# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

Intro to engineering
Vocabulary
50
Engineering
Not Applicable
09/07/2016

Term
 Cabinet Pictorial
Definition
 Oblique pictorial where depth is represented as half scale compared to the height and width scale.
Term
 Cavalier Pictorial
Definition
 Oblique pictorial where height, width, and depth are represented at full scale
Term
 Center Line
Definition
 A line which defines the center of arcs, circles, or symmetrical parts
Term
 Construction line
Definition
 Lightly drawn lines to guide drawing other lines and shapes
Term
 Depth
Definition
 The measurement associated with an object's front-to-back dimension or extent of something from side to side
Term
 Dimension
Definition
 A measureable extent, such as the three principal dimensions of an object is width, height, and depth
Term
 Dimension Line
Definition
 A line which represents distance
Term
 Documentation
Definition
 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
Term
 Drawing
Definition
 A formal graphical representation of an object containing information based on the drawing type
Term
 Edge
Definition
 The line along which two surfaces of a solid meet
Term
 Ellipse
Definition
 A regular oval shape, traced by a point moving in a 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
Term
 Extension Line
Definition
 Line which represents where a dimension starts and stops
Term
 Freehand
Definition
 Sketching which is done manually without the aid of instruments such as rulers.
Term
 Grid
Definition
 A network of lines that cross each other to from a series of squares or rectangles
Term
 Height
Definition
 The measurement associated with an object's top-to-bottom dimension
Term
 Hidden Line
Definition
 A line type that represents an edge that is not directly visible
Term
 Isometric Sketch
Definition
 A form of pictorial sketch in which all three drawing axes form equal angles of 120 degrees with the plane of projection
Term
Definition
 Line which indicates dimensions of arcs, circles, and detail
Term
 Line
Definition
 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
Term
 Line
Definition
 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
Term
 Line Conventions
Definition
 Standardization of lines used on technical drawings by line weight and style
Term
 Line Weight
Definition
 Also called line width. The thickness of a line, characterized as thick or thin.
Term
 Long-Break Line
Definition
 A line which indicates that a very long objects with uniform detail is drawn foreshortened.
Term
 Manufacture
Definition
 To make something, especially on a large scale using machinery.
Term
 Measurement
Definition
 The process of using dimensions, quantity, or capacity by comparison with a standard in order to mark off, apportion, lay out, or establish dimensions.
Term
 Multi-view Drawing
Definition
 A drawing which contains views of an object projected onto two or more orthographic planes.
Term
 Object Line
Definition
 A heavy solid line used on a drawing to represent the outline of an object.
Term
 Oblique Sketch
Definition
 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.
Term
 Orthographic projection
Definition
 A method of representing three-dimensional objects on a plane having only length and breadth. Also referred to as Right Angle Projection.
Term
 Perspective Sketch
Definition
 A form of pictorial sketch in which vanishing points are used to provide the depth and distortion that is seen with the human eye.
Term
 Plane
Definition
 A flat surface on which a straight line joining any two points would wholly lie.
Term
 Point
Definition
 A location in space
Term
 Profile
Definition
 An outline of an object when viewed from one side.
Term
 Projection Line
Definition
 An imaginary line that is used to locate or project the corners, edges, and features of a three-dimesnional object onto an imaginary two-dimensional surface.
Term
 Projection Plane
Definition
 An imaginary surface between the object and the observer on which the view of the object is projected and drawn.
Term
 Proportion
Definition
 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.
Term
 Scale
Definition
 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.
Term
 Section Lines
Definition
 The lines used in a section view to indicate where the cutting plane line has cut through material.
Term
Definition
 The representation of light and shade on a sketch or map.
Term
 Short-break Line
Definition
 Line which shows where part is broken to reveal detail behind the part or shorten a long continuous part.
Term
 Shape
Definition
 A two-dimensional contour that characterizes an object or area, in contrast to three-dimensional form.
Term
 Sketch
Definition
 A rough representation of the main features of an object or scene and often made as a preliminary study.
Term
 Solid
Definition
 A three-dimensional body or geometric figure.
Term
 Technical Working Drawing
Definition
 A drawing that is used to show the material, size, and shape of a product for manufacturing purposes.
Term
 Three-dimensional
Definition
 Having the dimensions of height, width, and depth.
Term
 Tone
Definition
 The general effect of color or of light and shade in a picture.
Term
 Two-dimensional
Definition
 Having the dimensions of height and width, width and depth, or height and depth only.
Term
 Vanishing Point
Definition
 A vanishing point is a point in space, usually located on the horizon, where parallel edges of an object appear to converge.
Term
 View
Definition
 Colloquial term for views of an object projected onto two or more orthographic planes in a multi-view drawing.
Term
 Width
Definition
 The measurement associated with an object's side-to-side dimension
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