Mechanical Drawing was part of the Applied Mathematics program taught by Professor McAdam. As described in the 1907-1908 catalogue, the class was taught five hours a week throughout the year and was required of the Sophomore Class in Engineering.3
First Term. Lettering. Plane Problems in Geometric Construction. Elements of Orthographic Projection; drawing of solids in various positions with reference to the three planes with sections, intersections and development of surfaces.3
Second Term. Structures in Stone: Piers, foundations, abutments, culverts, arches, etc.3
Third Term. Structures in Wood or Steel: Bridges, trestles, roofs, etc.3
Alternate Course for Second and Third Term. Elements of Machine Drawing. Rivets, bolts, screws, spur, bevel and screw gearing, boilers and tanks.3
Working Drawings of a Gas or Steam Engine, including bed plate, crank, cam, piston, etc.
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Prof. J.D. McAdams and his mechanical drawing class about 1908.