SRJC Course Outlines

1/27/2023 5:17:40 PMARCH 65 Course Outline as of Summer 2022

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  ARCH 65Title:  3D MODELING WITH REVIT  
Full Title:  3D Modeling with Revit
Last Reviewed:5/8/2017

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled3.006 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total70.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total Student Learning Hours: 105.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  ARCH 27

Catalog Description:
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Introduction to the use of Revit for 3D modeling of architecture, interior design, and/or landscape design projects.


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and completion of CS 5

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Introduction to the use of Revit for 3D modeling of architecture, interior design, and/or landscape design projects.
(Grade or P/NP)

Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 and completion of CS 5
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 2010Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable


Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1.  Create 3D geometry for modeling of architectural, interior design, and/or landscape design
    projects using computer software applications.
2.  Produce rendered images, screen-captured images, and animations of architectural, interior
    design, and/or  landscape design projects.

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During this course, students will:
1. Effectively use 3D modeling programs to support 2D and 3D design development and design
2. Effectively use digital tools to apply texture, color, light and shadows to models.
3. Export models and views to other programs.
4. Import image or model information from other sources to use in model construction.
5. Print or plot graphic representations of 3D models in hidden line, grayscale and color.
6. Use digital modeling skills in preparing rendered and captured images of architectural, interior
    design, and/or landscape design projects.
7. Provide guided and animated tours of digitally created environments.

Topics and Scope
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I. Role of 3D Models in Studying Forms and Presenting Design Concepts in Architecture,
    Interior Design, and Landscape Design
II. Principles and Concepts of 3D Modeling and Rendering
    A. 2D geometry
    B. Aspects of materials such as: value, color, and texture
    C. Aspects of form and volume such as: space, scale, balance, rhythm, and proportion
    D. Aspects of visualization such as: light, focal point, and emphasis
III. Introduction to Revit
    A. Program interface components
    B. Creating 2D geometries
    C. Modeling 3D forms
    D. Identifying and applying textures and colors
    E. Depicting light and shadow
    F. Importing and exporting information from Sketch-Up, AutoCAD, and/or Rhino 3D
     G. Preparing rendered/captured images
    H. Generating animations
     I. Digital tours of the model/environment
    J. Printing and plotting
IV. Application to Architectural, Interior Design, and Landscape Environments
V. Presenting the Results of Digital Modeling
VI. Oral Presentations and Critiques
All topics are covered in both the lecture and lab portions of this course.

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Lecture Related Assignments:
1. Reading: Textbook or instructor provided handouts (20- 40 pages per week)
2. Quizzes (1-3)
3. Final exam or modeling project presentation
Lab Related Assignments:
1. Modeling exercises (6-12)
2. Guided tours of models (2-4)
3. Oral presentations and critiques (6-8)

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%
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
40 - 60%
Modeling exercises
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 20%
Guided tours of models
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 30%
Quizzes and final exam or modeling project presentation
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 15%
Oral presentations and critiques

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Autodesk Revit 2017 for Architecture: No Experience Required. Wing, Eric. Sybex. 2016
Instructor prepared materials

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