British Columbia Institute of


MECH 1000 - Drafting Fundamentals for Mechanical

Mechanical Engineering Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

Course Details

Covers techniques required to communicate technical information in a graphic form. Includes sketching, orthographics, pictorials, sections, mechanical connections, auxiliary drawings and developments to provide the basics for developing CAD working drawings. Emphasis will be placed on understanding rather than draftsmanship. Example drawings will be analyzed. Recommended as a prerequisite to CAD graphics courses.





Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 30871

Tue Sep 11 - Tue Dec 11 14 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Dec 11 Tue 18:45 - 21:45 BBY SW09 Rm. 206


Greg King

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the role of technical graphics in the engineering design process.
  • Produce multiview orthographic views.
  • Create sectional views.
  • Create auxiliary views.
  • Scale drawings.
  • Apply dimensions to drawings.
  • Create pictorial drawings.
  • Prepare development drawings.
  • Identify graphics for fastening and finishing machine components.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

MECH 1000 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technology
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

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