Engineering Drawing Requirements
Based on ASME Y14.100-2004 and Y14.24-1999 (R2004)


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The interpretation of an engineering drawing has a direct impact on the final product. This fully interactive online course explains how to correctly interpret engineering drawings. It will improve a student's understanding of print reading and result in more effective communication on the job.

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Course Info: This course is divided into four lessons and four quizzes. It takes approximately 4 - 6 hours to complete. The course can be purchased for 90-day access.

Course Access: The course must be completed within 90 days from date of purchase, depending upon the course length purchased.

Who should attend:
This course is designed for anyone who interprets engineering drawings: product, manufacturing, and quality engineers; inspectors; machinists; production personnel; purchasing agents; etc.

Course Learning Objectives:
Working with engineering drawings involves analyzing, making decisions, and processing data. The Engineering Drawing Requirements course is based on practical application of print interpretation. It will give you a better understanding of the view representation, dimensions, tolerances, and symbols used on prints. You'll learn:

  • The definition and uses of engineering drawings
  • Types of engineering drawings
  • Appropriate standards and documents specified on engineering drawings
  • Basic part definition required on engineering drawings

This online workshop is based on ASME standards and common industry practices. The course is comprised of four lessons and takes approximately 4 - 6 hours to complete. It includes:

  • 40 practice problems
  • 40 quiz questions (10 at the end of each lesson)
  • a drawing packet containing 12 engineering drawings in printable PDF format
  • a certificate of completion

Program topics include:

Introduction to Engineering Drawings
Engineering drawings
Computer-aided design (CAD)
The purpose of engineering drawings
The importance of engineering drawings
The definition of a standard
The importance of drawing standards
ASME Y14.100-2004
Using ASME Y14.100 on engineering drawings
Specifying drawing standards
Types of engineering drawings

Drawing Types, Part 1
Layout drawings
- Design layout drawings
- Contour definition drawings
Detail drawings
- Monodetail drawings
- Multidetail drawings
- Tube bend drawings
Assembly drawings
- Arrangement drawings
- Assembly drawings
- Inseparable assembly drawings
- Installation drawings
- Wiring harness drawings

Drawing Types, Part 2
Control drawings
- Altered item drawings
- Design parameter drawings
- Envelope drawings
- Interface drawings
- Procurement control drawings
- Selected item drawings
- Source control drawings
- Vendor item control drawings
When to use each type of control drawing
Control drawing requirement

Drawing Types, Part 3
Diagram drawings
- Mechanical schematic diagram
- Functional block diagram
- Single line diagram
- Schematic or circuit diagram
- Connection or wiring diagram
- Interconnection diagram
- Logic circuit diagram
When to use each type of diagram drawing
Diagram drawing requirements

Course Highlights: The Engineering Drawing Requirements online course provides training that's interactive, professional, and similar to an actual classroom setting. The course includes:

Course Learning Tools
—Interactive lesson content
—Easy-to-read lesson/quiz screens
—Multiple question formats
—Detailed drawings & graphics illustrating concepts
—Instant lesson feedback explains why answer is wrong

Special Learning Aids
—Glossary of over 150 terms & concepts
—Drawing packet containing 12 engineering drawings

System and Software Requirements:
This course can be taken on computers running Windows, using Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher.

About Registering for This Class
When registering, you'll be redirected to the SAE International website. New SAE customer registration is required.
To order by telephone, contact SAE International Customer Service at 1.877.606.7323 (U.S. and Canada only) or 1.724.776.4970 (Outside U.S. and Canada).
Effective Training Inc. (ETI) is an SAE International company.

This web-based course is a comprehensive and affordable training solution for companies, corporations, educational institutions and individuals. Quantity discounts are available. For pricing information for the Engineering Drawing Requirements web course, please call 800-886-0909 or email


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