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ECAD 2030 - Descriptive Geometry and Applications

Credits: 2
Hours/Week: Lecture NoneLab None
Course Description: Students will graphically solve problems dealing with true lengths, sizes, distances, angles and intersections of various points, lines and planes. Other topics include vectors, sheet metal development and detail drawings and bend allowance calculations. 
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): ECAD 1040 ; assessment score placement in MATH 0070  or above, or completion of MATH 0030  with a grade of C or higher.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: ECAD 2050 , MATH 1015  strongly recommended.

Major Content
  1. Calculate bend allowances
  2. Intersections and angles
  3. Pattern developments
  4. Points and lines in space
  5. Produce stamping drawings
  6. Sheetmetal seams and fasteners
  7. Triangulation
  8. True distances
  9. True lengths
  10. True size and shape
  11. Vector geometry

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. produce various sheetmetal developments
  2. graphically determine true lengths and distances
  3. produce stamping drawings
  4. describe sheetmetal terms
  5. graphically solve vector problems
  6. graphically determine true shape and size
  7. graphically determine true angles and intersections
  8. calculate bend allowances

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