WLD 102: Blueprint Reading

Credits 4
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Covers the language of blueprints including lines, views, dimensioning, print organization, welding symbols and structural shapes.

Addendum to Course Description

This is an outcome based course utilizing a lecture format.  This course includes classroom discussions and practical demonstrations.  Course outcomes will include the following: the ability to follow detailed verbal and written instructions, develop visualization and interpretation skills and understand and perform lay out. 

Course Outcomes

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  1. Evaluate the basic elements of a blueprint.
  2. Create orthographic, oblique and isometric drawings by visualizing three dimensional objects.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the AWS Welding Symbol and its location of elements.
  4. Identify edge preparations and specifications for common weld types.
  5. Demonstrate a basic understanding of metallurgy.
  6. Identify common structural steel shapes and threaded and non-threaded fasteners.
  7. Demonstrate a basic understanding of non-destructive examination (NDE).
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