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.
No classes will be held on February 12th and April 2nd - Family Day/Easter Monday. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.
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Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.
BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current. No class will be held Monday May 21st - Victoria Day.
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.
Apply dimensions to drawings.
Create pictorial drawings.
Prepare development drawings.
Identify graphics for fastening and finishing machine components.
Effective as of Fall 2003
MECH 1000 is offered as a part of the following programs:
Books for Winter 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT
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you are considering.
BCIT Burnaby Bookstore
If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance
Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.
Interpreting Engineering Drawings
Cecil H. Jensen, Jay Helsel, Ed Espin
Nelson College Indigenous
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