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AVM 110 - Aircraft Blueprint Reading

3 Credits, 3 Contact Hours
3 lecture periods 0 lab periods

Theory and application of aircraft blueprint reading. Includes types of aircraft drawings, measuring tools, drawing and lay-out equipment, types of views, projections, reference lines, drawing format, title block, manufacturing codes, symbology for fasteners, hardware, and materials. Also includes production of aircraft drawing, sketches, usage of aircraft schematics, graphs, charts, detail, assembly and exploded diagrams.

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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate proficient knowledge of mechanical drawings and their history
  2. Demonstrate proficient use of measurements and drawing techniques
  3. Demonstrate proficient use of blueprint references and standards
  4. Demonstrate proficient ability to interpret and apply print data

Outline:
  1. Basic Concepts of Blueprint Layout (0.5 class hours)
  1. History
  2. Manufacturing usage
  3. Repair and modification C.A.D. drawings
  1. Measurement Tools (2.0 class hours)
  1. Scale reading in 1/16 inch, 1/10 inch increments
  2. Micrometer reading
  3. Measurement transfer tooling
  1. Drawing and Layout Equipment (1.0 class hours)
  1. Dividers
  2. T-square
  3. Triangles
  4. Compass
  5. Curves
  6. Templates
  7. Radius gauges
  1. View and Projections (1.0 class hours)
  1. Perspective
  2. Oblique
  3. Isometric
  1. Types of Drawing Lines (4.0 class hours)
  1. Object
  2. Hidden
  3. Phantom
  4. Centerline
  5. Extension
  6. Dimension
  7. Cutting plane
  8. Leader
  1. Reference Lines (2.0 class hours)
  1. Water line (WL)
  2. Buttock line (BL)
  3. Fuselage station (FS)
  4. Wing station (WS)
  5. FFS front spar station
  6. Wing buttock line (SBL)
  7. Mean aerodynamic chord (MAC)
  8. Leading edge (L.E.)
  9. Trailing edge (T.E.)
  10. Zone diagrams
  11. Body section
  12. Access doors and panels
  1. Types of Drawings (4.0 class hours)
  1. Detail
  2. Assembly
  3. Installation
  4. Production
  5. Schematics
  6. Exploded diagrams
  1. Drawing Format (4.0 class hours)
  1. Nomenclature
  2. Drawing number
  3. Numbering of pages
  4. Scale
  5. Revisions
  6. Left and right parts
  7. Part numbers
  8. Approvals
  9. Zoning
  10. List of materials
  1. Drawing Techniques (10.0 class hours)
  1. Pencil lines
  2. Use of compass
  3. Use of the T-square
  4. Use of dividers
  5. Dimensioning and tolerances
  6. Lettering
  7. Title block development
  8. Sketches
  1. Production and Repair Standards Usage (0.5 class hours)
  1. Military standards (MS)
  2. Structural repair manuals
  3. Army Navy (AN)
  1. Aircraft Blueprint Interpretations (3.0 class hours)
  1. Use of prints for transfer of information
  2. Interpretation of the presented format
  3. Interpretation of charts and graphs
  4. Applicability of notes and instructions
  1. Charts and Graphs
  1. Typical layout
  2. Usage


Effective Term:
Fall 2019



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