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Mechanical Drafting Technology

The Mechanical Drafting Technology curriculum prepares technicians to produce drawings of mechanical parts, components of mechanical systems, and mechanisms. CAD and the importance of technically correct drawings and designs based on current standards are emphasized.

Course work includes mechanical sketching, CAD, and proper drawing documentation. Concepts such as computer integrated manufacturing and computer numerical control as they relate to the design process are also included. The use of proper dimensioning and tolerance techniques is stressed.

Graduates should qualify for employment in mechanical areas such as manufacturing, fabrication, research and development, and service industries.

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Faculty Contact:

Dr. Stan Garren
Dean, Business and Technology
Edgecombe Community College
2009 W. Wilson St.
Tarboro, NC 27886
(252) 823-5166, ext. 287
garrens@edgecombe.edu