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Engineering Drawing Requirements 1-Day
Based on ASME Y14.100-2004 and Y14.24-1999 (R2004)

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ID# ET2701
Duration: 1 Day
Providing you have a basic understanding of engineering drawings, this course teaches how to correctly interpret engineering drawings. It will improve a student's understanding of print reading and result in more effective communication on the job. Utilizing the expertise of world-renowned GD&T expert Alex Krulikowski, the course focuses on practical application of print interpretation. It will give you a better understanding of the view representation, dimensions, tolerances, and symbols used on prints. Newly acquired learning is reinforced throughout the class with numerous practice problems

  • What You Receive
  • Learning Objectives
  • Who Should Attend
  • Topical Outline

Each attendee receives a robust collection of learning resources including:

  • A copy of Engineering Drawing Requirements: How to Interpret Engineering Drawings, by Alex Krulikowski
  • GD&T Ultimate Pocket Guide
  • Official certificate of completion

Thousands of students have learned GD&T through Alex Krulikowski’s textbooks, self-study courses, computer-based training, and online learning center. Students who attend courses like this one walk away with more than knowledge. They gain on-the-job skills because the learning materials are performance-based.

By attending this class, you will be able to:

  • Describe the types of engineering drawings
  • Recognize common drawing formats
  • Explain line conventions and lettering used on drawings
  • Recognize types of drawing views
  • Recognize the section views on drawings
  • Describe dimensioning and tolerancing practices on drawings
  • Explain surface texture standards and symbols
  • Describe how weld symbols are used on drawings
  • Recognize the symbols and conventions used on electronic diagrams

Who Should Attend
This course is valuable for individuals who create or interpret engineering drawings, product and gage designers; process, product, and manufacturing engineers; supplier quality engineers/professionals; CMM operators; buyers/purchasers; checkers; inspectors; technicians; and sales engineers/professionals.

In order to understand the course content, students should have a basic understanding of engineering drawings.

Engineering Drawings

  • Engineering drawings
  • CAD
  • The purpose and importance of engineering drawings
  • Standards used on engineering drawings
  • Types of engineering drawings
  • Layout, detail, assembly, control, and diagram drawings

Drawing Formats

  • Drawing sheet sizes
  • Drawing zones
  • Title and revisions blocks
  • Angle of projection
  • Engineering drawing units
  • Parts lists
  • General, local, and flag notes
  • Drawing scale
  • Multi-sheet drawings

Line Conventions and Lettering

  • Line types on drawings
  • The functions represented by line types
  • Hierarchy of line types
  • Lettering

Drawing Views

  • Orthographic projection
  • Projection systems
  • Single view and multiview drawings
  • Detail, auxiliary, and assembly views

Section Views

  • Section views
  • Eight types of section views
  • Conventional vs. true geometry
  • Revolution of features
  • Sectioning of assemblies

Dimensioning and Tolerancing

  • Practices for metric and English unit dimensions
  • Expressing tolerance
  • General tolerances
  • Definitions
  • Implied and coaxial relationships
  • General symbols and abbreviations
  • Thread, gear, and spline representation and specifications
  • GD&T standards and symbols
  • Uses of GD&T

Surface Texture

  • Surface texture standards
  • Definition of surface texture
  • ASME surface texture symbols

Weld Symbols

  • Weld specifications
  • Common weld types
  • Common weld joints

Electric and Electronic Diagrams

  • Components on electrical and electronic diagrams
  • Cables and conduits on electrical and electronic diagrams
  • Wiring conventions and terminal conventions.
  • The types of electrical and electronic diagrams

Course summary, final learning assessment

Instructor(s): This course is taught by one of ETI’s approved instructors, each of whom has been vetted and mentored by Alex Krulikowski.

ID# ET2701 - Engineering Drawing Requirements 1-Day - .7 CEUs

You must complete all course contact hours and successfully pass the learning assessment to obtain CEUs.

Fee: Call for pricing

This seminar can be customized to meet the needs of your organization
For onsite workshop information — or to request a custom quote package — contact a GD&T account executive at 1-800-886-0909, email, or use our online training quote request form.


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