To provide an understanding of the fundamentals of engineering drawing.
Drawing equipment and the use of instruments; Basic drafting techniques and standards; Geometrical curves including plane curves; Cycloid; Hypocycloid and Involute. Intersections at various positions of geometrical bodies such as prisms, pyramids, cylinders and cones: Development of surfaces of prisms, pyramids, cylinders and cones. Freehand sketching of machine and engine components, Locking arrangements; Foundation bolts; Stuffing box; Shaft couplings; Foot step bearing; Pulleys; Engine connecting rod. Concept of working drawing of component parts of machines and engines. Size description, dimensions and specifications; Limit dimensioning and geometric tolerancing; Limits; Fits and tolerances; Conventional symbols. Sectioning of machine and engine components; Orthographic projections and standard practices. Isometric views with particular reference to piping and ducting.
Text and references:
Parkinson, A. C. “A First Year Engineering Drawing” 1958, Sir Isaac Pitman &
Engineering Drawing and Graphic Technology 14thEdition by T.E. French, C.J. Vierk and R.J. Foster