Int. Eng. Des. Unit 2 Vocab

  1. cabinet pictorial
    Oblique pictorial where depth is represented as half scale compared to the height and width scale
  2. cavalier pictorial
    Oblique pictorial where height, width, and depth are represented at full scale
  3. center line
    A line which defines the center of arcs, circles, or symmetrical parts
  4. construction line
    Lightly drawn lines to guid drawing other lines and shapes
  5. depth
    The measurement associated with an object's front-to-back dimension or extent of something from side to side
  6. dimension
    A measurable extent, such as the three principal dimensions of an object are width, height, and depth
  7. dimension line
    A line which represents distance
  8. documentation
    • 1. The documents that are required for something or that give evidence or proof of something
    • 2. Drawings or printed information that contain instructions for assembling, installing, operating, and servicing
  9. drawing
    A formal graphical representation of an object containing information based on the drawing type
  10. edge
    The line along which two surfaces of a solid meet
  11. ellipse
    A regular oval shape, traced by a point moving in the plane so that the sum of its distances from two other points is constant, or resulting when a cone is cut by an oblique plane which does not intersect the base
  12. extension line
    Line which represents where a dimension starts and stops
  13. freehand
    Sketching which is done manually without the aid of instruments such as rulers
  14. grid
    A network of lines that cross each other to form a series of squares or rectangles
  15. height
    The measurement associated with an object's top-to-bottom dimension
  16. hidden line
    A line type that represents an edge that is not directly visible
  17. isometric sketch
    A form of pictorial sketch in which all three drawing axes form equal angles of 120 degrees with the plane of projection
  18. leader line
    Line which indicates dimensions of arcs, circles, and detail
  19. line
    • 1. A long, thin mark on a surface
    • 2. A continuous extent of length, straight or curved, without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point
    • 3. Long, narrow mark or band
  20. line conventions
    Standardization of lines used on technical drawings by line weight and style
  21. line weight
    Also called line width. The thickness of a line, characterized as thick or thin
  22. long-break line
    A line which indicates that a very long objects with uniform detail is drawn foreshortened
  23. manufacture
    To make something, especially ona  large scale using machinery
  24. measurement
    The process of using dimensions, quantity, or capacity by comparison with a standard in order to mark off, apportion, lay out, or establish dimensions
  25. multi-view drawing
    A drawing which contains views of an object projected onto two or more orthographic planes
  26. object line
    A heavy, solid line used on a drawing to represent the outline of an object
  27. oblique sketch
    A form of pictorial in which an object is represented as true width and height, but the depth can be any size and drawn at any angle
  28. orthographic projection
    A method of representing three-dimensional objects on a plane having only length and breadth. Also referred to as Right Angle Projection
  29. perspective sketch
    A form of pictorial sketch in which vanishing points are used to provide the depth and distortion that is seen with the human eye
  30. pictorial sketch
    A sketch that shows an object's height, width, and depth in a single view
  31. plane
    A flat surface on which a straight line joining any two points would wholly lie
  32. point
    A location in space
  33. profile
    An outline of an object when viewed from one side
  34. projection line
    An imaginary line that is used to locate or project the corners, edges, and features of a three-dimensional object onto an imaginary two-dimensional surface
  35. projection plane
    An imaginary surface between the object and the observer on which the view of the object is projected and drawn
  36. proportion
    • 1. The relationship of one thing to another in size, amount, etc.
    • 2. Size or weight relationships among structures or among elements in a single structure
  37. scale
    • 1. A straight-edged strip of rigid material marked at regular intervals that is used to measure distances
    • 2. A proportion between two sets of dimensions used to develop accurate, larger or smaller prototypes, or models
  38. section lines
    Thin lines used in a section view to indicate where the cutting plane line has cut through material
  39. shading
    The representation of light and shade on a sketch or map
  40. short-break line
    Line which shows where part is broken to reveal detail behind the part or to shorten a long, continuous part
  41. shape
    A two-dimensional contour that characterizes an object or area, in contrast to three-dimensional form
  42. sketch
    A rough representaiton of the main features of an object or scene and often made as a preliminary study
  43. solid
    A three-dimensional body or geometric figure
  44. technical working drawing
    A drawing that is used to show the material, size, and shape of a prodcut for manufacturing purposes
  45. three-dimensional
    Having the dimensions of height, width, and depth
  46. tone
    The general effect of color or of light and shade in a picture
  47. two-dimensional
    Having the dimensions of height and width, height and depth, or width and depth only
  48. vanishing point
    A vanishing point is a point in space, usually located on the horizon, where parallel edges of an object appear to converge
  49. view
    Colloquial term for views of an object projected onto two or more orthographic planes in a multi-view drawing
  50. width
    The measurement associated with an object's side-to-side dimension
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Int. Eng. Des. Unit 2 Vocab
Unit 2 vocab for Int. Eng. Des.