Introduction to Mechanical Drawings and GD&T

Model Number: [GDTL1]
Manufacturer: IIGDT

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Event Date(s):
2024-05-06 - 2024-05-06
2024-08-05 - 2024-08-05
2024-11-04 - 2024-11-04

This course is designed to familiarize students with the basic components, sections, views, terminology and graphical representation of engineering drawings.

Course outline:

The evolution of engineering drawings

Related engineering standards

Review of terms and definitions

The components of a blueprint

  • Line types
  • Dimensions (baseline, chainline, coordinate, basic & reference)
  • Tolerances (linear, angular, bilateral, unilateral)
  • Symbols
  • Border
  • Title block
  • Revision block
  • Notes (general & specific)

Basic drafting conventions

  • Third angle projection vs first angle projection
  • Isometric views
  • Orthographic views
  • Section views

Evaluating a sample part

Exercises to reinforce views, projections and drafting practices

Productivity Quality Inc.
15150 25th Ave N.  Suite 200
Plymouth, MN  55447

Start/End Time:   8:00 AM to 4:30 PM 


Dr. Greg Hetland is an engineer, consultant, educator and author, and a recognized leader in dimensional tolerancing and physical metrology. He has over 30 years of experience in the aerospace, defense, and commercial industries and extensive expertise in the mechanical and precision engineering fields.

Seminar includes Continental breakfast, lunch, course materials and certificate of completion.

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