Dec 10, 2023  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog
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MCH 120 - Blueprint Reading and Interpretation for Machining

Credit(s): 3

Corequisite(s): M 114  or instructor’s consent.
This course introduces the fundamental concepts necessary to interpret drawings and produce sketches for machine tool applications as applied to Machine Tool Technology. Topics include advanced sectioning, geometric dimensioning, geometric tolerance, and assembly drawings/sketching. Interpretation of specifications and determination of acceptable tolerance requirements to ensure quality control measures for design parts will also be stressed. (Fall Semester)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Identify lines and symbols used in blueprints.
  • Distinguish between various views represented on typical manufacturing blueprints to include auxiliary views.
  • Locate materials list and identify the material call-outs on lists of materials.
  • Locate title blocks on various blueprint drawings.
  • Read and interpret information on various manufacturing blueprint drawings.
  • Use sketching technique to record dimensions and shape of parts or assemblies in a manufacturing setting.
  • Identify features contained on a blueprint in relation to actual work piece and identify features of the design part in relation to CNC production methods.
  • Identify features of a sectional view in manufacturing blueprints.
  • Identify and apply quality control procedures to ensure product integrity.

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