Graphical communication 110

Module code MGC 110
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Freehand sketching covering the following: perspective, isometric and orthographic drawings. Drawing conventions, graphical techniques and assembly drawings. Evaluation of drawings and error detection. True lengths of lines, projections and intersections. Practical applications of these techniques. Introduction to computer-aided drawings, including dimensioning, crosshatching and detailing. Introduction to basic manufacturing processes including primary (casting, forging and extrusion) and secondary (drilling, turning, milling, grinding, broaching and sawing) manufacturing procedures.

Module credits 16.00
Service modules Faculty of Education
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 3 tutorials per week, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Both Afr and Eng
Academic organisation Mechanical and Aeronautical En
Period of presentation Semester 1

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