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6/18/2021 2:26:32 PMAPTECH 56 Course Outline as of Fall 2000

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  APTECH 56Title:  COMPUTER DRAFTING  
Full Title:  Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting
Last Reviewed:10/23/2017

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled2.008 max.Lecture Scheduled16.00
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled3.004 min.Lab Scheduled24.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total5.00 Contact Total40.00
 
 Non-contact DHR3.00 Non-contact DHR Total24.00

 Total Out of Class Hours:  32.00Total Student Learning Hours: 96.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  05 - May Be Taken for a Total of 4 Units
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  ENGR 56

Catalog Description:
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Introduction to computer-aided drafting utilizing the AutoCAD software program. Course will teach the student how to use this Windows-based commercial software to execute professional quality drafting/design work. Particular attention will be given to the components of a CAD system, the software interface, drawing set-up, geometric construction & editing, orthographic projection, dimensioning, plotting, and an introduction to 3-dimensional drafting/design.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion or Current Enrollment in APTECH 45 ( or APTECH 55 or IED 55)


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Intro to computer-aided drafting utilizing the AutoCAD software program. Areas covered include: drawing set-up, geometric construction & editing, orthographic projection, dimensioning, plotting, and an introduction to 3-dimensional drafting/design. Course will teach students how to use this Windows-based commercial software to execute professional quality work.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion or Current Enrollment in APTECH 45 ( or APTECH 55 or IED 55)
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:05 - May Be Taken for a Total of 4 Units

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1988Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1999Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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The students will:
1.  Define how a PC-CAD workstation is organized including types and
   functions of the workstation hardware.
2.  Demonstrate how to access and use appropriate AutoCAD menus by:
     a. Tool Bars
     b. Pulldown menus
     c. by keyboarding.
     d. the mouse.
3.  Illustrate how to use the following AutoCAD commands and settings
   by establishing or creating
     a. units and sheet size
     b. layers, linetypes and color.
     c. precise geometric entities
     d. dimensioning drawings.
     e. setting variables
     f. storing drawing elements.
     g. saving drawings.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Introduction to the computer as a drafting/design tool with emphasis
   on hardward and software.
2.  Using the AutoCAD software interface
3.  Setting up a drawing and accessing drawing commands.
4.  Editing the drawing.
5.  Plotting and filing drawings.
6.  Student/instructor created data base drawings.

Assignments:
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1.  Reading and written assignments as assigned by instructor.
2.  AUTOCAD exercises and drawings.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
5 - 35%
Quizzes, DATA BASE DRAWINGS
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
35 - 60%
Class performances, Performance exams, DATA BASE DRAWINGS
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 35%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion, COMPUTER GENERATED DRAWINGS
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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1.  AutoCad 2000: A Problem Solving Approach
   Sham Tickoo, AutoDesk Press 1999
2.  Using AutoCad 2000
   Ralph Grabowski, AutoDesk Press 1999

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