Technical Drawing or Engineering Drawing

The technical drawing is also known as Engineering drawing is used to give direction and specifics instruction to follow when creating a design.

Example of Technical Drawing
Technical Drawing / Engineering drawing

What are the different types of technical drawings / Engineering Drawings?

Technical drawings are the universal language used in the technology domain. Engineers, designers, architects, technologists, technicians and specialized operators use technical drawing to communicate among each other.

There are many types of technical drawings, including:
• 3D drawings (isometric, perspective)
• Exploded-view 3D drawings
• Complete working drawings
• Detail drawings (2D orthogonal projections)
•Diagrams are another form of technical drawing with looser, less universal standards.

What does a technical drawing show?

The importance of technical drawing?

It helps streamline the manufacturing process. The specific details of the technical drawing help the operator or builder create the design without an error or delays. This is why it is very important.

How do you do a technical drawing ?

Hand Instrument drawing which requires

  • Eraser
  • Protractor
  • 30o to 60o square – 45o square
  • Compass
  • Pad

Freehand drawing:


Grid paper – Eraser

Computer Aided Drawing
Requires A Computer along with a CAD software

How we draw technical drawing

What is the best software for technical drawing