Module Overview

This module presents the evolution of engineering drawings from their origin in manual drawings and sketches to computer assisted 2D and 3D formats. 

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the advantages and disadvantages of 2D format for engineering drawings
  • Differentiate between 2D and 3D formats in terms of their applicability and ease of use for engineering drawings
  • Define the concepts of parametric modelling
  • Explain the advantages of Building Information Modelling (BIM)
  • Evaluate the future of engineering drawings in light of the advancements of technologies and new demands of the industry

Explore Module

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Type: Illustrations
Title Description
2.1.2-2 Front Elevation | Download File (5.79 MB)
2.1.3-2 Side Elevation | Download File (6.46 MB)
2.1.4-2 Top - Plan | Download File (1.42 MB)
2.1.4-3 Site Plan | Download File (2.7 MB)
2.2.1-2 Building - 45 degrees | Download File (233.66 KB)
2.2.1-3 Building - 30 degrees | Download File (603.66 KB)
2.2.2-2 1 Point - Building | Download File (496.96 KB)
2.2.2-3 2 Point - Building | Download File (314.26 KB)
2.3 Building Section | Download File (1008.7 KB)
2.4 Arrangement of Views | Download File (10.41 MB)
Type: Modules
Title Description
Evolution of Engineering Drawing Formats (Storyline File)

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Evolution of Engineering Drawing Formats (SCORM package)

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