Flashcards in Intro and instruments Deck (31)
What is drafting?
A graphic language that uses pictures and symbols to communicate thoughts and ideas
What are the 2 basic types of drawings?
What a a technical draw g used for?
Used for practical purposes
How are technical drawings prepared?
With the use of mechanical instruments or CAD
What kind of drawing is an exact, detailed description of the actual object.
What kind of drawing is used for cultural purposes?
How are Artistic drawings prepared?
What kind of drawing uses a standardized method of representation used throughout the industry?
What kind of drawing is an approximate representation of the actual objects
What kind of drawing uses no standardized method of representation?
What are the two main branches of technical drawings?
What type of technical drawing played an important role in today’s technological world?
What type of draftsperson would be concerned with machine design, aircraft design, sheet metal fabrication, piping for the petrochemical industry?
What type of drafting is concerned with the design, representation, and specifications for a variety of buildings and structures?
What type of draftsperson can be found throughout the construction industry?
A drafting board is covered with a layer of what?
What is it called
Vinyl or plastic
What tool is used to draw straight horizontal or vertical lines?
What acts as a base for set squares when drawing vertical or slanted lines?
What is an older alternative to the parallel slide?
What is used to draw straight lines which can be vertical or slanted at 45 degrees
45 degree set square
What is used to draw straight lines that can be vertical or at 30 or 60 degrees slants?
30degree/60degree set square
Using the 30 and 45 set squares together what angles can be produced?
Scales are used to measure what?
Lengths of lines
What are 3 types of scales?
Full scale (1:1)
Reduced scale (1:2)
Enlarged scale (2:1)
What is a bow compass used for
To draw circles precisely up to 3” diameter
What is used to draw larger radius circles?
What is used to draw common items rapidly?
Name 3 types of templates.
Which lead is softer
6H or 3B