Course Descriptions

TAM 131 - Machine Shop Print Reading I

3 Credits

The objective of this course is to develop an understanding of both simple and complex parts and the mechanisms, graphically described on blueprints. To differentiate between the various line types, multi-view representation and determination if key dimensions involving the given tolerances. The student will be able to develop the ability to visualize a completed part from a drawing. Three class hours.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to visualize a three dimensional picture of an object by a one-, two-, or three view drawing to a 70% minimum compliance based upon homework and quizzes.
2. Relate dimensions correctly and accurately to the object from their position on the drawing to a 70% minimum compliance based upon homework and quizzes.
3. Read and demonstrate an understanding of drawing conventions, symbols and terminology to a 70% minimum compliance based upon homework and quizzes.
4. Interpret the proper operations and shop procedures necessary to produce the object shown in the drawing to a 70% minimum compliance based upon homework and quizzes.
5. Create free hand drawings and sketches to convey an interpretation of the part represented to a 70% minimum compliance based upon homework and quizzes.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

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Intersession 2019
Spring Semester 2019