Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

MARR 129 - Blueprint Reading For Marine Technicians (2)

  • Prerequisite: ENG 19 and/or ENG 21, OR ESL 13 & 14, OR Placement in ENG 22/60 or ESL 23; MATH 9, OR Placement in MATH 24/50/53
  • Co-requisite: MARR 120, 122, 124, 130, 142
  • MARR majors only

Prepares the student to read and understand working drawings typical to the marine and cabinetry industries. Basic drafting techniques will be practiced but the emphasis is on interpretation of blueprints and understanding spatial relationships in orthographic projections. Blueprints of projects that will be built in Woodworking and Yacht Joinery will be studied. Sketching both orthographic and isometric views will be practiced. The student will attain a working knowledge of SI Metric and Imperial measurement systems. Classroom instruction and tasks performed will be in accordance with applicable American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) Standards and industry best practices.

60 hrs. lect./lab. per week

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of MARR 129, the student will be able to:

  • Differentiate various lines on a drawing (i.e. object, hidden, dimension, etc.)
  • Sketch simple drawings in both orthographic and isometric styles
  • Be able to ascertain measurements in metric, decimal and fractional units
  • Utilize a scale rule to determine dimensions
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of blueprints by laying out patterns full-scale.
  • Construct a scale Lines Drawing of a vessel's hull, understanding the relationship between the three views.

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