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|Discipline and Nbr:
RESID WORKING DRAWINGS||
Residential Working Drawings
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||3.00||Lecture Scheduled||2.00||17.5 max.||Lecture Scheduled||35.00
|Minimum||3.00||Lab Scheduled||3.00||7 min.||Lab Scheduled||52.50
| ||Contact DHR||0|| ||Contact DHR||0
| ||Contact Total||5.00|| ||Contact Total||87.50
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 70.00||Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50||
The development of preliminary working drawings for a simple residential building from preliminary data provided by instructor. Includes site analysis and site development, programming and adjacency diagrams, building planning, preliminary design, design development, and production of working drawings to meet building code requirements. Students will select appropriate structural system and other building materials, develop construction connections and details, and demonstrate the problem-solving skills needed to assess, analyze and solve common construction problems. Wood light frame, or light gauge steel, construction is featured. Freehand and instrument or CAD drafting will be used.
Course Completion of ARCH 80A and Course Completion of ARCH 56
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
The development of preliminary working drawings for a simple residential building from preliminary site and programming data. Wood light frame, or light gauge steel, construction is featured. Freehand and instrument or CAD drafting will be used.
Prerequisites:Course Completion of ARCH 80A and Course Completion of ARCH 56
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Certificate Applicable Course
Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Develop preliminary drawings utilizing freehand drafting skills.
2. Analyze provided site data and prepare site planning documents.
3. Analyze provided information on passive solar design requirements and
apply to building design.
4. Analyze client needs data and prepare programming documents
and adjacency diagrams.
5. Research and analyze simple structural system and finish materials
options, leading to choice of system and materials to be used in
preliminary design decisions.
6. Analyze simple structural system and building configuration and
develop appropriate details that meet Code requirements.
7. Solve foundation related problems through the development of
8. Solve roof related design problems through the development of roof
9. Identify other problems and develop needed details.
10. Create final working drawings that meet Code requirements using
instrument or CAD drafting skills.
11. Demonstrate understanding of Code by completing Title 24 (California
Code of Regulations, a.k.a. California Building Standards Code)
documents and plan checking of drawings.
Topics and Scope
I. Identification and use of initial project data including
A. Site analysis
C. Preliminary building planning
II. Passive solar design
B. Requirements to meet Title 24
III. Structural system options
B. Review of and finish material attributes
IV. Content and Code requirements for different drawing types
A. Site Plan
B. Floor Plan
C. Framing Plans
D. Sections and details
V. Preliminary design drawings
A. Developing preliminary design drawings
B. What's needed
VI. Common construction problems
A. Identification of construction problems
A. Development of details
VIII. Evaluation of preliminary working drawings
IX. How to integrate changes and suggestions for improvements through the
development of selected final working drawings
X. Requirements for final working drawings
1. Research and preparation of initial project data for use in project
2. Lab (or as homework): Freehand preliminary drawings: site plan, floor
plan, foundation plan, section, foundation details, roof details, and
Title 24 documentation.
3. Lab (or as homework): Selected final working drawings: site plan,
floor plan, sections and details - others as appropriate for project, and
Title 24 documents. (Instrument or CAD drafting may be used for final
4. Visits to construction sites to compare drawings with buildings (optio
5. Quizzes, midterm and final exam.
6. 20-30 pages of reading per week in assigned text.
Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|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
20 - 35%
|Prelim and final working drawings; Title 24 docs.||
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
50 - 65%
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
15 - 30%
|Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion, Problem solving and drawings.||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
0 - 10%
The Professional Practice of Architectural Working Drawings,
by Wakita Osamu A. John Wiley & Sons, 2002.
Building Construction Illustrated, by Ching, Francis D.K. and Adams,
Cassandra. Prentice Hall, 2001.
Sonoma County Residential Handbook, current edition.