Drawing Instruments and Material I

Basic Technology J.S.S 1 Second Term


Drawing Instruments and Material I

Performance Objectives

Students should be able to:

  1. Define drawing instruments
  2. Identify drawing instruments and materials


Technical drawing is a universal language used for communication among technical people. These are engineers, technicians, designers, builders, etc. It is a language expressed in terms of graphic illustrations which convey the idea of shape, size and other features of engineering components used in the manufacturing and construction industries.

We study drawing so that we can draw objects for other people to see and understand what we have in mind without talking to us or asking questions. It is therefore important that we learn the language of drawing. To do this, we start with the descriptions of instruments and materials that are used, and later we learn how to use them to produce drawings and how to take good.... View More

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