Mechanical/Electrical Print Reading
- This course is an introduction to the fundamental theory and application of blueprint reading. Included material will cover electrical, mechanical and structural drawings with symbols, wiring diagrams and safety codes along with basic troubleshooting techniques. Extensive guided instruction and practice provided.
For Alternative Energy Program, COMPASS required
ZIST-1000: Integrated Systems Technology
- Learning Outcomes
- Differentiate between mechanical and electrical blueprint, correctly identify electrical symbols, and create freehand sketches of blueprints to use when installing, repairing, and maintaining industrial equipment. Recognize and interpret mechanical drawings and symbols. Recognize and interpret electrical drawings and symbols. Demonstrate freehand blueprint sketching. Re-create drawings with sketches. Identify reference points. Use engineering drawings to isolate and identify problems. Developing one line diagrams. Apply math concepts involving decimals, fractions, and measurement when interpreting engineering drawings. Convert decimals and percentages using legend from engineering drawing to correct scale. Apply exponentials for converting figures from engineering drawings to scale. Identify and convert units and standards of measurement from engineering drawings. Identify the characteristics and features of linear measurements. Recognize and interpret different blueprint views to provides adequate information to produce a working part. Identify different types of view. Apply different views for drawing interpretations. Describe the required views for part manufacturing. Identify and select proper tools and process needed for manufacturing. Identify industrial processes. Recognize equipment needed to support manufacturing process. Identify and apply proper tool selection. Recognize technology applicable to blueprint design and drawings. Identify software used development of drawings. Identify firmware for drawing applications.
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