Students will learn the basics of design intent of a product/process through sketching and other technical communication skills. The course will develop the student's skill in readying engineering drawings including detail, assembly, welding, piping and electrical. Sketching instruction will be enhanced by disassembling, measuring and drawing the parts that make up an assembly. Students are simultaneously introduced to the concepts, commands and techniques used to create two-dimensional drawings using AutoCAD software. Development and improvement of skills through efficient use of the software is emphasized. The AutoCAD topics include draw and modify commands, display and inquiry commands, layering, annotating and symbol creation methods. Paper/model space, view ports and layouts are used for plotting. Development and improvement of skills through efficient use of the software is emphasized.