SRJC Course Outlines

11/20/2019 9:42:37 PMAPTECH 57 Course Outline as of Fall 2014

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  APTECH 57Title:  ADVANCED AUTOCAD  
Full Title:  Advanced AutoCAD
Last Reviewed:3/31/2014

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled3.006 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total5.00 Contact Total87.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

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: 

Catalog Description:
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Computer-aided drafting using the AutoCAD software program. Areas covered include: advanced layout, construction and editing techniques, advanced dimensioning practices, 3-D modeling and rendering, software customization, project-oriented architectural, civil and mechanical engineering applications, and an introduction to computer animation.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of APTECH 46


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Computer-aided drafting using the AutoCAD software program. Topics include advanced layout, construction and editing techniques, advanced dimensioning practices, 3-D modeling and rendering, software customization project-oriented architectural, civil, and mechanical engineering applications, and an introduction to computer animation.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of APTECH 46
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
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:Spring 1991Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
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.  Set up the AutoCAD software program for efficient production of architectural, engineering, and construction CAD projects.
2.  Utilize the AutoCAD software program to produce architectural/construction projects and mechanical engineering projects.
 

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Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Set up and utilize the AutoCAD software program within various
architecture, engineering, and construction industry situations.
2. Identify and use proper construction and editing techniques necessary
for effective industry related layout work.
3. Demonstrate proficiency setting up dimensioning parameters for various
architecture, engineering, and construction industry situations.
4. Construct wire-frame, surface, mesh, and solid 3D models within the AutoCAD
software program.
5.  Produce computer renderings from 3D CAD files.
6.  Create and utilize a personal AutoCAD profile that will result in more
efficient use of the software.
7.  Produce an architectural drafting/design project that includes:
    a.      Site plan
    b.      Floor plan
    c.      3D model
    d.      Exterior elevations
8.  Produce a mechanical engineering drafting design project that
includes:
    a.      3D parts files
    b.      Assembly drawing
    c.      Detailed parts drawings
9.  Create a computer animation of a mechanical assembly

Topics and Scope
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I.   AutoCAD software setup for various architecture, engineering, and construction industry situations
     A. Template file
     B. System variables
     C. Units
     D. Layer conventions
     E. Text style
     F. Dimension style
     G. Layouts
     H. Single and multiple file strategies
II.   Proper construction and editing techniques necessary for effective industry related layout work
     A. Orthographic Projections
     B. Geometric Constructions
III.  Dimensioning parameters for various architecture, engineering, and construction industry situations
     A. Dimension and extension lines
     B. Symbols and arrows
     C. Text
     D. Fit
     E. Primary units
     F. Alternate units
     G. Tolerances
IV.   Wire-frame, surface, mesh, and solid 3D models within the AutoCAD software program
     A. Lines, splines, polylines
     B. 3Dface
     C. Region
     D. Mesh Modeling
     E. Solid primitives
     F. Boolean operations
     G. Extrude
     H. Revolve
     I. Loft
     J. Sweep
V.   Computer renderings from 3D CAD files.
     A. Material assignment
     B. Lighting
     C. Environment
     D. Still image generation and printing
VI. Personal AutoCAD profile
     A. Ribbon organization
     B. Toolbars
     C. Tool palettes
     D. Keystrokes
VII. Architectural drafting/design project
      A. Site plan
     B. Floor plan
     C. 3D model
     D. Exterior elevations
VIII. Mechanical engineering drafting design project
     A. 3D parts files
     B. Assembly drawing
     C. Detailed parts drawings
IX.   Computer animation of a mechanical assembly
     A. Material assignment
     B. Lighting
     C. Camera animation
     D. Rendering

Assignments:
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1.  Reading, approximately 10 - 25 pages per week.
2.  Weekly CAD exercises in lab.
3.  Homework: Twelve (12) computer generated CAD drawings (1 or more
drawings per assignment to illustrate mastery of topics and techniques
covered in class).
4. Objective and performance-based quizzes (3-4).
5. Final exam: objective and performance based.

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
10 - 20%
CAD exercises
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
45 - 60%
Performance exams, CAD drawings
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 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: A Problem Solving Approach: 2013 and Beyond. Tickoo, Sham. AutoDesk
2.  AutoCAD and Its Applications: 2014. Shumaker, Terence, et al. Goodheart-Willcox

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