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WELD113M - Technical Blueprint Reading (0-3-1)

Introduces the basic concepts and practices of technical drawing and blueprint reading. Covers the proper use of: drawing equipment; line work and lettering; construction and interpretation of multi-view orthographic drawings; sectional views and auxiliary views. Other topics of discussion include dimensioning and tolerances; sketching and structural steel shapes. Emphasis will be placed on using the drawing skills learned to maintain a high quality of workmanship in the field.