How is engineering drawing a universal language?

Answer Engineering drawings are a universal language because they are understood the world over, and used to convey information from one person to another like writing or speaking. The difference is that ... Read More »

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Engineering Drawing Terms?

Just as in other professions, engineering "speaks its own language," including with regard to drawing terms. In fact, every drawing created in engineering has a technical name. Engineers use terms ... Read More »

How to Interpret an Engineering Drawing?

Once called "blueprints" because of the process used to reproduce drawings, engineering drawings provide a graphical depiction of the engineer's intent for the construction or fabrication of an ite... Read More »

What Is a Build Overview Engineering Drawing?

A build overview engineering drawing combines an artist's rendering of a finished house with a blueprint's dimensions. A build overview engineering drawing may be the cover page of the drawing pack... Read More »

What does the letter"M"mean in an electrical engineering drawing?

The capitol letter “M” inside of a circle is the electrical symbol for a motor. However, the symbol for an oscilloscope can sometimes look suspiciously like a letter “M.” This symbol is a c... Read More »