Subject History

History: Mechanical drawing

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    "Mechanical drawing" is the study of specialist profession based on technical drafting and computer-aided drafting (CAD) that concentrates on blueprints of machines and machine components used by engineers.

    A few scholars of "Mechanical drawing" include David Hockney.

    Some reasons we look at "Mechanical drawing" include Working drawings for production Working drawings are the set of technical drawings used during the manufacturing phase of a product. In architecture, these include civil drawings, architectural drawings, structural drawings, mechanical systems drawings, electrical drawings, and plumbing drawings. Assembly drawings Assembly drawings show how different parts go together, identify those parts by number, and have a parts list, often referred to as a bill of materials. In a technical service manual, this type of drawing may be referred to as an exploded view drawing or diagram. These parts may be used in engineering. As-fitted drawings Also called As-Built drawings or As-made drawings. As-fitted drawings represent a record of the completed works, literally 'as fitted'. These are based upon the working drawings and updated to reflect any changes or alterations undertaken during construction or manufacture.

    Some questions in "Mechanical drawing" involve artistic drawing, technical drawing types, Cascading of conventions by speciality.