HS Course Offerings: Industrial Technology
Technical Drafting, grades 9-12½ credit, Elective
Topics covered: concepts of drafting; proper tools and safety; orthographic projections; geometric construction; sectional views; fasteners; simple cad applications. The class will move from manual to computer aided drafting during the quarter providing exploratory experiences in many phases of drafting and development. The first part will be devoted to use of drafting tools such as T-squares, triangles, architect scales, and eraser plates. Students will make template drawings, orthographic projections, pictorial drawings and isometric drawings. During the second quarter students will be exposed to CAD software and use it to complete their assignments. Students will also develop blueprints for residential a homes, along with building a scale model of their designed home.