AutoCAD Level 2
Course Code: ETD2340
Credit Hours: 3
Effective beginning: Fall 2020
Course Description:To create advanced level technical drawings and prepare industrial type 3D models using AutoCAD software. Intermediate and advanced commands will be covered and drawings will be produced from all areas of engineering; mechanical, architectural, civil, and more including 3-dimensional modeling and renderings. Students will complete a series of review exercises and drawings.
Recommended corequisite ETD 1320 or Instructor Permission
Required textbooks/ course materials:
Finkelstein, Ellen. AutoCAD 2015 and AutoCAD LT 2015 Bible. Wiley Publishing
See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.
Discipline-level learning outcomes:
Program Learning Outcome: Use technology to organize, acquire, and convey information on drawings and reports.
|Course-level student learning outcomes||Discipline-level learning outcomes||Assessment methods|
Draw using enhanced line commands
Use layout space printing commands
Understand the fundamentals of 3D wireframes, surfaces, and solid modeling
Create 3D Models with lighting, materials, and textures to create renderings
Extract data and link to tables
Create blocks with dynamic attributes
Understand plot styles and their use
Export and import drawing and related files for use with AutoCAD
Explain the use of Raster images and related files
Use Drawing Standards commands
Demonstrate mastery of computer aided drafting (CAD) by constructing engineering, mechanical, and geometrical drawings.
Demonstrate ability to sketch, letter, and generate line-work to describe various objects.
Demonstrate ability to read and produce drawings involving orthographic projection, sections, pictorial and auxiliary views.
Demonstrate a wide range of mathematical skills including plane trigonometry, strength of materials, technical, and other engineering problems, including theories learned in engineering mechanics.
Demonstrate ability to use standard surveying equipment to make measurements and calculations to run a traverse, establish levels, keep notes and produce required drawings.
Demonstrate ability to analyze physical and mechanical properties of soil and concrete.
Demonstrate ability to solve basic hydraulic problems using the theory of incompressible fluids.
Demonstrate on-site skills required to establish grades, locate property lines and utilities and produce plots and calculate cut and fill by average-end-area.
|Quizzes, Unit Test, Skills Demonstration and Performance, Project, Final Exam|
Learning outcomes are determined by measuring the ability of each student to retain the learning objectives of the course. Performance-based methods, such as completion of assigned projects, general knowledge tests, oral and written presentations of assignments, group discussions, observation of mastery of critical skills and analysis of the final product will determine the final grade on this course.
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