WLDG 1413 - INTRODUCTION TO BLUEPRINT READING FOR WELDERS

A study of industrial blueprints. Emphasis placed on terminology, symbols, graphic description, and welding processes. Includes systems of measurement and industry standards. Also includes interpretation of plans and drawings used by industry to facilitate field application and production. 64 lecture hours

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Define terms and abbreviations; and identify and explain object views, lines, and dimensions
  • Identify, explain, and interpret weld symbols
  • Identify structural shapes
  • Demonstrate the proper use of measuring devices
  • Read and interpret blueprints
  • Read welding detail drawings
  • Calculate dimensions and material

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 4