Course Title: Aerospace Drawing And Drafting

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2011

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:steven.bevan@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Drew Holloway / Tony Servello
Contact Details: Location: City, 57.5.20
Telephone: 9925 4468
Fax: 9925 8099
Email drew.holloway@rmit.edu.au / tony.servello@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 40

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

AERO5384 Introduction to Aerospace

Course Description

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


Learning Outcomes


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.



Teaching Schedule

This course involves the delivery of fifteen key topics over 10 weeks using the following format:
Week 1  & 2                      Introduction
                                                             Teacher 
                                                             Course Schedule
                                                             Course requirements
                                                             Assessment requirements
                                                             Attendance

                                      Theory - Purpose of the drawing industry
                                                            Types of drawings
                                                                                • Assembly
                                                                                • Sub assembly
                                                                                • Detail 
                                                                                • Detailed assembly


Week 3 &4                        Theory - Line conventions and practices

                                       Theory - Letters and numerals conventions

                                       Practice - Draw projection symbols (drawing 1)
                                       Practice - Free hand letters and numerals


Week 5 & 6                        Theory - Dimensioning conventions
                                                                            • Dimensioning 
                                                                            • Limits
                                                                            • Tolerances 
                                                                            • Fits
                                        Practice - Threaded Shaft (drawing 02)
                                        Assignment Issued


Weeks 7 & 8                Theory- First angle and third angle projections

                                        Practice - Multi view projection (drawing 3)
                                                          Block extension (drawing 4)
                                                          Pipe Extension (drawing 5)


Week 9 & 10                       Theory - Isometric rules & conventions 
                                       Practice - Isometric hat & Z sections (drawing 6)


Week 11 & 12                      Theory - Oblique rules & conventions
                                      Practice - Oblique section (drawing 7)


Week 13 &14                      Theory - Pictorial to Orthogonal
                                      Practice - Orthogonal in isometric projection (drawing 8)

                                     Theory - Orthogonal to Pictorial
                                     Practice - Pictorial in oblique & Isometric projection (drawing 9)


Week 15                      Theory - Sectioning rules & conventions 
                                    Practice - Pipe clamp & web section (drawing 10 A & B) 
                                   

Week 16                 Theory - Aircraft drawings
                                   Revision 

 Week 17                  Assignment   Due 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References

Australian Standards AS 1100, AS 1102 and AS 1103
Australian Engineering Drawing Handbook 51 Edition.
Bungay S.J., Standard Aircraft Handbook
Crane, D., Aircraft Hardware Standards and Engineering References
Dzik S.J., Aircraft Hardware Standards and Engineering Reference
Phillips P., Electrical Fundamentals US Dept of Transport, Aircraft Structural Repair Manuals
US Dept of Transport, Acceptable Methods, Techniques and Practices, Repairs and Alterations
ATA 100 Notes
Civil Aviation Act and Regulations
Civil Aviation Orders
Civil Aviation Safety Authority Advisory Circulars


Other Resources

Compass - spring bow
Set Square – 45 degree, 30 and 60 degree 
Scale Ruler – metric
Eraser – soft pencil type
Pencil drawing type H, 2H & 3H
Pencil Sharpener
Eraser Shield

Paper- A3


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.


Assessment Tasks

Participants are required to complete all manual drawings which have a weighting of 80% and a theory assignment which has a weighting of 20% 
All Drawings must be submitted at the start of following week.
Students must successfully complete all assessment components.
Drawing                                    Week due

Drawing 1                                      Start of class Week 5
Drawing 2                                      Start of class Week 7
Drawing 3                                      Start of class Week 9
Drawing 4                                      Start of class Week 9
Drawing 5                                      Start of class Week 9
Drawing 6                                      Start of class Week 11
Drawing 7                                      Start of class Week 13
Drawing 8                                      Start of class Week 15
Drawing 9                                      Start of class Week 15
Assignment                                   Start of class Week 16
Drawing 10a                                 Start of class Week 17
Drawing 10b                                  End of class Week 17


Assessment Matrix

DrawingLearning Outcomes% Assessments
12,4,58
22,7,8,98
32,7,108
42,7,108
52,7,108
62,7,118
72,7,118
82,7,108
92,7,118
102,6,78
Theory Assignment1 to 1520

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