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DRAWING INSTRUMENTS AND MATERIALS

basic technology (Secondary School)

DRAWING PRACTICE

DEFINITION OF TECHNICAL DRAWING Technical drawing is a universal language used for communication among technical people. Technical people are the engineers, technicians, builders, draughts men, etc. It is the language expressed in terms of graphical illustrations which convey the idea of the shape, size and other features of engineering components used in the manufacturing and construction industries. We study drawing so that we can draw objects for people to see and understand what we have in mind without talking or writing too much   DRAWING INSTRUMENTS AND MATERIALS I A good and accurate drawing can be made through constant practice with the aid of drawing instruments and materials. Below are some examples: Drawing board Tee square Compass Divider Drawing paper Sharpener Drawing pencil Adhesive tape Eraser Emery cloth Glass paper   DRAWING INSTRUMENTS AND MATERIALS II Other lists of drawing instruments and materials which are made up of acrylic (transparent… Read More »DRAWING PRACTICE

basic technology (Secondary School)

DRAWING INSTRUMENTS AND MATERIALS

Technical drawing is a universal language used for communication among technological professionals. The professionals that use technical drawing are Architects, Engineers, surveyors, technicians, technologists, draughtsman, designers etc.   Professionals and students of technical drawing need the required instruments and materials to make good drawings because technical drawing involves the use of symbols, lines, measurements, etc. to represent ideas, knowledge, imagination (design) and information to others.   Drawing instruments: The drawing instruments necessary for technical drawing are the tools/equipment that makes drawing possible. The following are the necessary drawing instruments: Drawing board Tee-square Set of drawing instruments Set squares Protractor French curves Scale rules Metric rules Templates Sharpener Stencils   Drawing board: This is a wooden platform on which drawing paper is fixed in readiness for drawing. There are 2 types where are: Full imperial and half imperial. Half imperial drawing is the type of drawing board used by students. Tee… Read More »DRAWING INSTRUMENTS AND MATERIALS

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