SEMM 1503  Engineering Drawing 


This subject introduces student to the use of technical drawing in an effective way for communicating and integrating with engineering concepts. Such environment will provide a platform where the engineer can share and exchange information. This subject will also enlighten the student on the significant changes in the engineering and technical graphic due to the use of computer and CAD (Computer Aided Design) software. At the end of the course, student should be able to apply the skill and knowledge of engineering drawing to interpret design, using graphics method such as geometric drawing, orthographic projection, isometric, machine drawing, detailed drawing, and basic CAD software.

Course Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course, students should be able to :

1. Identify and define the basic requirements of engineering drawing according to standard
2. Translate objects into geometry and orthographic drawings
3. Construct assembly and detail drawing, and solid modeling
4. Translate objects into sectional and isometric drawings
Teaching Methodology
  1. Lecture will given to expose the student on the principle of engineering drawing
  2. Students are required to attend studio to have an hand-on practice on engineering drawing
  3. Students are required to produce a complete production on selected product for the project





Manual:Introduction to Engineering Drawing

Drawing Instruments, Type of Lines, Text and Numbering, Dimensioning and Scaling, Standards


CAD: SolidWorks Basics and User Interface

Keyboard Shortcuts, Feature Manager Design Tree, Property Manager, Task Pane, Mouse Buttons, Options

Sketch – Sketch Entities, Basic Sketching, Sketch Relations, dimensioning, basic printing and scaling.


Course Preparation







CAD Assignment1 (Basic shapes with dimensioning and printing)



                Basic drawing construction – Lines, Arcs, Circles,    

                Geometrical method for straight lines

                Geometrical method for curves


CAD:      2D Sketching

                  Sketch editing – fillet, chamfer, trim, extend, pattern

Preparing title block and printing

Manual: Assignment 1 (geometry)





CAD Assignment 2 (geometry)


Manual:  Geometry

                    Drawing method for common shapes – Polygon,


CAD:       Basic Part Modeling 1

  Sketch Plane – Top/Front/Right

                                              Fully defined sketch

                Part 1 – Basic Extrusion – Extrude Boss/Base,    

                                  Extruded Cut   

Manual: Assignment 2





CAD Assignment 3 (Part Modeling)


Manual: Orthographic 

  Definition of orthographic projection

  1st Angle Projection

  3rd Angle Projection

  Projection Symbol

  Orthographic drawing dimensioning.


CAD:      Part Modeling 2

Drawing layout, Paper Size, Drawing Block Template, View palette, Drawing Scale

Center line/Center mark – Auto/Manual

                  Dimensioning/Auto dimensioning

Manual: Assignment 3 (orthographic)







CAD Assignment 4 (Orthographic Drawing with dimensions from Part Modeling)





Manual: Orthographic 


CAD:      Part Editing

               Fillet, Chamfer, Mirror

                  Part Modeling

                  Revolve, Sweep, Rib


Manual: Assignment 4 (orthographic)



CAD Assignment 5

(Part with Revolve/Sweep,Holes, Rib)


Manual: Orthographic


CAD: Patterning

Reference Geometry, Linear Pattern, Circular Pattern, Mirror Pattern, Pattern Seed

Manual: Assignment 4


CAD: Isometric representation of part modelling




Manual: Orthographic – Basic development


CAD: Sheet metal for Object Development

              Convert object to sheet metal

                 Flatten Object

                 Convert to drawing layout

             Or Application of Third -party freeware –

           Pepakura Designer




Manual; Assignment 5





CAD: A simple Hopper modelling, unwrap/flattening and printing





Manual: Test 1


CAD: Part Editing

                 Shell, Draft

                 View Orientation and View Palette for Isometric




Test #1*

Q1: Geometry

Q2: Orthographic



CAD: part modelling and iso representation


Semester Break




Manual: Isometric


CAD: Editing

Repairs-Part Editing, Fillet Xpert

Design Changes-Rebuilding Tools,Sketch Contours


Manual: Assignment 6

               (Isometric Sketch)


Assigning CAD Project to Students


Manual: Sectioning

CAD: Using Drawing

Section View, Model View, Broken View, Detail View

Drawing Sheet and Sheet Format, Annotations


Manual: Assignment 7



CAD: Project Pursuit



Manual: Sectioning

CAD: Bottom-Up Assembly Modeling

Creating A New Assembly, Adding Component, Sub-Assemblies, Smart Mate

Manual: Assignment 8



CAD: Project Pursuit



Manual: Machine Drawing


CAD: Using Standard Library

                  – Bolt, Nut, Washer,etc.

Manual: Assignment 9


CAD: Project Pursuit



Manual: Working drawing

                Assembly Drawing, Exploded Drawing,

                    Detail drawing


CAD: Using Assemblies



Drawing Layout – Scale, Basic dimensions

Section Views

Bill of Materials

                  Annotation – Adding Balloons, BOM, Editing Exploded

                  View and Explode Line Sketch  


Manual: Assignment 10



CAD: Project Pursuit


Manual: Assembly


CAD: Project Pursuit & Discussion

Test #2*


  1. David L. Goetsch, William S. Chalk, John A. Nelson and Raymond L. Rickman (2005), Technical Drawing , Fifth edition, Thomson Delmar Learning
  2. James M. Kirkpatrick (2003), Basic Drafting Using Pensil Sketches and AutoCAD, Prentice Hall
  3. Khairul Anwar Hanafiah (2006), Lukisan kejuruteraan berbantu computer, Edisi kedua, Penerbit UTM
  4. Khairul Anwar Hanafiah (2003), Latihan AutoCAD SMJ1503 – versi 2, CD – ROM format
  5. Mohd Fadzil Daud dan Khairul Anwar Hanafiah (2005), Panduan asas lukisan kejuruteraan, Edisi kedua, Penerbit
  6. Mohd Ramzan Manial, Yahya Samian dan Badri Abdul Ghani (1996), Lukisan kejuruteraan asas, Edisi kedua, Penerbit UTM
The student should adhere to the rules of attendance as stated in the University Academic Regulation :

  1. Student must attend not less than 80% of lecture hours as required for the subject.
  2. The student will be prohibited from attending any lecture and assessment activities upon failure to comply the above requirement. Zero mark will be given to the subject.

SKMM 1503 Engineering Drawing L1  |  CLO Matrix

Chapter 0001    Introduction

Chapter 0002    Using Drawing Tools

Chapter 0003   Orthographic Projection

Chapter 0004   Orthographic Writing

Chapter 0005   Pictorial Sketching

Chapter 0006   Orthographic Reading

Chapter 0007   Dimensioning

Chapter 0008    Orthographic Convention

Chapter 0009    Section

Chapter 0010    Convention in Section

Chapter 0011    Thread Fastener

Chapter 0012    Working Drawing

Chapter 0013    Roles of Engineering Drawing

Quiz CAD

Please complete this 3D model of the given component using SolidWorks (45 minutes)

Past Year Test Question