SRJC Course Outlines

6/25/2019 11:26:31 AMAPTECH 46 Course Outline as of Fall 2018

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  APTECH 46Title:  INTRO TO CAD  
Full Title:  Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting
Last Reviewed:10/23/2017

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled.504 min.Lab Scheduled8.75
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.50 Contact Total43.75
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 113.75 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  APTECH 56

Catalog Description:
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Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) utilizing the AutoCAD software program. Areas covered include: program organization, program commands and tools, view navigation, drawing set-up, geometric construction/editing, orthographic projection, dimensioning and text annotations, printing/plotting, and an introduction to 3-dimensional drafting/design.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion or Current Enrollment in APTECH 45 OR INDE 50 OR HORT 93


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) utilizing the AutoCAD software program. Areas covered include: program organization, program commands and tools, view navigation, drawing set-up, geometric construction/editing, orthographic projection, dimensioning and text annotations, printing/plotting, and an introduction to 3-dimensional drafting/design.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion or Current Enrollment in APTECH 45 OR INDE 50 OR HORT 93
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

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: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
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Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Produce CAD projects that utilize geometric construction/editing, orthographic projection,
    dimensioning and text annotations.
2. Produce prints/plots from student prepared CAD files.

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During this course, students will:
1. Demonstrate knowledge of AutoCAD program organization.
2. Execute file management operations within the Windows and AutoCAD interface.
3. Execute CAD drafting/design commands.
4. Set up drawing environments with AutoCAD.
5. Utilize geometric positioning tools when executing precise drafting/design work.
6. Generate and edit geometric constructions, dimensions, and text annotations.
7. Generate and edit multi-view and orthographic projection drawings.
8. Demonstrate proficiency using AutoCAD blocks.
9. Effectively control printing/plotting of AutoCAD drawing files.
10. Construct a 3D model.

Topics and Scope
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I. Introduction to the Computer as a Drafting/Design Tool with Emphasis on Hardware and Software
    A. Windows desktop and Windows File Explorer navigation
    B. Mouse usage
    C. Keyboard entry
    D. File management
II. Accessing AutoCAD Commands via: Ribbon, Toolbars, Palettes and Keyboard
III. Setting up the Drawing Environment: Sheet Size, Units, Model/Layout Tabs, Layers, Linetypes
    and Lineweights
IV. Geometric Construction and Positioning Tools
    A. Object snap
    B. Directional distance entry
    C. Polar tracking
    D. Dynamic input
    E. Object tracking
    F. Grid and snap
    G. From and point filters
V. Geometric Constructions
    A. Tangent arcs
    B. Polygons
    C. Ellipses
    D. Concentric arcs
    E. Parallel and perpendicular lines
    F. Polar and rectangular arrays
    G. Polylines
VI. Multi-View Drawings
    A. Xlines for view to view projection layout
    B. Correct depiction of visible, hidden, and symmetrical features at individual views
    C. Linear, radial, and angular dimensions
VII. AutoCAD Blocks: Creating, Inserting and Redefining Blocks
VIII. Plotting: Sheet Size, Plot Scale, Lineweights and Color
IX. 3D Surface Modeling: Wire-frame and 3Dfaces
 
The above Topics and Scope apply to both lecture and lab course components in an integrated format.

Assignments:
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Lecture-Related Assignments:
1. Assignment reading (2-10 pages per CAD assignment)
2. Quizzes (0-4)
3. Final exam
 
Lab-Related Assignments:
1. CAD assignments (12-15)

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 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
65 - 80%
CAD assignments
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 35%
Quizzes and final exam
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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AutoCAD 2018: A Problem - Solving Approach, Basic and Intermediate. Tickoo, Sham. CADCIM Technologies. 2017
AutoCAD and Its Applications Basics 2018. 25th ed. Shumaker, Terence and Madsen, David. Goodheart-Willcox. 2017
Instructor prepared materials

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