Sep 18, 2020  
2019-2020 Course Catalog 
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ECAD 2040 - Engineering Drafting II

Credits: 4
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab None
Course Description: This course covers assembly, production and pictorial drawings. CAD models and drawings will be created based on various manufacturing processes such as casting, forging, molding, machining, and welding. Other topics include joining methods using threaded and non-threaded fasteners.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): ECAD 1040 , ECAD 1060  and course placement into MATH 0070  /MATH 1015  or above or completion of MATH 0030  with a grade of C or higher.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: ECAD 2020  and ECAD 2050  or ECAD 2053  and MATH 1015  

Major Content
  1. Assembly drawings
  2. Casting, forging, and machining drawings
  3. Non-threaded fasteners
  4. Pictorial drawings
  5. Plastic part drawings
  6. Production drawing project
  7. Springs
  8. Threaded fasteners
  9. Vendor part libraries
  10. Weldments

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

  1. draw and dimension keyway problem
  2. describe various keys and pins
  3. identify non-threaded fastener types
  4. define spring terminology
  5. draw compression springs
  6. create detail drawing of a casting and its machined part
  7. draw various non-threaded fasteners
  8. interpret thread nomenclature
  9. draw various threaded fasteners and holes using various CAD software packages
  10. calculate fit dimensions for keys and pins
  11. create detail drawing of a forging and its machined part
  12. create detail drawing of a plastic molded part
  13. create parts list content
  14. create pictorial part drawing
  15. describe various pictorial drawing types
  16. describe weld processes and symbols
  17. identify assembly drawing types
  18. identify plastic part design considerations
  19. produce exploded isometric drawing
  20. produce general assembly drawings
  21. produce production drawings
  22. produce weldment drawings

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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