Blueprint Reading Skills Explained
VB04XX
Produced by Delmar Thomson Learning

 

 
  Duration:
1.08 hours

 
  What Students Learn:
When interpreted properly, blueprints reveal the essential information needed to complete a manufacturing process. Students will learn how to interpret what they see and understand the specific meanings of all the lines and symbols on the "prints".

 
  Components:
View and Line Interpretation (VB0401)
Dimensions and Tolerance Specifications (VB0402)
Auxiliary Print Information and Geometric Tolerancing (VB0403)
Welding Symbols (VB0404)

 
 

 

 
 VB0401
View and Line Interpretation

Objectives:

  • Show the orthographic projection.
  • Explain the sequential presentation of part views.
  • Contain examples of auxiliary views.
  • HALF sections.
  • REVOLVED sections.
  • Define and identify the various lines found on the blueprint.
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     VB0402
    Dimensions and Tolerance Specifications

    Objectives:

  • Show the use of DETAIL and ASSEMBLY drawing.
  • Explain the conventional and the BASELINE method of print dimensioning.
  • Detail the use of DATUMS.
  • Show how dimensions that are not given on the print must be derived by the fabricator.
  • Explain how tolerancing specifications are given.
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     VB0403
    Auxiliary Print Information and Geometric Tolerancing

    Objectives:

  • Explain use of TITLE and REVISION box.
  • Show application of SCALE to the drawing.
  • Illustrate material list and hole legend.
  • Detail meaning of notes and symbols used on blueprints.
  • Demonstrate use of GEOMETRIC TOLERANCING symbols.
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     VB0404
    Welding Symbols

    Objectives:

  • Describe basic welding symbols.
  • Explain how the symbols are used by welders to follow plans.
  • Show examples of finished work based on symbols.
  • Feature actual blueprints for welding projects.
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