MEC 101: Blueprint Reading for Manufacturing

In this course, students will develop the skills to read and understand blueprints and schematics used in manufacturing. Topics such as terms of the trade, identification of line types, dimensioning systems, tolerancing, first and third angle projections and associated views and symbols used in manufacturing will be covered. Students will also be introduced to basic electrical and fluid power diagrams. The knowledge and skills gained in this course will be used throughout the Mechatronics and Advanced Manufacturing CNC programs.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Academic Math Level 2

Class offerings by semester

  Winter Summer Fall

Even Years
(2022, 2024, 2026)

offered in the daytime   offered at nighttime

Odd Years
(2023, 2025, 2027)

offered in the daytime   offered at nighttime

offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class
Revised: 3/30/23

Please refer to the course schedule to see the specific time and platform for which the course is offered.

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Description Hours
Credits 2
Lecture Hours 15
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 30
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 45

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