SRJC Course Outlines

11/18/2019 6:34:25 PMAPTECH 45 Course Outline as of Fall 2019

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  APTECH 45Title:  BASIC DRAFTING SKLS  
Full Title:  Basic Drafting Skills
Last Reviewed:5/14/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled1.504 min.Lab Scheduled26.25
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.50 Contact Total43.75
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total Student Learning Hours: 78.75 

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 55

Catalog Description:
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A course emphasizing drawing-based manual drafting with a cursory introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) for comparison. Topics include proper use of drafting tools, development of linework and lettering skills, procedures for geometric constructions, freehand drafting/sketching, orthographic projection, and isometric drawing.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
High School Geometry

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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A course emphasizing drawing-based manual drafting with a cursory introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) for comparison. Topics include proper use of drafting tools, development of linework and lettering skills, procedures for geometric constructions, freehand drafting/sketching, orthographic projection, and isometric drawing.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:High School Geometry
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 1989Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1991Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Describe the role of drawing and drafting in contemporary industries
2.  Utilize manual drafting equipment to produce technical drawings
3.  Compare manual drafting to Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) methods
 

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During the course, students will:
1.   Describe drafting career and employment opportunties in contemporary industries
2.   Select appropriate drafting equipment and supplies
3.   Properly utilize drafting tools in the production of drafting projects
4.   Produce consistent linework on drafting projects
5.   Produce legible lettering in drafting projects
6.   Graphically execute geometric constructions
7.   Execute sketching and freehand drafting
8.   Develop orthographic projections and isometric drawings
9.   Utilize dimensioning conventions
10. Prepare hand-drafted working drawings
11. Compare manual-drafting to CAD-drafting processes

Topics and Scope
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I. Introduction to Contemporary Drafting
    A. History of the profession
    B. Drafting occupations and industries
    C. Language of drawing
    D. Design process
    E. Contemporary drafting
    F. Types of basic engineering graphics
II.  Drafting Equipment and Supplies
    A. Conventional drafting supplies
    B. Conventional drafting equipment
    C. Production of copies and prints
III. Drafting Conventions and Formats
    A. Linework
         1. Conventions
         2. Use of tools
         3. Drawing procedure
         4. Construction linework
         5. Reproducible linework
    B. Lettering
         1. Conventions
         2. Lettering shapes
         3. Lettering practice
    C. Drafting conventions
    D. Drawing formats
IV.  Geometric Construction
    A. Use of compass and other tools for geometric constructions
    B. Basic geometric drafting techniques
         1. Dividing lines
         2. Constructing regular polygons
    C. More complex geometric construction
         1. Tangencies of lines, arcs and circles
         2. Fillets
V.   Freehand drawing
    A. Sketching for technical drawings
    B. Freehand drafting techniques
VI.  Introduction to Multiview Orthographic Projection
    A.  Principles
         1. Selection of views
         2. Freehand three-view drawings
         3. Planes of projection
         4. Angles of projection
         5. Visualization
    B. Drawing procedures
    C. Orthographic projections from incomplete data
    D. Isometric drawing
         1. Introduction to isometrics
         2. Drawing isometrics using instruments
VII. Dimensioning and Tolerancing Conventions
    A. Systems of dimensioning
    B. Dimensioning elements
    C. Dimensioning guidelines
    D. Tolerancing basics
    E. Surface finish notation
VIII. Overview of CAD applications - Comparison of Manual Drafting to CAD
 
All topics are covered in the lecture and lab portions of the course.

Assignments:
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Lecture-Related Assignments:
1. Weekly reading assignments (1-5 pages)
2. Quizzes, skills-based and/or problem-solving based (1-3)
3. Final exam
 
Lab-Related Assignments:
1. Linework and lettering exercises (2-5)
2. Manually drafted technical drawings (6-8)
 
Lecture- and Lab-Related Assignments:
1. Freehand drawing exercises (4-8)
2. Geometric construction exercises (5-10)
3. Orthographic and isometric projection sketches (5-10)

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
60 - 70%
Exercises, sketches, and drawings
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
5 - 10%
Skill Quizzes
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
15 - 25%
Other quizzes and final exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Fundamentals of Modern Drafting. 2nd ed. Wallach, Paul Ross. Cengage Learning. 2015

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