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Areas of Study | | WELD101 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: WELD101
COURSE TITLE:Blueprint Reading (Mech.)
DIVISION:Technology
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:4
CONTACT HOURS:30
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:180
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Fundamentals of blueprint reading as applied to the welding trades.  Students work with actual drawings.  This course should not be taken by students enrolled in DRAF 160.

PREREQUISITES:

NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • All welding processes will begin with welding terms and definitions that will help students understand the text terminology.
  • Become familiar with the basics of making a drawing, which could be made into a print by several methods.
  • Learn how to read prints correctly to obtain proper dimensions, shapes, standards, symbols, and signs.
  • Learn to make sketches of parts.
  • Become familiar with terminology (shop talk) operations and other information necessary in the fabrication, assembly, and operation of units.
  • Develop the ability to form a mental picture from the view or views as to what the object should look like.
  • Know how the various lines are made and what they represent.
  • Know the views and how they are located in respect to others.
  • Learn how to specify Fractional, Decimal, and Angular Tolerances.
  • Learn what Dual Dimension means, uni-lateral and bilateral tolerances, and how to dimension screw threads.
  • Learn how to figure tapers and dimensions of mechanical surfaces.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
See Student Learning Outcomes.

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
Protractor
Calculator
Compass
6" Ruler

See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:
Attendance
Graded Prints
Final Examination

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Spring 2019

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