Mechanical Drawing and Design
Bloomsburg Area High School
Instructor: Kirk Marshall
This course is designed to provide a study of various aspects of mechanical and computer aided drafting. Basic techniques will be covered to provide an understanding of drafting and design procedures. Designs will be created both by hand and on the computer using a variety CAD software. The creation of multiview drawings, lettering and dimensioning will be emphasized in all class exercises.
I. Course Content
A. Mechanical Drafting
1. Universal Language
2. Careers in drafting and design
1. Layout techniques
2. Alphabet of lines
3. Sketching techniques
C. Drafting Equipment
7. French Curves/Flexible curve
D. Drafting Techniques
1. Alphabet of lines
2. How to measure
3. Drafting Procedures
E. Basic Geometric Construction
2. Construction of basic shapes
c. Tangent lines
d. Parallel lines
1. Single stroke
G. Multiview Drawings
1. Orthographic projection
2. Drawing layout
H. Dimensioning and Notes
1. General rules
2. Dimension lines
3. Extension lines
I. Sectional Views
1. Full section
2. Half section
3. Revolved section
4. Aligned section
J. Auxiliary Views
L. Pattern Development
M. Working Drawings
II. Course Activities
A. Group project
B. Individual projects
C. MasterCAM project
D. Vinyl project
E. AutoCAD, Pro/Desktop, Rhino, Mastercam projects
AutoCAD LT 2002
Techno-Isel 21” x 29” CNC router
Micro-scribe 3D digitizer
Vinyl Express 24” vinyl cutter
HP 500C 24” color inkjet printer
1. Completion of assigned projects is a fundamental requirement.
2. Projects will be evaluated on specific criteria.
3. Effort the student demonstrates in making their project, considering past effort, and other circumstances.
4. Students will include this work in the end of the year exhibit / final.
5. Tests/quizzes will be given at the end of certain activities and lessons.
STUDENTS HAVE THE RESPONSIBILITY TO. . .
· RESPECT ANOTHER'S RIGHT TO AN EDUCATION WITHOUT INTERFERENCE.
· BE IN CLASS ON TIME! BE PREPARED!
· BE ACCOUNTABLE FOR THEIR INDIVIDUAL ACTIONS.
· COOPERATE WITH OTHERS TO PROMOTE THE WELL-BEING, SAFETY, AND SECURITY OF CLASSROOM MATERIALS AND MACHINERY.
· RECOGNIZE THE OBLIGATION IN FREE SPEECH TO AVOID OBSCENITY, DEFAMATION, RACISM, AND DENIGRATION OF PEOPLE.
· INFORM PARENTS OF THEIR CLASS RECORDS AND THEIR PROGRESS IN CLASS.
· THINK AHEAD TO EDUCATIONAL AND CAREER GOALS.
PROTECT SCHOOL PROPERTY AND RESPECT THE PROPERTY OF OTHERS.
· NO UNAUTHERIZED INTERNET USE OR GAME PLAY DURING CLASS.
· BOOKBAGS AND OTHER BELONGINGS ARE TO BE STORED ON THE SHELVES IN THE FROM OF THE CLASSROOM.