Technical drawing is the language of engineering. Engineering graphics is the method for documenting a design. A drawing is the scientific representation of an object, and according to certain national and international standards of practice it can be understood by all, with the knowledge of basic principles of drawing. Machine drawing is the indispensable communicating medium employed in industries, to furnish all the information required for the manufacture and assembly of the components of a machine. People associated with engineering must be familiar with standards of engineering graphics as it is expected in industry. ‘CAD packages’ make formal drawing easy. The module here explains the concept of Engineering drawing, and its various usages in an industry.
1. Comprehend how industry communicates technical information.
2. Visualize the design and drawing of various concepts.
3. Decipher various conventions, standards, practices and methods used for technical drawings.
4. Apply graphics theory and use tolls to create technical drawings and models.