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WLD 128 Blueprint Reading for Welders
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Summer Session I 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: Focus on the fundamentals and different types of construction drawings. Included will be sketching orthographic projections, and identification and the proper use of views, dimensions, scales, and thread specifications. Also covered with be the analysis, identification, and application of the proper interpretation and use of weld symbols.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: Basic computer skills.

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Application Level) Identify and use the alphabet of lines per ANSI.(CSLO 2,3)

2. (Comprehension Level) Identify and explain the front, top, and profile views and their related dimensions. (CSLO 2,3)

3. (Application Level) Sketch isometric drawings freehand and with an isometric grid. (CSLO 2,3)

4. (Comprehension Level) Identify selected symbols of structural materials, such as steel, cast iron, and aluminum, per ANSI. (CSLO 2)

5. (Analysis Level) Explain the difference between conventional dimensioning and baseline dimensioning. (CSLO 2,3,4)

6. (Synthesis Level) Examine and explain the term tolerancing and its importance on blueprints. (CSLO 2,4)

7. (Comprehension Level) Identify various scales (architect/engineer) and know how to read them. (CSLO 2,3)

8. (Comprehension Level) Describe screw thread specifications. (CSLO 2,3)

9. (Application Level) Identify and use AWS welding symbols and notations. (CSLO 2,3,4)

10. (Synthesis Level) Sketch the front, top, and side views of a weldment, with dimensions and welding symbols, then complete them in the welding lab. (CSLO 2,3,4)

Internal/External Standards Accreditation
American Welding Society Standards http://www.aws.org/education/Sense.
(National Center for Construction Education Research.)