 

 

 

SKETCHING

2

0

0

Application

Use sketching technique to record dimensions and shape of parts or assemblies in a manufacturing setting.

 

 

 

FEATURES

8

0

0

Reading

Identify features contained on a blueprint in relation to actual workpiece or assembly.

 

 

 

 

Identify features of workpiece or assembly in relation to CNC production methods.

 

 

 

SECTIONS

8

0

0

Read and identify

Identify features of a sectional view in manufacturing blueprints.

 

 

 

 

Suggested Resources

 

Books

 

Bethune, J. D. (1987). Essentials of drafting (2nd ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Brown, W. C. (1986). Blueprint reading for industry. South Holland, IL: Goodheart-Willcox.

Brown, W. C. (1990). National electrical code blueprint reading. Homewood, IL: Am Technical.

Hammer, W. (1989). Blueprint reading basics. New York: Industrial Press.

Hunter, R. (1984). Blueprint reading. Garden City, NY: Bergwall.

Jensen, C. H., & Helsel, J. D. (1989).  Fundamentals of engineering, drawing, and design (3rd ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill.

Kirkpatrick, M. (1989). Industrial blueprint reading and description. Columbus, OH: Merrill.

Lewis, J. (1987). Everything you always wanted to know about drafting (Vol. 1). Detroit: Flat Surface.

McCabe, J. L. (1987). Mathematics workbook for drafting. Denver: Author.

Olivo, C. T., & Payne, A. V. (1988). Basic blueprint reading and sketching (5th ed.). Albany, NY: Delmar.

Olivo, C. T., et al. (1988). Blueprint reading and sketching. Albany, NY: Delmar.

Olivo, T. (1983). Introduction to blueprint reading and technical sketching (rev ed.). New York: Van Nos Reinhold.

Olivo, T. P., & Olivo, C. T. (1985). Blueprint reading and technical sketching for industry. Albany, NY: Delmar.

Palmquist, R. E. (1985). Answers on blueprint reading (4th ed.). New York: Macmillan.

Peach, S. (1987). Technical drawing: Design, illustration and model making. Tulsa: EDC.

Schultz, R. R. (1988). Blueprint reading for the machine trades. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Taylor, D. (1981). Elementary blueprint reading for machinists. Albany, NY: Delmar.

Taylor, D. L. (1984). Blueprint reading for machinists: Intermediate (4th ed.). Albany, NY: Delmar.

Taylor, D. L. (1985). Blueprint reading for machinists (4th ed.). Albany, NY: Delmar.

Taylor, D. L. (1986). Elementary blueprint reading for machinists (3rd ed.). Albany, NY: Delmar.

Walker, J. R. (1986). Welding: Blueprint reading. South Holland, IL: Goodheart-Willcox.

 

Audiovisuals

 

Basic blueprint reading parts I, II, & III. [Videocassette]. Casper, WY: IAP.

 

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       P.O. Box 10000

       Casper, WY 82602-1000

       1-800-443-9250