Reading Engineering Drawings

Code : E008
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Why Attend This Training Course?

Engineering drawings are typically used as visual tools in the creation of homes, bridges, and other buildings. While these drawings can be quite straightforward to individuals who are skilled in the field of engineering or architecture, they can be sometimes be quite difficult to interpret. By providing a better understanding of the view, representation, dimensions, tolerances, and symbols used on prints we teach you how to interpret engineering drawings commonly found in various engineering sectors. Participants will get experience making measurements, reading prints, and creating engineering drawings. Newly acquired learning is reinforced throughout the class with numerous practice problems which will result in more effective communication on the job.

What Is The Training Course Methodology?

This training methodology illustrates the concepts involved in the above areas through practical consideration of actual real-life problems, as well as explanation of concepts by experts in area using video projectors and computer aided case studies based on practical applications. Participants will solve their system problem, where the trainee’s try to apply the skills learnt with guidance from our specialized experts. ACAD will provide participants a comprehensive assessment on the problems solved using the skills acquired in the training course.

Who Should Attend This Training Course?

This training course is intended for Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Design Professionals, Product Manufacturers, Inspectors, Machinists, Production Personnel, as well as Construction workers who are involved in the interpretation of mechanical engineering drawings.

What Are The Training Course Objectives?

  • Introduce the importance of the electrical, mechanical, civil, & electronic drawings
  • Learn how to create engineering drawings and communicate dimensions properly
  • Know the different types of engineering drawings and diagrams
  • Understand the standard engineering drawing formats
  • Identify and interpret the line conventions used on engineering drawings
  • Comprehend the common terms, symbols, notes and abbreviations used on engineering drawings
  • Understand the various views shown on engineering drawings
  • Identify an object from an orthographic drawing
  • Identify elements located within the title block of a detail drawing
  • Acquaint useful information on a flow diagram

What Is The Training Course Curriculum?

Reading Engineering Drawing Overview
  • Dimensions
  • Sections
  • Engineering symbols
  • Engineering diagrams
Electrical drawing
  • Equipment symbols
  • Power generation
  • Standardization
  • Relay interlocking
  • Earth connection
Mechanical drawing
  • Isometric drawing
  • Equipment symbols
  • Plot plans
  • Flow diagrams
  • Reading
  • Hook-up diagram
  • Assembly Drawing
Civil engineering
  • Civil drawing
  • Symbols
  • Electric power project
  • Erection of transmission lines
  • Tower foundations
  • Power station & substation

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ACAD Professional Certificate - APC
ACAD Training & Consulting uses the power of its network to bring about positive, tangible change. We champion the training courses profession and the interests of individuals, engaged in that profession, for the benefit of all. ACAD Professional Certificates are designed for those who are enthusiastic to challenge themselves to reach the extra mile. Participants who fully attend an APC course and successfully pass the exam on the last training day, will receive an ACAD Professional Certificate (APC). APC are regionally recognized and can be esteemed when applying for more senior roles in Egypt and MENA region.

Exam Details:

Duration: 1 hour | Multiple Choice | Closed book | Pass mark: 65%

Course Schedule

Course Location and Date

13 - 17 Dec
Cairo | Instructor-led
5 Sessions

Course Location and Date

24 - 28 Jan 2021
Cairo | Instructor-led
5 Sessions

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