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4/22/2021 3:19:09 PMAPTECH 57 Course Outline as of Fall 2021

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  APTECH 57Title:  ADVANCED AUTOCAD  
Full Title:  Advanced AutoCAD
Last Reviewed:1/25/2021

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
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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, three-dimensional (3D) modeling and rendering, software customization, project-oriented architectural, civil and mechanical engineering applications, and an introduction to computer animation with 3ds Max.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of APTECH 46


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
Computer-aided drafting using the AutoCAD software program. Areas covered include: advanced layout, construction and editing techniques, advanced dimensioning practices, three-dimensional (3D) modeling and rendering, software customization, project-oriented architectural, civil and mechanical engineering applications, and an introduction to computer animation with 3ds Max.
(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. Produce architectural and engineering CAD-generated drawings.
2. Utilize AutoCAD to create three-dimensional architectural and engineering models.
3. Produce finished drawings on titled sheets including advanced dimensioning, annotations, bill-of-materials, and drawing legends.
 

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Students 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
    d. Stereo lithography files (STL) for 3D-printing use
9. Create a computer animation of a mechanical assembly

Topics and Scope
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I.   AutoCAD Software Setup for Various Industry Disciplines
     A. Template files
     B. System variables
     C. Units
     D. Layer conventions
     E. Text styles
     F. Dimension styles
     G. Layouts
     H. Single and multiple file strategies
II.   Construction and Editing in Layout Techniques
      A. Orthographic projections
     B. Geometric constructions
III.  Industry Standard Dimensioning
     A. Dimension and extension lines
     B. Symbols and arrows
     C. Text
     D. Fit
     E. Primary units
     F. Alternate units
     G. Tolerances
IV.   Planar to Three-Dimensional Objects and Creation Techniques
     A. Lines, splines, polylines
     B. 3Dface
     C. Region
     D. Mesh Modeling
     E. Solid primitives
     F. Boolean operations: union, subtract, interfere, and intersect
     G. Extrude
     H. Revolve
     I. Loft
     J. Sweep
V.   Computer Renderings
     A. Material assignment
     B. Lighting
     C. Environment
     D. Still image generation and printing
VI. Interface Configuration
     A. Ribbon organization
     B. Toolbars
     C. Tool palettes
     D. Keystrokes
     E.  Workspaces
VII. Architectural Drafting/Design Drawings
      A. Site plan
     B. Floor plan
     C. 3D model
     D. Exterior elevations
VIII. Mechanical Engineering Drafting/Design Drawings
     A. 3D parts files
     B. Assembly drawing
     C. Detailed parts drawings
     D. Stereo lithography files
IX.   Computer Animation of a Mechanical Assembly
     A. Material assignment
     B. Lighting
     C. Camera animation
     D. Rendering
 
The above Topics and Scope apply to both lecture and lab course components in an integrated format.

Assignments:
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1. Reading (5 - 10 pages per week)
2. Weekly CAD exercises
3. Homework: Computer generated CAD drawings (12)
4. Quizzes (2 - 4)
5. Final exam

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 exercises and drawings
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 2021: A Problem Solving Approach. 27th ed. Tickoo, Sham. CADCIM Technologies. 2020
AutoCAD and Its Applications: Comprehensive 2020. 27th ed. Shumaker, Terence, et al. Goodheart-Willcox. 2020
Instructor prepared materials

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