ESEN 104

Technical Drawing for Energy Systems Engineering 
3+0 (3 credits) (6 ECTS credits)

Assessment Criteria      Documents  
 Midterm Exam
 Assignments (on each week)
 Homeworks (2)
 Course Notes
 Scores - G1
AutoCAD File (*.dwg)
Assembly File (*.dwg)

Course Description

  • What is technical drawing,
  • Line types,
  • Lettering,
  • Geometric entities,
  • Projection methods,
  • Sectioning,
  • Detail views,
  • Auxiliary Views,
  • Dimensioning,
  • Paper space,
  • Solid modeling,
  • Assembly drawing.

 Course Objectives

This course of study aims to teach students: awareness of engineering graphics tools, introducing drawing units and manual drawing and using commercial CAD packages, sketching 2D drawings from 3D shapes, awareness of international drawing standards, learning 2D and 3D modeling techniques in computer environment.


Course Learning Outcomes

  • Awareness of engineering graphics tools,
  • Sketching 2D drawings from 3D shapes,
  • Sketch the orthographic views of the machine parts,
  • Learning 2D and 3D modeling techniques in computer environment,
  • Print out the 2-dimensional drawings and 3-dimensional models.


  • Engineering Graphics 8th Ed., Giesecke, F, et al, Pears/Prentice Hall, New Jersey, 2004,
  • Engineering design graphics : AutoCAD 2007, J.H. Earle, Pears/Prentice Hall, NY, 2008,
  • Technical Graphics Communication, G.R.Bertoline,, McGraw-Hill, Boston, 2003,
  • Technical Drawing: fundemantals, CAD, design, D.L Goetsch,, Delmar Publ., 1989,
  • Fundamentals of Graphics Communication, Bertoline, GB. et al, 6th Ed., McGraw-Hill, 2010,
  • Mühendislik Çizimin Esasları, S.Kurt, İ.Gerdemeli, C.E.İmrak, Birsen Yay., İstanbul, 2005.

Course Plan


  1. Introduction to the course and its requirements
  2. Freehand sketch & Line types (AutoCAD commands)
  3. Geometric entities and construction (AutoCAD commands)
  4. Orthographic projection and dimensioning fundamentals
  5. Projection methods and multiview drawing
  6. Multiview drawing from 3D objects
  7. Multiview drawing from 3D objects in 3rd angle projection
  8. Midterm
  9. Sections and sectional views
  10. Section views (Half section, local section, revolved section and removed section)
  11. Auxiliary views and intersections
  12. Detail views and working with drawing layouts (paper space, view port)
  13. Solid modeling (rendering, materials and animation)
  14. Assembly Drawing Drawing of basic mechanical parts in
  15. Final Exams