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2021-22 Catalog 
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ENGR& 114 - Engineering Graphics

5 Credits
Theory and practice in graphical representation and visualization of three-dimensional objects, including descriptive geometry; orthographic projection of principal and auxiliary views; sections; pictorials; developments; and dimensioning theory. Includes an introduction to parametric solid modeling using SolidWorks. Designed for students in the Drafting Design and the Associate of Science in Engineering (AS-Eng) programs and any students interested in drafting, regardless of major.


Quarters Typically Offered
Fall Day
Winter Day
Spring Day

Designed to Serve CADT, AS-Eng and any students interested in drafting regardless of major.
Active Date 20210315T16:26:00

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 24
Contact Hours: Lecture 55
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
Restricted Elective Yes
Course Outline
  • Intro - Formats and Standards Sketching and Lettering 2D AND 3D Drawing Intro
  • Drawing Techniques Instrument Use - Scales Geometric Construction
  • Projection Theory Visualization - Points, Lines, Planes Object Lines, Surface Types
  • Multiview Drawing Section Views
  • Pictorials Isometrics and Obliques
  • Descriptive Geometry Intro Points, True Size Planes
  • Projecting Solids TS Surfaces, Dihedral Angles Auxiliary Views
  • More Solids MV Curve Construction Developments
  • Dimensions and Tolerances
  • Intro to Engineering Design Drawing Formats Group Project and Review

Student Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate proficiency in the use of basic drafting instruments and media, and acquire the skills necessary to produce legible and accurate linework and lettering.

Demonstrate an understanding of the lines, symbols, conventions, and formats, used in technical drawing.

Solve graphic problems by means of graphical geometry and basic descriptive geometry.

Demonstrate an understanding of 3-dimensional projection theory and the principle drawing types.

Demonstrate three-dimensional visualization skills.

Demonstrate a proficiency in creating multiview drawings, including partial, auxiliary, and section views.

Demonstrate proficiency in creating isometric and oblique pictorial drawings.

Demonstrate proficiency in applying dimensions and tolerances to working drawings.

Demonstrate basic CAD drawing techniques.

Demonstrate an understanding of engineering design processes and documentation methods.

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