Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

WLD 111 - Printing Reading and Shop Math for Fabricators

Course Description

This course provides the student with an introduction and review of basic mathematical concepts and applications required to accomplish standard fabrication functions. Students also learn to use common ruled measuring tools and scales in order to perform linear measurements. Students are taught how to locate, interpret and utilize information found in working drawings, blueprints and technical documents.

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

Perform mathematical calculations required to complete fabrication tasks.
Identify common measurement units in both English (U.S. Convention) and Metric standards.
Demonstrate how to locate and utilize data on blueprints.
Interpret technical drawings, sketches, blueprints.
Demonstrate an understanding of the techniques and design-drafting practices used to create working drawings.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3