Course Title: Aerospace Drawing And Drafting
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term1 2009
Course Code: AERO5385
Course Title: Aerospace Drawing And Drafting
School: 130T Engineering (TAFE)
Campus: City Campus
Program: C6011 - Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Aerospace)
Course Contact : Steven Bevan
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4137
Course Contact Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Nominal Hours: 40
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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
AERO5384 Introduction to Aerospace
This course provides the student with the understanding of engineering details and the means to represent then unambiguously, with particular emphasis on aerospace engineering practice.
This course trains students to produce technically correct, sketched and formal engineering drawings.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
VBH141 Aerospace Drawing and Drafting
1. Explain the function of engineering drawings and standards in relation to aerospace engineering.
2. Apply the appropriate standards and conventions in drawing sheet preparation and layout.
3. Explain the function of pictorial and orthogonal projections in aerospace engineering drawing.
4. Apply the correct methods of referencing relevant specifications and standards in the interpretation and preparation of aerospace engineering drawings.
5. Use the correct abbreviations and conventions in the interpretation and preparation of aerospace engineering drawings.
6. Apply the correct conventions and techniques in drawing sectional views.
7. Apply dimensioning correctly to an aerospace engineering detail drawing.
8. Apply the correct tolerancing conventions and practices to aerospace engineering drawings.
9. Calculate the type of fit between two mating parts from drawing data.
10. Prepare third angle orthogonal drawings.
11. Convert information from third angle orthogonal drawings to isometric and oblique pictorial form.
12. Prepare practical freehand sketches.
13. Prepare tracings.
14. Use a Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) package to prepare an aerospace engineering drawing.
15. Draw an electronic circuit.
Details of Learning Activities
The purpose of this module is to provide competency based training in aerospace drawing practices. This module also facilitates articulation into Aerospace and engineering degree courses.
This module is suitable for participants who have:
• Well developed writing skills
• Basic knowledge of aircraft industry drawings.
They may have supervisory responsibilities, which vary from limited to significant.
The Students will participate in activities such as practical drawing ,assignments and exams.
This course involves the delivery of fifteen key topics over 10 weeks using the following format:
Week 1 Introduction
Theory - Purpose of the drawing industry
Types of drawings
• Sub assembly
• Detailed assembly
Week 2 Theory - Line conventions and practices
Theory - Letters and numerals conventions
Practice - Draw projection symbols (drawing 1)
Practice - Free hand letters and numerals
Week 3 Theory - Dimensioning conventions
Practice - Threaded Shaft (drawing 02)
Weeks 4 & 5 Theory- First angle and third angle projections
Practice - Multi view projection (drawing 3)
Block extension (drawing 4)Pipe Extension (drawing 5)
Week 6 Theory - Isometric rules & conventions
Practice - Isometric hat & Z sections (drawing 6)
Week 7 Theory - Oblique rules & conventions
Practice - Oblique section (drawing 7)
Week 8 Theory - Pictorial to Orthogonal
Practice - Orthogonal in isometric projection (drawing 8)
Theory - Orthogonal to Pictorial
Practice - Pictorial in oblique & Isometric projection (drawing 9)
Week 9 Theory - Sectioning rules & conventions
Practice - Pipe clamp & web section (drawing 10 A & B)
Assignment 1 Due
Week 10 Theory - Aircraft drawings
Examination - Confirmed date will be placed on the notice board
Australian Standards AS 1100, AS 1102 and AS 1103
Compass - spring bow
Set Square – 45 degree, 30 and 60 degree
Scale Ruler – metric
Eraser – soft pencil type
Pencil drawing type H, 2H & 3H
Overview of Assessment
To successfully to complete this course the student is required to pass written assessment tasks and demonstrate skills and ability by completing practical tasks to aerospace standards.
Participants are required to complete all manual drawings, which will be assessed (60%). Closed book examination (40%).
Assessment (60%): Manual Drawings & Assignments. All Drawings must be submitted at the start of following week.
Assessment (40%): FINAL EXAMINATION
Students must pass 50% of both assessment components.
Drawing Week due
Drawing 1 Start of class Week 3
Drawing 2 Start of class Week 4
Drawing 3 Start of class Week 5
Drawing 4 Start of class Week 6
Drawing 5 Start of class Week 7
Drawing 6 Start of class Week 8
Drawing 7 Start of class Week 9
Drawing 8 Start of class Week 9
Drawing 9 & Assignment Start of class Week 10
Drawing 10a Start of class Week 10
Drawing 10b End of class Week 10
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